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A former governor’s view: Vanderhoof likes current officeholder

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Now more than 90 years into watching the world from a rare vantage point, former Colorado Gov. John Vanderhoof, of Grand Junction, said he has a fondness for the current holder of the office. Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, called ...


Romney mines Craig crowd

By Dennis Webb

CRAIG—Emily Weber of Craig credits the high-paying coal industry for enabling her to stay at home with baby daughter Baylei Padilla while Baylei’s dad, Marcus Padilla, works at Peabody Energy’s Twentymile Mine in Routt ...


Gordon outslugs Jefferson to move on

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Every year during the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series, there’s at least one game with ridiculous numbers. That game was Tuesday night. Only one position player in the starting lineup didn’t cross the plate at least once ...

JUCO Notebook: Unexpected arrival requires Polk State coach’s departure

By Staff

Polk State (Fla.) College coach Al Corbeil wasn’t in the dugout for the Eagles’ Alpine Bank Junior College World Series finale Tuesday. Corbeil’s wife, Whitney, went into labor back home in Lakeland, Fla., so Corbeil drove ...


Dad of Gordon first base coach covering JUCO for hometown paper

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Blake Parrott is thrilled to be at the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series, but having his dad here to catch it in words and pictures is so much better. When the Gordon (Ga.) College baseball team qualified for its first NJCAA World ...


Reivers find their bats in win over Neosho

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Iowa Western Community College coach Marc Rardin found his team. The Reivers, who struggled to score runs in their first three games of the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series, broke loose Tuesday afternoon at Suplizio Field. Iowa ...


Iowa Western’s camouflage uniforms bring a coolness factor to JUCO

By Nick Walter

They’re the newest baseball uniform craze, a tradition adopted in 2000 by the San Diego Padres. And now the boys from Council Bluffs, Iowa — the Iowa Western Community College Reivers — are sporting camouflage baseball ...


Aultman, Dedrick combine for five-hit shutout as Shelton State stays alive

By Tim Harty

Alex Aultman figured out real fast Tuesday what was working for him, then turned it loose on Polk State (Fla.) College. His slider was sliding. When the Eagles started to figure Aultman out a bit, he handed the ball over to Terrance Dedrick, ...


Polk State’s Hankamer has played in both JUCO and Little League World Series

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Colt Hankamer came to the United States for an opportunity such as the one he’s experiencing now, playing in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. The Polk State (Fla.) College sophomore was born and raised in Ras Tanura, Saudi ...


Trevor Sprowl living a dream of playing for his dad at JUCO

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Trevor Sprowl had dreamed about this unique opportunity for a long time. The Shelton State (Ala.) Community College freshman is playing for his dad, Bobby Sprowl, in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. Trevor, 19, came out with his ...

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