Basketball

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Welcome to NBA trade season, already underway in earnest

NEW ORLEANS – Jahlil Okafor viewed New Orleans during All-Star weekend with a different lens than usual, since he thought there was a chance it may have been his next home. That’s life in the rumor...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Fort Lewis men celebrate senior night hosting Adams State

Senior night is always a special celebration for players and their families. But, after losing the first home game in more than two years last week and finding themselves in a dead heat with...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Prep Spotlight: Durango’s Steven Wyman does it all

The Durango High School boys basketball team received its highest seed ever at No. 4 in this year’s Colorado High School Activities Association’s 4A state basketball tournament on Sunday. Though...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Pelicans acquire Cousins in multi-player deal

NEW ORLEANS — DeMarcus Cousins is on his way out of Sacramento — and right into an All-Star frontcourt pairing with Anthony Davis. The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to acquire Cousins from the Kings...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional 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. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Record All-Star: Davis scores 52, West tops East 192-182

NEW ORLEANS – Anthony Davis had an All-Star Game for the record books. And on a night when Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant provided a glimpse of the past, Giannis Antetokounmpo showed he’s...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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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

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