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Fruita jumps on errors by Central to win

By Patrick Bahr

In a close game, an error or miscue can be the difference between winning and losing. The Central and Fruita Monument high school baseball teams played a fairly even game Wednesday night at Suplizio Field, but three errors by the Warriors ...

Missing finals in 400 at state last season motivates Gieck

By Staff

That one-thousandth of a second has been in the back of Alicia Gieck’s mind since last May. The Delta High School sprinter had her sights set on reaching the finals in the 400-meter dash at last year’s Class 4A state ...

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Fruita’s Clemons primed for special year as pitcher

By Patrick Bahr

Fruita Monument’s Rex Clemons has made the transition from reliable starter to dominant ace. The Wildcats’ No. 1 pitcher is in his second year at the top of the rotation and, after a stellar junior season, has returned even ...


Warriors, Tigers both top Uintah, Utah at Suplizio Field

By Patrick Bahr

•   Central’s John Woods displayed a characteristic of any good pitcher Tuesday afternoon against Uintah, Utah. Woods’ composure on the mound allowed him to settle down after two rough innings to guide the Warriors ...

Grand Junction continues winning tennis trend against Fruita

By Staff

What started out as a typical Grand Junction-Fruita Monument girls dual tennis match Tuesday got interesting as the match wore on. Grand Junction, long the dominant force in high school girls tennis on the Western Slope, still managed to get ...

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Shot advantage doesn’t help Tigers

By Staff

A flurry of shots didn’t add up to a win for the Grand Junction High School girls soccer team. Despite outshooting Montrose 19-5, the Tigers couldn’t find the back of the net Tuesday, losing 3-1 at Walker Field. Montrose junior ...

Players alter focus during dual matches to get better

By Patrick Bahr

For high school tennis players in the Grand Valley, the beginning and the end of the season are fairly similar. The year traditionally begins with the Western Slope Invitational tournament and ends with the regional tournament and possibly ...

Briefs: Sports Prep Roundup March 22, 2009

By Staff

BOYS LACROSSE • Lightning boys sweep doubleheader In a tight game, the Grand Valley Lightning boys lacrosse team figured out how to attack Summit in the second half. Grand Valley (4-1) overcame a 3-1 first quarter deficit and ...


Playing smart allows Jessup to win title at Western Slope Invite

By Patrick Bahr

Jenny Jessup quickly realized it was going to be a different type of match. Facing Ralston Valley’s Kelsi Clemmer in the No. 2 singles championship Saturday at the Western Slope Invitational at the Elliott Tennis Center at Mesa State ...

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Tigers capture team title at Mickey Dunn Invitational

By Staff

The Grand Junction High School boys 1,600-meter relay team knew what was at stake. Heading into the final race in Saturday’s Mickey Dunn Invitational at Stocker Stadium, the Tiger boys held a one-point lead over surprising Glenwood ...

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