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Durango Nordic Ski Club among best at Breckenridge

The big snows may be just starting to pile up in SW Colorado, but the Durango Nordic Ski Club’s youth skiers are in midseason form. In the team’s most recent performance, 15 competitors represented...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Sill’s hat trick leads Durango hockey against Los Alamos

A narrow loss to open the weekend didn’t deter the Devils. After falling 2-1 to Los Alamos on Saturday at Chapman Hill Ice Rink, the Durango Area Youth Hockey Association High School Varsity Hockey...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Durango youths swim to victory

It was an impressive month in the pool for Durango’s youth swimmers. At the end of October, the Durango Swim Club brought 39 swimmers to the Great Pumpkin Invite in Cortez and asserted its regional...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Durango’s fourth-grade YAFL team gets Super Bowl revenge

Five yards was all the separated the Demons from a championship last year. A year later and a year wiser, they wouldn’t let it get that close. The fourth-grade Durango Young America Football League...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Fourth-grade Durango YAFL team set for Titan-sized Super Bowl rematch

Only one remains. The rematch is on. Three Durango Young America Football League teams advanced to the semifinals, but only one advanced to reach Super Bowl Saturday in Farmington. After earning a...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Three Durango YAFL teams reach semifinals

The playoff opened in grand fashion for Durango’s Young America Football League teams last week. Three of the four teams competing in the postseason won Saturday to advance to the semifinals this...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Time to talk about playoffs for Durango YAFL teams

In an impressive run through the regular season, every Durango team in the Young America Football League made the playoffs this year. Durango’s third- through sixth-grade teams all qualified for...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Football family helps Dugan family after death of mother, wife

Focus shifted from football to family in Week 7 of the Young America Football League season. Teams honored the life of Kristen Dugan, mother of fourth-grade player Ryan and second-grader Tyler, and...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Angels, Eagles middle school football players will shed wings to become Durango Demons

Before Durango hosts its homecoming football game against Bayfield on Friday, Durango fans got an early look at the future of the Demons. Escalante and Miller middle schools met Thursday night in...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Dominant defenses lead Durango YAFL teams

The defensive dominance of Durango’s Young America Football League teams was on full display again last weekend. As the playoffs creep closer, several wining streaks were kept alive, highlighted by...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Durango YAFL teams perfect in Week 5 with close games

Playoffs are quickly approaching, and every game matters down the stretch for Durango’s Young America Football League teams. Week 5 brought more excitement and memorable action, as Durango’s teams...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Durango YAFL teams labor through Labor Day

While the fourth- and sixth-grade teams took the Labor Day holiday weekend off, three other youth football teams put on the pads and got to work. Week 4 of the Young America Football League season...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports