DHS girls turn back Tigers 58-55

Tied with the Grand Junction girls at 53 with 3:30 remaining, Katerina Garcia wasn't about to let Durango succumb to its recent pattern of late-game fizzling."I'm sick of losing," Garcia said....

DATE: Feb. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Skyhawks ready for showdown

Call it a Highlands' hangover, only Fort Lewis hasn't drunk that Kool-Aid yet.Fort Lewis, far from its best effort of the season, hurdled CSU-Pueblo by a casual 15 points Friday night at Whalen...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

FLC women drill CSU-Pueblo

That was supposed to be the second best team in the conference.No guesswork necessary when trying to quantify the No. 1, however."That's a good team we just beat by 34 points," Fort Lewis College...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Steamers clinch RMYHL; Chapman Hill to host President's Day tourney

Durango didn't just clinch its second consecutive Rocky Mountain Youth Hockey League regular season championship last weekend on the road, it eliminated Telluride from the postseason tournament,...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

'Hawks to host four at FLC

Save for Western State's surprise victory in the regular-season finale one year ago at Whalen Gymnasium, no team has shocked the Fort Lewis College women's basketball team in the last four years...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Demons to host Cortez rivalry at Fort Lewis

Two basketball games separate Durango and Montezuma-Cortez before they revisit their rivalry - this time, and for the second consecutive season, at Fort Lewis College.Durango will host Grand...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

DHS 'hoping' for better show

By Aaron UnterreinerHerald Sports EditorThe last time the Durango High School girls basketball team played Grand Junction and Montrose, they lost a pair of Southwestern League road games by a total...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Morris a keeper for FLC

Three-and-a-half years ago, Marc Morris received his first varsity start in goal for the Durango Demons. He received a phone call the night before. It was Zane Wells."It was a Montrose game, at...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Nuggets rebound with eighth win in a row vs. Heat

MIAMI - Once again, facing the Miami Heat was all the Denver Nuggets needed to get back on track.Chauncey Billups scored 13 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, Carmelo Anthony finished with 19...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bobcat bench boosts boys

IGNACIO - The boost for the Bobcats came from the bench.The Ignacio High School boys basketball team, with key contributions from three nonstarters, broke open a close game in the second half and...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ignacio scores 61 in first win

IGNACIO - The drought is over.The Ignacio High School girls basketball team put an end to its frustrating season-long winless streak Tuesday night, defeating Ouray 61-42 before a modest, but...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Teams staring at crunch time

Crunch time.Area high school basketball teams are staring at the final two weeks of the regular season with playoff scenarios on the line.The first of the crunch-time games are scheduled for...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports