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Berggren wins battle with Krieg in 1,600

By Scott Schlaufman

Going into Friday’s Class 3A Region 6 track meet at Stocker Stadium, Grand Valley’s state title contender Brandi Krieg and Middle Park’s three-time state champion Samantha Berggren had heard of each other but never ...

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Jessup plays for GJ’s first singles girls state title since 1996

By Patrick Bahr

DENVER — Luckily for Grand Junction High School tennis player Jenny Jessup, she’s patient. Jessup’s unruffled play allowed her to get past Ponderosa’s Brittany Ricci 6-4, 6-2 in Friday’s second day of the Class ...

Lightning blanked by ’Cats

By Patrick Bahr

DENVER — For the Grand Valley girls lacrosse team, the state tournament was all about the experience. The Lightning played St. Mary’s Academy in the first round of the playoffs Friday in Englewood, and although Grand Valley lost ...

Western Slope players struggle at Class 4A state tennis tournament

By Staff

PUEBLO — Once again, Montrose High School’s May May Vickers saw her state championship dreams end in the quarterfinals. The junior was upended by defending champion Sammie Watson of Kent Denver 6-2, 6-2 at No. 1 singles Thursday ...

Sports: Prep smart jock May 08, 2009

By Staff

Student-Athlete: Alex Mende School: Fruita Monument Sport: Baseball GPA: 4.148 Future: I’m going to Colorado State University What’s your major?: Right now it’s engineering sciences What are you looking forward to at ...

Sports: Prep notes and numbers May 08, 2009

By Staff

The May 1 story about the Palisade soccer team earning its first Class 4A playoff berth in 11 years noted that the color green was a good-luck charm for the team’s two seniors, Lexie Russell and Mandy Brueggman. It seems the two also ...

A mixed bag for GJ, Fruita first timers at state tennis tourney

By Patrick Bahr

DENVER — The courts at the Gates Tennis Center can be intimidating for those stepping on them for the first time. Surrounded by high-rise apartment buildings in each direction, players are exposed to 20 courts, 176 players and 26 ...

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Walton has qualified for state in nearly every individual event

By Patrick Bahr

District 51 swimmer Tyler Walton is versatile in the pool. Whatever Griffins coach Dale Leonhart needs him to swim, he can do. Walton has qualified for the May 15-16 state swim meet at Edora Pool and Ice Center in Fort Collins in the 50-yard ...


Schulte proving she’s learned from last year’s tough loss at state

By Patrick Bahr

Kirstin Schulte had high expectations for last year’s state tournament. The Tigers No. 3 singles player had won the region championship, which set her up with a great draw in her first state tournament appearance. Schulte was facing ...


High school track athletes get final opportunity to qualify for state

By Staff

The Southwestern League is going retro this week. Back in the good ol’ days, the SWL used to hold a league track meet prior to the regional meet, a final chance for bragging rights prior to state qualifying. They’ll get that same ...

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