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Durango High golfers cut 14 strokes at Delta Invitational

In one day, the Durango High School boys golf team shaved 14 strokes from its team score. The Demons opened the 2017 season Thursday at the Montezuma-Cortez Panther Invitational with a team score...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango boys golf opens season on strong note at Conquistador

The Durango High School boys golf team had a strong showing in its season opener at the Montezuma-Cortez Panther Invitational on Thursday. The Demons finished the tournament at Conquistador Golf...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

High schooler dies when log falls on him in football drill

FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. – A high school football player performing a drill used by the U.S. Navy SEALs for conditioning was killed Thursday when the log he and teammates were carrying fatally struck him...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Sports study: High school athletes not being fully protected

NEW YORK – A high school sports study conducted by the Korey Stringer Institute shows that many individual states are not fully implementing key safety guidelines to protect athletes from...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango High School starting Nordic ski team

A year after launching an alpine ski team, Durango High School is ready to complete its squad. DHS athletic and activities director Adam Bright announced a new varsity Nordic ski team that will...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango’s Tyler Ruetschle, Gavin Mestas set for Connie Mack World Series

Gavin Mestas and Tyler Ruetschle can add their names to the list of La Plata County players to suit up in the famed Connie Mack World Series. The two baseball players from Durango High School will...

DATE: July 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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LaVar Ball stealing the show at Las Vegas tournaments

LAS VEGAS – LaVar Ball walked to the scorer’s table, pointed his finger around and asked a question. “Where are the officials?” he asked. “I need to find the officials.” Given Ball’s interactions...

DATE: July 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Alan Batiste back as head coach of Durango boys basketball

An offseason of questions surrounding the head coach of the boys basketball team at Durango High School finally found answers this week. Alan Batiste will return to the Demons’ bench for an eighth...

DATE: July 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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High school sports participation booming

Colorado high school sports participation has reached record levels. The Colorado High School Activities Association released data last week confirming the 2016-17 school year had the highest...

DATE: June 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango Swim Club second at Cortez Summer Invite

The Durango Swim Club took second place at the Cortez Summer Invite last weekend. The high-powered Durango and Montrose teams went back and forth for three days battling for first place. Montrose...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Demons dominate postseason soccer awards

Awards continue to pour in for members of the 2017 Durango High School girls soccer team. Durango junior Taylor Klone received a CHSAA 4A All-State Honorable Mention after another impressive season...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Bayfield’s Bushnell makes All-State baseball team

Several area high school baseball players received postseason awards after impressive seasons on the diamond. Bayfield High School senior catcher Austin Bushnell was honored for his season’s work...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports