Sports

Telluride picks up noisy W

IGNACIO - The game, from the opening tip, lived up to its billing.The frantic finish even exceeded the lofty expectations of a matchup of two state-ranked basketball teams.In the end, the Telluride...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

DHS proves mettle at big meet

It wasn't just a mirage."We accomplished what we came down here to do," Durango High School girls co-head coach Tom Coxwell said Saturday. "We're not just a flash in the pan. We are a good swim...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Morellis lead Bluejays past Bobcats

IGNACIO - Dylana Morelli powered her way to 20 points as the visiting Mancos girls soared past Ignacio 53-35 on Friday night.  The Bluejays (5-3 overall, 1-0 District play) jumped out to an early...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ignacio's size, depth wins

IGNACIO - Size matters.So does depth. And 3-point shooting.The Ignacio High School boys basketball team showcased all three Friday night during a methodical 73-35 victory over Mancos at the rockin'...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

DHS loses SWL opener

The Durango High School boys basketball team dropped its Southwestern League opener 76-49 at Montrose on Friday night.Montrose sophomore Nathan Robertson led all scorers with 25 points.Shad Jennsen...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Montrose girls defeat Durango by 41

Playing their first game without standout senior point guard Katerina Garcia, the Durango girls lost 60-19 in Montrose on Friday night to open conference play.The Lady Indians moved to 14-1 (1-0...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

BHS wins spirited dual

IGNACIO - From the first nail-biting match to the final lung-busting overtime, the rival high school wrestlers tested each other - and the fans.With the large and lively crowd flexing vocal cords...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Demons, Garcia take a fall

Katerina Garcia had the ball at the top of the key - jab step, penetration, pull-up jumper, foul.There isn't anything extraordinary with this particular chain of events, only this time the shot...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

DHS boys take out frustrations

One month ago, the Durango Demons walked into the Kirtland Central High School gymnasium and saw an easy victory.They saw a 6-foot starting center.They saw a couple of 6-foot-1s on the roster.They...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Four Ignacio wrestlers win tourney titles

The Ignacio High School wrestling team crowned four individual champions and finished second overall at the annual Screaming Eagles Invitational in Paonia last weekend.Paonia, a perennial wrestling...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Demons returning to home court

The DHS girls, 9-2, will host Kirtland Central, 10-4,  at 5:30 p.m. today. The DHS boys, 2-5, will take on their counterparts from Kirtland Central at 7 p.m.(approximately) at the Durango High...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Denver East defeats Durango

The Durango High School boys basketball team dropped its second consecutive game to a Denver-area powerhouse Saturday afternoon.The Demons lost 69-27 to Denver East, the No. 4-ranked Class 5A team...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports