Position: Outdoors Editor

Email: dstrode@durangoherald.com

Phone Number: (970) 375-4552

About: Dale Strode has been with the Durango Herald since 2002, serving first as sports editor before taking over as outdoors editor in 2009. A native of western Colorado, Strode was the longtime sports editor of The Aspen Times before moving to The Durango Herald. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Strode also worked for the (Grand Junction) Daily Sentinel and the Glenwood Springs Post-Independent in Colorado. He also worked previously at the Houston Post in Texas and the Topeka Capital-Journal in Kansas. Strode has won numerous awards from the Colorado Press Association and the Colorado AP Writers and Editors organization. Read More Hide

Van Garderen to return to cycling at Vuelta a Espana

ASPEN (AP) – The USA Pro Challenge will see a new champion in 2015. Tejay van Garderen of Aspen, the two-time reigning champion in the Colorado stage race, will instead ride this summer in the...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Sports

Skiers finally tackle a BHS double diamond

ASPEN – The wait is over for the Aspen Skiers. After a half-decade of frustration against Class 2A powerhouse Bayfield High School, the Aspen football team finally celebrated a victory over the...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango strikes once to beat Basalt

BASALT – Lightning didn’t strike, but Durango senior Nick Aggeler did. In a showdown soccer match delayed by lightning for an hour and 15 minutes, Aggeler scored the only goal, and the visiting...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango skis to a Quick W in Aspen

The Skiers scored quickly.But the visiting Demons had some Quick goals of their own.The Aspen High School girls lacrosse team started Friday afternoon’s game against Durango with an avalanche of...

DATE: May 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Skiers don’t need snow for lacrosse

ASPEN – The Demons beat the snow, but they couldn’t beat the Skiers.The Durango High School boys lacrosse team opened the Colorado prep season with a game at Aspen on Friday afternoon, finishing...

DATE: March 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Maloney clears another hurdle

For a distance runner, Joe Maloney has cleared a lot of hurdles.The Durango High School senior cleared another big one this week when he signed his National Letter of Intent to run for Weber State...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Winsor finds an FLC win-win

Madeigh Winsor is running in circles. She’s following the white chalked line from Durango High School to Fort Lewis College.And she couldn’t be happier about that.“It’s a really cool thing. I’m...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

BHS coach ‘tickled’ with Wolverines’ effort

BAYFIELD – Bayfield High School head coach Todd McMenimen and the Wolverines got a close look at the No. 1-ranked wrestling team in Class 3A on Friday.And coach McMenimen liked what he saw. After...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

A thorn in the Wolverines’ side

BAYFIELD R oses, roses, and more roses turned the Bayfield gym into a rose garden on Parents Appreciation Night. There were roses for the wrestlers’ moms and dads, even roses for the coaches’...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Horsemen collect Butch Melton’s trophy

IGNACIO – Whenever the St. Michael’s High School wrestling team visits the Sun Ute Community Center, the Horsemen collect hardware – lots of hardware.For the second time in three years, St....

DATE: Feb. 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Wolverines ‘Stinson’ the Bobcats in a dual

IGNACIO – The Wolverines turned to a reliable, trusted friend Friday night.The Bayfield High School wrestling team also turned up the offense with an emphatic 52-6 dual win over host Ignacio.“I...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Time for a takedown and a pin at DHS

The Demons worked on their time-management skills Thursday night.They also worked on local rival Bayfield High School to the tune of a spirited 43-26 dual wrestling victory at the Durango High...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports