Sports

Durango’s Gavin Mestas helps 4-C Clubsox to Connie Mack World Series bid

The Four Corners Clubsox became the first local team to win a regional qualifying tournament for the Connie Mack World Series, and Durango’s Gavin Mestas was a key piece to the baseball team’s...

DATE: July 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango High lands new cross-country coach in Ken Flint

Durango High School didn’t have to look far to find its next cross-country coach, as the school named former Fort Lewis College coach Ken Flint as its next leader of the boys and girls programs. ...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango High hoops teams hit the links

The Durango High School boys and girls basketball programs traded the hardwood for greens and fairways last weekend, as the two teams came together to host a fundraising golf tournament. “It was a...

DATE: July 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Longtime Durango High coach David McMillan steps down

The David McMillan era at Durango High School has come to an end. The longtime cross-country and track and field coach resigned from his coaching positions, ending his eight-year tenure with the...

DATE: June 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Klint Chandler set to lead Bayfield boys basketball in 2018-19

Klint Chandler will be manning the sideline when the Bayfield High School boys basketball team attempts to defend its Class 3A state title in 2018-19, BHS athletic director Derek Martin confirmed....

DATE: June 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango High taps Aaron Champenoy as next boys soccer coach

The Durango High School boys soccer program has its next leader after the school hired longtime college coach Aaron Champenoy to lead the Demons into the future. Champenoy brings 14 years of...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango’s Madeleine Burns, Abby Scott post record times in St. Louis

Madeleine Burns and Abby Scott turned in two of the fastest times for Durango High School athletes when the duo competed at the Festival of Miles – an invite-only meet – last week in St. Louis. ...

DATE: June 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango Herald Girls Athlete of the Year: Durango’s Maddie Jo Robbins

Madeline “Maddie Jo” Robbins doesn’t slow down. The Durango High School sophomore swept her way through the Colorado Cycling League’s five races, including the state championship event in Eagle, to...

DATE: June 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango Herald Boys Athlete of the Year: Bayfield’s Ryan Phelps

BAYFIELD – Ryan Phelps isn’t one to talk much about his accomplishments. His play on the football field, basketball court and in the throwing pits of track and field send all the statements he...

DATE: June 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango Herald Girls Breakthrough Athlete of the Year: Bayfield’s Jordan Lanning

BAYFIELD – Expectations can be dangerous for high school athletes. Too lofty and it sets the athletes up for failure, too low and they may never reach their potential. Jordan Lanning had high...

DATE: June 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango Herald Boys Breakthrough Athlete of the Year: Bayfield’s Carl Heide

BAYFIELD – Carl Heide was the steady rock the Bayfield High School boys sports teams needed during the 2017-18 school year. Any time the Wolverines faced potential adversity, he was there to carry...

DATE: June 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango Herald Girls Freshman of the Year: Durango’s Ruth Holcomb

Not many people get as much joy out of athletics and competition as Ruth Holcomb. The freshman at Durango High School seems to have a smile on her face at all times, partly because she’s so often...

DATE: June 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports