Telluride picks up noisy W

IGNACIO - The game, from the opening tip, lived up to its billing.The frantic finish even exceeded the lofty expectations of a matchup of two state-ranked basketball teams.In the end, the Telluride...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

DHS proves mettle at big meet

It wasn't just a mirage."We accomplished what we came down here to do," Durango High School girls co-head coach Tom Coxwell said Saturday. "We're not just a flash in the pan. We are a good swim...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Morellis lead Bluejays past Bobcats

IGNACIO - Dylana Morelli powered her way to 20 points as the visiting Mancos girls soared past Ignacio 53-35 on Friday night.  The Bluejays (5-3 overall, 1-0 District play) jumped out to an early...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

FLC men defeat Mines by 7 in Golden

After their "customary slow start," Fort Lewis College rallied for a "tough" 71-64 victory against Colorado School of Mines in Golden on Friday night.Fort Lewis came from behind to lead 37-35 at...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

'Hawks swarm 'Digger women

It took more than 5 minutes for Colorado Mines to discover its own net. By that time, Fort Lewis College already had built an 18-0 lead."We put the pressure on 'em," Skyhawks women's basketball...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Ignacio's size, depth wins

IGNACIO - Size matters.So does depth. And 3-point shooting.The Ignacio High School boys basketball team showcased all three Friday night during a methodical 73-35 victory over Mancos at the rockin'...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

DHS loses SWL opener

The Durango High School boys basketball team dropped its Southwestern League opener 76-49 at Montrose on Friday night.Montrose sophomore Nathan Robertson led all scorers with 25 points.Shad Jennsen...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Montrose girls defeat Durango by 41

Playing their first game without standout senior point guard Katerina Garcia, the Durango girls lost 60-19 in Montrose on Friday night to open conference play.The Lady Indians moved to 14-1 (1-0...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Barnes makes biathlon history

Durango native and U.S. Olympian Lanny Barnes helped make biathlon history recently in Germany.Barnes, a member of the U.S. Olympic Biathlon Team, participated in one of biathlon's premier events,...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Racers ready to mush in stage race

The economy might slow down the sled-dog racing events.But it certainly won't slow down the dogs.The San Juan Stage Race, a four-stage showcase of sled-dog racing in the San Juans, will kick off...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

BHS wins spirited dual

IGNACIO - From the first nail-biting match to the final lung-busting overtime, the rival high school wrestlers tested each other - and the fans.With the large and lively crowd flexing vocal cords...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Extra: Martinez family, friends to honor Gallegos

Craig Gallegos, the Durango High School and Fort Lewis College alumnus who died in a motorcycle accident July 2008 in Durango, will be honored by Jerry Martinez, the Durango Chamber of Commerce...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports