Stop traffic: Locals line state podium

LAKEWOOD – Dodging rain drops and vice presidential motorcade traffic jams, the small schools stepped into the spotlight early on Day 2 at the CHSAA State Track and Field Championships on Friday at...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Demons’ reach falls short

The consistency was there, but at the state level, sometimes more than consistency is needed against some of the state’s premier swimmers.Carl Sallee in the 100 butterfly and 200 freestyle and the...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Armstrong’s European teammates said they saw nothing

ROME – Two former teammates of Lance Armstrong told The Associated Press on Friday they never saw the seven-time Tour de France winner or Tyler Hamilton use banned drugs. The European pair also...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sports Brief

FLC football to host coaches clinic today The Fort Lewis College football team will hold a coaches clinic today, with registration held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Student Union Ballroom.The set...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Sharks bite back

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Patrick Marleau scored twice in the first period, and Antti Niemi made the early lead stand up with 27 saves to get the San Jose Sharks back into the Western Conference final...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Prince crowns Milwaukee’s win in 14th inning

MILWAUKEE – Prince Fielder finally got to sleep about 90 minutes after the sun rose on Friday. No doubt he’ll sleep well after providing the biggest hit for a Milwaukee club that just wouldn’t give...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Defending champions draw U.S. in Round 1

PARIS – Defending French Open champions Rafael Nadal and Francesca Schiavone were given first-round matches in Friday’s draw against Americans who own a combined two career match wins at Roland...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

‘Unusual’ – ‘very good’ – Triple Crown?

BALTIMORE – Animal Kingdom won’t be sneaking up on anyone – even coming from behind.The colt who came out of nowhere to win his first race on dirt in the Kentucky Derby is favored to win the...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Locals do Sirios Shiver on Day 1

LAKEWOOD – Jacey Sirios shivered under an umbrella, her Bayfield High School letter jacket draped over her shoulders.She had just cleared 4-8 in the girls high jump and awaited her next attempt at...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Jankowski: Jill of all Trades

LAKEWOOD – When the Durango High School 4x800 relay runners finished their grueling race in the cold rain Thursday at Jeffco Stadium, the first person to console her exhausted teammates was DHS...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Meet the writers

Jeff Eisele and other contributng writers and photographers for The Best Durango Hikes will be on hand for a meet the writers session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Maria’s Bookshop, 960 Main Ave., in...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Hey, you, take a hike

Take a hike.But’s it’s nice to know where you’re going – right?The San Juan Group of the Colorado Mountain Club can help you in that department.Local volunteers with the Colorado Mountain Club...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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