New Mexico seeks concussion safeguards for more youth sports

SANTA FE, N.M. – State health officials are seeking to shore up and standardize safeguards against brain injuries in youth sports beyond schools in non-scholastic athletic leagues and clubs....

DATE: Aug. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Bayfield’s Mazur named a USSSA All-American

Lance Mazur was on pins and needles the Friday evening of June 21, awaiting to see his name called much like a player on draft day. Having attended a tryout about two weeks before for the 2019...

DATE: July 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Henry Anderson looks to become Durango’s next pool shark

When eighth grader Henry Anderson makes an appearance at Pongas in downtown Durango, it’s for two things: games of pool and cokes with his dad, Mark. Anderson, 12, not only has been running the...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Bodie Hine buckles down for nationals

“Cowboy Christmas” usually refers to the days nearest the Fourth of July, with rodeos, and in many cases, prize money, to be found seemingly anywhere and everywhere an interested rider or roper can...

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Mitchell Story finishes fourth at NJHFR

Whether it was sixth sense or something else, Madison Story knew she had to hit the road. With a younger brother set to ride in the short, or championship, go-round at the 2019 National Junior High...

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango little leaguers win district championship

The Durango Gray little league baseball team clobbered its way to the Durango Youth Softball and Baseball District Tournament title on Saturday, as they defeated the Pagosa Springs Pirates 16-1 in...

DATE: June 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Teen ump caught in parents’ brawl gets major league support

DENVER – The 13-year-old umpire caught in the middle of a brawl at a youth baseball game got a big league show of support Sunday. Josh Cordova and his family were invited to Coors Field by major...

DATE: June 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Police: 11 adults, 1 teen cited after Colorado youth baseball brawl

LAKEWOOD – Police say a dozen people have now been cited for disorderly conduct after a brawl during a youth baseball game in Colorado. Lakewood police had previously announced the citations to six...

DATE: June 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango BMXers pay tribute to founders

Jack Turner looked out at the course setup just before races began on Friday night at the BMX track at Cundiff Park and soaked it all in. It was a sight that he, and any longtime volunteer of the...

DATE: June 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Ignacio’s Teagan Roukema gears up for Junior Rodeo Nationals

Extended daylight equates to extra improvement. That’s what National Junior High Finals Rodeo qualifier Teagan Roukema is certainly hoping for. Roukema, who will be an incoming freshman this fall...

DATE: June 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Mitchell Story hopeful for Junior Rodeo Nationals

Mitchell Story is feeling a lot more confident heading into his second National Junior High Finals Rodeo. This time, he will head into South Dakota as a state champion. Story, a 15-year-old from...

DATE: June 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango Swim Club finds success under new head coach Brandon Walker

Brandon Walker is bringing in new methods as the latest head coach of Durango Swim Club and he showed it on Sunday, when he changed out of his polo and swam the mixed 800-meter freestyle relay, the...

DATE: June 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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