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

Quinn Simmons returns to Durango a winner after first Europe trip of 2019

After a stunning start to his three-race Europe trip, Quinn Simmons returned home to Durango satisfied but wanting more after disappointment at the race he had targeted for a full year. The...

DATE: April 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Prep Roundup: Young bats come up big for Durango baseball

It was closer Tuesday, but for the second time in eight days, the Durango High School baseball team earned a win against the Pagosa Springs Pirates. DHS (6-9, 0-2 5A/4A Southwestern League) pounded...

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

Collegiate cyclists rip around Durango in Squawker Road Classic

There was no doubt which team won Saturday morning’s women’s team time trial to open the Squawker Road Classic hosted by the Fort Lewis College cycling team. There was a brief question as to who...

DATE: April 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Fruita Monument bats take advantage of Durango miscues

Durango High School had more fielding errors than runs scored Friday, and the eight errors matched as many hits the Demons put together. It added up to a lopsided 19-7 loss in a run-rule shortened...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

A national-caliber Fort Lewis College team hosts Squawker Road Classic in Durango

The road team for Fort Lewis College cycling has its eyes firmly focused on the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships to be held May 10-12 in Augusta, Georgia. This weekend, the...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Backcountry Experience brings trail running stars Joe Grant, Dakota Jones to Durango

It’s an event from Backcountry Experience so big it needed a larger venue. Colorado trail running stars Joe Grant of Gold Hill and Dakota Jones of Durango are set to share their stories of racing...

DATE: April 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Prep Roundup: Marcum blasts two homers for Durango baseball

The Durango High School baseball team lost six of its first eight games this season. In the last 10 days, the team has won three of its last four to get positive momentum going into this weekend’s...

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

Mestas masterful on mound to pitch Durango past Glenwood Springs

The Durango High School baseball team wasn’t happy to see Glenwood Springs score five runs in the top of the seventh inning to come from behind and win the first game of a doubleheader 8-6 on...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Sarah Sturm stuns on gravel bike for criterium win at Sea Otter

Durango’s Sarah Sturm is used to not having the proper set up and still winning a bike race. A year ago at the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, Sturm placed second in the women’s pro road race from...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Riley Amos, Christopher Blevins rake in medals at Pan-American championships

Riley Amos burst onto the international scene and made a name for himself in his first trip with USA Cycling. Christopher Blevins continued his ascent as an international star while giving a lesson...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Christopher Blevins fends off wolves at Sea Otter

Christopher Blevins conquered the field Thursday at the Sea Otter Classic’s International Cycling Union (UCI) pro mountain bike race in Salinas, California. During the last of eight laps, he turned...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Prep Roundup: Durango girls golf wins second consecutive tournament

Two tournaments, two wins for the Durango High School girls golf team. Led by Madalen Meier’s 81 at the Bookcliff Golf Club on Monday in Grand Junction, the Demons claimed a team victory at the...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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