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Walters States’s Ross Grosvenor is congratulated by teammates after he hit a home run, below, during the Senators 14-8 win against Delgado in the JUCO World Series on Saturday in Grand Junction, Colo.

Senators open JUCO World Series with a 14-8 win

Posted on May 23, 2015 at 10:20 pm

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Second ranked Walters State used two big innings early on in their Alpine Bank JUCO World Series opener against seventh ranked Delgado to take an eight-run lead, and not even heavy winds, rain and cold temperatures could keep the Senators out of the win column. Walters State plated six runs in the second inning and five more in the fourth to build an 11-3 lead before

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    Posted on May 23, 2015 at 10:17 pm

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    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 10:41 am

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  • Lady Trojans grab two second place finishes at TSSAA track meet

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 10:38 am

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    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 10:23 am

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    Posted on May 21, 2015 at 10:23 am

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  • Smokies end scoring drought in 3-0 win over Jackson

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 11:25 am

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    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 11:23 am

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    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 9:11 am

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