Position: Regional sports editor

Email: jlivingston@durangoherald.com

Phone Number: (970) 375-4514

About: John Livingston is a native of Colorado who graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in journalism and mass communications. Before coming to Durango, he served as the sports editor at the Farmington Daily Times where he won awards for column writing and sports coverage. John joined the Durango Herald as a sports reporter in 2014. When he isn’t on the sports desk, John spends his time snowboarding, fishing, golfing, mountain biking or hiking mountains. Read More

CHSAA has some key changes in mind for football

The high school football state playoffs could look a lot different for smaller schools in 2022. A meeting Thursday of the Colorado High School Activities Association football committee saw several...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

LIVINGSTON: Dreaming of a major golf tournament at Piñon Hills Golf Course

A major golf championship in the Four Corners? One can dream. One did dream earlier this week. Following the riot Jan. 6 at the U.S Capitol by a mob in support of outgoing President Donald Trump,...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 3 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colorado Classic women’s cycling event off until 2022

The premier professional women’s cycling race in North America won’t run again until 2022. The Colorado Classic announced a decision Thursday not to hold a race in 2021 because of the ongoing...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Short season getting shorter for Fort Lewis College basketball

Issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic have likely ended any chance of the Fort Lewis College basketball teams from clashing with Chadron State College this season. The FLC men announced earlier...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | UPDATED: 3 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

Vasquez earns RMAC Player of the Week honor for Fort Lewis College

The only thing that has slowed down Fort Lewis College sophomore Jordan Vasquez during the 2020-21 season is game postponements. Opponents, themselves, haven’t been able to keep the 6-foot forward...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2021 | UPDATED: 5 days 44 minutes ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

Another postponement hits Fort Lewis College basketball

A delay in test results for COVID-19 have resulted in the postponement of yet another Fort Lewis College basketball game. While the FLC men had already postponed Sunday’s contest with Metropolitan...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Livi on the Lift: Could it be love on the lift?

Could it be love on the lift? Time will tell. Like many Durango locals, I avoided the hectic scenes at Purgatory Resort and Wolf Creek Ski Area during the holiday weeks with so many out-of-state...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Masketball: High school teams getting ready for basketball with masks on

Masks on for tip off. The Colorado High School Activities Association is set to begin a new high school basketball season with practices to begin Jan. 18 and games to follow beginning Jan. 25. ...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Skyhawks dig deep after difficult week

It was the first game all season sophomore forward Jordan Vasquez failed to score at least 20 points. Her career-high 14 rebounds were a big part of the difference in a one-point win, though....

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Skyhawks ready to fly again as women’s basketball cleared for games

Concerns about the coronavirus have been lifted from the Fort Lewis College women’s basketball team this week. The Skyhawks are ready to play again. A week after FLC was forced to forfeit a game...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Fort Lewis College men’s basketball has COVID-19 cases, won’t play this weekend

The Fort Lewis College men’s basketball team was without two key players last weekend in an overtime loss because of confirmed COVID-19 cases after the team returned from winter break. Now, the...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Griego: ‘We could have done a better job’ after Fort Lewis College forfeit

The Fort Lewis College women’s basketball team forfeited its game scheduled last Sunday against South Dakota Mines after it was placed in COVID-19 seven-day quarantine late Saturday night. It was...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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