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

Fort Lewis College mountain bikers dominate first day of USA Cycling national championships

In pursuit of a 24th USA Cycling collegiate national championship in program history, the Fort Lewis College squad sent an emphatic statement Friday in Missoula, Montana. In the event-opening men’s...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Hundreds of high school mountain bikers to roll into town this weekend

A three-year effort will culminate this weekend when Durango hosts the high school mountain biking state championships. Along with the event comes high hopes for the town’s economy, Fort Lewis...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield, Pagosa Springs meet with football playoff implications

One week and Pagosa Springs are all that separate the Bayfield Wolverines from a league championship game against the Salida Spartans. The Pirates from Pagosa hope to keep the Wolverines from that...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Game of the Week: Durango Demons have barriers to break against Pueblo South

It won’t be the same Pueblo South team that won a Class 4A state championship a year ago when the Colts ride into Durango High School for a key South Central League football game Friday night. The...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Animas, Durango athletes eye state mountain bike titles on home soil

Since the first International Cycling Union Mountain Bike World Championships were held at Purgatory Resort in 1990, Durango has been a destination for cycling. That will be on display again this...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fort Lewis College cycling aims to defend mountain bike national title

Fort Lewis College won a mountain biking national championship a year ago in Missoula, Montana. This year, the team will send an even deeper team back to the same venue in pursuit of a 24th...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Prep Spotlight: Bayfield football can lean on Lorenzen

BAYFIELD – Behind a historic defense, the Bayfield Wolverines won the state football championship a year ago. The team graduated its top-six tacklers and its top-four sack masters on a team that...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

No. 9 Colorado School of Mines passes Fort Lewis College with 42 unanswered points

Fort Lewis College stunned Colorado School of Mines in the first quarter and led 7-2 behind a touchdown pass from one wide receiver to another. When the scoreboard switched to the second quarter,...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Durango Demons go on road, stuff Pueblo Central

Pueblo Central had just scored to get within three points before halftime. The Durango Demons were anything but to content to go into the locker room with only a one-score lead. After the host...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bayfield seniors show no surrender in blowout of Montezuma-Cortez

BAYFIELD - Not even David Hawkins was sure what to do when he found the ball in his hands during the opening drive of the game. With all eyes on him, he ran 30 yards untouched to the end zone to...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fort Lewis College hosts undefeated, ninth-ranked Colorado Mines Orediggers

One of the most lethal offenses in the country is set to ride into Durango to play the Fort Lewis College Skyhawks. Colorado School of Mines, ranked ninth in the NCAA Division II football coaches...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Durango mountain bike team wins Colorado Cycling League’s south conference

Animas and Durango high schools combined to win four conference championships during the Colorado Cycling League’s regular season of mountain biking, while the Durango Demons won the Division 2...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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