BHS champions IHS Invite

IGNACIO - If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a village and a half to put on a high school wrestling tournament.The village of Ignacio, with its wrestling friends, turned out in force...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Wolverines keep eye on prize

BAYFIELD - The Wolverines kept their eye on the prize.Even when they trailed by six points in the first quarter, they kept their eye on the prize.Even when they fell behind again in the second...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Pagosa Springs secures 53-36 win at Bayfield

BAYFIELD - Pagosa Springs started fast, relied on its trademark tenacious defense and then held on.The Pagosa Springs High School boys basketball team, after holding Bayfield to single-digit...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Doughty gets triple-double in DHS boys' 58-47 victory

One day after Durango High School boys basketball coach Tom Dunne said his team couldn't throw it in the ocean, that's how large the rim appeared to Richard Montoya.The senior guard hit five...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Demons outswim Gunnison 193-95

Less than 100 percent, the Durango Demons' aquatic powerhouse was still doubly tough for Gunnison."We're rolling along," Durango High School co-head coach Tom Coxwell said Friday from the road....

DATE: Jan. 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango beats Piedra Vista 51-40 at home

Durango High School girls basketball coach Mary Psenda constantly stresses the same key components to her offense: ball movement, ball movement, ball movement.The Demons (13-6 overall, 2-3...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

No. 5 'Hawks cash in at Vegas

One team improved to 10-0.One team dropped to 0-10.The fifth-ranked Fort Lewis College women's basketball team jumped out to a 13-0 lead, led by 25 at halftime, then defeated New Mexico Highlands...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Cowboys rope FLC men by 13

The Fort Lewis College men's basketball team (16-5 overall, 6-3 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) lost its third conference game of the season Friday night in Las Vegas, N.M., falling 93-80 to...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Bobcat boys beat Nucla by 93 points

Head coach Chris Valdez doubted that Friday night's margin of victory was Ignacio's greatest in program history, referencing the Bobcats' championship season of decades ago.Nevertheless, 93 points...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tour de Ski tests Nordic resolve

The long-distance skiers turned out in force for the second annual Tour de Ski marathon on the back side of Purgatory.The Nordic skate-ski races drew nearly 100 skiers last weekend for the benefit...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Ski Racing J4 Style

he miniature ski racer stood nervously at the starting gate, poised to launch.Falling snow and a pesky cloud reduced visibility at the top of the Upper Hades race course."Racer ready," barked the...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors