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National Hockey League Call it a comeback? Forsberg to work with Avs DENVER (AP) – Former NHL MVP Peter Forsberg will practice with the Colorado Avalanche to see if he is in shape for a possible...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

IHS earns road sweep at Mancos

The Ignacio boys needed a second-half surge to pull away from Mancos on Friday night.The Bobcats, who led by only five points at halftime, rallied to win 61-34 at Mancos.“The guy who really got it...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Monumental third does in DHS boys

Fruita Monument enjoyed its home court Friday night, particularly in the third quarter.The Fruita Monument boys basketball team exploded in the third period and pulled away from Durango, winning...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

BHS boys ‘own’ 4th quarter at Centauri

The Bayfield High School boys basketball team rallied for a 58-45 victory at Centauri in La Jara on Friday night.“We owned the fourth quarter,” BHS head coach Bill Hesford said.The game was...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fruita’s 3-game fruitful in SWL win

Nothing to be ashamed of, the Durango High School girls basketball team ran into a “pretty good” basketball team Friday night at Fruita Monument.DHS lost the Southwestern League game 54-48.“They’re...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Pre-Paonia Invitational, IHS wrestlers pin down a pair of duals

The Ignacio High School wrestling team traveled to Paonia on Friday for a pair of dual matches.The Bobcats, with a short lineup, tangled with Rangely and No. 1-ranked Fowler, the state’s top Class...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

BHS: Then there were 3

Bayfield will have three wrestlers battling for titles today in the annual Sand Devil Tournament in Page, Ariz.Matt Eckstein (heavyweight), Tanner McGhehey (160 pounds) and Aaron Velasquez (152)...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

4 go unbeaten Day 1 in Payson, Ariz., heat

It’s sunny and 60 degrees in Payson, Ariz., and the Demons were hot on the wrestling mats, too.Durango High School had four wrestlers go undefeated in pool play Day 1 at the Payson Invitational,...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Metro’s last run leads to ’Runners’ W

In almost any tense, back-and-forth contest, victory comes down to who makes the last run.Thanks to Metro State freshman Brandon Jefferson, that run belonged to the Roadrunners.A quick 7-1 spurt in...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Who’s your mommy?

What a difference a week makes. Just seven days removed from a second-half meltdown and a loss to Colorado Christian, the No. 5 Fort Lewis College women’s basketball team returned to a familiar...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Durangoan fighting back

Kier Samuelson of Durango, a former ski racer with the Durango Nordic Ski Club, is continuing his recovery from major injuries suffered in an automobile accident in November.Samuelson, also a noted...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Women’s No. 1 advances to fourth

MELBOURNE, Australia – Caroline Wozniacki beat Dominika Cibulkova 6-4, 6-3 today to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open and avenge last week’s loss in a tuneup tournament.Justine Henin...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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