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Student Spotlight, March 16, 2019 | Lifestyle  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Sanford Atkinson of Grand Junction, a member of DePauw Men's Lacrosse team at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, was named to the university's fall ...

Colorado Gives Day: Central High School gets check for new Chromebooks  KKCO-TV

Central High School received a check for $10800 on Tuesday. It's part of Colorado Gives Day, a time to donate to your favorite charities. The money will go ...

Central High School adds more STEM certified teachers and classes  KKCO-TV

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. Focusing on project based learning to solve real world problems in high schools. At Central High ...

Colorado state wrestling tournament results, Day 2  The Denver Post

The Colorado high school wrestling state tournaments take place Thursday, Feb. 21 through Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Our staff will be ...

Student Spotlight, March 2, 2019 | Lifestyle  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Owen Taylor of Grand Junction was named to the fall 2018 semester honor roll at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

Blotter, March 2, 2019  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

More charges for suspect. A Wyoming man who was arrested earlier this week in connection with burglarizing a Palisade home was arrested on additional ...

Marsh leaving Central to coach at Eaglecrest  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Shawn Marsh is headed east. After six years at Central High School, Marsh resigned on Friday to become the head football coach at Eaglecrest High School in ...

Central High School earns national awards  KKCO-TV

It was a busy morning for Central High School, as they won not one but two awards. They are officially the first high school in Colorado to be designated a ...

HS Boys Basketball: Central puts away the Tigers  KKCO-TV

Caleb Davis wowed the crowd on Tuesday in a win over in town rival Grand Junction.

Colorado state wrestling tournament results, Day 3  The Denver Post

It's championship Saturday of the Colorado high school wrestling state tournaments at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Our staff is there throughout the weekend ...

Kindred 'Skip' Hansen | Obituaries |  Sioux City Journal

Kindred Avery "Skip" Hansen, 82, formerly of Sioux City, passed away on Feb. 21, 2019, in Venice after a brief illness.

BMX assembly encourages Central High School students

Students at Central High School were fired up early Friday morning, because of all the BMX riders in their gym.

GJ girls prepare to put winning streak on the line at Montrose  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

For the seven seniors on the Grand Junction High School girls basketball team, this season is a special one, and not just because it's their final time wearing the ...

Having a BLAST in rocket CLASS  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

It's 8 a.m. and 50 freshmen from Central High School are gathered on the football field, shooting off homemade rockets.

Civic leaders boost number of friendly protectors in local schools  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

As soon as he walked through the school's front doors, Mesa County sheriff's deputy Mike Dixon fixated on the boy, a quiet, lanky teenager with wrestling shoes ...

Warrior Classic results, Dec. 14, 2018  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Warrior Classic. Friday at Central High School. TEAM SCORES. 1. Grand Junction 123; 2. Unitah, Utah 119.5; 3. Central 110; 3. Pagosa Springs 110; 5.

Zubiate's zip  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Central High School will never be know as a smashmouth football team, but Anthony Zubiate puts the zoom in the running game.

Student of the Week: Central High School senior Spencer Hurt  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

GPA: 4.48. Favorite book and its author: "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" By Richard Feynman. Favorite TV show: "The Office". Favorite band or musician: ...

Sources of Strength: Students address suicide problem  KKCO-TV

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) -- Students are hoping to tackle the issue of suicide on the Western Slope through a program called Sources of ...

Getting defensive  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The last time the Central High School football team beat Fruita Monument was ...

Schools panel recommends funding full-day kindergarten, upgrading district's buildings  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

School District 51's Board of Education should fund infrastructure for full-day kindergarten and improvements to Central and Fruita Monument high schools in the ...

School getting health center  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

School District 51 is moving forward with adding a school-based health center at Central High School, the first of its kind in Mesa County.

THE LATEST: Central High School evacuated after threat; no threat found, MCSO says  KKCO-TV

Students at Central High School were evacuated to Palisade High School due to 'unconfirmed threats' at the school on Tuesday.

Jayden Maes leads Central boys past Grand Junction  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Central's Jayden Maes wasn't having his most productive night.

High school students taught CPR and tourniquet use  KKCO-TV

Students at Central High School took part in The Pulse program, which is designed to teach teenagers CPR so they can react in an emergency.

Battle of the bands at Stocker  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

For six years in a row, the Palisade High School Marching Band has earned second place at the annual state competition.

