Position: Sports reporter

Email: kschneider@durangoherald.com

Phone Number: (970) 375-4544

About: Karl Schneider grew up in Butte, Montana, and graduated from the University of Montana School of Journalism. He worked as the sports editor at the Farmington Daily Times before joining the Herald as a sports reporter in 2017. Away from work, he enjoys golfing and snowboarding. As a Utah Jazz fan, he firmly believes if Bryon Russell shoved Michael Jordan like that the referees would have called an offensive foul. Read More Hide

Track and field athletes can learn to jump with Susan Jackson

Local athletes and coaches will get an opportunity to learn from one of the best high jumpers in the country. Susan Jackson, who finished 10th at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in the high jump,...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Durango’s Riley Amos wins cross-country mountain bike national title

Riley Amos secured the first national title for Durango cyclists at this year’s USA Cycling’s national championships. The Durangoan captured the national title in the junior men’s 15-16...

DATE: July 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Durango’s Gavin Mestas helps 4-C Clubsox to Connie Mack World Series bid

The Four Corners Clubsox became the first local team to win a regional qualifying tournament for the Connie Mack World Series, and Durango’s Gavin Mestas was a key piece to the baseball team’s...

DATE: July 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango’s Amy Leonard rides her horse Bongo to equestrian gold

Durango’s Amy Leonard is rising through the ranks of equestrian riding. Last month at the United States Hunter and Jumper Association’s Zone 7 and 8 championships in Parker, Leonard and her horse,...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Durango Swim Club posts massive improvement in Grand Junction

The Durango Swim Club continually improvement is evident in its results. A year ago, DSC attended a four-day meet in Grand Junction and came home with a 12th-place finish after compiling 355.5...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango High lands new cross-country coach in Ken Flint

Durango High School didn’t have to look far to find its next cross-country coach, as the school named former Fort Lewis College coach Ken Flint as its next leader of the boys and girls programs. ...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fort Lewis College women’s basketball reloads for RMAC run

The Fort Lewis College women’s basketball team rounded out this year’s recruiting class with six players signing in recent weeks to bring the class to eight new Skyhawks. FLC announced the...

DATE: July 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Payson McElveen rides to dominant win at Firecracker 50

Payson McElveen defended his title at the Firecracker 50 mountain bike race in dominant fashion Wednesday in Breckenridge. The 25-year-old Durangoan donned red, white and blue and rode to victory...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango High hoops teams hit the links

The Durango High School boys and girls basketball programs traded the hardwood for greens and fairways last weekend, as the two teams came together to host a fundraising golf tournament. “It was a...

DATE: July 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Longtime Durango High coach David McMillan steps down

The David McMillan era at Durango High School has come to an end. The longtime cross-country and track and field coach resigned from his coaching positions, ending his eight-year tenure with the...

DATE: June 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Hardrock Hundred will run as planned

The Hardrock Hundred is on. After the 416 and Burro fires have wreaked havoc on the San Juan National Forest, Hardrock Hundred Mile Endurance Run race director Dale Garland announced this year’s...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Ben Sonntag sprints to another win at Fat Tire 40

It was a Durango sweep at the Fat Tire 40 during Crested Butte Bike Week. Durango’s Ben Sonntag took the top spot on the podium in Crested Butte, beating fellow Durangoan Todd Wells in a sprint to...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports