Basketball

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Durango girls basketball gets 16-seed, bye in CHSAA state tournament

The Durango High School girls basketball team won six games in a row to finish off an impressive regular season. The Demons’ hot stretch turned out to be crucial as their regular-season performance...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango boys get 4-seed in CHSAA 4A state basketball tournament

One day after winning the team’s first league title in a decade and 20th game of its season, the Durango High School boys basketball team got the reward it was looking for. The Demons received the...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ignacio girls rally, boys struggle

Pushed to the brink by a Ouray girls basketball team on the rise and a senior who refused to go quietly on senior night for the Trojans, Ignacio’s Kiana Valdez made a championship play at a...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango girls basketball sweeps weekend; Chandler honored for career mark

The Durango High School basketball teams were presented with an awkward and difficult travel scenario over the weekend, but that couldn’t stop the Demons from taking care of business. Durango’s...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango basketball claims first league title in 10 years

Ten years had gone by since the Durango Demons boys basketball had won a league championship. After Saturday’s game at Grand Junction, that drought ended. The Demons led from the start and held off...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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No. 22 Colorado Mines survives comeback, beats No. 11 Fort Lewis

The long awaited matchup between No. 11 Fort Lewis College and No. 22 Colorado School of Mines was everything it was billed to be – and more. In the end, it didn’t go the Skyhawks’ way, as...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Kayla Herrera takes over, Fort Lewis women beat Colorado Mines

From the first possession to the final buzzer, Friday night at Whalen Gymnasium was Kayla Herrera’s night. While most of the players on the floor were tight with the bright lights shining, Herrera...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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League powerhouses meet tonight at Whalen Gym

When the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference released its Preseason Men’s Basketball Coaches Poll way back on Oct. 11, Feb. 17 was clearly a date that would be on the calendar of the conference,...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Prep Roundup: Ignacio’s Gomez ties state record

Avionne Gomez etched her name into the state record book Thursday. The Ignacio High School junior girls basketball player scored 34 points and made ten 3-point shots to tie the Colorado record for...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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LIVINGSTON: Calling all ’Hawks to the nest

It’s time for all Skyhawks to converge on Whalen Gymnasium. If you haven’t heard, there’s a big basketball game Friday night at Fort Lewis College. The Whalen seats 2,220 fans, and the Fort Lewis...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Fort Lewis women’s basketball ready for rival Colorado Mines

The last time the Fort Lewis College women’s basketball team matched up with Colorado Mines, the eighth-seeded Skyhawks pulled off a historic upset in last year’s Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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ACC powers crank up the heat

RALEIGH, N.C. – Joel Berry II scored 18 points to help No. 10 North Carolina beat rival North Carolina State 97-73 on Wednesday night to stay alone in first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference....

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports