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Senior Swimmers: Sarah Griffin

Lily Caldwell, Reporter February 8, 2018

Start of Swimming: “I started swimming in 5th grade, but I didn’t start getting competitive with it until freshman year. My dad was a swimmer and water polo player in high school. Once I came back...

GJHS Dominates Warrior Classic

Aspen Leman, Reporter December 18, 2017

What do you get when you add 1 four-time champion,  5 individual champions,  a third place finish and a fifth place finish?  You get a record breaking win at the Warrior Classic by one of the best wrestling...

Winter Sports Preview

Jailen Manzanares, Reporter December 6, 2017

As winter rapidly approaches, new sports are sweeping in. Boys’ basketball just kicked off their season last weekend with their first tournament. “Our varsity team from last year graduated, so these...

Latham Grapples with the Future at CMU

Shannon Clark, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2017

Over the past six years of his life, Seth Latham has been preparing for the moment he commits to continue his wrestling career in college. From taking 1st at the CHSAA 5A-Region 3 qualifying tournament,...

Rider Runs With the Wolves

Marilyn Rice, Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2017

Two time State Champion, nationally ranked and known as a “Once-in-a-lifetime Kid” according to CHASA NOW, it comes as no surprise that colleges are lining up to have Josiah Rider on their mats. Riders...

Mt. Bike State Championships

Annika Sisac, Reporter November 6, 2017

The sound of clicking gears creates rhythm as your tires roll over the trail. Your lungs heave, you tell yourself to push harder even if you feel like you are going to collapse. The finish is close, and...

GJHS’s Dylan Martinez Aims High and commits to Air Force

Staff November 5, 2017

   Wrestling matches last just six minutes... there are just three two-minute periods that take every bit of focus, technique and strength a wrestler can muster.  It's a grueling sport that takes...

GJHS Boys Golf Team Places Third At 5A State

Delaney Kidd, Editor in Chief October 24, 2017

The golf course grass still wet from last night’s sprinklers, the clubs that follow close behind and the endless amounts of golf balls are all too familiar for the Grand Junction High School boy’s...

Taking Home the Win

Shannon Clark, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2017

Eleven-One wins, currently 18th in the state, and has beat Fruita Monument High School(FMHS) for the 4th year in a row. The GJHS boys' varsity soccer team has been raising the bar as they take on a path...

Preview of the upcoming Tiger baseball and Tiger Lacrosse

Max Broughton, Reporter March 8, 2017

Baseball Preview: There are some big expectations for this upcoming Baseball season for the tigers they have 5 returning Varsity players who played last season.The team lost in the second round of the...

3 Tigers are Named All State Wrestlers

Aaron King, Reporter March 3, 2017

  The wrestling team for Grand Junction High School this year did very well. They had a tremendous amount of success throughout the year. The wrestling team qualified for the State Tournament,...

72 State Champions: Josiah Rider Captures 2nd State Title

Jax Nourse, Photographer, Reporter February 24, 2017

Ten Tiger wrestlers traveled to Denver for the Colorado State Wrestling tournament last week to capture the elusive state championship that motivates all wrestlers.   Along with an individual championship,...

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