Dale Strode

Position: Herald Sports Writer

Email: dstrode@durangoherald.com

About: Dale Strode is Outdoors editor at The Durango Herald.

Veteran returns to lead BHS baseball

Tom Horton is back in the dugout. The original coach who helped found the Bayfield High School baseball program returned this season to take over the head coaching duties for the Wolverines. ...

DATE: April 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bruner's blast beats friend, foe

Kayla Bruner was not about to let this opportunity pass.The Fort Lewis College catcher and unquestioned vocal leader of the Skyhawks' softball team stepped to the plate withher team trailing 4-2 in...

DATE: April 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Grand Junction outduels Demon tennis

The Demons finally enjoyed their first home tennis matches of the season.The Demons also enjoyed relatively pleasant, sunny weather at the end of an otherwise chilly spring day.And the Demons...

DATE: April 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Elliott: Grand champion

Tad Elliott could not believe his eyes.The Durango cross country skier and professional bicycle racer could see his childhood idols skiing along beside him -at the front of the field in the...

DATE: April 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Freestyler Verce chases Winter X Games' dream

X marks the spot for Landon Verce. X … as in X Games. The Winter X Games. Verce, a 17-year-old junior at Durango High School, has the X right in focus in his landing zone coming off his most ...

DATE: March 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Coach Dennison resigns at BHS after four years

Stephanie Dennison decided the time was right - time to step away from high school basketball coaching.Dennison, the head coach of the girls program at Bayfield High School, submitted her...

DATE: March 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Skyhawks' softball team christens Aspen Field with 2 victories

Finally, a home doubleheader. Finally, a sweep. The Fort Lewis College softball team, playing at home in Durango for the first time all season, defeated Regis University twice on a sunny but...

DATE: March 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

McCormick's volleyball road leads to Lamar

BAYFIELD - For years, Bayfield High School volleyball coach Kelley Rifilato has preached the gospel of fast-pacedvolleyball.Play faster. Play quicker, she would say, repeatedly.Faster. Quicker....

DATE: March 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bayfield High School Dean jumps to UNLV

BAYFIELD - The color scheme is changing for Myra Dean of Bayfield High School.The familiar purple, gold and black of the BHS Wolverines is about to be replaced by the scarlet and gray of theRunnin'...

DATE: March 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

'Cats ready this time

In a season of great expectations, the Ignacio High School boys basketball team will take another step toward the grandprize today in the opening round of the CHSAA Class 2A Boys Basketball State...

DATE: March 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

FLC softball team to launch 'home' season

The Skyhawks are more than happy to be home.They'll be even happier when they can play a “home" game.The Fort Lewis College softball team, a squad that has hopscotched the Western Hemisphere in the...

DATE: March 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Bobcats storm into Great 8

    On a beautiful day in Durango, Alexander Dawson High School ran into the perfect storm. The Dawson Mustangs from Lafayette encountered a blizzard-like whiteout defense from the...

DATE: March 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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