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Durango Swim Club sees records fall in Albuquerque

Durango Swim Club sent 10 swimmers to the High Desert Classic during the weekend in Albuquerque, and several of the swimmers set personal records and some broke DSC team records. Angela McManus,...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Rethinking gym class in the United States

You won’t find gym class on the schedule in upstate New York’s Victor school district. What you will see: kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, dance, self-defense, archery and in-line skating...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango Swim Club settles for second in Cortez

The Durango Swim Club battled back and forth with Farmington but came up a little short last weekend at the Cortez Great Pumkin Invite. DSC sent 30 swimmers to the two-day meet and trailed...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango’s fifth-grade YAFL team advances to Super Bowl with shutout

Durango’s fifth-grade Young America Football League team is back in the Super Bowl for the third year in a row. The Demons kept their perfect season intact and recorded another shut-out victory...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Three Durango YAFL teams advance in playoffs

It was another strong week for Durango’s Young America Football League teams, as four of the five teams earned wins on Saturday. The sixth-grade Demons earned an upset win against Bayfield with a...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

No Durango YAFL teams feel defeat, begin to turn focus to playoffs

None of Durango’s Young America Football League teams suffered a defeat during their games on Saturday, and a few of the squads learned their fate in the upcoming playoffs. The sixth-grade Durango...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Two Durango YAFL teams earn shutout wins as seasons wind down

It was another successful weekend for Durango’s Young America Football League teams with three of the five squads picking up wins, two of which came via shutout. Durango’s second-grade team pounded...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Young Durango BMX stars claim Gold Cup plates

Durango has its first USA BMX Gold Cup regional champion since Christopher Blevins in 2008. Durango BMX sent its team to Chula Vista, California, for the USA BMX Gold Cup Regional Championship . A...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango Demons YAFL teams dominate again with three wins

The Durango Demons fifth-grade Young America Football League team moved to 5-0 on the season with another lopsided victory, this time taking care of Montazuma-Cortez 37-19 last weekend. Wide...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango Demons YAFL teams go 4-0

It was another successful week for Durango’s Young America Football League, as all four of the teams in action came away with victories. Durango’s third-grade team notched its fourth shutout in a...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Miller Angels defeat rival Escalante in middle school football

The Miller Middle School Angels claimed a big win against crosstown rival Escalante Middle School on Thursday night at the Durango High School stadium. Players from the two teams will reunite as...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Study shows playing football before age 12 can lead to mood and behavior issues

A new medical study has found that children who play football before age 12 suffer mood and behavior problems later in life at rates significantly higher than those who take up the sport later. The...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports