Bentley O’Quinn

Position: Special to the Herald

Where’s the ice?

Imagine for a second you are a baseball player in Durango.Imagine being able to practice on baseball diamonds all summer long, but there’s a catch – the competition season is during the winter when...

DATE: July 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Comfort and fun in the pool

With the sheer number of kids running around the pool in swim caps and goggles, it was easy to tell this swim meet was for the next generation of the Durango Swim Club. DSC competed against the...

DATE: June 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Feel the Pain: Helter Smelters roll to victory

The sold-out crowd at Chapman Hill stood on their feet, cheering the action from the first whistle. This time they weren’t cheering on the usual blade-wearing hockey players who typically inhabit...

DATE: June 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Ready to rock and roller girl

This isn’t your Saturday night roller disco. The Durango Roller Girls take their sport seriously, and they aren’t afraid to pummel anyone who dares think otherwise, let alone get in their way.“We...

DATE: June 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Queen Carmen, King Ned crowned

It was a busy weekend for Carmen Small of Durango. First, on Friday, she got married at the La Plata County Courthouse to fellow pro cyclist Ben Sonntag; Saturday, she came in fourth in the Iron...

DATE: May 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Classic Iron Horse

Not many mountain bike races go through crowded restaurants and down a ramp into the back alley, but this wasn’t just any mountain bike race. For the 40th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic in Durango,...

DATE: May 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A record all her own

SILVERTON – Mara Abbott wasted no time between her previous victory and her latest.In fact, Abbott made history by becoming the first racer – man or woman – to win four consecutive Iron Horse...

DATE: May 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

First-timers reign supreme

With dark clouds looming in La Plata Canyon, Mother Nature showed some sympathy to the runners of the seventh annual Kennebec Challenge Mountain Run.A record number 62 racers ran Saturday’s 14-mile...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Sports

'Hawks Ishay squawks 1st

It was a beautiful day for cycling - perfect weather and a picturesque course made a perfect backdrop for Fort LewisCollege cyclist Rotem Ishay's breakaway win in Sunday's A Men's road race at the...

DATE: April 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Tigers adjust, top Demons' lax 12-5

After Friday night's rain out, the Durango High School girls lacrosse team was more than ready to open its home season.Unfortunately for the Demons, the Grand Junction Tigers were looking to play...

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

Hurt and hobbled, DHS scores big 1-nil win

As the old saying goes, defense wins games, and the Durango High School girls soccer team ran to another victory on thebacks of its solid back line.The Demons downed Southwestern League foe Grand...

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

DHS swims state cuts

The Durango High School boys swim team got a taste of success Friday. Saturday, the Demons wanted more.Despite losing 223-104 to District 51 on Saturday at the “Aqua Arch," as the swimmers were...

DATE: March 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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