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Three Tigers Standing

March 7, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Grand Junction Tigers baseball team is getting ready to open play on March 8, 2018 against Horizon High School at Suplizio Field. When the season rolls around take a look at the 2018 varsity baseball roster, you're going to...

Unsung Heroes

Kyler Bradshaw, Reporter

February 28, 2018

Filed under Sports

Often times in high school athletics, a few star players are chosen to be recognized and accredited with a team’s success. While that credit may be well deserved, it is no secret that one or two players alone are not responsible...

Senior Basketball: Truett Richardson

February 26, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Truett Richardson   Unknown Passion At the young age of 7, Truett was bored, but one night had the brilliant idea to ask his parents about playing the sport. When asked, “Truett why did you choose basketball of all...

Dream of a Championship

Madi Martinez, Reporter

February 21, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Kieran Thompson is a varsity 106 pounder for the number one ranked wrestling team in Colorado.  Grand Junction High School has an extraordinary team and it isn’t easy to be on varsity.  Thompson has dedicated his life to wrestling,...

Sideline to Superstar

Chavis Nourse, Reporter

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

One of the Tigers key basketball players was sidelined with a season ending injuring in just the seventh game of this 2017-2018 season. Derek Shaver was looking to step into a leading role for the Tigers this season. The junior...

Meant to Be

Callie Shea, Reporter

February 21, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Every year in the winter and fall the cheerleaders and poms team at Grand Junction High School run a program called Tiny Tigers.  Twenty to forty girls come out every year to be a part of tiny tigers.  Continuing Tiny Tigers...

Rushing Rivalries

Jacob Melchor, Reporter

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

Rivalry is what makes games great. Whenever Grand Junction High School takes on the teams around the valley there is always hype both on and off the court. “I love being part of the student section during the basketball season...

Senior Wrestlers: Seth Latham

Lily Caldwell, Reporter

February 19, 2018

Filed under Sports

-Off to College “I already signed with CMU for a scholarship and I’ll be trying to win a D2 title. This is also what  keeps me motivated to do my best- my scholarship.” -Things get easier “Since I’ve started...

Senior Swimmers: Jennifer Pudlewski

Eden Kunkel

February 14, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

5 Things you didn’t know about Jennifer Pudlewski Swimming buddies- Jennifer has been swimming for two years now. Swimming was not a part of her original plan for sports, but she said, “My best friend swims so she got me into t...

Senior Wrestlers: Dylan Martinez

Eden Kunkel, Reporter

February 13, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

6 Things you didn’t know about Dylan Martinez Puppy Bribery-When Dylan was seven his dad told him if he wrestled he would get him a puppy. “I never got that puppy,” Dylan said. To this day,  he still hangs on to that....

6 Things You Should Know About Kimberly Becerra

Evelynn de la Torre, Reporter

February 9, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Kim can’t do what? When Kimberly was in middle school, she was a part of the basketball team and ended up with a severe concussion where she lost  her memory. “I was able to remember who my parents were after a cou...

Tigers Growing Up To Be Mavericks

Jared Hanks, Reporter

February 9, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Grand Junction High School's very own Abram Sanchez signed his National Letter of Intent Wednesday, February 8, 2018, to continue his soccer career and education at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colorado. Sanchez is no stranger to GJHS...

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