Montrose rallies to beat Central  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

In order to keep pace with Fruita Monument in the Southwestern League, Montrose needed a victory at Central on Tuesday.

Man charged in girl's rape; lured on ruse  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A 19-year-old man who allegedly raped a high school student after luring her to his home by threatening suicide is in custody and facing felony charges, court ...

Coaches preach core values  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Shawn Marsh stood before his team of Central Warriors and welcomed them to a new football season.

Warriors kick off high school graduation season  KKCO-TV

Central High School seniors took a step toward their future at their graduation on Monday morning.

Central goes cold  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Going into Saturday's home game against the last-place team in the Southwestern League, the Central High School girls basketball team wanted to bolster its ...

School Resource Officers get back into school halls  KKCO-TV

School resources officers (SROs) suited up for their first day The Mesa County Sheriff's Office has placed a permanent SRO into all of the county middle and high ...

Key's complete game carries Central past Fruita  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

With some timely hitting and a solid effort in the circle, the Central High School softball team picked up its second straight Southwestern League victory Tuesday ...

VIDEO: Moffat County wrestler Daniel Caddy finishes strong with bronze at Warrior Classic  Craig Daily Press

GRAND JUNCTION — After more than a dozen straight wins, Moffat County High School wrestler Daniel Caddy saw his undefeated start to the season come to ...

Campus changes coming?  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fruita Monument High School could soon have a brand-new look as School District 51 officials consider building a new main entrance, enclosing the school's ...

Challenge accepted  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The game was fast, the tempo quick and the Central Warriors looked out of control at times.

'He loves music' Gary Ambrosier honored for leadership, mentorship and music  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

If it is late fall, Gary Ambrosier is eyeing his backyard grapevines trying to decide if the grapes are ready to be harvested for his homemade grape juice.

District 51 schools have not been tested for radon in about a decade, are they safe?  KKCO-TV

It seeps up from the ground as decayed uranium that eventually turns into radon gas. The entire state of Colorado has high concentrations of it. On the Western ...

Blotter: Jan. 12, 2019  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Suspected heroin found. Alexander Segura, 28, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of drug possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a ...

Central challenge  Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

After several season with only a few wins each year, the Central High School girls basketball team made a big jump last season.

Former Central teacher gets probation for sexting student  KKCO-TV

A former substitute teacher at Central High School was sentenced Monday to four years of probation after pleading guilty to attempting to have sex with a ...

R-5 High graduates 48th class  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Stephen Pacheco had imagined speaking at the R-5 High School graduation, but that didn't make it any easier to get through his speech.

In the Nikki of time  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

With its once sizeable lead dwindling and in dire need of a win after two consecutive losses, Central turned to Nikki Madaris for some momentum.

HS Boys Basketball: Palisade youth takes over leadership role  KKCO-TV

PALISADE, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT) This weekend marks the beginning of the basketball season in the Grand Valley. Palisade will participate in the Warrior ...

Running Warriors  Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

After losing a large senior core, it'd be easy to think the Central High School boys basketball team would take a step back. The Warriors' top six scorers from last.

Special K  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Kenzie Younker has taken the floor many times at Grand Junction High School, but never in the manner she did Tuesday night.

Former Central coach DuCray honored by his induction into National Wrestling Hall of Fame  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Ted DuCray didn't have trouble summing up his feelings about being inducted into the Colorado chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

Motorcycle, Jeep collide, claiming life of teenager  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A 19-year-old motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene after a collision with a Jeep in a Clifton intersection near City Market on Friday afternoon, ...

Togetherness  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The Central High School dugout is packed with joy and excitement.

Moffat County wrestlers fight it out, always improving to start Warrior Classic  Craig Daily Press

GRAND JUNCTION — All wrestlers begin the season with an undefeated record, and the number who keep a zero in the loss column shrinks every week.

Palisade boys beat Montrose  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Palisade got off to a quick start Saturday and held on to beat Montrose 48-40 in the Black Canyon Classic. The Bulldogs led 12-6 after the first quarter and Kevin.

Blotter: Dec. 16, 2018.  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Fruita business burglarized. Multiple suspects are sought in connection with a burglary at an RV Storage, 836 E. Grand Ave. in Fruita, according to the Fruita ...

Blotter, Dec. 26, 2018  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Multiple alcohol charges. The Colorado State Patrol arrested a Grand Junction man on multiple alcohol-related driving charges early Sunday. The man, Rick ...

Experienced 'Dogs  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

When it comes to basketball, Clay Kame might be one of the most charitable men in the Grand Valley.

Coming to fruition, in Fruita  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Katlyn Staats wasn't supposed to be graduating high school.

Central cruises  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Shawn Marsh's biggest concern for his Central High School football team the past two weeks was that the Warriors might look at their opponents' record and ...

Entertainment briefs: Jan. 25–31  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Central teacher selected for award. Central High School teacher Amber Campbell was selected as the winner of the Colorado American String Teachers ...

Police: Former D-51 sub accused of trying to sexually assault student  KKCO-TV

A former substitute teacher at Central High School has been charged with attempted sexual assault on a child after he sent sexually explicit text messages to a ...

Authorities on alert after threats made toward several schools  KKCO-TV

MESA COUNTY, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Local authorities said it is safe for students to school Wednesday morning, as they investigate rumors of possible threats ...

Post offices to be named after two fallen law officers  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The U.S. House of Representatives passed two measures this week honoring two fallen law enforcement officers — Mesa County Deputy Derek Geer and ...

Fantastic finish  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The gym was rocking, the pressure was on, the game was in the balance.

'She wrestles like a girl' — Central freshman wins girls wrestling state title  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Laurence Gurule didn't need to take a lot of time to say the most complimentary thing he could think of about Myah Arrieta.

The West's students rally for gun reform  High Country News

Students across the region join the National Walkout Day protest for school safety.

Preps: Basalt wrestling beats Grand Valley at home, BHS boys get first win  Aspen Times

Longhorn wrestling beats Grand Valley in first home dual of seasonThe Basalt High School wrestling team hosted its first home dual of the season on Thursday, ...

Pueblo Knowledge Bowl a brainy battle  Pueblo Chieftain

With hexadecimal equations, mechanical advantage formulas, sound wave ratios and European novels figuring into the challenge, a more fitting name would be ...

Local high schooler to represent US in worldwide running competition  KKCO-TV

A local high schooler was chosen to run for the United States in the World Mountain Running Championship in Europe.

HS Wrestling: Central prepares for Warrior Classic  KKCO-TV

Warriors look to make some noise against the best prep wrestlers.

Moffat County athletes round out early seasons at home, away: Bulldog Sports — Week of Dec. 12, 2018  Craig Daily Press

Wednesday 3 p.m. Moffat County High School girls junior varsity basketball vs. Steamboat Springs at MCHS, 900 Finley Lane 4:30 p.m. Moffat County High ...

Friday night strides: Under the lights in Grand Junction, Summit boys cross country runs best meet ever  Summit Daily News

A week after Summit High School's Homecoming at Tiger Stadium, it was a different kind of Friday night lights for the Tigers athletics program on Friday night.

The playmakers  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The 2010s will end up being a decidedly mixed decade for Fruita Monument basketball.

District 51 wrestling championships underway  KKCO-TV

The future of Colorado wrestling gathered at Central to crown a district champ.

Moffat County basketball, wrestling, swimming start seasons: Bulldog Sports — Week of Nov. 28, 2018  Craig Daily Press

Wednesday 5:30 p.m. Craig Parks and Recreation fifth- and sixth-grade girls youth basketball at Sandrock Elementary School, 201 E. Ninth St. Thursday TBD ...

Blotter, July 26, 2018  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Arrest in 'revenge attack'. A 59-year-old transient is in custody after allegedly attacking a 79-year-old man as an act of revenge, according to court reports.

Travis Mercado hired as first Mesa women's wrestling coach  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Starting a program from scratch isn't a daunting task for Travis Mercado.

Some D-51 students ready for walkout on Wednesday  KKCO-TV

Some students in Mesa County Valley School District 51 are planning to walk out of class Wednesday to protest gun violence.

Preps Dec. 8: Aspen hockey loses to No. 1 Regis, AHS boys win second game  Aspen Times

The Aspen High School hockey team lost 8-2 against visiting Regis Jesuit on Saturday at Lewis Ice Arena, a game that was much closer than the final score says ...

More schools fall into Nebraska's lowest performance classification  Fremont Tribune

More of Nebraska's student and districts are in need of improvement this year — falling into the lowest of four performance levels in a state-mandated ...

Lady Indians notch first home league win | Local Sports News  Montrose Daily Press

The Montrose High School girls basketball team didn't seem too nervous Friday night when the Lady Indians hosted their first home game in over a month.

Students let their voices be heard on violence in schools  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Hundreds of students in schools across the Grand Valley stood up from their desks and silently walked out of class Wednesday morning — not in agreement on ...

Woman's fatal fall investigated  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

A 20-year-old Grand Junction woman who fell "from a significant height" at Grand Junction's popular Get Air at the Silo facility Thursday afternoon has died, ...

High School: Porter named Palisade Baseball Head coach  KKCO-TV

On Monday morning Palisade High School announced the hiring of Nate Porter as the new Head Baseball Coach, to replace Aaron Howard. Nate Porter grew ...

Peak Performers  Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Click arrows to view photo gallery. The Daily Sentinel will be listing Peak Performers every week, highlighting some of the outstanding performances from the ...

Pueblo Centennial wrestling beats Cheyenne Mountain with a tiebreaker  Pueblo Chieftain

The Centennial High School wrestling team had to blow the dust off the rule book to determine a winner for their dual Wednesday.It came down to the eighth rule ...

The Home Front: Colorado Springs shooting 'a joke turned deadly'  The Colorado Independent

“An accidental shooting that claimed the life of a Fort Carson soldier Saturday was a joke turned deadly, according to a witness, who told police it was an ...

Z-POWERED  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Shawn Marsh has high hopes for the Central Warriors this year.

CMU funds career advisers in high schools  Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

When Sara Hogue attended Fruita Monument High School, her parents talked to her about what comes next.

Running Warrior  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

David Cardenas seems to always be on the run. A few weeks back, he returned after a long trip from Europe, then played in a varsity soccer game three days ...

43-year-old dies in crash near Central High School  KKCO-TV

Grand Junction, COLO. The Mesa County Coroner's Office reports that 43-year-old Timothy Fischer was killed after he crashed into an SUV, that was stopped at ...

Here are the top Columbus area sports stories of 2018  Ledger-Enquirer

From team and individual championships on the high school and college level, to coaching news and blue-chip recruit signings, the Columbus area sports ...

Freshman guards attack basket, lift Central to win  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

It's unusual that a freshman attempts a behind-the-back pass, but that's what Central High School's Mya Murdock did Friday night at the Major Mortgage Wildcat ...

Video Showing Suggestive Dancing Causes Uproar In Grand Junction  CBS Local

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CBS4) – A suggestive video taken of high school students has parents outraged in Grand Junction. The video was shown during a ...

A coach's passion  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Seth Krebill has been involved with Special Olympics for more than 11 years now.

Moffat County wrestling fights to the finish at Warrior Classic  Craig Daily Press

For a tournament known as the Warrior Classic, it was only appropriate that the Moffat County High School wrestlers came out fighting right away. The Bulldogs ...

Education Matters: Central STEM teacher finalist for APEX award

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT)-- It's not Science Fiction, a STEM class is actually popular among high school students at Central. The teacher is a little ...

Four to be inducted into South High hall of fame  Pueblo Chieftain

As approved by the South High School Alumni Foundation's board of directors, four Colts will be enshrined in the school's hall of fame on Nov. 3.Dave Aguilera ...

Principals looking to reverse schools' low ratings  Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Principals of six District 51 schools given low state ratings based on 2017 standardized test scores say they are trying to address many issues that dragged ...

Graduation Dates for District 51  WesternSlopeNow

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- It's graduation season for District 51 students in fact, commencement ceremonies kick off tomorrow!

FIERCE FROM FEAR: 'I'm terrified out of my wits,' says Caprock Academy student  The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Hundreds took to the streets Saturday during the March for Our Lives in Grand Junction, demanding a stop to gun violence and mass shootings.

Recap: UNC Fall Commencement Ceremonies Dec. 7-8  UNCO News Central

The University of Northern Colorado held its fall commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 7, and Saturday, Dec. 8, in the Bank of Colorado Arena in ...

D-51 teacher, wife charged in domestic violence case  KKCO-TV

A School District 51 teacher and his wife are facing charges following an assault that happened in their Grand Junction home.

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