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Lady Devils take fourth at state golf tourney
The Grand County High School girls golf team took fourth place overall out of 15 teams at the state tournament held at the Soldier Hollow Golf Course in Midway, Utah on Thursday, May 19. The Lady D...
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Backus to compete for title of Utah High School Rodeo Queen
Kortney Backus, 17, daughter of Brian and Kelsie Backus of Moab, will compete for the title of Utah High School Rodeo Queen on May 30 and 31 in Heber City, Utah at the Wasatch County Events Center....
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Thunderbirds named region champs
The Grand County Middle School girls Thunderbird soccer team clinched the 2016 Central Utah region title on Saturday, April 30, defeating Emery County Middle School by the score of 2-0 during the c...
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New ‘kid-friendly’ public rock climbing park opens
Dozens of people showed up at Lions Park on Friday, May 13 to celebrate the grand opening of the Moab Boulder Park. Adults and children alike took the opportunity to enjoy popsicles and juice and t...
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  • Devils place third at state 2A baseball tourney
    by Jeff Richards
    The Times-Independent
    05.19.16 - 11:39 am
  • Girls team places 9th, boys finish 13th at state track tournament
    by Jeff Richards
    The Times-Independent
    05.26.16 - 09:41 am
  • Baseball team goes 1-1 in first two playoff games
    by Jeff Richards
    The Times-Independent
    05.12.16 - 09:57 am
  • GCHS track teams compete at BYU Invitational
    by Jeff Richards
    The Times-Independent
    05.12.16 - 09:55 am
  • Soccer team’s playoff hopes fade with pair of close losses
    by Jeff Richards
    The Times-Independent
    04.28.16 - 09:50 am

  • <b><i>Power players...<br></i></b>
Five Moab tennis players recently won medals at the Utah Summer Games in Cedar City. Pictured (from left) Elton Kunze-Jones and Tanner Mascaro, who combined to take third place in boys 18 doubles. Kunze-Jones also took third in boys 16 singles. Jacey Johnson (center) placed third in women’s singles open category; Derek Johnson (fourth from left) won third place in men’s 3.5 singles (the second-highest competitive category at the games); and Derek Johnson and his older brother, Skylar Johnson, (far right) combined to place third in men’s 3.5 doubles. Photo courtesy of Emily Johnson
    Power players...
    Five Moab tennis players recently won medals at the Utah Summer Games in Cedar City. Pictured (from left) Elton Kunze-Jones and Tanner Mascaro, who combined to take third place in boys 18 doubles. Kunze-Jones also took third in boys 16 singles. Jacey Johnson (center) placed third in women’s singles open category; Derek Johnson (fourth from left) won third place in men’s 3.5 singles (the second-highest competitive category at the games); and Derek Johnson and his older brother, Skylar Johnson, (far right) combined to place third in men’s 3.5 doubles. Photo courtesy of Emily Johnson
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