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

Hollestelle earns award for Fort Lewis College softball

Fort Lewis College softball has maintained a steady presence when it comes to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference weekly awards this season. This week, it was FLC junior Taylor Hollestelle who...

DATE: March 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Seniors not enough for Fort Lewis College basketball

In a game that saw 45 personal fouls and three technicals assessed, the Adams State Grizzlies from Alamosa picked up a 90-79 road win at Fort Lewis College on Friday night to clinch the final spot...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Seniors sent out in style in Fort Lewis College women’s basketball finale

Consecutive three-point plays for Abigail Jensen and Sydney Candelaria quickly turned the tide of a 38-38 game Friday night in Whalen Gymnasium. Behind two tough layups and ensuing free throws from...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Backcountry skiers drop into rare lines in Durango

Ten years had gone by since Sven Brunso last stood on Smelter Mountain with a view of downtown Durango framed between the tips of his skis. An unforgettable winter storm last week brought back that...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Fort Lewis College women aim to finish strong

It is about ending the season on a high note Friday for the Fort Lewis College women’s basketball team. The Skyhawks have a chance to win their fourth out of their final five games when they host...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

One last game in Whalen for Fort Lewis College basketball seniors

There is one final game inside Whalen Gymnasium for three Fort Lewis College men’s basketball seniors who took different paths to senior night. FLC will close out the season at 7:30 p.m. Friday at...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Ignacio to host 2A Region 8 girls basketball tournament

The Ignacio High School girls basketball team was untouchable in league play. Now, it’s time to see if the Bobcats can dance into the state tournament. After the Bobcats won a seventh consecutive...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango Nordic skiers hammer at junior national qualifier

Durango’s Ruth Holcomb and Logan Moore will race at the junior national championships for Nordic skiing. It is Moore’s third trip to nationals and first since moving to the under-18 age category,...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Bayfield heads up to Delta for 3A state playoff basketball

The last time the Bayfield High School boys basketball team faced Delta, it was in a Class 3A regional tournament with a spot at the state tournament on the line. The game was played at BHS, and...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Western Colorado drains Fort Lewis College men’s basketball

Fort Lewis College couldn’t establish anything it wanted to Saturday night in Gunnison. With the home crowd fueling Western Colorado University on senior day, the home Mountaineers rolled to a...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Carter lifts Fort Lewis College women past Western Colorado

One night after the Fort Lewis College women’s basketball team struggled with only nine active players and more than half dealing with injuries or illness against No. 22 Colorado Mesa University,...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Shane Cole gets second alpine state title; Pavelich earns redemption

Shane Cole raced to his second state championship in as many days in Durango, while Gretchen Pavelich got redemption one day after she was second in giant slalom. Cole, a senior at Vail Mountain,...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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