Steamers clinch RMYHL; Chapman Hill to host President's Day tourney

Durango didn't just clinch its second consecutive Rocky Mountain Youth Hockey League regular season championship last weekend on the road, it eliminated Telluride from the postseason tournament,...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

'Hawks to host four at FLC

Save for Western State's surprise victory in the regular-season finale one year ago at Whalen Gymnasium, no team has shocked the Fort Lewis College women's basketball team in the last four years...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Demons to host Cortez rivalry at Fort Lewis

Two basketball games separate Durango and Montezuma-Cortez before they revisit their rivalry - this time, and for the second consecutive season, at Fort Lewis College.Durango will host Grand...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

DHS 'hoping' for better show

By Aaron UnterreinerHerald Sports EditorThe last time the Durango High School girls basketball team played Grand Junction and Montrose, they lost a pair of Southwestern League road games by a total...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Morris a keeper for FLC

Three-and-a-half years ago, Marc Morris received his first varsity start in goal for the Durango Demons. He received a phone call the night before. It was Zane Wells."It was a Montrose game, at...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Nuggets rebound with eighth win in a row vs. Heat

MIAMI - Once again, facing the Miami Heat was all the Denver Nuggets needed to get back on track.Chauncey Billups scored 13 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, Carmelo Anthony finished with 19...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bobcat bench boosts boys

IGNACIO - The boost for the Bobcats came from the bench.The Ignacio High School boys basketball team, with key contributions from three nonstarters, broke open a close game in the second half and...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ignacio scores 61 in first win

IGNACIO - The drought is over.The Ignacio High School girls basketball team put an end to its frustrating season-long winless streak Tuesday night, defeating Ouray 61-42 before a modest, but...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Teams staring at crunch time

Crunch time.Area high school basketball teams are staring at the final two weeks of the regular season with playoff scenarios on the line.The first of the crunch-time games are scheduled for...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Indoor velodrome puts new spin on Boulder biking

BOULDER - It could become the most-talked-about oval in Boulder.Boulder Indoor Cycling's new 142-meter velodrome - the first such indoor bicycle track in Colorado - opened in January and had...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cubs' fans seize new hope

Nary a person is alive who remembers 1908.Theodore Roosevelt was president then, when the Chicago Cubs last won a World Series. One has to be over 70 to recall vividly when the Cubs most recently...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

DHS dominates swim meet

When Melissa Merryman emerged from the Fort Lewis College pool holding her right shoulder in Friday's afternoon's Western Slope Championships, it was cause for concern.After all, the senior...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports