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Pitch-count limit hurts GJ as Paonia rallies for win

By Dale Shrull

Jax Nourse didn’t run out of gas, he ran out of pitches. The hard-throwing Grand Junction right-hander pitched fabulously into the seventh inning Tuesday. Then the Colorado High School Activities Association limit of 110 pitches forced ...

Prep roundup: Olkowski rolls to tournament win

By Staff

The only suspense in the race to medalist honors at Monday afternoon’s Wildcats Invitational girls golf tournament focused on who would finish second. Grand Junction freshman Gracie Olkowski shot a 1-under-par 71 at Adobie Creek Golf ...


Meek’s motivation

By Jon Mitchell

Memories of his second-place finish at the Class 4A state cross-country championships last fall motivate Ian Meek now. The Montrose High School senior came oh-so close to winning the state title in Colorado Springs, losing a sprint to the ...

5-run third inning helps Central beat Durango, remain unbeaten in SWL

By Staff

Central High School used a big third inning Saturday to get a season sweep over Durango and stay unbeaten in Class 5A Southwestern League play. The Warriors (10-2, 2-0 SWL) scored five runs in the third to beat the Demons (3-9, 0-2) 7-3 at ...


Defensive Central

By Jon Mitchell

The Central High School girls soccer team turned away every scoring opportunity Grand Junction had Friday night. And when the Warriors had their best chance to score, they took advantage. Kaitlyn Milholland scored the game’s only goal ...


Fruita Monument wrestling coach Van Hoose retiring

By Dale Shrull

When Dan Van Hoose walked off the mat at the Pepsi Center on Feb. 18, he had his arm around his son Daniel. It was an emotional day for both dad and son after Daniel came up short in his 138-pound third-place match at the state ...

GJ girls lacrosse team top Terrors to stay unbeaten

By Staff

Girls Lacrosse Tigers top Terrors, stay unbeaten Tia Sewell and Katie Carozza each scored three goals and Alex Nicoletti added two goals and two assists Friday for Grand Junction, which pulled away in the second half for a 12-7 victory ...


Hard-earned win

By Matt Meyer

Cade Balleweg is fast. The sophomore outfielder for the Central High School baseball team dropped a single into left field Friday during the sixth inning to put runners on the corners against Durango. He immediately stole second base, beating ...


Sweep success

By Matt Meyer

As both teams posted big offensive rallies Thursday night, the dugout of the Fruita Monument High School baseball team could be heard throughout Suplizio Field. They were cheering, whooping and supporting. The Wildcats withstood several big ...


Rifle rallies in 7th inning to beat ‘Dogs

By Dale Shrull

It was ace versus ace but a deuce in the seventh settled the game. With Palisade’s Max Noland and Rifle’s Takoda Chaney on the mound, runs were scarce Wednesday night at Suplizio Field. The Bears pulled out a 4-3 Class 4A Western ...

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