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Colorado education board names interim commissioner

By The AP

DENVER — Colorado’s board of education has named Dr. Katy Anthes as interim education commissioner following the resignation of the state schools chief. Anthes, who was previously the Department of Education’s chief of ...

Rockies get 12 hits but lose third straight, 2-1 to Pirates

By The AP

PITTSBURGH — The Colorado Rockies got 10 hits off Pittsburgh Pirates ace Gerrit Cole in seven innings but managed only one run. “Just couldn’t get the timely hit,” Rockies manager Walt Weiss said. Starling Marte and ...


Winning sure is enjoyable

By Dale Shrull

LAKEWOOD — Ian Meek doesn’t leave his personality on the sidelines when the race starts. The Montrose junior’s persona is all about fun and it was on full display to his fellow Class 4A 3,200-meter run competitors Friday at ...


Unique environment

By Matt Meyer

As live music played and pedestrians wandered through downtown Grand Junction with food and drink in hand, professional mountain bikers whizzed down Main Street and around downtown in tight packs, making turns only feet from spectators. The ...


Strong finish helps Fruita’s Pflug take second in 800

By Dale Shrull

LAKEWOOD — Nolan Pflug was confident but a little freaked out about starting on the way outside in the 800 meters. But the Fruita Monument senior settled in and made a blistering comeback Friday to place second in the Class 5A ...

Gulf, Western districts to be decided today

By Staff

It’s down to a winner-take-all game this morning to determine the Gulf District junior college baseball tournament in Florida. Chipola College defeated Gulf Coast 9-1 on Friday to move into today’s championship game against ...


Heartbreaking ending

By Patti Arnold

Alex Fife fell to his knees, inconsolable, as the ball rolled toward the warning track and Dalton Perry scored the run that ended Colorado Mesa’s baseball season. Fife, the Mavericks’ senior All-American right fielder, was playing ...

Paonia moves into 2A state baseball semis

By Staff

The Paonia High School baseball team cruised to two victories Friday in Pueblo to advance to the Class 2A semifinals next weekend. The top-seeded Eagles (22-1) face No. 13 Limon (18-4), which secured two upset victories. The Badgers beat No. ...

Colorado Mesa baseball box, May 20, 2016

By Staff

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Colorado Mesa 6 Colorado Mesa Kingsville ab r h bi ab r h bi Fife rf 4 1 1 0 Perry lf 5 1 1 0 Serrano c 1 0 0 0 Carlson cf 5 1 1 1 Contreras 2b 4 0 0 1 Vesely 2b 5 1 3 1 Ball 3b 4 2 2 0 Almaguer ...

Sports Briefs, May 20, 2016

By Staff

Prep Volleyball Central hires Adams as new coach Brittany Adams, a former University of Denver volleyball player and assistant volleyball coach at two Front Range high schools, was hired Friday as Central High School’s head ...

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