Free throws haunt DHS boys in loss

Save the 15 missed free throws, and it's a one-possession game at the end of regulation."We have got to work on our free shots," Durango High School boys basketball coach Tom Dunne said. "Our goal...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

FLC women extend RMAC streak

The No. 6 Fort Lewis College women's basketball team kept its perfect Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference intact with a 77-58 win over Western New Mexico University on Saturday night at Whalen...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Fort Lewis men roll 83-53

They never had a chance.Well, after the Mustangs' 2-0 lead disintegrated with Trent Bowman's 3-pointer, they never had a chance ... a deuce down low from Bowman, a 3 from DeAndre Lansdowne, another...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Junior skiers racing at Purgatory

The Purgatory Alpine Ski Team will host the annual Jesse Scott Memorial Super-G races today and Sunday on the Upper Hades run at Purgatory.Junior ski racers from Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

Durango boys refuse to lose

This was his game, his win.It wasn't flashy.The game was tied 12-all at halftime.Fruita Monument even led by 11 with 5½ minutes to play in regulation.Durango, though, never quit.Somewhere, somehow,...

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

DHS girls team up to throttle Wildcats

Losing Katerina Garcia might have made the Durango High School girls ... better?While all the buzz at the DHS gym surrounded the return of the senior point guard Friday night, Demons coach Mary...

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

Ignacio boys blast Norwood

The Ignacio High School boys basketball team exploded to a big 79-41 victory at Norwood on Friday night."We bounced back and played well," Ignacio head coach Chris Valdez said."We played a lot...

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

BHS girls improve to 8-2

The Bayfield High School girls basketball team improved to 2-0 in the Intermountain League, 8-2 overall, with a convincing 78-55 win at Monte Vista on Friday night."The girls came ready to play .....

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

Durango swimmers sweep pair

The Durango High School girls swim team swept two more duals on Friday afternoon in Cortez.The Demons swam past Montezuma-Cortez 100-29 and then defeated Palisade 104-40."We did really, really...

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

Bayfield wrestles to Sand Devil lead

The Bayfield High School wrestling team took the first-day lead at the multistate Sand Devil Classic in Page, Ariz., on Friday.The Wolverines advanced seven wrestlers to the tournament semifinals...

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

Hot Cowboys to test Skyhawks

They're the hottest team in the West.They're notoriously tough against Fort Lewis College.DJ Nicholas was honored this week with his second consecutive and third overall Rocky Mountain Athletic...

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

No spike in Four Corners poaching

Wildlife officials report no noticeable spike in poaching activity in the greater Four Corners of late.While the declining economy has triggered a flurry of illegal hunting and fishing in coastal...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors