Sports

Western State makes meaningful donation to Escalante Middle School track and field

From one track and field team to another, one generation of elite athletes made small gesture that meant a lot to an up-and-coming batch of runners. Bruce Heller, a track and field coach at...

DATE: March 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Purgatory Freestyle Ski wins state and national titles

The Purgatory Freestyle Ski Team brought home state titles at Purgatory and national honors at the United States Ski and Snowboard Association Junior Nationals in Sun Valley, Idaho last week. In...

DATE: March 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango Nordic Ski Club impressive in Utah

The Durango Nordic Ski Club took 26 skiers to historic Soldier Hollow, Utah, to compete in an event that featured more than 700 of the best youth nordic skiers in the west. The Soldier Hollow...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango Devils and bantams finished weekend with mixed results

The Durango youth and high school club hockey teams were back on the ice over the weekend with a mixed bag of results. Durango’s bantams finished with a 2-1 record in the weekend’s action against...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Purgatory Freestyle ski team off to strong start

The Purgatory Freestyle Devo Ski Team saw its season begin with a bang last weekend in Telluride. Developmental freestyle skiers between the ages of 6 and 14 represented Purgatory Resort against...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango Nordic Ski Club pushing to the podium

Twenty athletes with the Durango Nordic Ski Club traveled Dec. 18-20 to Crested Butte to compete in their first Junior National Qualifying races this season. The weekend of racing provided an...

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

Michigan schools try out new concussion tests

BEVERLY HILLS, Mich. – Baseline testing – a combination of memory, reaction time, attention and stress assessments – is done in major pro sports because it is considered an objective and...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Dream League softball an award-winning dream

Only two years young, the work of Durango Parks & Recreation and its adaptive softball program has turned heads across the state. The “Dream League” was awarded the 2015 Columbine Award for...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango Special Olympics teams take second in state volleyball tournament

The Durango Special Olympics program earned another accolade for a strong volleyball season. The unified volleyball teams claimed second place in their respective divisions at the state tournament...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Third-grade YAFL team ends season in Super Bowl

No championships for Durango this year. The Four Corners Young America Football League season came to a close Saturday in Farmington with one team from Durango competing in the Super Bowl at Navajo...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

One Durango team to the YAFL Super Bowl

One may be the loneliest number, but one is a reason to celebrate for local youth football teams. The Durango Demons’ third-grade Young America Football League team earned a 19-6 victory against...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2015 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Three Durango YAFL teams into the semifinals

The first week of the push to the Super Bowl is in the books for Durango’s Young America Football League squads. Three teams are still alive going to the second week of postseason play, with the...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2015 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports