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Sports Briefs, July 21, 2011

By Staff

Wrestling Pfau earns more awards Cody Pfau took second place in the Fargo Nationals junior girls (age 17-19) freestyle tournament to go with her national title in the cadet girls (age 14-16) division. She pinned three of her five opponents ...

Swinn plans to make new swim program competitive

By Patrick Bahr

Jacob Swinn knows where he wants to take the new Maverick Aquatics program. The 29-year-old Swinn is the head swim coach for Maverick Aquatics, and the new director of aquatics at El Pomar Natatorium at Mesa State College. Swinn is hosting ...

Orchard Mesa 9-10 girls open state tourney with big victory

By Patrick Bahr

The state tournament in Little League is the great unknown. Friday at Monument Little League, the Orchard Mesa 9-10 girls didn’t have a clue about its opponent Academy Little League from Colorado Springs. The unfamiliarity didn’t ...

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Roping doesn’t get old for DuCray

By Scott Schlaufman

Even at 72, Grand Junction resident Chuck DuCray tries to stay active. “I’ve got this theory, you stay on that couch, you’re going to die,” DuCray said with a laugh. For DuCray, being active involves getting on his ...


Former Fruita hoops player Dreher trying out tennis

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Billy Dreher has played basketball all over the world, but his roots are in Grand Junction. The former Fruita Monument High School standout basketball player is back in town this weekend playing tennis in the Taco Bell Western Slope ...

‘Cut, cap’ bill dies in Senate; Bennet and Udall voted ‘nay’

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A House-passed budget measure dubbed “cut, cap and balance” died on a party-line vote in the Senate, with Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., likening it to a bumper sticker. Udall and Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., voted against the ...

Western Slope League Swimming Championships, July 21, 2011

By Staff

Western Slope League Championships July 22 El Pomar Natatorium 8&U Team Scores 1. Aspen Swim Club, 277; 2. Steamboat Springs Swim Team, 260; 3. Gunnison Stingrays, 134; 4. Cortez Leopard Sharks, 73; 5. Grand Valley Wave, 66; 6. ...

Taco Bell Western Slope Open, July 21, 2011

By Staff

Taco Bell Western Slope Open Friday Adult Women 3.0 Singles Finals Carrie Thornton def. Cynthia Bulgier 6-1, 7-5. 3.5 Singles Round Robin Second Round Carrie Thornton def. Patricia Sanger 6-4, 6-1. 4.5 Singles Semifinals Tracy ...

072211 Homicide

Two held in gangland spree

By Paul Shockley

Two men were arrested and another two were wanted by police in connection with a gang-related, one-day crime spree in Grand Junction that included a man’s murder, the armed robberies of two businesses and a residential burglary, Grand ...

Mesa County jobless rate up in June

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More unemployed and fewer employed residents raised Mesa County’s unemployment rate 0.4 of a percentage point month-over-month to 10.3 percent in June. The non-seasonally-adjusted rate was affected by students entering the work force in ...

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