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Defense lifts Tigers to first win of season

By Staff

After opening the season with three losses, the Grand Junction High School girls basketball team needed a confidence-builders. The Tigers got one Friday. Grand Junction used defensive pressure and an effective transition game to run past ...

ThunderRidge cruises past Fruita Monument in tournament

By Staff

Oh, that relentless pressure. The ThunderRidge High School girls basketball team prides itself on making life as difficult as possible for opposing offenses. The Grizzles (3-0 and ranked in the top five in Class 5A) gave Fruita Monument fits ...

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First-half struggles doom young ’Dogs

By Patrick Bahr

The Palisade High School girls basketball team hadn’t played a game in eight days. For a young team, game time is crucial. The time off showed Thursday afternoon as the Bulldogs (0-2) struggled to find any offense in the first half of ...

Central served a wake-up call by talented Grizzlies

By Patrick Bahr

ThunderRidge played so fast and tough at the beginning of its game against the Central High School girls basketball team Thursday, it was hard to tell when the flashes of blue went by if the Grizzles had five or six players on the court. And ...

Mesa wrestling coach welcomes prep teams to campus

By Staff

It’s not a new concept. For the Mesa State College wrestling program, however, it’s one that fills the bill. On Saturday, the college hosts the first Mesa State College high school duals tournament. Mesa State wrestling coach ...

Rebounding lifts Fruita past Huskies

By Staff

Rebounding, rebounding, rebounding. The Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team stressed rebounding in its Wildcat Invitational tournament opener Thursday. Faced with the prospect of meeting a shorter, Class 4A team in Battle ...

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Grand Junction can’t keep up with Columbine

By Staff

Despite three scorers in double figures Thursday, the Grand Junction High School girls basketball team didn’t have enough offense to keep up with Columbine, losing 70-50 at the Wildcat Invitational. Senior Lisa Hughes scored 13 points ...

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Smart Jock: Lisa Hughes December 11, 2008

By Staff

Editor’s Note: The Daily Sentinel Student-Athlete of the Week is selected by the school’s athletic director. Grand Junction’s Greg King selected Lisa Hughes, who has a 3.7 grade-point average. The honor will rotate among the ...

Sports: Prep Notes-Numbers December 11, 2008

By Patrick Bahr

The Grand Junction boys basketball team had to scramble to pick up a couple of games on its schedule this season. The Tigers were slated to play four games in the Cherry Creek Invitational from Dec. 18-20, an event in which the Tigers have ...


Janowitz goes from JV to varsity starter

By Patrick Bahr

It was hard, but Brooke Janowitz took it as a challenge. Janowitz, a starting guard for the Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team, found herself in a difficult situation last season. Like a lot of juniors, she was playing on the ...

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