1 bike, 1 gear, 1 big country

Like Durango teenagers are inclined to do, Noah Leggett told his mom and dad he was going out for a bike ride. Four months and 3,000 miles later, he's back - with mom and dad's blessings.Leggett,...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Pro cycling's futures, plus big Little 500

Let's get right to the spin cycle:In the flourishing tradition of biking in Durango, another upbeat and offbeat event will make its frenetic return with the annual Little Durango 500.No, it's not...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Just a head's up

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Durango High School promotes JV coach

At least for two individuals at Durango High School, the search for the next varsity girls head basketball coach is over. According to a news release Wednesday to The Durango Herald, Diane...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango High School singles solid in sweep

Durango backed up its narrow victory at Montezuma-Cortez with a "convincing win" Thursday afternoon at Pueblo South High School."We're still going to switch a few things around next week ... try a...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango High School rained out of state

Bad weather turned out to be the Durango Demons' kryptonite.Unfortunately for the Durango High School boys golf team, Regionals were marked with a sub-40 degrees temperature and a sharp wind."We...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Broncos' 3-4 D makes strides

ENGLEWOOD - Inheriting a Denver Broncos defense in complete disarray, Josh McDaniels decided to junk it soon after taking over as head coach.No patches, salvage jobs or quick fixes, just throw the...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Padres send Rockies reeling

DENVER - Nick Hundley homered to start the comeback and drove in the tiebreaking run with an eighth-inning single off Rafael Betancourt, and the San Diego Padres dealt the NL wild card-leading...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dolores defeats Ignacio HS in 3

Dolores defeated Ignacio 3-1 in a high school volleyball match Tuesday night at Ignacio High School.Dolores won 25-16, 15-25, 25-20, 25-22.Results from the match weren't available to The Durango...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Pagosa HS drops Bayfield HS 6-1

Pagosa Springs defeated the Bayfield High School boys soccer team 6-1 on Tuesday night at Wolverine Country Stadium.Results from the game weren't available to The Durango Herald until...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dumervil: It's a matter of leverage

ENGLEWOOD - With his long arms and low center of gravity, Elvis Dumervil was just the hybrid player the Denver Broncos were coveting for their conversion to a 3-4 scheme.Convincing him, though,...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Fort Lewis Skyhawks improvise

This game looked everything like a 1-0 loss.Then, just like that, it turned into a 3-1 victory."I really thought we were going to lose that game," Fort Lewis College women's soccer coach Damian...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports