Durango soccer can’t comeback against Evergreen

During a five-minute span Friday night, the Durango High School soccer team lost its concentration and gave up two goals in the span of five minutes, eventually falling 4-2. The Demons (4-1) led...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ignacio football blown out by Newcomb Skyhawks

After a hot start to the season, the Ignacio football team came crashing back to earth with a 42-6 thumping by Newcomb, New Mexico, and handed the Bobcats their first loss of the season. The teams...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Last-gasp corner kick a winner for Fort Lewis College women’s soccer

Fort Lewis College women’s soccer redshirt sophomore midfielder Courtney Wamboldt has always trusted her delivery during set pieces, specifically from corner kicks. But even for her, this was truly...

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

Nadal’s knee cuts U.S. Open short; Djokovic cruises to victory

NEW YORK – Rafael Nadal felt the pain sear into his right knee early in his U.S. Open semifinal, on what he called “a bad movement.” It was a familiar pain, one that he’s dealt with off-and-on for...

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

Xander Schauffele in front at BMW, as Tiger Woods misses putts

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. – Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk had an easy time deciding on three of his four picks for the Ryder Cup. Xander Schauffele is making the last one a little more difficult....

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

Herrada’s lead cut in half in Vuelta stage won by Rodriguez

SABERO, Spain – Simon Yates cut in half Jesus Herrada’s Spanish Vuelta lead in a 13th stage won by Oscar Rodriguez on Friday. Rodriguez dominated the difficult climb up La Camperona to clinch the...

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

Spots open for Todd’s Durango Dirtfondo

Herald Staff Report Space is still available for mountain bikers to participate in the Durango Dirtfondo, an event hosted by three-time Olympian and longtime Durango star Todd Wells. The event is...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Alaska’s Iditarod race gains new sponsor after others leave

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Organizers of Alaska’s 1,000-mile Iditarod say an Anchorage business has become a sponsor of the famed sled dog race. The addition of Anchorage Distillery follows a challenging...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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