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

Prep Roundup: Solid wins for Bayfield, Ignacio volleyball

The Bayfield High School volleyball team picked up the first win of its season Thursday night at Monte Vista. The Wolverines (1-1, 1-0 3A Intermountain League) swept the Pirates – 25-18, 25-14,...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bayfield football eyes redemption for 2016 loss at San Juan

Bayfield showed no rust in its season opener last week at Farmington. Now, the defending Colorado Class 2A state champion football team has another business trip, this time to Utah. The Wolverines,...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Offense eager for opener for Fort Lewis College football

Defense has been the strength of the Fort Lewis College football team in recent years. This year, the offense wants to be a bigger part of the equation. The Skyhawks will get their first chance to...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Fort Lewis College football swoops into Durango for opener

There is a buzz around the Fort Lewis College football team. The Skyhawks are hungry to prove themselves to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and the city of Durango. “This is the best team...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fort Lewis College cycling brings mountain bike racing back to Purgatory Resort

The defending national champions are back on their home dirt. For the first time in seven years, the 23-time national champion Fort Lewis College cycling team will host mountain bike races this...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Durango volleyball shows fight, falls to Farmington

Durango was determined not to get swept on its home floor in its first home match of the season Tuesday. Behind two games to none and trailing 23-21 in the third, the Demons volleyball team didn’t...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Prep Roundup: Durango soccer delivers late against Farmington

Leland Heinicke has shown a knack for scoring goals in the first week of the boys high school soccer season. The Durango High School junior midfielder directed a header past Farmington goalkeeper...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Prep Roundup: Fullington delivers overtime heroics for Durango soccer

Leland Heinicke scored two goals for the second time in as many days, and Logan Fullington provided a thrilling overtime goal to send the Durango Demons to a 3-2 win Saturday against Battle...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ignacio football wins unique home opener

Saturday’s season-opening game for the Ignacio High School football team was unique. The Bobcats rolled to a 41-0 home win against Lake County, a school out of Leadville. The Panthers brought only...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango boys cross-country claims Cheyenne Mountain Stampede

If Friday’s season-opening cross-country meet was any indication, the Durango High School Demons will once again be a force in 2018. Under new head coach Ken Flint, the Durango boys team won the...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Keyon Prior, Bayfield football plow past Farmington

A year after winning a state championship behind a historic defense, it was fitting that the Wolverines would score two of their first three touchdowns of the 2018 season while on defense. Bayfield...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Game of the Week: Bayfield focused on being consistent in opener at Farmington

Nine months after being crowned state champions, the Bayfield Wolverines are finally ready to kick off a new season. Bayfield High School will open the 2018 football season at 7 p.m. Friday at...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports