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GJ remains undefeated in spite of subpar play

By Patrick Bahr

For the Grand Junction High School baseball team, it was a game with too many walks, missed opportunities and overall shaky play. However, it was a win. Grand Junction (8-0, 2-0 SWL) overcame an early 2-0 deficit Saturday to defeat ...

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Six-run inning helps GJ put Durango away

By Patrick Bahr

Grand Junction High School’s baseball team learned a lesson Friday about responding to a deficit. In the Tigers’ first Southwestern League game of the season, Durango took a 2-0 first-inning lead, led by doubles from John Ugai and ...

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Lightning get lacrosse lesson from Steamboat Springs

By Staff

Experience won Friday. The Grand Valley Lightning boys lacrosse team has athletic ability, speed and enthusiasm. Steamboat Springs gave the Lightning a lesson in fundamentals and skills, scoring the game’s first six goals en route to a ...

Linehan trains by chasing spot on wall

By Staff

The roads in Crested Butte were still a little snowy last week, even before this week’s latest front moved in. As always, it’s been a little hard for the Crested Butte Community School track team to train outside. Jack Linehan is ...

Glenwood uses two early goals to overcome weather, Palisade

By Staff

Looking outside the windows of Glenwood Springs High School on Thursday, the Demons girls soccer team wasn’t sure it was going to play its scheduled game with Palisade. “It was kind of a whiteout in Glenwood,” Demon forward ...

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Smart Jock: JENNY JESSUP March 26, 2009

By Staff

Student-Athlete: Jenny Jessup School: Grand Junction Sport: Girls tennis GPA: 4.109 Future: I’m going to either CSU or Azuza Pacific University What’s your major? Science (biology) Why? I’m thinking the medical field or ...

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Jueschke relishes playing both ways for Lightning

By Patrick Bahr

Grand Valley girls lacrosse player Morgan Jueschke does it all. The Grand Junction High School senior plays center for the Lightning, and her job is to play both offense and defense. Most positions in lacrosse are either strictly offense or ...

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Fruita jumps on errors by Central to win

By Patrick Bahr

In a close game, an error or miscue can be the difference between winning and losing. The Central and Fruita Monument high school baseball teams played a fairly even game Wednesday night at Suplizio Field, but three errors by the Warriors ...

Missing finals in 400 at state last season motivates Gieck

By Staff

That one-thousandth of a second has been in the back of Alicia Gieck’s mind since last May. The Delta High School sprinter had her sights set on reaching the finals in the 400-meter dash at last year’s Class 4A state ...

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Fruita’s Clemons primed for special year as pitcher

By Patrick Bahr

Fruita Monument’s Rex Clemons has made the transition from reliable starter to dominant ace. The Wildcats’ No. 1 pitcher is in his second year at the top of the rotation and, after a stellar junior season, has returned even ...

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