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 Hide

Bayfield football historian Dan Ford the ‘Voice of the Wolverines’

Dan Ford’s brain is a treasure chest of high school football knowledge. Name a statistical record, and Ford will have an answer within 24 hours because few people in the country research high...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

No. 3 Bayfield buries No. 15 Resurrection Christian, earns right to host La Junta for state championship

Resurrection Christian’s defense proved its two upsets in the state football playoffs were no fluke, but Bayfield’s defense continued to prove why it is the best in the state. The No. 3 Bayfield...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bayfield football sent off to state semifinals in style

The Bayfield High School football team has grown to enjoy road trips in the state playoffs. The No. 3 seed Wolverines left Bayfield High School shortly before 9 a.m. Friday for a 423-mile trip to...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

DJ Miles’ second-half run sends Fort Lewis College basketball past Northern New Mexico

Riley Farris came off the bench to score 13 points in the first half, DJ Miles added another 21 off the bench in clutch time, and the Skyhawks impressed in their home opener Thursday. No. 16 Fort...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

Fort Lewis College men and women’s basketball selected for Nike N7 Fund

Fort Lewis College was selected as one of 10 schools to participate in the Nike N7 series to promote Native American and Aboriginal youth participation in sports. Thursday night was the first in...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

No. 3 Bayfield football takes shutout streak to No. 15 Resurrection Christian for semifinals

Upset-minded Resurrection Christian is set to host a Bayfield team with redemption on its mind. A year ago, the Bayfield High School football team was the defending Class 2A state champion en route...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Prep Spotlight: Cole Wood brings the lumber for Bayfield’s defense

When the Bayfield defense is on the field, Cole Wood’s name can be heard repeatedly from the public address announcer. Wood, a senior, is another key component of the top defensive unit in...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Four Durango High School runners honored by CHSAA All-State

Four Durango High School runners gained honorable mention status when the Colorado High School Activities Association named it’s all-state teams Tuesday. Junior boys Noah Bodewes and Aidan...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 10 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

No. 16 Fort Lewis College men’s basketball rebounds in big way at The Pit

Rebounding from a gut-wrenching season-opening loss wasn’t a problem for the 16th ranked Fort Lewis College men’s basketball team. The Skyhawks (1-1) opened the season with two games at the...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

No. 16 Fort Lewis College men’s basketball falls at buzzer in Albuquerque

It took a miracle shot to beat the No. 16 Fort Lewis College men’s basketball team in the season opener. Eastern New Mexico and the Skyhawks clashed Saturday afternoon at newly named Dreamstyle...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

No. 3 Bayfield football breaks more records in demolition of No. 6 Basalt

BAYFIELD – The record-setting Bayfield Wolverines will march into the semifinals with a defense as good as any in program history. No. 3 Bayfield High School recorded its fourth consecutive shutout...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Wolf Creek Ski Area to open with three lifts

Ski and snowboard season has arrived to the San Juan Mountains. Wolf Creek Ski Area will open at 9 a.m. Saturday for its opening day. Chairlifts will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday....

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors