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Bayfield gets 5-seed in CHSAA 3A basketball state tournament

After winning the 3A Intermountain League district championship for the first time since 1992, the Bayfield High School boys basketball team received the No. 5 seed in the Colorado High School...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Colorado Mines wins RMAC regular-season title

Colorado School of Mines beat Metro State Saturday night to clinch sole possession of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference regular-season title. The Orediggers (24-4, 19-3 RMAC) had an 11-point...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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25 year wait over for league champion Bayfield basketball

BAYFIELD - Bayfield waited a quarter century for what happened Saturday night. Playing in front of a raucous crowd, the Bayfield High School boys basketball team hosted Alamosa High School on...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango High School boys move on to CHSAA 4A Sweet 16

When things start going off the hinges for a high school sports team, a senior needs step in and retake control before things get out of hand. In Saturday’s Colorado High School Activities...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Big wins for Ignacio basketball come with big rewards

It all came down to one bounce off the rim for the Ignacio High School boys basketball team. Lawrence Valdez didn’t score a point until the final seconds of Saturday’s Class 2A San Juan Basin...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Fort Lewis women’s basketball uses same winning recipe at Westminster

The fifth consecutive win for the Fort Lewis women’s basketball team had a familiar recipe. The Skyhawks came into Friday’s game at Westminster riding a four-game winning streak. The torrid stretch...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Fort Lewis men drop regular-season finale to Westminster

If the Fort Lewis College men’s basketball team is going to end up with a share of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference regular-season title, the Skyhawks are going to need some help from Metro...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Alamosa, Bayfield basketball win semifinals, set up championship

When everything else went wrong, Ryan Phelps was right. The Bayfield High School junior scored 27 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and blocked five shots to help the boys basketball team hold onto a...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ignacio basketball teams into San Juan Basin League title games

It wouldn’t be a San Juan Basin League district basketball tournament championship without the Ignacio Bobcats. Both the IHS boys and girls teams punched tickets to Saturday’s league championship...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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No. 16 Durango girls basketball puts No. 48 Thompson Valley away early

After a first-round bye set up a long week of practice, it didn’t take long for the Durango High School girls basketball team to blow off some pent-up energy in Friday’s Colorado High School...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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March to final four starts with No. 29 Elizabeth for Durango basketball

The march to the Final Four starts with No. 29. A resurgent year for the Durango High School boys basketball team resulted in the team’s first 5A/4A Southwestern League title in 10 years and a 20-3...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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No. 16 Durango girls to host No. 48 Thompson Valley in CHSAA state tournament

The No. 16 Durango High School girls basketball team enjoyed a bye in the first round of the Colorado High School Activities Association Class 4A State Tournament earlier this week. Now, it’s...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports