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New Coach Brings Exciting Prospects

Makayla Moran, Reporter February 17, 2017

GJHS has recently hired Dustin Giesenhagen as the new track and field coach. Giesenhagen, a science teacher at Valley School, was very excited to hear of the opening. Gissenhagen was a cross country...

Tigers Take 7 Wins in Day 1 of State Wrestling Tournament

Staff February 17, 2017

Dawson Collins, freshman, wrestling at 106, set the tone for the Tigers as they begin the three-day Colorado State Wrestling tournament held at the Pepsi Center in Denver.  Collins, who is seeded second...

Schmalz Stands Out on the Court

Shannon Clark, Online-Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2017

Years Played: 9 Years a GJHS letterman: 3 Position Played: Point Guard What has participating in this sport meant to you or taught you? "Basketball has been a large part of my life that has...

Younker Leaves Behind a Legacy

Shannon Clark, Online-Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2017

Years Played:  4 Years a GJHS Letterman: 2 Position Played: Post What has participating in this sport mean to you or taught you? "Basketball has taught me to have a good work ethic and a...

Derrieux Demolishes his Senior Basketball Season

Shannon Clark, Online-Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2017

Years played:4 Years as a GJHS letterman:3 Position:Guard What has basketball taught you? “It’s taught me how to handle adversity, how to become a cohesive unit, and how to win. Basketball...

Hansen Kills it On the Court and in Academics

Shannon Clark, Online-Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2017

Years played:3 Years as a GJHS letterman:3 Position:Point Guard   What has basketball taught you? “Basketball has helped me learn about the importance of hand work, discipline,...

Wrestlers Dominate Regional Tournament and Qualify 10 for State Tournament

O and B staff February 12, 2017

With the same confidence and domination that they have shown throughout the entire season, the #2 ranked GJHS Tiger wrestlers stormed their regional tournament and took home first place as they take the...

State Swim Meet

Makayla Moran, Reporter February 10, 2017

Kiannah Colaizzi, senior, Avery Pope, senior, Sarah Griffin, junior, and Delaney Kidd, freshman swam the 200 yard medley relay with a time of  1 minute and 59 seconds and placed 20th. Delaney Kidd,...

Super Bowl 51

Sal Capritta, Reporter February 7, 2017

In one of the greatest sporting events ever Super Bowl 51 didn’t start the way anyone imagined. This was a game of two different halves. The first half was dominated by the Falcons as the offense started...

Upcoming GJHS Wrestling Tournament

Jacob Melchor, Reporter February 7, 2017

This coming weekend the GJHS wrestling team will be going to Cherokee Hill High School to wrestle in a varsity regional tournament.  This tournament is huge for GJHS because it determines which wrestlers...

Sporting Success- Tiger Sports Update

Staff February 6, 2017

Congratulations to our girls swim team who took 3rd at their district meet over the weekend.  The Tigers are sending Delaney Kidd, Kianna Colaizzi, Clarissa Berry , Sarah Griffen, Jenny Pudlewski, McKayla...

GJHS Student Athletes Sign to Colleges

Makayla Moran, Reporter February 2, 2017

On February 1st, Grand Junction High School was honored to have three student athletes sign to three colleges. Drew Derrieux will play basketball for William Woods University in Missouri, Camryn Sanchez...

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