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Griffins reach state rugby final

By Staff

Rugby Griffins reach state title game The Grand Junction Jr. Griffins high school rugby team won its semifinal game 22-10 on Saturday against the Northglenn Dragons. The Griffins, a combined team of players from throughout the Grand ...

Palisade, ‘Cats make state soccer field

By Staff

Palisade’s big 1-0 win over Glenwood Springs last week helped catapult the Bulldogs into the Class 4A girls soccer playoffs. Seeds were announced by the Colorado High School Activities Association on Sunday, and Palisade will go in as ...

Fruita girls lacrosse team cruises in regular-season finale

By Staff

They’re trying to prove they belong. The Fruita Monument girls lacrosse team has ripped off resounding win after resounding win, but because the Mountain League receives only one automatic bid to the postseason, the Wildcats’ ...


Finishing is the goal for Plateau Valley’s Hood

By Dale Shrull

It started as a low rumble at the far end of Stocker Stadium. Louder, the cheers and applause kept growing. Athletes came to the edge of the track and cheered encouraging words to the final runner of a boys 1,600-meter race. It was a special ...


Comeback ‘Cat

By Dale Shrull

It’s track and field’s version of a bonehead play. The false start leads to an automatic disqualification. When Fruita Monument’s Katie Werman jumped the gun at the start of the 800-meter relay Saturday, Wildcats’ ...


Playoff Central

By Matt Meyer

Seth Krebill has had a rough stretch of appearances on the mound. First, a tough-luck no-decision in Central High School’s 12-10 loss to Durango on April 5. Then, a loss to Durango and a shellacking by Grand Junction in a relief ...


State bound

By Dale Shrull

Making it to the Class 5A state tennis tournament was never really on Hannah Keeling’s mind. The Central High School senior now has to think about it, because she’s going. The Warriors’ No. 3 singles player won the Class 5A ...

Central’s Southam makes most of scoring chance

By Staff

Central High School girls soccer coach Jacob Pingel had a gut feeling. Normally, midfielder Teresa Giandonato takes direct kicks for the Warriors. But late in the first half Friday, during Central’s final game of the season against ...

Fruita sophomore McClaskey commits to FSU soccer

By Matt Meyer

When she was 14 years old, Baseley McClaskey spent a year in Bradenton, Florida, to receive elite soccer training at the IMG Academy. Two years later, the standout sophomore at Fruita Monument High School has committed to going back to ...


Tigers hold on to top Central in soccer finale

By Dale Shrull

One shot, one goal and Grand Junction took the lead only 38 seconds into the game. The quick start didn’t lead to a bunch of goals for the Tigers, though. For the rest of the half Thursday, Grand Junction kept firing shots on goal but ...

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