Scouting mission underway along proposed Rio Grande Trail

ALBUQUERQUE – A couple of hikers have embarked on a 500-mile (805-kilometer) expedition that will traverse New Mexico from end to end. The mission: Chart out the best route and identify what...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Durango’s Christopher Blevins silver at UCI Mountain Bike World Championships

Less than a month after the first International Cycling Union (UCI) World Cup podium of his career, cycling star Christopher Blevins earned the biggest international finish of his career Friday....

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Eagles stop Matt Ryan to Julio Jones again, beat Falcons

PHILADELPHIA – Matt Ryan to Julio Jones failed again. Jay Ajayi had a pair of touchdown runs, Nick Foles caught another pass to jump-start a sputtering offense and the defending champion...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Prep Roundup: Tough night for La Plata County volleyball teams

Durango and Farmington clashed on the volleyball court for the second time in nine days Thursday. This time, it was on Farmington’s home court. The result was no different, though. Farmington (3-0)...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

No. 1 Bayfield football welcomes Aspen in home opener

School records won’t be on the minds of the Bayfield High School football players when they take the field Saturday in the Wolverines’ home opener. Neither will the last game BHS played at...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Turnovers key as Ignacio football travels to Newcomb

The Ignacio High School football team’s defense has already forced 11 turnovers in two games. The Bobcats will look for more at 7 p.m. Friday in a tough matchup on the road at Newcomb, New Mexico....

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Game of the Week: Rivalry renewed between Montrose, Durango football

When the Durango High School football team opens its home portion of its season at 7 p.m. Friday at Durango High School, head coach David Vogt will look for more discipline, particularly from the...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Net gain: Serena Williams into 9th U.S. Open final

NEW YORK – Serena Williams was a bit shaky at the start of her U.S. Open semifinal. For all of six minutes. That’s how long it took her to drop the opening two games Thursday night. Williams spent...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Fort Lewis College men’s soccer ties Northwest Nazarene in Grand Junction

Fort Lewis College men’s soccer fans got a taste of what its attack could bring to the table last Sunday when the Skyhawks roared back to defeat Texas-Permian Basin in its first game of the season....

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Von Miller, Russell Wilson won’t be friendly Sunday

ENGLEWOOD – Nobody has more sacks in the last seven seasons than Denver Broncos star Von Miller, who has dumped the quarterback 83½ times since his Rookie of the Year debut in 2011. Miller’s sole...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy off to torrid start at BMW Championship

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. – Tiger Woods had his lowest round since his last victory more than five years ago, an 8-under 62 with birdie chances on all but two greens and only one bad swing all day. All...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Herrada takes Spanish Vuelta lead after Geniez wins stage

MANON, Spain – Jesus Herrada of Spain took the overall lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Thursday, as Alexandre Geniez won a 12th stage marked by a post-race crash. Geniez dominated the final sprint to...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports