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

Durango swings windy victory

Durango straightened out the wind just long enough for a 4-3 "squeaker" of a win Tuesday in Cortez."It was real windy," Durango High School tennis coach Dave Weisfeldt said. "I don't know what it...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fort Lewis golfers snowball to 6th

Backed by co-medalist Chris Shoop, UC-Colorado Springs won the 18-hole Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Men's Golf Fall Tournament on Tuesday at Cougar Canyon Golf Links in Trinidad.Jim Knous, a...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Scorpions sting Durango's boys soccer 3-2 at home

Facing a visiting team laden with veteran talent, it was the winless Demons who had their opponents' backs against the wall.Unfortunately for the Durango High School boys soccer team (0-7 overall,...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

10-run W a milestone for Durango softball

Durango's 2009 home opener was one for the record books. Four wins, especially pitted against six losses, might not seem like something to get excited about, but victories for the Durango High...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Denver defense thrives

DENVER - A Denver Broncos defense that's been a detriment the last few years has suddenly become dependable.Elvis Dumervil tied a franchise record with four sacks, and the Broncos forced three...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Will Barack lobby for 2016 Olympic Games?

WASHINGTON - As Michelle Obama prepares to make a highly personal appeal in Denmark on behalf of Chicago's bid to host the 2016 Summer Olympics, the White House is leaving open the possibility that...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Official banned after ordering crash

PARIS - Nelson Piquet Jr. wishes every day he had refused orders to deliberately crash at a race.The fallout from that incident hit Monday, when Formula One spared his former team severe punishment...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Young Demons seek first soccer victory

As Durango High School's boys soccer team opens up its home schedule today against Farmington (5 p.m. at the Riverview Sports Complex), the Demons (0-6 overall, 0-2 Southwestern League) still find...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports