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Free throws lift Fairview past ’Cats

By Patrick Bahr

Through the first two games of the season, the Fruita Monument girls basketball team has done more things right than wrong. Friday night against Fairview, the Wildcats continued that trend, doing enough things right to have a 39-38 lead with ...

Grand Junction High School boys struggle to find their shooting touch

By Staff

Oh, those shooting woes. For the third game this season, the Grand Junction High School boys basketball team struggled to find its shooting touch. In the second half, that came back to haunt the Tiger (0-3) as they lost to Bear Creek 52-38 ...


GROWING IN STATURE, Warriors cruise to victory

By Staff

For a few seasons, the Central High School boys basketball team, because of a lack of height, had to settle for competing with a perimeter shooting and a transition game. With a couple of taller players gracing the Warriors’ lineup this ...

Dinos stop Fruita’s fourth-quarter comeback

By Staff

Fruita Monument’s fourth-quarter rally Friday night was shut down by the Carbon County Dinos, who claimed a 56-51 victory in the Warrior Challenge boys basketball tournament. After trailing most of the game, the Wildcats’ comeback ...

Young Bulldogs learning what it takes to win at varsity level

By Patrick Bahr

The Palisade High School boys basketball team is missing the all-important asset of varsity experience this season. But through three quarters Thursday night, Palisade didn’t look like a team with little experience as the Bulldogs ...

Slow start doesn’t plague Tigers against Carbon County

By Patrick Bahr

Who needs the first quarter anyway? For the second straight game, the Grand Junction boys basketball team started slowly against a team from Utah. This time, it was against Carbon County in the final game of the first day at the Warrior ...

Youth shows through in Grand Junction’s loss to Glenwood Springs

By Staff

Five sophomores and one freshman grace the Grand Junction High School girls basketball lineup this season. Three of them were in the starting lineup in the Tigers’ season opener on Thursday against Glenwood Springs. Grand ...

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Fruita can’t sustain run game in loss

By Staff

Fruita Monument’s quickness could not keep up with the size and intensity of Bear Creek in Thursday’s opening round of the Warrior Challenge boys basketball tournament. The Wildcats fell 65-51. After trailing by eight in the ...

Warriors run past Horizon

By Staff

After a slow first quarter, the run-and-gun offense of the Central High School boys basketball team kicked into high gear Thursday, running past Horizon 64-35 in the Warrior Challenge at Central. The Hawks scored the first four points of the ...

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Wildcats ride strong play in middle quarters to win

By Patrick Bahr

Sarah Hensley didn’t appear to be much of a 3-point shooter at the start of Fruita Monument’s game Wednesday night against Palisade. Hensley missed four 3-pointers in the first quarter, glancing one shot after another off the rim. ...

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