No. 14 Fort Lewis College basketball falls to nemesis Colorado School of Mines

Fort Lewis College never led Friday night in a matchup that has haunted the Skyhawks the last two seasons. In a trip to see Colorado School of Mines at Lockridge Arena in Golden, FLC fell 79-68....

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Pyeongchang athletes are Olympian at building brands

NEW YORK – A gold medal used to be the golden ticket for lucrative endorsements – think Mary Lou Retton on a Wheaties box. But in the age of social media, athletes are making a name for themselves...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Friday’s Olympics Roundup: Quad king Chen struggles in short program

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – In figure skating, Chen was anything but spot-on in the men’s short program. The two-time U.S. champion missed on all his jumps, plummeting to 17th place with a tentative...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Chen shakes off short program disaster with dazzling performance

GANGNEUNG, South Korea – All that pressure was gone for his free skate. Out of medals contention and finally skating with a clear mind, the 18-year-old prodigy landed an unparalleled six quadruple...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Poor rebounding plagues Fort Lewis College women’s basketball in loss at Colorado School of Mines

Colorado School of Mines is the top rebounding team in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, but the Orediggers’ dominance on the boards Friday night against the Fort Lewis College women’s...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Chaco World Heritage: Two backcountry hikes visit ruins and rock art

In a remote canyon in northwestern New Mexico, at the center of the San Juan Basin, lies the remains of a complex agrarian society. Transitioning from a loose aggregation of Basketmaker...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Seniors Outdoors hosting winter outings

Seniors Outdoors will offer the following activities: Saturday, 9 a.m.: Snowshoe hike; visit www.seniorsoutdoors.org for details. Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.: walk the Animas River Trail; contact Eric...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor Pursuits to celebrate 40th anniversary

The 40th anniversary of Outdoor Pursuits, with local legend Dolph Kuss and friends, will be held at 6 p.m. March 17 in the Student Union Ballroom at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. Tickets are...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Nuggets make 24 3-pointers, Jokic notches triple-double versus Bucks

MILWAUKEE – There’s something about playing in Milwaukee that brings out the best in Nikola Jokic. Just over a year after recording the first triple-double of his career at the BMO Harris Bradley...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Hansdotter wins Olympic slalom title; Mikaela Shiffrin finishes stunning 4th

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Frida Hansdotter held off Mikaela Shiffrin and the rest of a tightly bunched field to win the Olympic slalom title Friday at the Pyeongchang Games. In second after the...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Austria’s Mayer wins Olympic super-G, breaks Norway’s grip

JEONGSEON, South Korea – Matthias Mayer broke Norway’s 16-year grip on the Olympic men’s super-G title with his victory Friday at the Pyeongchang Games. The Austrian skier won the speed race by...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Yun’s the one: South Korea’s Yun Sungbin dominates skeleton for Olympic gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Yun Sungbin left no doubt. It’s his track. It’s his gold medal. The most decisive Olympic skeleton champion ever is a 23-year-old who had no idea what he was doing on a...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports