Students catch trout, lessons in classroom

INDEPENDENCE, Ky. – The head count in Autumn Hendrickson’s fourth- and fifth-grade science classes at White’s Tower Elementary School jumped by about 200 one day last month, thanks to some welcomed...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Going up?

Scott Simmons enjoys going uphill.Going downhill is OK, too.But the uphill is the allure for Durango ski mountaineer Scott Simmons.Simmons recently earned a position on the U.S. Ski Mountaineering...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Park, halfpipe skiers start fast

The Durango Freestyle Park and Pipe Ski Team started the competitive season at the USASA Crested Butte Freeride event last weekend.The event included the top USASA freestyle halfpipe and slopestyle...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoors Briefs

Durango athlete medals in Chama Durango fitness trainer and yoga teacher Steve Ilg won three medals last weekend during three days of Nordic events at the 38th annual Chama Ski Classic in New...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Sports Extra

National Football League Titans, Fisher parting ways after 16 full seasons NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Titans have parted with Jeff Fisher, who just completed his 16th full season as the...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Walk the plank

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Sister act strikes down Durango

Despite several missed opportunities offensively, the Durango High School girls basketball team had its rivals to the west right where it wanted them.Durango opened the fourth quarter on an 11-2...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Moose flex their wrestling muscle

Alamosa’s first visit to Bayfield High School as an Intermountain League wrestling rival showed that despite making the move down to Class 3A this season, the Mean Moose still wrestle like a 4A...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

DHS: Workmanlike wrestling W

The Demons wrestled in red Thursday night. But the results were decidedly blue collar.The Durango High School wrestling team, in workmanlike fashion, controlled Pagosa Springs 45-17 in its final...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

No Djokovic, another legend falls Down Under in Open semis

MELBOURNE, Australia – Roger Federer saved a parting shot for anyone who thinks his time is up and a changing of the guard in tennis awaits.“Yeah, I mean, they say that very quickly. ... Let’s talk...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

10 and counting: Bailey an All-Star

ENGLEWOOD – Champ Bailey is heading to his 10th Pro Bowl, a record for cornerbacks.The Denver Broncos captain was notified by the NFL on Thursday that he was being added to the AFC roster,...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

No aggression, no rivalry game win for basketball-deficient Demons

The Durango High School boys basketball team was good enough for three quarters to lead, or at least stay in striking distance, on the road against Montezuma-Cortez. Then, as has become the story...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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