High Schools

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Van Calcar races to XC victory

By Tim Harty

Twice a day every day, Greta Van Calcar does strengthening exercises for her left hip. It’s constant maintenance that she must do, or her hip will remind her. When it was at its worst this past spring, getting out of bed in the morning ...


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Teams fit to be tied

By Dale Shrull

It was a battle to the end, and in the end it was a fitting draw. In a marvelous, well-played Southwestern League boys soccer game, Central and Fruita Monument ended in a 1-1 tie after regulation and two, 10-minute overtime periods. Central ...


Four-run sixth inning, keyed by two-out walk, lifts Fruita past GJ

By Tim Harty

Walking the No. 9 hitter is never good. Doing it with two outs is worse. And Fruita Monument showed Grand Junction why in a 9-4 victory over the Tigers in a Southwestern League softball game Thursday night at Bergman Field. In the sixth ...


Glenwood Springs soccer team shuts out Palisade

By Staff

Glenwood Springs played a good defensive game to shut out Palisade 3-0 in a Class 4A Western Slope League boys soccer game Thursday in Glenwood Springs. The Demons outshot the Bulldogs 12-4 and got off to a quick start offensively, scoring in ...


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Eller’s return

By Dale Shrull

Potential is a horrible thing to waste. Justin Eller didn’t waste his potential, it was taken from him. But the Central High School senior never gave up or lost sight of his dream of playing high school football. Eller was the ...


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Celebration Central

By Dale Shrull

One win doesn’t make a season, but one win is one more than this football team has had in two seasons. Football excitement has returned to Central High School thanks to last week’s 41-32 win over Vista Peak in Aurora. After 21 ...


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Central success

By Tim Harty

Central’s softball players do their damage with a simple approach on offense: put the ball in play. Then, they can get on base. Then, they can use their speed to steal bases and take extra bases the next time the ball is put in ...


Fruita Monument beats Junction in boys tennis for first time in years

By Staff

Fruita Monument won three of four doubles matches en route to a rare win over Grand Junction in Southwestern League boys tennis Wednesday. The Wildcats triumphed 5-2, and Fruita coach Clint Davis wasn’t sure when the last victory over ...


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Building confidence

By Dale Shrull

Michael Hansen hadn’t been tested much, but when it came time to go to the turf, he was ready. The Grand Junction High School senior goalkeeper made a sliding, one-handed save with five minutes remaining to preserve the Tigers’ ...


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Young ‘Cats roar

By Tim Harty

Bob Richardson entered himself into the running for understatement of the year Tuesday when he said of his Fruita Monument High School volleyball team: “We’re very inexperienced.” That’s inexperience as in no ...


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