Meet YOUR national champions

Ryan Wirth, a homegrown national championship goalkeeper, returns home from Pensacola, Fla., the center of attention. Wirth, a Bayfield High School alumnus, and Fort Lewis College won the NCAA Division II Menís Soccer National Championships on Saturday. Enlarge photo

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Ryan Wirth, a homegrown national championship goalkeeper, returns home from Pensacola, Fla., the center of attention. Wirth, a Bayfield High School alumnus, and Fort Lewis College won the NCAA Division II Menís Soccer National Championships on Saturday.

Ryan Wirth and the Skyhawks got a warm embrace from Fort Lewis College soccer fans after they touched down Sunday at the Durango-La Plata County Regional Airport. Enlarge photo

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Ryan Wirth and the Skyhawks got a warm embrace from Fort Lewis College soccer fans after they touched down Sunday at the Durango-La Plata County Regional Airport.

Fort Lewis College sports information director Chris Aaland and fellow FLC alumnus Steve Miller fly their colors Sunday at the Durango-La Plata County Regional Airport. Enlarge photo

STEVE LEWIS/Durango Herald

Fort Lewis College sports information director Chris Aaland and fellow FLC alumnus Steve Miller fly their colors Sunday at the Durango-La Plata County Regional Airport.