Pena, Plehinger reach finals

DENVER - The Bobcats are living on the edge.And that's just fine with Alex Peña and Josh Plehinger.Peña and Plehinger, a pair of Ignacio High School wrestlers, will go for individual state titles...

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

Durango Nordic skiers post results at qualifying races

The Durango Nordic Ski Club wrapped up Junior National qualifying with a series of top finishes at Eldora last weekend.The Nordic club qualified 11 skiers to be a part of the Rocky Mountain Junior...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Stakes are high

The bar has been raised beyond 13,200 feet.At 13,300 feet, Palmyra is one of the tallest peaks ever to host a freeskiing competition.A helicopter is the best way up, and one from Helitrax brought...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Festival to show films gone wild

Get ready for a wild ride.Durango Nature Studies will team with the Great Old Broads for Wilderness to co-host the Patagonia Wild and Scenic Film Festival on Feb. 28 at the Smiley Building in...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Conrads carries Panthers past DHS boys in 2nd half

Just like they did all season, the Demon boys surprised a more talented opponent.Then, just like they did all season, they fell flat.Durango High School saw its six-point fourth quarter lead...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango wins by 24 at FLC

Seeking a blowout before Sunday's State Tournament Selection Show, the Durango High School girls got their wish, coasting to a 64-40 win over rival Montezuma-Cortez High School.The Demons, playing...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Hamby, Penning empower Demons

DENVER - Durango's C.J. Hamby and Ty Penning didn't waste any time in their opening matches at the Class 5A State Wrestling Championships on Thursday night.Both pinned their opponents to power into...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bayfield advances 4 to state quarters

DENVER - The thrill of victory and the frustration of defeat hit the Bayfield Wolverines on the first day of the State Wrestling Championships at the Pepsi Center on Thursday.Four Wolverines...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Demon fans riled up for rivalry

DATE: Feb. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

DHS wrestles for 4 more wins

Four more wins.Wrestlers at the State Wrestling Championships in Denver this week are searching for four more wins - in a row.Going 4-0 means a state title with the 16-wrestler brackets in each...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

IHS takes 10 wrestlers to 2A state tournament

The Ignacio wrestlers will mark a new era of high school competition today when they take to the mats at the State Wrestling Championships in Denver.This year, for the first time in modern history,...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bayfield to start early, at mines

The seedings are set. The wrestlers are ready.Bayfield High School's contingent at this week's State Wrestling Championships will start early, with the first of the preliminary matches at 3 p.m....

DATE: Feb. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports