Mother Nature delivered the worst of all situations to racers in the 21st annual Grand Traverse ski race this past weekend. But in typical fashion for many of the die-hard athletes who toed the line for this monumental undertaking, they made the best of the situation.

Western Track and Field — After winning seven national titles — including five indoor — Alicja Konieczek can say that she’s managed to achieve her goals since arriving at Western State Colorado University.

GHS Baseball — The Gunnison High School (GHS) baseball team nearly went into spring break with an undefeated record. However, the Cowboys came up short in their second game of a double-header this past Saturday.

Western Wrestling — After securing All-American honors this past Friday, Western State Colorado University wrestlers Brandon Supernaw and Konnor Schmidt were focused on a national title on Saturday.

Western Track and Field — The 2018 NCAA Indoor Championships proved historic for Western State Colorado University women's track and field. With 40 points across the championship, Western captured second place in the team standings.

Western Mountain Sports — The Western State Colorado University Nordic ski team left nationals last week after delivering a one-two punch.

Western State Colorado University women's Nordic team took second in the 7.5-kilometer skate race at United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association Nationals in Lake Placid, N.Y. this week.

It is never too late to start playing hockey.

That is what Gunnison High School senior Alexis Duke believes after recently earning multiple offers to play Division III hockey on the East Coast.

No one is born a great athlete. It takes dedication and hard work from a coach to help shape and develop a player.

Over the last 32 years Bill Dowis has done just that through the Gunnison Parks and Recreation Department’s youth basketball program for fourth through sixth graders.