Fort Lewis College can’t overcome injuries, blow 17-0 halftime lead against Western New Mexico

Western New Mexico University overcame a 17-0 halftime deficit and scored 20 unanswered points in the second half to snap Fort Lewis College’s two-game winning streak with a 20-17 nonconfernce win...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Justin Verlander, Astros beat Yankees to force Game 7 in ALCS

HOUSTON – Justin Verlander remained perfect with the Houston Astros, pitching seven shutout innings when they needed him most, and Jose Altuve homered and drove in three runs during a 7-1 victory...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bayfield scores 42 second-half points, beats Delta 45-0

Bayfield’s defense forced five turnovers, the offense rushed for 334 yards, and the Wolverines overcame a slow start to beat Delta 45-0. The Bayfield High School football team went into halftime...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 16 hours 28 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango football dominates Pueblo Central on homecoming

Homecoming night went about as well as any member of the Durango High School football team could have hoped for Friday night. The Demons, playing at home for the first time in 41 days, moved down...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 16 hours 30 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Prep Roundup: Durango volleyball finds success in defeat

The Durango High School volleyball team lost in three sets to Fruita Monument 25-19, 25-16, 29-27 Friday at DHS, but the performance was such a big turnaround from the two teams’ previous meeting...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 16 hours 31 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango boys soccer captures fourth consecutive 5A/4A Southwestern League title

The Durango High School boys soccer team needed a win to capture the 5A/4A Southwestern League title, and the Demons provided with a dominant performance against Grand Junction Central. Durango...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 16 hours 30 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fort Lewis College men’s soccer gets past Regis behind Byrne, Pescador

Peter Byrne kept the Fort Lewis College men’s soccer team alive in the first half, and Raul Pescador sent the team to a win in the second Byrne made nine saves and Pescador scored in the 53rd...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

NHL admits Avalanche goal should have counted on coach’s challenge

NEW YORK – The NHL has acknowledged video review incorrectly nullified a late-game goal by the Colorado Avalanche during a 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Blues. In a statement released Friday, the...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos lose third right tackle to injury in five-day span

ENGLEWOOD – The Denver Broncos’ injury epidemic has gotten drastically worse. Coach Vance Joseph said Friday that Donald Stephenson tore his left calf muscle at practice a day earlier when...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dahlberg: These aren’t your 1988 Dodgers, not even close

These aren’t your 1988 Dodgers, not even close. Justin Turner was a 3-year-old then, wondering what all the fuss was about when watching Kirk Gibson’s home run on TV at his grandmother’s home in...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dusty Baker gone as manager of Nationals after 2 NL East titles

WASHINGTON – Dusty Baker is done as manager of the Washington Nationals after two seasons, two NL East titles and zero playoff series victories. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said he told...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

No. 15 Washington State hopes to rebound against Colorado Buffaloes

As No. 15 Washington State prepared to host Colorado on Saturday night, coach Mike Leach didn’t mince words when describing the Cougars’ last outing, a 37-3 drubbing at California. “That’s the...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports