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Kurt Busch steals monster victory at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Decked in Monster gear, chugging a tall boy of the energy drink as he was flanked by scantily clad models, Kurt Busch celebrated the biggest win of his racing career. It was...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Fort Lewis hires Joshua Coon to lead track, XC teams

Fort Lewis College has hired a new men’s and women’s cross country and women’s track and field coach. According to Friday’s Fort Lewis College news release, former Colorado Christian coach Joshua...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Bayfield gets 5-seed in CHSAA 3A basketball state tournament

After winning the 3A Intermountain League district championship for the first time since 1992, the Bayfield High School boys basketball team received the No. 5 seed in the Colorado High School...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Rickie Fowler overcomes early mishaps to win Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Rickie Fowler made it interesting Sunday for as long as it took him to make two big putts to pull away in the Honda Classic. Staked to a four-shot lead, Fowler hit one...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Shiffrin storms to combined World Cup race victory

CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland — A stunning slalom run from Mikaela Shiffrin saw her clinch a first Alpine combined win Sunday to extend her advantage in the overall standings. Shiffrin was seventh...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colorado Mines wins RMAC regular-season title

Colorado School of Mines beat Metro State Saturday night to clinch sole possession of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference regular-season title. The Orediggers (24-4, 19-3 RMAC) had an 11-point...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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25 year wait over for league champion Bayfield basketball

BAYFIELD - Bayfield waited a quarter century for what happened Saturday night. Playing in front of a raucous crowd, the Bayfield High School boys basketball team hosted Alamosa High School on...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Ilka Stuhec wins super-G to close in on Shiffrin

CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland – Suddenly the overall title is not looking so certain for Mikaela Shiffrin after Ilka Stuhec won a super-G race on Saturday. There was also a worrying crash for Lindsey...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Durango High School boys move on to CHSAA 4A Sweet 16

When things start going off the hinges for a high school sports team, a senior needs step in and retake control before things get out of hand. In Saturday’s Colorado High School Activities...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Big wins for Ignacio basketball come with big rewards

It all came down to one bounce off the rim for the Ignacio High School boys basketball team. Lawrence Valdez didn’t score a point until the final seconds of Saturday’s Class 2A San Juan Basin...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango completes CHSAA state skiing meet in Steamboat

After a successful reintroduction of an alpine skiing program at Durango High School, the team finished the season at the Colorado High School Activities Association State Ski Championships...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Sports Extra

Golf Ryan Palmer takes lead at Honda Classic with 65 PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – Ryan Palmer is starting to turn the corner with his game, adding a 5-under 65 to take the early lead in the second...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports