Joel Priest

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Mitchell Story finishes fourth at NJHFR

Whether it was sixth sense or something else, Madison Story knew she had to hit the road. With a younger brother set to ride in the short, or championship, go-round at the 2019 National Junior High...

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Ignacio High School in search of new athletic director after Rocky Cundiff retires

Ignacio School District Superintendent Rocco Fuschetto confirmed via e-mail Monday that a search for someone to succeed Rocky Cundiff as Ignacio High School athletic director will resume and...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bayfield’s Vernon Kimball to be inducted into National High School Coaching Hall of Fame

As wise in the areas of mathematics, chemistry and physics a decades’ worth of Bayfield High School students knew him to be, it probably wouldn’t surprise any of them if a genetically-engineered...

DATE: June 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ignacio’s Teagan Roukema gears up for Junior Rodeo Nationals

Extended daylight equates to extra improvement. That’s what National Junior High Finals Rodeo qualifier Teagan Roukema is certainly hoping for. Roukema, who will be an incoming freshman this fall...

DATE: June 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango’s Dossey departs at All-State Games

ALAMOSA – Providing essential get-up-and-go, Durango High School’s Tayler Dossey made sure the White Team got off and running properly in both its 2019 Colorado High School Coaches Association...

DATE: June 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bayfield’s Prior wraps up career at All-State Games

ALAMOSA – A prime participant in numerous high-pressure situations during his multi-sport Bayfield career, Keyon Prior found himself again playing that role in his final prep-level event this last...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ignacio’s Grooms appreciative of All-State wrestling honor

ALAMOSA – Wrestling itself seemed almost secondary to Skieler Grooms in the greater context of not just the last weekend but a challenging high school career on and off the mat. Competing this last...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

La Plata County preps representing at All-State Games in Alamosa

As of Thursday afternoon, the Colorado High School Coaches Association’s website still showed a photo of Bayfield’s expressive basketball force Ryan Phelps elevating through a double-team...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Three Bayfield baseball stars to Trinidad State Junior College

With bug in ear, plus bat, ball and mitt in bag, Max McGhehey traveled to expansive Las Animas County earlier this spring for a tryout, with its anonymity unable to match his own upon arrival. “I...

DATE: June 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bayfield alum Clay Miller pitching in Ontario

Absent from Bayfield High School baseball’s end-of-season team banquet Wednesday evening, assistant coach and former Wolverine Clay Miller had a good reason, one not requiring a permission slip and...

DATE: May 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ignacio’s Pearson a ‘keeper’ on all-league soccer team

Already unafraid of getting her hands dirty on a field or at a farm – she and her older sister both raise and travel the country showing their pigs – Rylee Pearson’s tolerance for pain was...

DATE: May 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ignacio’s Dustin Sanchez rides to bull riding title

Missing last Saturday’s graduation at Ignacio High School couldn’t be avoided for Dustin Sanchez. While entered in the 2019 Colorado State High School Rodeo Association Finals at the Moffat County...

DATE: May 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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