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

Klint Chandler set to lead Bayfield boys basketball in 2018-19

Klint Chandler will be manning the sideline when the Bayfield High School boys basketball team attempts to defend its Class 3A state title in 2018-19, BHS athletic director Derek Martin confirmed....

DATE: June 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tom Thompson gets ride of a lifetime in Mongolia

Tom Thompson set out to test his off-road riding skills as part of the U.S. team for the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy challenge in Mongolia. He was tested and rewarded, as the Durangoan and...

DATE: June 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Fort Lewis College women’s basketball adds two new assistants

Jason Flores didn’t have to look far to find his next assistant coaches at Fort Lewis College. Flores, who is entering his seventh year as head coach of the women’s basketball team at FLC, brought...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Durango High taps Aaron Champenoy as next boys soccer coach

The Durango High School boys soccer program has its next leader after the school hired longtime college coach Aaron Champenoy to lead the Demons into the future. Champenoy brings 14 years of...

DATE: June 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Derek Tolan sets tournament record at Navajo Trail Open

Halfway through the third and final round of the 57th Navajo Trail Open, it was clear anyone who was in contention after 36 holes was playing for second place. Derek Tolan of Highlands Ranch took...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Derek Tolan takes command after second round of Navajo Trail Open

After 18 rain-soaked holes for the second round of the 57th Navajo Trail Open on Saturday at Hillcrest Golf Club, Derek Tolan has begun to separate from the field. Tolan, who was tied for the lead...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Wil Collins, Derek Tolan take first-round lead at Navajo Trail Open

The first round of the 57th Navajo Trail Open at Hillcrest Golf Club presented plenty of challenges, but low scores were attainable. Albuquerque’s Wil Collins, the 2016 NTO champion, and Derek...

DATE: June 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

57th Navajo Trail Open tees up Friday at Hillcrest Golf Club

Two things have come to be expected at the Navajo Trail Open golf tournament: tough greens and exciting finishes, and the 57th installment of the three-day, 54-hole golf tournament this weekend at...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Navajo Trail Open will be played as planned despite smoke from 416 Fire

The 416 Fire has affected Durango and the surrounding area for more than a week, but the raging forest fire north of town won’t stop the 57th installment of the Navajo Trail Open golf tournament...

DATE: June 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Madeleine Burns, Abby Scott post record times in St. Louis

Madeleine Burns and Abby Scott turned in two of the fastest times for Durango High School athletes when the duo competed at the Festival of Miles – an invite-only meet – last week in St. Louis. ...

DATE: June 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango Herald Girls Breakthrough Athlete of the Year: Bayfield’s Jordan Lanning

BAYFIELD – Expectations can be dangerous for high school athletes. Too lofty and it sets the athletes up for failure, too low and they may never reach their potential. Jordan Lanning had high...

DATE: June 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango Herald Girls Freshman of the Year: Durango’s Ruth Holcomb

Not many people get as much joy out of athletics and competition as Ruth Holcomb. The freshman at Durango High School seems to have a smile on her face at all times, partly because she’s so often...

DATE: June 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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