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Durango boys get 4-seed in CHSAA 4A state basketball tournament

One day after winning the team’s first league title in a decade and 20th game of its season, the Durango High School boys basketball team got the reward it was looking for. The Demons received the...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango’s Jacob Bourdon, Richard Hall sign to play football at Fort Lewis

Area fans will have the opportunity to watch two members of last year’s Durango High School football team continue their careers on the gridiron for years to come. DHS seniors Jacob Bourdon and...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango girls basketball gets 16-seed, bye in CHSAA state tournament

The Durango High School girls basketball team won six games in a row to finish off an impressive regular season. The Demons’ hot stretch turned out to be crucial as their regular-season performance...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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STATE WRESTLING: Ignacio’s Appenzeller suffers same state fate to Peyton’s Holmes

It took 365 days for Ethan Appenzeller to get his rematch. Saturday was the night. The Ignacio High School senior wrestler wanted nothing more than to get back under the bright lights of the Pepsi...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ignacio girls rally, boys struggle

Pushed to the brink by a Ouray girls basketball team on the rise and a senior who refused to go quietly on senior night for the Trojans, Ignacio’s Kiana Valdez made a championship play at a...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango girls basketball sweeps weekend; Chandler honored for career mark

The Durango High School basketball teams were presented with an awkward and difficult travel scenario over the weekend, but that couldn’t stop the Demons from taking care of business. Durango’s...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango basketball claims first league title in 10 years

Ten years had gone by since the Durango Demons boys basketball had won a league championship. After Saturday’s game at Grand Junction, that drought ended. The Demons led from the start and held off...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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State Wrestling: Ignacio’s Appenzeller gets his rematch

The day started with a stunning loss. It ended with hope for a championship. Friday at the Colorado High School Activities Association State Wrestling Championships provides the most action-packed...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Prep Roundup: Ignacio’s Gomez ties state record

Avionne Gomez etched her name into the state record book Thursday. The Ignacio High School junior girls basketball player scored 34 points and made ten 3-point shots to tie the Colorado record for...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango Devils hockey melts Taos Ice Tigers

Facing one of the top teams in the New Mexico Interscholastic Ice Hockey League, the Durango Devils had to dig deep on enemy ice. It was senior weekend for the Taos Ice Tigers, and the...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Prep Roundup: Bayfield doubles up in Cortez

The Bayfield Wolverines stormed from behind to tie the game at halftime, then carried that momentum in the second half to pick up a road win to end the regular season. Ryan Phelps scored nine of...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bayfield and Ignacio wrestlers learn fate for state

The Bayfield and Ignacio state qualifying wrestlers got their first glimpse of next weekend’s Colorado High School Activities Association’s state wrestling tournament brackets Sunday. The...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports