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

Closed highway made the Iron Horse bike ride what it is today

Cyclists have been drawn to the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic for 48 years for the purpose of testing themselves either against other professional riders or against the mighty locomotive of the...

DATE: May 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Resurrection Christian blasts past Bayfield for 3A Region 6 title

It didn’t end the way the Bayfield High School baseball team had hoped. Two years after Resurrection Christian saw its season end in the regional tournament at Bayfield with a roster loaded with...

DATE: May 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango High School baseball eliminated by Palisade

The Durango High School baseball season came to a close in the regional semifinals Saturday. Class 4A Region 4 host Palisade took an early 3-0 lead after one inning and stretched it to 5-0 after...

DATE: May 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango’s dynamic trio heading to CHSAA state golf tournament

If the three Durango High School girls golf players attending the state tournament next week in Windsor can all shoot their scoring averages, the Demons will have a shot to claim a title. Durango...

DATE: May 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango baseball draws Palisade in 4A Region 4

A comeback win Tuesday gave the Durango High School baseball team a chance to play another day. That day is Saturday. The Demons qualified for the Class 4A regional tournament and will play one of...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mountain bike riders rule Mesa Verde for 12 hours

Hundreds of mountain bikers flocked to Cortez for the 12 Hours of Mesa Verde event Saturday at the famed Phil’s World Mountain Bike Trail. Athletes could compete solo or in teams of four. Tamara...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Davoust, McElveen complete podium behind Finsterwald at marathon nationals

In a big effort on a wet course in Texas, Colorado Springs’ Russell Finsterwald swiped the stars and stripes national championship jersey from the two-time defending champion in his home state....

DATE: May 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Sepp Kuss set for Giro d’Italia debut

Sepp Kuss was preparing for another day of training for the Tour of California while back in his college town of Boulder last week when he got an early-morning call from his professional cycling...

DATE: May 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bronze start for Fort Lewis College women’s cycling

Marian University continued its unbeaten streak in the women’s team time trial at the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships, while the Fort Lewis College women opened the weekend of...

DATE: May 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Durango’s Quinn Simmons beats Payson McElveen’s White Rim FKT

A little more than a month after Durango’s Payson McElveen set the fastest known time for a mountain bike ride of the 100-mile White Rim Trail in Moab, Durango’s Quinn Simmons claimed a new FKT of...

DATE: May 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Fort Lewis College cycling eyes 25 at collegiate road nationals

The conference season is usually a good indicator of which team might have the upper-hand at nationals, but the Fort Lewis College cycling team isn’t concerned about finishing third in conference...

DATE: May 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Fiddler plays the winning notes in Durango win at Bayfield

Elias Fiddler was sharp on the mound. Paired with a home run of his own and another from Sten Joyner, the Durango High School baseball team powered past cross-county rival Bayfield on Tuesday in...

DATE: May 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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