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Durango girls basketball gets 16-seed, bye in CHSAA state tournament

The Durango High School girls basketball team won six games in a row to finish off an impressive regular season. The Demons’ hot stretch turned out to be crucial as their regular-season performance...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango boys get 4-seed in CHSAA 4A state basketball tournament

One day after winning the team’s first league title in a decade and 20th game of its season, the Durango High School boys basketball team got the reward it was looking for. The Demons received the...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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STATE WRESTLING: Ignacio’s Appenzeller suffers same state fate to Peyton’s Holmes

It took 365 days for Ethan Appenzeller to get his rematch. Saturday was the night. The Ignacio High School senior wrestler wanted nothing more than to get back under the bright lights of the Pepsi...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Black makes immediate impact on Rockies club

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Bud Black called on young pitcher Rayan Gonzalez and put the Puerto Rican right-hander on the spot in front of everybody. Colorado’s new manager inquired about what Gonzalez...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Colorado’s Shiffrin crushes rivals at ski worlds

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland – Mikaela Shiffrin was in a world of her own on Saturday, extending her unbeaten record in slalom gold medal events. The 2014 Olympic champion won her specialist event at a...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ignacio girls rally, boys struggle

Pushed to the brink by a Ouray girls basketball team on the rise and a senior who refused to go quietly on senior night for the Trojans, Ignacio’s Kiana Valdez made a championship play at a...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango girls basketball sweeps weekend; Chandler honored for career mark

The Durango High School basketball teams were presented with an awkward and difficult travel scenario over the weekend, but that couldn’t stop the Demons from taking care of business. Durango’s...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Nose for Nordic nationals

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Durango basketball claims first league title in 10 years

Ten years had gone by since the Durango Demons boys basketball had won a league championship. After Saturday’s game at Grand Junction, that drought ended. The Demons led from the start and held off...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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No. 22 Colorado Mines survives comeback, beats No. 11 Fort Lewis

The long awaited matchup between No. 11 Fort Lewis College and No. 22 Colorado School of Mines was everything it was billed to be – and more. In the end, it didn’t go the Skyhawks’ way, as...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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State Wrestling: Ignacio’s Appenzeller gets his rematch

The day started with a stunning loss. It ended with hope for a championship. Friday at the Colorado High School Activities Association State Wrestling Championships provides the most action-packed...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Kayla Herrera takes over, Fort Lewis women beat Colorado Mines

From the first possession to the final buzzer, Friday night at Whalen Gymnasium was Kayla Herrera’s night. While most of the players on the floor were tight with the bright lights shining, Herrera...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports