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Brandon and Catlett lift GJ girls to big win

By Staff

Sydni Brandon and Tori Catlett did the hard work early for Grand Junction, staking the Tigers to a 33-point lead with 2 minutes, 30 seconds left in the second quarter. Then, the second team took it from there as the Tigers cruised to a 70-31 ...


Some work to do

By Tim Harty

Grand Junction High School wasn’t as sharp as it has been in recent meets, but the Tigers still had enough to defeat Central 44-27 in a Southwestern League wrestling dual Thursday night. The Tigers got three pins, two forfeits, two ...


Big run lifts Junction boys to win over Central

By Matt Meyer

Through much of the first quarter, the Grand Junction boys basketball team was in a close battle with Central. Warriors guard Kyle Blair hit a fadeaway 3-pointer in the corner with 2 minutes, 25 seconds left in the first quarter to give ...

Strong fourth quarter lifts Rifle boys past Palisade

By Dale Shrull

It was a turning point that wasn’t. As Brad Baker came up with a loose ball that appeared to be going the other way, the senior hit a bank shot in the lane at the third-quarter buzzer to give Palisade a 33-29 lead over Rifle. But it ...

Palisade’s Campbell commits to Western State

By Matt Meyer

Quincy Campbell, a standout linebacker for Palisade High School this past season, verbally committed to Western State Colorado University on Thursday. Campbell, who led the Bulldogs during his senior season with 89 tackles, said he will play ...


New year, new rules

By Matt Meyer

A proposal imposing stricter pitch-count limits for high school baseball players passed Thursday during the Colorado High School Activities Association winter legislative council meeting in Aurora. The rule will take effect in 2016. Pitchers ...

Fruita and GJ will drop to Class 4A in FB in 2016

By Matt Meyer

The Grand Junction and Fruita Monument football teams will move from Class 5A to 4A based on new classification enrollment cutoffs adopted by the Colorado High School Activities Association on Thursday. The new classification cutoff for Class ...


Tigers win District 51 swim crown

By Dale Shrull

With one of the fastest swimmers on the Western Slope powering to the finish, the victory was in the bag, but the clock was the real test. As Taylor Kidd touched the wall in the anchor leg of the
400-yard freestyle relay, the Grand ...


Worth the weight

By Tim Harty

Welcome to 195 pounds, Chayden Harris. The Olathe High School junior moved up a weight from 182 pounds recently and immediately drew matches against two of the state’s elite 195-pound wrestlers. Undefeated returning state champ Jareb ...

GJ’s Jack Parsons commits to Ft. Lewis

By Matt Meyer

Jack Parsons, who played quarterback, running back, wide receiver and defensive back during his football career at Grand Junction High School, verbally committed to Fort Lewis College on Wednesday. The all-around athlete accumulated a wide ...

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