High Schools

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Circle of trust

By Matt Meyer

Haley Hutto does a little bit of everything for the Grand Junction High School softball team. She leads the Tigers in home runs and is second in runs batted in. She has a .397 batting average and a slugging percentage of .637. But where the ...


Poor back-nine costly at state for Tigers’ Olkowski

By Staff

COLORADO SPRINGS — Midway through Tuesday’s final round of the Class 5A boys state golf tournament, Trevor Olkowski was tied for the lead. And he was feeling pretty good when he made the turn for the back nine. Then, the 11th hole ...


Central champs

By Tim Harty

Pitch well. Play great defense. Put the ball in play. Seize on the opponent’s mistakes. That’s been Central’s formula for success, and the Warriors did more of what they’ve done all season Tuesday night to defeat ...

Fruita volleyball team eases past Central in five games

By Staff

Central pushed Fruita Monument to five games Tuesday night, but ultimately fell to the Wildcats 25-23, 25-17, 19-25, 15-25, 15-13 in a Southwestern League volleyball match at Fruita Monument. The Wildcats (9-5, 5-3 SWL) were led by freshman ...

GJ survives close game with Central

By Dale Shrull

The beautiful game got a little sloppy at times for Grand Junction. After taking a 2-0 lead at the half Tuesday night, the Tigers had to subdue a scrappy Central team in the second half to pick up a 2-1 Southwestern League victory at Walker ...


Olkowski in the hunt for 5A state golf title

By Staff

COLORADO SPRINGS — Donny Kinnaman’s putting came around just in time. Troy Dangler’s putting fell apart midway through his round and didn’t return. Trevor Olkowski battled the same greens yet came away nearly unscathed, ...


Gossage a go for regional tennis

By Dale Shrull

Waiting, watching, wincing, wondering and wanting. But mostly Aaron Gossage’s life was about hoping. All the Grand Junction senior wanted was a chance. One last chance to play high school tennis. Now, he’s got it and he’s ...

Fruita offense struggles in loss to Falcons

By Staff

PARKER — Something had to give. When two 0-4 high school football teams hooked up at Sports Authority Stadium on Saturday, one of them had to get in the victory column. Unfortunately for Fruita Monument, that turned out to be Highlands ...

Laing’s arm, bat help Fruita sweep DH

By Staff

Taylor Laing threw a one-hitter and hit a grand slam Saturday as Fruita Monument shut out Montezuma-Cortez 10-0 in five innings to win Game 2 and sweep a Southwestern League softball doubleheader. The Wildcats (12-3, 7-1 SWL) won the opener ...


Cruise control

By Matt Meyer

Like a bright pink beacon, Greta Van Calcar and her colorful lipstick led the way Saturday, winning the girls cross-country race at the 12th annual Anna Banana Memorial Wildcat Invitational. The race is named for Anna Janowitz, a former ...

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