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Senior Basketball: Truett Richardson

February 26, 2018

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...

Dream of a Championship

Madi Martinez, Editor in Chief February 21, 2018

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...

Sideline to Superstar

Chavis Nourse, Reporter February 21, 2018

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...

Meant to Be

Callie Shea, Students and Culture Editor February 21, 2018

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. ...

Rushing Rivalries

Jacob Melchor, Reporter February 21, 2018

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...

Senior Wrestlers: Seth Latham

Lily Caldwell, Reporter February 19, 2018

-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...

Senior Swimmers: Jennifer Pudlewski

Eden Kunkel February 14, 2018

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...

Senior Wrestlers: Dylan Martinez

Eden Kunkel, Reporter February 13, 2018

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, ...

6 Things You Should Know About Kimberly Becerra

Evelynn de la Torre, Reporter February 9, 2018

  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...

Tigers Growing Up To Be Mavericks

Jared Hanks, Sports Editor February 9, 2018

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...

Dreaming for Success

Jeremiah Chavez, Reporter February 9, 2018

The girls swim team has been working their butts off trying to get their best times ever. Kelsie Kerr said this about the swim team “the swim team is like our own little family and I love practicing...

Basketball senior: Aaron King

jeremiah chavez February 9, 2018

The start of a champion “I started playing basketball when I got into middle school and I played it a lot because my friends did, and I just eventually fell in love with the game.”   A team...

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