Sports

Durango Swim Club improves in Grand Junction

The Durango Swim Club took its youth swimmers to Wednesday’s talent-loaded Grand Junction Invite and showed improvement from last year’s impressive effort. The Durango squad matched up with more...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Durango’s Teagan Kehm headed to elite softball tournament

Durango’s 13-year-old Teagan Kehm is about to have the softball experience of her life. After a grueling March tryout session in Glendale, Arizona, Kehm was chosen to play for the 12-and-under Far...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

No-contest plea in Little League baseball bat attack on coach

LOS ANGELES – A California man has pleaded no contest to attacking his son’s Little League baseball coach with a bat during a game last year. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office says...

DATE: June 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango Swim Club clubs the competition

The Durango Swim Club hosted a home meet last weekend and blew its opponents out of the water. The team racked up 844 points Saturday and Sunday at the Durango Recreation Center and cruised to...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Durango Swim Club marathon fundraiser pays off

The Durango Swim Club raised more than $6,000 and swam for 12 consecutive hours at last week’s annual fundraiser. The team of 35 swimmers, some as young as 6 years old, swam two- and four-person...

DATE: April 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Young boardercross racer Lochte-Bono Durango’s latest national champion

Durango is home to national champions in a wide variety of sports. Add boardercross to the growing list. Madeline Lochte-Bono, a 14-year-old from Durango, claimed the gold medal at the United...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Durango’s Trudy Mickel earns a moguls world championship

Trudy Mickel picked a perfect time for the best performance of her young career. Now, she can call herself a world champion. The skier from Durango claimed a gold medal this week at the FIS...

DATE: April 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Durango’s Mickel a young master of mogul skiing

Trudy Mickel dedicated herself to skiing at a young age. She’s soared through the air at the biggest competitions a junior can attend in the United States. Now, she’s making an even bigger leap....

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Durango Nordic Ski Club sends three to nationals

The Durango Nordic Ski Club had three of its skiers compete March 3-11 in Lake Placid, New York, in the 2017 Cross Country Junior National Championships. Cobe Freeburn, Logan Moore and Maggie...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Bayfield girl McNaughton on mission for wrestling nationals

Abigail McNaughton’s first tournament win will send her to the national championships. The 11-year-old Bayfield wrestler won the state championship in her weight class at the girls state tournament...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Mickel a junior master of ski moguls

Trudy Mickel continues to soar on skis. The Durangoan was selected as one of four girls to represent the United States at the Junior World Championships for moguls, which will be held April 3-7 in...

DATE: March 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Purgatory freestyle slays state championship slope

Under sunny skies and on its familiar home mountain, the Purgatory Freestyle Ski Team earned state championships and many more podium finishes at the State Mogul Skiing Championships at Purgatory...

DATE: March 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports