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GHS Boys Basketball — It’s been a 180 degree change for boys basketball at Gunnison High School (GHS).

GHS has been on the rise over the last two seasons - making it to the “Sweet 16” of the state tournament back-to-back years — posting a 38-10 overall record and a 15-3 Western Slope League (WSL) mark in that time span.

“I put a lot of it on the players’ shoulders,” head coach Matt Smith said on the success of the program. “I have had a really special group of kids come through here over the last few years. They have taken ownership over the process and I finally had a bunch of players who were consistently in the gym and saying the same things we preach in the program.”

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