Sports

Player-coach bond may have saved lives in Thai cave ordeal

The day-to-day pearls of wisdom imparted by coaches to players – from youth sports, to high school, to college and even the pros – are well-known: Try your hardest, don’t lose focus, support your...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango Swim Club posts massive improvement in Grand Junction

The Durango Swim Club continually improvement is evident in its results. A year ago, DSC attended a four-day meet in Grand Junction and came home with a 12th-place finish after compiling 355.5...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Youth lacrosse gaining in popularity in Durango

Lacrosse is one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States, and Durango has a burgeoning youth program that aims to teach kids skills on and off the field. Nationally, youth lacrosse...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango Swim Club to host 12-hour Relay Challenge fundraiser for second consecutive year

The Durango Swim Club will hold its second annual 12-hour Relay Challenge on Saturday at the Durango Recreation Center. Teams for the challenge will feature four athletes taking turns swimming for...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango’s Washburn chasing Alpine ski dreams in Steamboat

Isabelle “Izzy” Washburn is a girl on the move. Her ability to quickly get down an Alpine ski race course has her moving up the ladder of the sport. Washburn, a 15-year-old from Durango, moved to...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

DeBelina, Lochte-Bono headline Purgatory team results at USASA snowboard nationals

Copper Mountain hosted two weeks of United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association national championships, including the snowboard competition April 1-5. Seven members of the Purgatory...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Purgatory Freestyle Ski Team conquers state moguls

Little snow around the region never slowed down the Purgatory Freestyle Ski Team this season. The team traveled to Winter Park for the Rocky Mountain Freestyle State Mogul Championships and...

DATE: March 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Racial slurs, assault alleged at New Mexico girl soccer game

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A New Mexico youth soccer league is investigating allegations that parents yelled racial slurs at Hispanic girl soccer players and that a parent physically assaulted one of the...

DATE: March 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango’s three Nordic skiers earn five medals at Junior Nationals

Three Durango athletes combined to bring home five medals at the 2018 US Ski & Snowboard Cross Country Junior National Championships. Races were held March 3-11 at Soldier Hollow, Utah. Wiley...

DATE: March 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Purgatory Freestyle Ski Team brings two golds home from Telluride

The Purgatory Freestyle Ski Team collected several medals, including a couple first-place finishes in Telluride. The Purgatory skiers, aged 8 to 14 years old, competed in the Developmental and...

DATE: March 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Haley Benjamin lights up Phoenix swimming meet

Fifteen Durango Swim Club members competed at the Phoenix Winter Invitational amongst more than 700 swimmers. The four-day meet began with a bang for DSC, as Haley Benjamin, a University of Houston...

DATE: March 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports