Sports

New fishing license year in effect in April

The Colorado Division of Wildlife issued a series of fishing reminders this week.First and foremost, the new fishing license year started April 1.Under regulations approved by the Colorado Wildlife...

DATE: April 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Casting into the future

The National Fly-Fishing in Schools Program is reeling in the future.First, the program hooks teachers.Then, the teachers hook students.With a creel full of conservation and wilderness ethics and...

DATE: April 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Purgatory skiers third at Taos

The Purgatory Ski Team competed in the USAA Southern Series Championships at Taos last weekend, attempting to becomethe first four-time winner of the Southern Series Cup. The alpine ski racing...

DATE: April 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Skiers Weiss, Fleming qualify for National Junior Olympics

Liam Weiss and Sonja Fleming, longtime Purgatory Ski Team alpine racers, both earned spots on the RockyMountain/Central Junior Olympic Team this season.This is the third consecutive year that each...

DATE: April 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

National title for Asplund

Add another national title for a Durango athlete, in another sport.Marisa Asplund, a professional cyclist and budding triathlete, won the Duathlon National Championships in Alabamarecently,...

DATE: April 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seasonal wildlife closures still in place

The seasonal wildlife closures on Animas City Mountain and Grandview Ridge will remain in effect until snow conditionsand spring green-up at higher elevations allow deer and elk herds to...

DATE: April 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Elliott: Grand champion

Tad Elliott could not believe his eyes.The Durango cross country skier and professional bicycle racer could see his childhood idols skiing along beside him -at the front of the field in the...

DATE: April 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Freestyler Verce chases Winter X Games' dream

X marks the spot for Landon Verce. X … as in X Games. The Winter X Games. Verce, a 17-year-old junior at Durango High School, has the X right in focus in his landing zone coming off his most ...

DATE: March 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Devo ski teamers win state crowns

The Durango Freestyle Devo Ski Team brought home state titles and podium finishes from the USSA Rocky MountainFreestyle Devo State Championships in Telluride last weekend.  The state finals pitted...

DATE: March 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Sweet success for Southworth

Bronze for Ellen Southworth; bronze for Durango Freestyle.The announcement came over the public address system at the U.S. Freestyle Junior Olympics in Waterville Valley, N.H.,last...

DATE: March 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Biathlon: Solo style

FORT KENT, Maine - It was a solid gold week for Durango's Tracy Barnes-Colliander, with just a little silver liningthrown in.The former U.S. Olympian and member of the U.S. Biathlon Team skied her...

DATE: March 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Fishing review set for Cortez

The Colorado Division of Wildlife is launching its five-year review of statewide fishing regulations.As part of the process, DOW officials are asking anglers throughout Colorado to provide comments...

DATE: March 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors