Sports

Durango YAFL begins season with offensive firepower

The opening week of the season for Durango’s Young America Football League was successful, as two of four teams in action got victories. One more team will have its first game Saturday. Durango’s...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Hawaii wins Little League World Series behind shutout pitching, home runs

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – It only took one pitch for Mana Lau Kong to deliver Hawaii its first Little League World Series title in a decade. Against a South Korea team that hadn’t surrendered a...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Puerto Rico team that endured hurricane makes Little League World Series run

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – After a five-inning, 14 strikeout, no-hit performance, Roberto Joubert stepped off the mound and made his way toward the Puerto Rico dugout. An emphatic roar filled...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Referees sought for youth, adult soccer

The Colorado Soccer Referee Program announced that community members are being recruited to work as referees at upcoming youth and adult soccer games, leagues, tournaments and special events....

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango Youth Soccer hires goalkeeping director

Durango Youth Soccer Association recently hired Douglas Ewing as its new director of goalkeeping. Ewing holds a psychology undergraduate degree and master’s degree in education from Drake...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

No easy answers on best heart check-up for young athletes

WASHINGTON – What kind of heart check-up do young athletes need to make the team? A large study of teenage soccer players in England found in-depth screening didn’t detect signs of trouble in some...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Ball field named after long-time Ignacio trustee

IGNACIO – Trustees of the Ignacio Town Board unleashed a “gotcha” on one of their former members. Using an excuse to get Lawrence Bartley to come to the June town board meeting, they then read a...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango Swim Club sends loaded team to state championships

Durango Swim Club will be well represented at the 12-and-under state championships this weekend at Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Several of the team’s young swimmers turned in state...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango Youth Baseball team headed to state tournament

The Durango All-Stars will go to the Little League state tournament after the 10-and-under team rolled through the District 4 tournament with an unblemished record. Durango blew out the competition...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth 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

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