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

Indoor velodrome puts new spin on Boulder biking

BOULDER - It could become the most-talked-about oval in Boulder.Boulder Indoor Cycling's new 142-meter velodrome - the first such indoor bicycle track in Colorado - opened in January and had...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cubs' fans seize new hope

Nary a person is alive who remembers 1908.Theodore Roosevelt was president then, when the Chicago Cubs last won a World Series. One has to be over 70 to recall vividly when the Cubs most recently...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

DHS dominates swim meet

When Melissa Merryman emerged from the Fort Lewis College pool holding her right shoulder in Friday's afternoon's Western Slope Championships, it was cause for concern.After all, the senior...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Demons' rally falls short

A frantic fourth-quarter comeback fell just short for the Durango High School girls basketball team: The Demons lost 54-53 at Fruita Monument on Saturday afternoon.Cold-shooting stretches tormented...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

DHS boys win 44-40

For the second time in as many weeks, the Durango Demons' boys basketball team earned a narrow victory over Fruita Monument: a five-point win a fortnight and a day ago in Durango, and a four-point...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Demon wrestlers wrap up dual season

After a spirited start in the upper and lower weight classes, the Durango High School wrestlers fell 51-21 to the midsection of Fruita Monument in their last regular season dual meet before...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

FLC men drive stake into Mavs

That 14-point halftime margin was a mirage."They were really good as usual," Fort Lewis College men's basketball coach Bob Hofman said. "Just like Dracula, you can't put 'em down."Twenty minutes...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Fort Lewis women flex ranking

It wasn't a matter of if, just when.After a measly 12-point halftime lead, No. 3 Fort Lewis College flexed its ranking with a 30-point, 83-53 victory against downtrodden Mesa State.One night after...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports