Position: Herald Sports Writer

Mesa tables FLC in 5

Tuesday’s five-setter felt more like a prize fight with two teams trading blows and blocks on the volleyball court than Saturday’s, which Fort Lewis College felt it let slip away. The result,...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

No rest for the ’Hawks

Three days might be plenty of turnaround time in many instances.But for a volleyball team coming off a loss in a match it feels it should’ve won, it’s like the blink of an eye. Fort Lewis College...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Turnaround? DHS softball thinks so

The 3-9 record isn’t ideal. But it’s far from a death sentence to the playoff hopes of the Durango High School softball team.And The Demons have more going for them at present than the record might...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Strikers strike for No. 2 Skyhawks

Emma Cannis and Sam Weiss had been trying to connect perfectly all day, coming close several times. They perfected the combination at the best possible time. Cannis drew a defender to her at the...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Fort Lewis, Mines draw conclusions in 1-1 tie

Both teams had their opportunities in an expectedly tight, chippy contest between Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference soccer rivals.Each team took advantage of one such opportunity.No. 22 Fort Lewis...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

FLC vs. Mines: It’s ‘a dream’

By now, if you’re a soccer fan, you know the storylines when Fort Lewis College and Colorado School of Mines get together.The battle for conference supremacy. Bragging rights. NCAA Tournament...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

No. 2 FLC wants back what Colorado Mines has taken

Colorado School of Mines made a statement last year not only to Fort Lewis College but to the rest of the women’s soccer teams in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference: What you want, we...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Skyhawks volleyball extinguished by N.M. Highlands

Once again, it had bubbled to the surface. The spark and fire you’re looking for as a young team tries to move up a couple of rungs in the pecking order manifested itself in Sets 2 and 3 for the...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Demons’ soccer game has everything but a winner

Friday’s soccer game between Durango High School and St. Pius X had a bit of everything – a 53-minute delay to find officials, great goals, a playoff-like atmosphere, overtime in the dark.What it...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

FLC ‘can’t fake experience’

Fort Lewis College volleyball coach Shelly Aaland succinctly summed up the ups and downs of a young team in one line. “You can’t fake experience,” she said. “You can fake a whole lot of other...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Demons ‘grind’ out a 9-0 victory

The speed of the Durango High School boys soccer side allowed it to pot a couple of early goals. Then it opened up holes for bombs from distance, through balls and all manner of scoring chances....

DATE: Sept. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

White hot hat trick

Sam Weiss isn’t just hot right now. White hot might not be enough to describe it. Blue hot is the next level up and more fitting, especially given the uniform she sported Sunday.Weiss notched a hat...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: College Sports