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Palisade’s Hayden not just a perimeter shooter this season

By Patrick Bahr

Jeremy Hayden was comfortable with his role as a sophomore last season on the Palisade High School boys basketball team. Playing in coach Keenan Clement’s dribble-drive offense, Hayden’s main responsibility was to run around the ...


Indians control boards in win over Bulldogs

By Staff

The Montrose High School boys basketball team came into Palisade on Tuesday night ready to play. The Bulldogs, conversely, appeared as if they needed a jump-start in the sub-freezing temperatures. “I take responsibility for ...


Palisade the first team to get back on the court after two-week layoff

By Patrick Bahr

Season number two for the local high school basketball teams begins today. Returning to the court after more than a two-week break, there are a full slate of games this week. The Central girls (4-4) will be traveling to Kirtland, N.M. to ...

High school basketball league play gets started

By Patrick Bahr

This weekend marks the beginning of the important games for boys and girls basketball teams in the Western Slope League Classes 4A, 3A and 2A/1A. Although most coaches will say “every game is important,” these are the ones that ...

Swim De Puey 12-20-8

De Puey displays leadership, versatility in pool for Tigers

By Patrick Bahr

After the long days of practice, when her whole body aches, Noelle De Puey often asks herself, ‘Why am I doing this?’ The answer, for De Puey, is partly because swimming is a family sport. “My family has always ...


Olathe wins 2A title, Glenwood wins in 3A

By Patrick Bahr

Back-to-back games. Back-to-back championships for the Western Slope. The Nov. 29 high school football championships won by Olathe and Glenwood Springs were voted the No. 2 sports story of the year. The championships capped a pair of 14-0 ...

Lindholm resigns as Central girls basketball coach

By Staff

It caught everyone off guard when Central High School girls basketball coach Matt Lindholm abruptly resigned on Feb. 10 with three games remaining in the regular season. The Warriors had compiled a 16-3 record, were unbeaten in the ...

Glover fired, then rehired after protest

By Staff

The students spoke. The administration listened. Longtime Grand Junction High School assistant wrestling coach Bud Glover’s reign as head coach nearly lasted only one year. After his first season as head coach, during which the ...

Tucker wins second straight state title

By Staff

The second one was just as difficult as the first to achieve, but it felt just as good. Grand Junction High School 215-pound wrestler Robert Tucker claimed his second Class 5A state title on Feb. 23. His feat, along with the state titles won ...

Nine-day break can lead to rust for high school hoops teams

By Patrick Bahr

Basketball is a sport built around repetition and timing. Players and coaches have spent the first month of the season honing their offensive and defensive sets. The goal is to have the team flow like a well-oiled machine. Unfortunately, ...

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