I cover prep sports along with the occasional Colorado Mesa University or community sports events. I’m also a backup page designer/copy editor and a high-volume tweeter (@jmattmeyer).
Bachelor’s in Mass Communication, Colorado Mesa University
I was born in Wheat Ridge, Colo. but grew up in Cody, Wyo.
After spending my formative years in a town with just under 10,000 people, I moved to the “big city” to go to school at what was then Mesa State College.
I was a part-time writer at the Daily Sentinel for a little over two years before officially joining the sports department during the summer of 2013.
I love covering prep sports, and I’m the only reporter in the department that understands mixed martial arts fighting.
I’m a 23-year-old caffeine addict who enjoys snowboarding, reading and marathoning shows on Netflix.
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The Grand Junction High School boys basketball team is right where it expected to be. … more
Early in the season, it was rare for more than one player in any particular game to make a significant offensive … more
The Palisade High School girls basketball team, for the third game in a row, didn’t have the consistency on … more
Back and forth they went. Big shot after big shot. … more
The Palisade High School girls basketball team held Rifle scoreless Friday in the first quarter and allowed only … more
A little cosmic postseason basketball justice. … more
Grand Junction High School post player D.J. Wells threw down a slam dunk over a legitimately helpless defender. … more
One more time, Sydni Brandon. … more
It’s unusual for a healthy college junior, seemingly in the middle of his athletic career, to take a redshirt … more
The Grand Junction High School baseball team was banned Monday from the Class 5A playoffs for the 2015 season after … more
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One day after trailing second-place Lindenwood University by only 6.5 points, the Colorado Mesa women’s team … more