Brandon Warr

Times Staff Writer

 

“Horse.”

Fittingly, it was local barrel racer TeaLa Mears Brown’s first word as a baby.

Gunnison’s U12 softball team fought hard against Delta 2 last Wednesday at Jorgensen Park, scenes from which are pictured here. However, the home team fell 18-3. Gunnison will be back on the diamond tomorrow, June 15 to take on the Montrose Indians.

Lauren Cowan throws to a firstplace finish in the 6-7-year-old division of the annual Rockies Skills Challenge, hosted by Gunnison Parks and Recreation Department last Wednesday. A total of 52 kids tested their skills in throwing, batting and running.

It’s difficult to know the path a friendship can lead a person down.

For Erin Medina, a friendship established in second grade resulted in passion for a sport that she may have never discovered on her own — gymnastics.

Runs were not hard to come by for the Gunnison U11 baseball team in their game against Telluride at home this past Saturday. In total, 24 runs were scored, and Gunnison notched a majority of those runs, winning 16-8. On Saturday, June 9 the U11 team host Cedaredge at 11 a.m.

Gunnison’s Colorado Association of Recreational Athletes (CARA) gymnastics team continues to grow by leaps and bounds, despite lacking a dedicated gym and equipment that other teams in the program possess.

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