Sports

Durango Nordic Ski Club strong in Steamboat with one to go

Only one competition remains before the Rocky Mountain Nordic Junior National Team will be announced, and plenty of Durango sliders have put themselves in position for nomination after a recent...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Rookies make immediate impact for Durango Swim Club

The Durango Swim Club saw a number of young swimmers dive into their first meet and make an immediate impact last weekend at the Four Corners Aquatic Team Winter Wonderland Open Meet in Farmington....

DATE: Jan. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Duerson Act would ban pre-teen tackle football in Illinois

CHICAGO — Organized tackle football would be banned for Illinois children younger than 12 years old under a bill unveiled Thursday. The Dave Duerson Act to Prevent CTE is named for the Chicago...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango Nordic Ski Club storms Crested Butte

The second Junior National Qualifier of the season for the Durango Nordic Ski Club was held in Crested Butte. Though the Nordic skiers weren’t hitting the steep slopes at Crested Butte, they burned...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Purgatory Freestyle Ski Team dominates on home slope

The Purgatory Freestyle Ski Team took advantage of skiing on its home slope and turned in strong performances at the Hampton Inn Rocky Mountain Qualifier during weekend at Purgatory Resort. During...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Purgatory set to host Rocky Mountain Qualifier this weekend

Young skiers are set to descend upon Purgatory Resort when the Purgatory Freestyle Team hosts the Hampton Inn Rocky Mountain Qualifier this weekend. The event will feature youth skiers aged 8-14...

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

Records fall for Durango Swim Club at MAValanche meet

Records fell and championship meet rookies turned in promising performances for the Durango Swim Club at the MAValanche swim meet last weekend in Grand Junction. Three Durango Swim Club members...

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

Betty Holcomb’s double gold leads Durango Nordic Ski Club in strong opening weekend

The Durango Nordic Ski Club finally got on some snow when the team sent 14 athletes to their first Junior National Qualifier of the season last weekend at the Frisco Nordic Center in Frisco. “This...

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

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

Durango’s fifth-grade YAFL team’s season ends in Four Corners Super Bowl

Durango’s fifth-grade Young America Football League team’s season came to an end in the Four Corners YAFL Super Bowl. The Demons, who entered the finale unbeaten, couldn’t find a way past the...

DATE: Nov. 9, 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