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

Prep Roundup: Rough day on baseball diamond for La Plata County teams

A pitcher’s duel was broken up in the fourth inning, and the Aztec Tigers wouldn’t be stopped once they got going. In the rubber-match of a three-game early-season slate against Aztec, the Durango...

DATE: April 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango’s Quinn Simmons first American winner of junior Gent-Wevelgem

Durango’s own Quinn Simmons became the first American to ever win the famed Gent-Wevelgem junior men’s road race Sunday. The 17-year-old finished the nearly 75-mile route from Ypres to Wevelgem in...

DATE: March 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ignacio baseball falls in two tough road games

While Bayfield and Durango baseball had a weekend off for spring break, the Ignacio High School baseball team hit the road for a couple of tough games Saturday. The Bobcats (0-4) fell 14-4 to...

DATE: March 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Payson McElveen breaks down White Rim Trail FKT record

The White Rim Trail in Moab was in Payson McElveen’s DNA. His dad, Mike McElveen, first rode a mountain bike on the famed 100-mile loop in Canyonlands National Park in 1998, and it was a dirt path...

DATE: March 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Blevins, Amos race to mountain bike wins at Vail Lake

Durango’s Riley Amos and Christopher Blevins continued their assault on the early-season mountain bike races in the United States. Last weekend at Vail Lake in Temecula, California, during the...

DATE: March 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango athletic director Adam Bright leaving for CHSAA

Less than three years after he took the reins as athletic director of Durango School District 9-R, Adam Bright has accepted a new job that he hopes will allow him to continue to help Southwest...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fynn Hyson pitches Durango High School baseball past Falcon

Strong pitching from Fynn Hyson paired with stellar defense behind him sent the Durango High School baseball team to a key road win Tuesday. The Demons (2-4) traveled to Falcon (2-7) and came home...

DATE: March 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Baseball Roundup: Durango baseball blown out at Kirtland Central

One big inning sent the Broncos past the Demons. Durango High School went on the road to New Mexico to face Kirtland Central and went home with a 12-1 loss. The game was tied 1-1 after the top of...

DATE: March 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Cullen Robinette hits Durango boys lacrosse milestone

On a milestone day for Cullen Robinette, the Durango High School boys lacrosse team finished off a weekend road sweep of Front Range opponents. One day after a win against Englewood, the Demons...

DATE: March 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango’s Locthe-Bono picked for snowboard cross junior world championships

Madeline Lochte-Bono made drastic changes to her life last fall with the hope of someday representing the United States at the world championships for snowboard cross. She didn’t expect her first...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

No. 7 Regis women’s lacrosse rolls past Fort Lewis College

Three goals from Abby Escandon weren’t enough for Fort Lewis College to pull off a big upset Friday in Denver. No. 7 Regis rolled past the FLC Skyhawks women’s lacrosse team for a 19-7 win Friday...

DATE: March 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Payson McElveen sprints to Land Run 100 win before White Rim attempt

It started slow and ended fast in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Durango’s Payson McElveen made a late decision to enter another long gravel cycling race last week. With a good weather forecast, he went...

DATE: March 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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