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Briefs: Prep Soccer Roundup May 04, 2009

By Staff

High School Soccer • Central got the 16th and final home berth in the first round of the 32-team Class 5A state playoff bracket as the state soccer pairings were announced on Sunday. The Warriors (11-1-2), who won the Southwestern ...

Briefs: Prep Roundup May 04, 2009

By Staff

Prep Baseball • A 10-run second inning was too much for the Grand Junction High School baseball team to overcome on Sunday. The Tigers, trailing 4-2 after the first inning, gave up 10 runs to Ralston Valley in the top of the second and ...

Briefs: Prep Baseball Roundup May 03, 2009

By Staff

High School Baseball • Gunnison advances in playoffs Gunnison was the only Western Slope baseball team to advance out of the district playoffs Saturday, claiming the Class 3A District 2 championship 5-2 over Hotchkiss. The Cowboys ...

Port O Brien Tim 2-5-9

Coaching runners is a passion for Tim O’Brien

By Staff

There are several ways to measure the impact of coaches. The traditional manner, not necessarily the best barometer, is by their won-loss record. Another may be by how far up the coaching ladder they’ve risen. A less tangible, more ...


Derrieux comes through in 300m hurdles

By Staff

Grand Junction High School track coach Darrell Simonton had spent all season trying to get Jamie Derrieux to run the 300-meter hurdles. The freshman was already running the 100-meter hurdles in addition to the 200-meter dash and legs on two ...

GJ, Palisade have games postponed

By Staff

The Palisade High School baseball team had five of its regularly-scheduled dates this season postponed or canceled because of the weather. Why should the playoffs be any different? In Pueblo for the district round of the Class 4A playoffs, ...

Paonia’s Pitt comes through with power in clutch

By Scott Schlaufman

When Paonia’s Eddie Pitt stepped in the batter’s box in the ninth inning of Friday’s 11-10 win against Dolores, he wasn’t thrilled with how his game had gone. As the starting pitcher, he had allowed eight runs in only ...

Briefs: Prep Roundup May 02, 2009

By Staff

Prep Swimming • Griffins win, eye conference meet The District 51 Griffins finished their dual meet season Friday with a 227-51 win over Moffat County. There were no additional state qualifying times for the Griffins, who took on a ...


Tigers’ No. 2 doubles team clinches state berth

By Patrick Bahr

Grand Junction High School tennis players Liz Heaps and Samantha Weinberg have shifted their game into high gear. The Tigers’ No. 2 doubles team rolled on the final day of the Class 5A Region 1 tennis tournament, defeating Fruita ...


Fruita Monument’s Valdez loves to fly

By Staff

It was Josh Valdez’s last jump. “I just knew I wanted to fly,” the Fruita Monument High School senior said of his last attempt in the finals of the long jump during Friday’s first day of the Tiger Invitational track ...

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