Whalen Gym to house rivals

If their first meeting was any indication, then tonight's rivalry games at Whalen Gymnasium on the Fort Lewis College campus are can't-miss games.Then again, they typically always are.Durango High...

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

Spring is in the air

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

'Cats' Herrera harasses Pirates

There was no basketball hangover at Pagosa Springs."That was one of the best games we've played all season," Ignacio High School boys basketball coach Chris Valdez said."Our rotation was good. All...

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

Hofman dons cleats for FLC

Nick Hofman has the necessary skill set: dribbling, foot speed, general speed, quickness. Enough so he had two college coaches clamoring for his game."First of all, he is just a super athlete,"...

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

McDermid pockets 2 aces

Dustin Geist was a frontline forward.Casey Stewart arguably was the team's MVP.Geist won the Durango Demons' Golden Boot and Silver Boot awards for leading the boys soccer team in goals (9) and...

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

Kenseth soaks in wet Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - The rain was coming, and Matt Kenseth knew it was time to get going.It was the Daytona 500, a race where drivers wait until the very end to make their big move for NASCAR's...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

Bayfield boys win second consecutive IML game

The Bayfield High School boys basketball team won its second consecutive Intermountain League game with a 70-62 decision over visiting Monte Vista on Friday night."It was one of our good games. The...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

'Hawks overpower Highlands

Mark Kellogg made just one mistake Saturday night against New Mexico Highlands: He left Laura Haugen in the game for one shift too long.The second-ranked team in the country had no problem turning...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Ignacio boys defeat Telluride in thrilling one-point rematch

Call it the rivalry revisited - Class 2A style.The Ignacio High School boys basketball team defeated Telluride 55-54 on Saturday night when Oakley Hayes hit a long two-point jumper with 8 seconds...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Montrose pulls out win over DHS girls

Durango High School head coach Mary Psenda took no solace in giving the Southwestern League's top team a challenge Saturday afternoon."I'm disappointed," she said. "It was a game we could've...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango boys fall to Montrose 68-55

The way the Montrose boys played in the closing minutes, it's a wonder it was ever close to begin with.Durango High School (6-12 overall, 2-7 in the Southwestern League) squandered a nine-point...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Wrestlers punch tickets to Pepsi Center

Pack up the bus. The boys are headed to state. As a result of finishes Saturday in their respective regionals, a total of 20 wrestlers from Durango, Bayfield and Ignacio qualified for the State...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports