Sports

Hirscher gets gold again; Braaten wins slopestyle

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Two events, two gold medals for Marcel Hirscher. The 28-year-old Austrian has a good chance to leave the Pyeongchang Olympics with one more. Hirscher won the men’s giant...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Austin Dillon takes No. 3 back to victory lane at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt. Austin Dillon won the Daytona 500 on Sunday night driving...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Durango girls basketball gets No. 35 seed in Class 4A state tournament

The Durango High School girls basketball team isn’t finished yet. The Demons have played their best basketball late in the season and earned a spot in the Colorado High School Activities...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 hours 44 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Full-strength Ignacio boys basketball blasts Ouray

For the first time all season, the Ignacio High School boys basketball team had its full roster available, and the result was a 66-25 victory against Ouray on Saturday afternoon in Ignacio....

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 10 hours 43 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Three place at state wrestling for La Plata County

Three boys from La Plata County found the podium at the Colorado High School Activities Association state wrestling championships Saturday at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Bayfield’s Garrett Beebe...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 hours 43 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fort Lewis College lacrosse gives No. 22 Colorado Mesa tough match

Fort Lewis College’s women’s lacrosse team made an early statement that it aims to compete with the top teams in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The Skyhawks opened the season on the road...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Catcher Iannetta back with Rockies for 1st time since 2011

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A contributing member of the Colorado Rockies during their best seasons a decade ago, Chris Iannetta rejoined them with a reprise in mind. Iannetta was a second-year reserve...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango High boys, girls basketball fall at Montrose

The Durango High School girls basketball team dropped the regular-season finale against Montrose 46-32 on Friday night in Montrose, but the sting of the defeat wasn’t as bad for the Demons because...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

La Plata County wrestlers eye third-place podium spots at state tournament

Three boys from La Plata County will wrestle on the final day of the state tournament in Denver. Three were eliminated Friday. Bayfield junior Daniel Westbrook and Ignacio junior Dustin Sanchez...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

No. 14 Fort Lewis College basketball falls to nemesis Colorado School of Mines

Fort Lewis College never led Friday night in a matchup that has haunted the Skyhawks the last two seasons. In a trip to see Colorado School of Mines at Lockridge Arena in Golden, FLC fell 79-68....

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Pyeongchang athletes are Olympian at building brands

NEW YORK – A gold medal used to be the golden ticket for lucrative endorsements – think Mary Lou Retton on a Wheaties box. But in the age of social media, athletes are making a name for themselves...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Friday’s Olympics Roundup: Quad king Chen struggles in short program

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – In figure skating, Chen was anything but spot-on in the men’s short program. The two-time U.S. champion missed on all his jumps, plummeting to 17th place with a tentative...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports