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Dual domination

By Tim Harty

The dual that didn’t happen Saturday will take place Feb. 5. That’s when Delta travels to Paonia for a showdown between the two wrestling teams that went 5-0 in the Maverick Duals at Brownson Arena. Both teams dominated their ...


Versatility key for GJ

By Matt Meyer

Grand Junction big man D.J. Wells was in foul trouble Saturday afternoon, but Tyson Zanski picked him up on defense and chipped in five points as the Tigers topped Fountain-Fort Carson 69-57 to become co-champions at the Warrior Challenge ...


Turnovers plague Bulldogs in loss

By Matt Meyer

Mitchell High School’s full-court press forced numerous turnovers Saturday, and DeAundre Twilley scored 19 points, capped by an emphatic, two-handed dunk as the Palisade boys basketball team fell 74-56 during the final day of the Warrior ...

Tigers grind out victory over Trojans

By Dale Shrull

It was an unspectacular but effective effort for Grand Junction, but it was still a win. Coming off a thrilling come-from-behind victory the previous night, the Tigers struggled against Fountain-Fort Carson (1-2) on Saturday, but they came ...

Mat ‘Cats place second at Arapahoe Invitational

By Staff

Fruita Monument had nine place-winners, including two champions and a runner-up, as the Wildcats took second at the Arapahoe Invitational wrestling tournament Saturday. Jacob Seely won his final at 195 pounds in 59 seconds, and Ty Taylor won ...


Senior spark

By Dale Shrull

Suddenly it was a game, and the Fruita Monument High School girls basketball team needed a spark. That’s when the seniors got the Wildcats rolling. Sonya Lopez and Taylor Eatwell keyed a 15-0 second-half run Friday night to lead Fruita ...


Every possession counts

By Matt Meyer

Three players scored in double figures Friday for the Central High School boys basketball team, but 25 turnovers ultimately sank the Warriors in a 72-57 loss to Mitchell in the Warrior Challenge at Central. Zach Labine scored 14 points, ...

Wells lifts Tigers past Steamboat

By Matt Meyer

D.J. Wells showed his ability to stretch the floor Friday at the Warrior Challenge, hitting three 3-pointers and scoring 18 points as Grand Junction topped Steamboat Springs 64-52. Wells also shut down NCAA Division I recruit Garrett Bye, ...


Frenetic Fruita

By Matt Meyer

Even when shots don’t fall, the Fruita Monument boys basketball team has a frenetic defense that allows it to hang around. It’s just the offensive execution that needs to come together. Dylan Row and Tyrelle Peterson hit key ...


Tigers sprint to win

By Dale Shrull

It was quick, methodical and efficient. The Grand Junction High School girls basketball team wasted little time in taking control, then dominating its season opener Thursday night. The outcome was never in doubt as the Tigers cruised to a ...

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