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Duffy, Goletz give Central two options in the pitching circle

By Staff

Pick your poison. It’s just as difficult to get a hit off one as the other. There’s no question Colorado has some impressive high school softball pitchers competing in this weekend’s state tournament. Shelby Babcock, a ...

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Having one player who plays anywhere helps team succeed

By Patrick Bahr

Successful teams usually have one player who can play anywhere. For the Central High School volleyball team, that player is 5-foot-11 junior Haleigh Higgins. In a 25-20, 13-25, 25-23, 18-25, 15-11 win over Fruita Monument on Tuesday, Higgins ...

Postseason is everything for prep tennis players

By Patrick Bahr

For high school tennis players, the postseason is everything. No matter how successful a player was during the dual season, a slip-up at the regional tournament will keep him out of the state tournament. Last weekend’s Region 7 ...

Central gets ninth seed at state softball

By Staff

There’s good news and bad news for the Central High School softball team.. The Warriors got the top seed of the eight second-place finishers in their respective tournaments in last week’s Class 5A regional playoffs. That’s ...

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Tigers know importance of every soccer victory

By Staff

From here on out, the Grand Junction High School soccer team is approaching every game as must-win. The Tigers (7-6-0, 6-4-0 Southwestern League) realize every victory helps just a little bit in the quest for a higher seed in the Class 5A ...

Tigers first year coach uses freshmen with ease

By Patrick Bahr

It is no secret that first-year Grand Junction coach Robbie Owens isn’t afraid to play freshman. There is the obvious one, starting quarterback Sean Rubalcaba who has thrown 10 touchdowns this season and gotten better every game. But ...

Briefs: Prep Sports Roundup October 12, 2008

By Staff

Softball • GJ plays today for berth in state softball tournament The Grand Junction High School softball team has to wait another day to determine if it earns one of the 16 berths in this weekend’s state tournament. After ...


Central’s Morrison finally makes it to state tennis tourney

By Patrick Bahr

It was a battle of the senior trying to punch his first ticket to state and a talented sophomore who was not ready to be done playing tennis this season. At Saturday’s final day of the Class 5A Region 7 tournament at the Elliott Tennis ...

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Fruita Monument volleyball player is True to her studies

By Staff

Bri True is considering a career in medicine, maybe as a nurse, possibly as a pediatrician. In order to achieve that goal, she knows her GPA is important. “I have to keep my grades up to get into the college I want,” the Fruita ...


Double-elimination format allows Central to lose, still make it to state softball tourney

By Staff

Thank goodness for second chances. In years past, one loss in the regional tournament meant the end of a season for a high school softball team. The Colorado High School Activities Association softball committee changed its postseason into a ...

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