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Bulldogs go fourth

By Dale Shrull

The Palisade High School girls basketball team wasn’t in trouble, but things were getting a little uncomfortable. A 10-point halftime lead Friday night shrunk to only two points late in the third quarter and the Bulldogs needed a spark ...

Rigsby rallies Grand Valley girls in district semifinal win

By Staff

Kylyn Rigsby led a second-half charge for the Grand Valley High School girls basketball team Friday, scoring 14 of her game-high 24 points after halftime of the Cardinals’ 48-38 victory over Olathe in the Class 3A Western Slope District ...


The D in Wildcats

By Matt Meyer

Turnovers, poor rebounding and inconsistent shooting plagued the Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team Friday night. None of that mattered, ultimately, as the No. 5 Wildcats played suffocating defense in a 43-31 win over No. 28 ...

Times set for 
prep playoff hoops games for area teams

By Staff

Game times and opponents for Fruita Monument and Palisade girls basketball teams are now set for tonight. In Class 5A, Fruita Monument, the fifth seed, will host No. 28 Legacy at 6:30 p.m. In the Class 4A playoffs, Palisade is seeded 14 and ...


Warriors battle in playoff loss to Broomfield

By Matt Meyer

The Central High School boys basketball team could have easily packed it in Wednesday night after falling behind Broomfield by 15 points. They didn’t. The Warriors had an opportunity to give up late in the fourth quarter when an ...

Fruita Monument boys fall to Ralston Valley in first round

By Staff

Gunner Rigsby provided an offensive surge Wednesday night, but the Fruita Monument boys basketball team lost to Ralston Valley 69-59 in a first-round Class 5A playoff matchup on the Front Range. The No. 35 Wildcats (10-14) and the No. 30 ...


1st-round focus

By Jon Mitchell

Dropping the final two games of Southwestern League play didn’t sit very well with the Grand Junction High School boys basketball team. On Wednesday night, the Tigers took out their frustrations on the Columbine Rebels. Drew Derrieux ...


4th-quarter frustration

By Dale Shrull

A rough fourth quarter doomed the Central Warriors in their first playoff game since 2010. The game came down to a game-changing run by Far Northeast in the final quarter that led to a 39-31 win in the first round of the Class 5A girls ...

Junction girls doomed by slow start in playoff loss

By Staff

Grand Junction High School couldn’t overcome a slow start in the first round of the Class 5A girls basketball playoffs Tuesday night. The Tigers (4-18) trailed 15-3 at the end of the first quarter and went on to lose to Dakota Ridge ...

District-tournament basketball play now underway

By Jon Mitchell

Postseason high school basketball has begun for all classifications in Colorado. District tournaments got underway Monday with play-in games, which determined how the remainder of the schedules in Class 3A, 2A and 1A would play out starting ...

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