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 Hide

From club to varsity, FLC women’s golf excited for opportunity

Eager to prove themselves as varsity athletes, the Fort Lewis College women’s club golf team is embracing its opportunity. Fort Lewis College announced the addition of women’s golf along with...

DATE: May 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Iron Horse is at a crossroads

Times change; cycling is no different. Through 43 years, the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic has done plenty of changing of its own, but a concentrated shift in focus from professional cyclists to the...

DATE: May 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: Sports

Despite history, train doesn’t join cyclists

It began as a simple challenge when one brother challenged another to a bicycle race against the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad train from Durango to Silverton. It inspired others to test...

DATE: May 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

What happened?

Unpredictable weather made for more than a few tough decisions during Durango’s biggest sporting event of the year. Snow on Coal Bank and Molas passes Friday prompted race organizers to shorten the...

DATE: May 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Taylor doesn’t mind going at it alone

After two days of being boxed out by Durango cyclists, Kip Taylor on Monday took advantage of riding solo. Taylor claimed first place in the 43rd Iron Horse Bicycle Classic East Animas Time Trial,...

DATE: May 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ratcliff wins a calculated criterium

Alister Ratcliff took a quick break from studying for an accounting test to go for a bike ride. His accounting professor may not have agreed with the decision, until hearing Ratcliff won $600....

DATE: May 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Welcome home, Matt Shriver

Too much rain may have spoiled the morning for mountain bikers, but an afternoon race more than made up for their disappointment. After Sunday morning’s Fort Lewis College cross country mountain...

DATE: May 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

These Wells run deep

All eyes were on local rider Todd Wells to see if he could win his first Iron Horse Bicycle Classic men’s road race. It was a different Wells, however, who was first to the finish line – Todd...

DATE: May 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Criterium? Omnium? Peloton? Let us explain.

The cycling community is a tight-knit community. Along with that comes a lot of terminology many outsiders don’t understand. Among two of the more important racing terms are criterium and omnium....

DATE: May 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Two strikes, and the DHS Demons are out

Durango High School was one out away – one strike away – from advancing to the state championship round. For the second consecutive game, the Demons lost when their opponent came through with a...

DATE: May 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Demons’ baseball is the family business

Few batteries in baseball have the rapport of Durango High School’s top duo. With older brother Isiah Mayberry catching, DHS sophomore pitcher Lawrence Mayberry has emerged as a dominant force in...

DATE: May 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Taylor wants to be a legend

A professional field of cyclists loaded with local talent, a five-time champion, the defending champion and an Olympian are ready for the 47-mile race against the train from Durango to Silverton....

DATE: May 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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