Durango swimmers start fast in championships

The Durango Demons splashed right into the finals of the District Swimming Championships on Friday night at the Fort Lewis College pool.As the host school for the 11-team district event, the Demons...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Montrose wrestlers defeat Demons

On Senior Night at the Durango High School gym Friday, it was the Montrose Indians who seemed right at home in their 51-13 dual victory."It was really a comfortable dual for us," said Montrose head...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Western St. surprises FLC men

The early season loss to Regis came as a surprise.The midseason loss to Western State came as a surprise."Our backs are against the wall now," Fort Lewis College men's basketball coach Bob Hofman...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Skyhawks pitch complete game

Not the first half, not the second half, but two halves of basketball."I really do think that was the first game we played an entire 40 minutes," Fort Lewis College women's basketball coach Mark...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Full moon ski planned at Vallecito on Sunday

A full moon ski outing is scheduled for the Vallecito Nordic Area on Sunday night.Interested skiers can meet at the trailhead at 7 p.m.The full moon ski is the latest of a series of special events...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

New age freestyle takes off

This is not your father's freestyle.This is not Uncle Wayne's freestyle.This is freestyle skiing, circa 2009, presented by the Durango Freestyle Team, co-starring fellow skiers from the USSA's...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Durango swimmer wins five

Although turnout was somewhat thin on Super Bowl weekend, the Durango Swim Club put on a show of its own at the FCAT Winter Invitational last weekend, cruising to a team victory in Farmington,...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

Steamer midgets hope to clinch

The Durango Steamers' midget (ages 15-18) hockey team is one weekend away from another championship banner.Durango improved to 13-1-2 this season with two wins and two ties last weekend on the road...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

Wolverines sweep Sangre de Cristo

The Bayfield High School boys basketball team picked up its third victory of the season with a 68-41 win over visiting Sangre de Cristo on Wednesday night."The guys responded very well," BHS boys...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

McLeod snaps Stars' streak

DENVER - Cody McLeod scored the tiebreaking goal with seven minutes left, and the Avalanche snapped the Dallas Stars' five-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory on Thursday night.McLeod is one of...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Pagosa outduels BHS

The usual suspects showed fine.Trevor Huntsman pinned his man at 125. Cody Butero pinned his man at 135. Taylor Swanemyr won a 10-3 decision. Austin Thorne pinned his man at 145. Aaron Velasquez...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

JV Demon boys challenge 'Cats

Durango's junior varsity boys basketball team provided just the 11th-hour challenge that Ignacio varsity coach Chris Valdez coveted.Needing to fill a void in the Bobcats' schedule because of...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports