Position: Sports Writer

Email: rowens@durangoherald.com

Phone Number: (970) 375-4531

About: Ryan has been a sports reporter at the Durango Herald since January 2010, covering mostly Durango High School and Fort Lewis College athletics. Before joining the Herald, he spent two years working for the Columbia Missourian in Columbia, Mo., where he worked as a sports reporter, copy editor and section designer as part of his collegiate curriculum. He was a sports intern for the State Journal-Register in his hometown of Springfield, Ill., in 2008, covering mainly high school and college athletics. Ryan graduated from the University of Missouri in May 2009 with a degree in journalism, is an avid fan of Chicago sports teams and enjoys playing the drums in his spare time. Read More

FLC is running into a contender

To win in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, or any level of football, you have to be able to have the threat of a competent running game – and if not, you’d better have a Tom Brady, Peyton...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Patience a virtue for FLC soccer

Patience is something the Fort Lewis College men’s soccer team has had to have plenty of lately. The Skyhawks have had two games in the span of a week postponed because of weather and had an...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: College Sports

FLC gets a rare tee time

Five years is a long time between home sporting events. That’s how long the wait has been for the Fort Lewis College men’s golf team between events at Hillcrest Golf Club, which last hosted a...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Skyhawks’ lead washed away by weather

Two minutes. 120 seconds. That’s all that stood between the Fort Lewis College women’s soccer team capping a 4-0 win over New Mexico Highlands on Sunday at Dirks Field. Unfortunately, the...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Demons done in by their own direct play

By the time the Demons solved the Indians’ defense, it was too late. The Durango High School boys soccer team fell behind by a pair before Nick Aggeler cut the lead in half in the 76th minute, and...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

FLC wins in ... you guessed it ... 2OT

In regulation, in overtime, at home, on the road – the story for the Skyhawks has been the same: ride a quality defensive effort and a barrage of shots until the breakthrough comes. Friday’s trip...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Skyhawks will need their sea legs for this stretch

By the time next Wednesday rolls around, the Skyhawks will have played an unusually large amount of soccer in a short period of time. The Fort Lewis College men’s soccer team will hit the pitch...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Skyhawks’ shutout streak paces strong start

417 minutes, 4 seconds – and counting. It’s not a record – not yet anyway – but it’s a heck of a start. That’s how long it’s been since the Fort Lewis College women’s soccer team has conceded a...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: College Sports

DHS reacquaints itself with the outdoor pitch

Remember us? The Durango High School boys soccer team has to be asking that question. Weather has taken a toll on the Demons’ schedule so far, so much so that the Demons haven’t played an actual...

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

Demons set for a regional test

Don’t expect the Demons to be taken by surprise this week. Tuesday’s opening round of the two-day CHSAA Class 4A Western Golf Regional at Gypsum Creek Golf Course in Gypsum will mark the fourth...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Sports

FLC tears down rearview mirror

It wasn’t always pretty, hampered by a sloppy field. It wasn’t easy. But in the end, it was something the Fort Lewis College football team hadn’t had in awhile: a victory. The Skyhawks rode a...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: College Sports

The other end of the snowball

Before rallying the Fort Lewis College faithful Friday in downtown, the Skyhawks had to spend the week rallying themselves. The FLC football team’s biggest issue in a 49-0 loss to Football...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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