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Crosstown cat fight: Wildcats get better of Tigers once again

By Patrick Bahr

The Fruita Monument High School volleyball team used its familiarity with a crosstown rival as an advantage. Tuesday night at Fruita, the Wildcats cruised to a 25-19, 25-10, 25-17 win against Grand Junction. “We knew where they played ...

Prep Notebook: Sparse Saturday schedule no big deal

By Staff

The Mesa County School District 51 interscholastic schedule has been a little light the past couple of weekends. That might seem a little odd at first, but it’s nothing unusual. “It’s just the way the schedule worked ...

Hofer’s hat trick lifts Grand Junction past Montrose

By Scott Schlaufman

Goals in soccer are often few and far between, so players take any chance they get. In a 4-3 win against Montrose on Tuesday afternoon at Walker Field, Grand Junction forward Tim Hofer created a chance — for a teammate. Only 20 seconds ...

Solid Smith ties for 11th at 4A state golf tourney

By Staff

Palisade’s Kyler Smith knew consistency was going to be his key. After shooting a 2-over-par 74 at the first day of the Class 4A state golf tournament at the Golf Club at Flying Horse in Colorado Springs, Smith carded a 4-over-par 76 on ...

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Coach’s commitment: Palisade’s Kirby drives for UPS at night, coaches softball during the day

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The Palisade High School softball team doesn’t have to look far to find inspiration. All the girls have to do is look at their coach. Tony Kirby, who became the head coach this fall, works all night so he can coach the Bulldogs. He was ...

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Paulson power: Pitcher’s arm, bat lift ‘Cats past Warriors

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Fruita Monument didn’t have its leading hitter Tuesday night, but it didn’t matter. The Wildcats’ softball team got a solid pitching performance and a three-run home run from sophomore Mallory Paulson to defeat Central 7-3 ...

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Fruita Monument’s Saad in hunt for state title

By Staff

Fruita Monument High School golfer Joey Saad is in contention. Monday at the Class 5A state golf championship at Valley Country Club in Aurora, Saad shot a 1-over-par 73, which put him in an eight-way tie for fifth place. There is a ...


Friendly rivals: Krieg beats Anderson at Anna Banana Invitational

By Patrick Bahr

When the girls cross-country teams from Hotchkiss and Grand Valley high schools are in the same race, it goes without saying who’s going to be setting the pace. Grand Valley senior Brandi Krieg and Hotchkiss freshman Natalie Anderson ...

Physical Ponderosa team hands Montrose its second straight loss

By Staff

Montrose High School’s football team dropped its second straight game Saturday, falling 24-14 at Ponderosa. “These were two tough, physical games against good teams,” Montrose coach Todd Casebier said. “Both (Pueblo ...

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Fruita Monument’s Joey Saad ready for state

By Patrick Bahr

Joey Saad faced the same challenge many athletes are burdened with at some point in their careers. The Fruita Monument High School golfer had to figure out how to get out of his own head. “Before regionals I was putting a lot of ...

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