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. Read More

Hokanson closes Colorado Christian for Fort Lewis College

A pesky Colorado Christian University men’s basketball team stuck with Fort Lewis College on Saturday night in Durango. Elite scoring from Riley Farris and the closing ability of Logan Hokanson...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 hour 12 minutes ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

Basketball Roundup: Ignacio topples Telluride; Durango girls tough against Grand Junction

A 7-0 run by Telluride to open the game didn’t scare the Ignacio High School boys basketball team Saturday. Especially in the Bobcats’ home gym. The Bobcats would respond and get within 13-12 after...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 14 hours 30 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fort Lewis College hangs tough, gets past Colorado Christian

The women of Fort Lewis College have proved they can win in a variety of ways during the 2019-20 season. Saturday night, the Skyhawks saw a 14-point lead turn into a four-point deficit in the...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 14 hours 31 minutes ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

Durango’s John Benton leads San Francisco 49ers offensive line into Super Bowl LIV

John Benton didn’t want to experience his first Super Bowl from a seat in the stands. He was determined to earn his own way onto the field. After 17 seasons in the National Football League, the...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 12 hours 30 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Prep Roundup: Durango girls basketball upsets Fruita; Ignacio teams sweep Ridgway

The Durango High School girls basketball team had to wait a week longer than it hoped for its league opener. It was worth the wait. Fruita Monument (15-2, 1-1 5A/4A Southwestern League) paid the...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fort Lewis College basketball prevails in 80-79 win against Regis

A team that needs to win the rest of its home games this season found a way Friday night. The Fort Lewis College men’s basketball team rallied from a pair of 10-point deficits and then held off a...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

Fort Lewis College women’s basketball has recipe for Regis

Ball movement and intense focus on defense sparked a 9-0 run in the opening five minutes of the second quarter. Fort Lewis College used that recipe the rest of the game to roll Regis. The FLC...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

Fort Lewis College men’s basketball ready to write tale of its season

The next two weeks will go a long way to determine the chances the Fort Lewis College men’s basketball team will have at making the eight-team Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament. Luckily...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

High spirits back home for Fort Lewis College women’s basketball

The Skyhawks didn’t return home to Durango with heads sagging after a tough 0-2 trip last weekend and 1-3 showing during a four-game road swing. After the Fort Lewis College women’s basketball team...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

Photo finish for Durango’s Lochte-Bono at Youth Olympics

Madeline Lochte-Bono raced as fast as she could. After she crossed the finish line, she didn’t know if it was enough. Nobody did. It came down to a photo finish for the Durango teenager in her...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Sports

Bayfield basketball teams bit by third quarters against Alamosa

The third quarter bit both of the Bayfield High School varsity basketball teams Tuesday night against Alamosa. In games played Tuesday after being postponed last Friday by winter weather, the...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Sizzling 3-point shooting sinks Fort Lewis College at Colorado Mesa University

Blazing hot 3-point shooting was the theme for the Colorado Mesa University men’s basketball team all night Saturday. But it was the performance between the under-12 and under-8 media timeouts in...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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