John Livingston

Position: Regional sports editor

Email: jlivingston@durangoherald.com

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.

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Durango cyclist Sepp Kuss signs with Team LottoNL-Jumbo for World Tour

Days after his 23rd birthday, Durango’s Sepp Kuss took a big leap in his professional road cycling career. Kuss, a 2013 graduate of Durango High School and 2017 graduate of the University of...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 hour 53 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Prep Spotlight: No. 45 shines on Bayfield quarterback Hayden Farmer

BAYFIELD – Hayden Farmer will pull on his football jersey over his shoulder pads Friday night inside the Bayfield High School locker room. He will say a prayer and run onto the field as the...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Prep Roundup: Two qualify for state golf tournament for Durango

Reaching a state championship in high school golf in Colorado comes down to one day. On that day, Durango’s Kyle Pritchard and Luke Tichi made sure they wouldn’t miss out on the last tournament of...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 19 hours 27 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Fort Lewis College football surrenders musket to Adams State Grizzlies

Fort Lewis College needed to hear the sound of canon fire one more time to hear the sweet sound of a musket. The Skyhawks trailed rival Adams State 34-27 late in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Durango cross-country runs together, claims league titles at Southwest Sunset XC Classic

Glow sticks, temporary light fixtures and glow-in-the-dark balloons lit up the night sky above Hillcrest Golf Club. The fast legs of the Durango Demons cross-country runners torched the ground...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Prep Roundup: Quick thinking leads Bayfield soccer past Alamosa

Tilden Berriman knew well enough he could opt to play quickly when the referee whistled for a free kick for the Wolverines. That quick thinking delivered a win for the Bayfield boys soccer team...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Fort Lewis College football has to slow Adams State passing attack to retain musket

The biggest surprise in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference through two weeks is the play of the Adams State Grizzlies. If Fort Lewis College’s football team wants to retain the musket, they’ll...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | UPDATED: 5 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Demons cross-country set for a nighttime classic in Durango

One of the season’s most exciting cross-country races has arrived. With teams already looking ahead to this year’s regional race in Durango, the Southwest Sunset XC Classic will be bigger than...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Prep Roundup: Colorado teams win border battles with New Mexico foes

The Durango High School volleyball team is 4-0 for the first time since 2010. The Demons hit the road for the first time this season and picked up their third win in straight sets when they...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango golf learns lessons at home tournaments

Two tough days at two different golf courses in Durango showed some of the best high school golf talent in the region and left the host Demons plenty to work on before next week’s regional...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Fort Lewis College football coach, wife celebrate new baby, first win

Joe Morris earned his first win as head coach of the Fort Lewis College football team Saturday. It capped off one of the most special weeks of his life. Morris and his wife Kelsey welcomed a...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Durango girls cross-country wins Joe Vigil Invitational

It was an electric day for the Durango High School cross-country teams. The DHS girls dominated the field of 219 high school runners at the Joe Vigil Invitational in Alamosa. The Demons took first...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports