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Switching strategy

By Matt Meyer

One day after facing Gateway, a team with explosive guards who get to the rim, the Grand Junction High School boys basketball team had to gameplan Saturday for Carbon (Utah), a team loaded with shooters. The Tigers handled the transition ...


Officially, a problem

By Staff

Bernie Goss painted a grim picture of how the lack of high school officials in western Colorado could affect all prep sports for years to come. “I’m being serious here,” said Goss, who assigns football referees to games ...

Cold quarter costly for Tiger girls in loss to Chaparral

By Staff

Grand Junction came out with a strong effort Saturday, the day after struggling in a season-opening loss. But a two-point second quarter doomed the Tigers in a 43-32 loss to Chaparral. Grand Junction (1-1) took a 10-8 lead after the first ...


GJ wrestlers dominate Maverick Duals

By Jon Mitchell

The last time the Grand Junction High School wrestling team had 10 team members who won each of their five matches in a full-day tournament was … “Well, when I stop to think about that, it hasn’t been that many times, ...

Execution on offense leads Central

By Matt Meyer

The Central High School boys basketball team shifted seamlessly from offensive sets to its post players in the first half Saturday and its motion offense for its guards in the second half during a 65-39 drubbing of Montezuma-Cortez at the ...


Derrieux shreds D

By Matt Meyer

For the entire first half Friday evening, Grand Junction guard Drew Derrieux outscored Gateway High School at the Warrior Challenge basketball tournament. The senior guard matched the tournament’s highest scoring total by netting 20 ...


Fruita’s defense wears down Bulldogs

By Matt Meyer

By the end of the first quarter Friday night, the Palisade High School boys basketball team had drained three 3-pointers that were closer to midcourt than the 3-point arc. But after weathering the storm, Fruita Monument spent the next three ...


Second effort

By Jon Mitchell

A big first half by the Fairview High School girls basketball team put Friday night’s game against Grand Junction out of reach early. A better second half by the Tigers left them with more confidence in spite of the final score. Ashley ...

Snyder helps Fruita girls cruise again

By Staff

The Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team cruised to its second consecutive victory to open the season Friday night, prevailing 74-31 against Union High School from Roosevelt, Utah. The Wildcats, playing in the Uintah High School ...


Palisade VB team has coach, player of year in 4A WSL

By Staff

Palisade High School’s volleyball team may not have won the Class 4A Western Slope League title, but the Bulldogs still came away with the top post-season honors when the all-WSL team was announced Friday. Five Palisade players were ...

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