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Fruita’s Dangler wins Grand Valley Invitational

By Staff

Fruita Monument junior Troy Dangler got the individual start and Grand Junction got the team start each wanted to begin the 2014 high school boys golf season. Dangler fired a 4-under-par 68 at Battlement Mesa Golf Club to claim the medalist ...

Pomona tops Gene Taylor’s in state championship

By Staff

Gene Taylor’s baseball team fell short in its pursuit of its second American Legion A State Tournament title in three years on Sunday afternoon. Gene Taylor’s had defeated Brighton, a team which had swept their regular season ...

Walk-off home run lifts Gene Taylor’s into Legion state title game

By Staff

Tyson Zanski led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a home run to give the Gene Taylor’s baseball team a 5-4 victory Saturday over Brighton in the semifinals of the American Legion A State Tournament. Gene Taylor’s (31-15-1) ...

Sports Brief, Aug. 2, 2014

By Staff

High Schools Central to host free workshop for parents Central High School will host a Positive Coaching Alliance high school sports parent workshop on Wednesday. The 75-minute workshop is free and will start at 6 p.m. in the Central High ...


A new No. 1

By Dale Shrull

Fast, quick, aggressive, polished and skilled. That’s a brief summary of Marques Combs the soccer player. Those five words also offer the same summary of the Palisade High School senior’s ability as a lacrosse player. As a ...

Leblow hired to coach cross-country at Central

By Tim Harty

Ted Leblow heard Central High School once had a strong cross-country program. To be sure, he did some research. “From 1990 to 2000, they were going to state every year,” Leblow said. That perennial success seems like a long time ...

Late rally falls short for Taylor’s

By Staff

Baseball Late rally falls short for Taylor’s The Gene Taylor’s American Legion baseball team scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning with no outs Saturday, but the Southern Nevada Blue Sox held on for a 6-5 win at the ...

Price pitches Gene Taylor’s to sweep

By Staff

Legion Baseball Price pitches Taylor’s to sweep Troy Levinson’s RBI single tied the game and started a five-run seventh inning Sunday to give Gene Taylor’s American Legion team a 14-10 victory and a doubleheader sweep of ...

Palisade hires former Delta AD Hawkins to be new athletic director

By Tim Harty

Palisade High School’s new athletic director will have the advantage of familiarity with the league the Bulldogs play in and the challenges Western Slope schools face. Only 40 miles down U.S. Highway 50 in Delta, Gregg Hawkins already ...


Lesson learned

By Tim Harty

Gene Taylor’s head coach Dave Jahnke and assistant coach Willie Hinojosa saw the lack of focus and effort in the first game and the nonchalant attitude and approach being taken by their players between games. Then, they cringed as they ...

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