Barnes makes biathlon history

Durango native and U.S. Olympian Lanny Barnes helped make biathlon history recently in Germany.Barnes, a member of the U.S. Olympic Biathlon Team, participated in one of biathlon's premier events,...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Racers ready to mush in stage race

The economy might slow down the sled-dog racing events.But it certainly won't slow down the dogs.The San Juan Stage Race, a four-stage showcase of sled-dog racing in the San Juans, will kick off...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

BHS wins spirited dual

IGNACIO - From the first nail-biting match to the final lung-busting overtime, the rival high school wrestlers tested each other - and the fans.With the large and lively crowd flexing vocal cords...

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

Extra: Martinez family, friends to honor Gallegos

Craig Gallegos, the Durango High School and Fort Lewis College alumnus who died in a motorcycle accident July 2008 in Durango, will be honored by Jerry Martinez, the Durango Chamber of Commerce...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

Durango mites finish runner-up in Telluride

Durango split a pair of youth hockey games last weekend at the Telluride Mites Tournament against Gunnison and host Telluride.The Durango Steamers, a member of the Durango Area Youth Hockey...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

Demons, Garcia take a fall

Katerina Garcia had the ball at the top of the key - jab step, penetration, pull-up jumper, foul.There isn't anything extraordinary with this particular chain of events, only this time the shot...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

DHS boys take out frustrations

One month ago, the Durango Demons walked into the Kirtland Central High School gymnasium and saw an easy victory.They saw a 6-foot starting center.They saw a couple of 6-foot-1s on the roster.They...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Four Ignacio wrestlers win tourney titles

The Ignacio High School wrestling team crowned four individual champions and finished second overall at the annual Screaming Eagles Invitational in Paonia last weekend.Paonia, a perennial wrestling...

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

Demons returning to home court

The DHS girls, 9-2, will host Kirtland Central, 10-4,  at 5:30 p.m. today. The DHS boys, 2-5, will take on their counterparts from Kirtland Central at 7 p.m.(approximately) at the Durango High...

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

Purgatory team fares well in '09 Alpine openers

The Purgatory Alpine Ski Team raced into the new year with the first USSA (United States Ski/Snowboard Association) races of 2009, held Jan. 3-4 in Taos.Twenty skiers from Purgatory competed along...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

Austria takes 1-2 in slalom

ADELBODEN, Switzerland - Reinfried Herbst of Austria won the men's World Cup slalom race on the Kuonisbaergli course ahead of countryman Manfred Pranger on Sunday.Defending overall champion Bode...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango Nordic skiers overcome Alaska weather

Durango Nordic skiers battled bone-chilling conditions to collect national honors - including a national title - at the U.S. Cross Country National Championships last week in Anchorage, Alaska.Tad...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Sports

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