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CHSAA extends spring activities suspension through April 30 because of coronavirus

The Colorado High School Activities Association has extended the suspension of spring sports activities through April 30 because of COVID-19. Following Gov. Jared Polis’ announcement Wednesday to...

DATE: April 1, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Time has come for Durango Athletic Hall of Fame

One hundred forty years. When the town of Durango was formed two miles south of Animas City in 1880 to serve the San Juan mining district, it would have been impossible for those settlers to...

DATE: March 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 12 hours 3 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Sports

PLOEN: Beauty of an unknown final score

As sports fans, there are few things more gripping than a close sporting event in the final minute of regulation. Every play, coaching instruction and bounce of a ball suddenly seems so fragile. It...

DATE: March 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

CHSAA delivers free character development lessons to connect coaches, athletes

Bonds formed between players and coaches in high school locker rooms often play a vital role in the development of young athletes. During a time in which coaches and players are unable to meet and...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Olympic postponement gives Durango wrestler Nick Tarpley time

Nick Tarpley could barely move his neck. The clock was ticking. He wasn’t going to be at his best. Then, the world changed in a matter of a month. The new coronavirus swept the planet as COVID-19...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

Durango High to turn stadium lights on in time of darkness

Students are learning off campus. Athletics are on hold. It’s a dark time, as measures are taken to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. But COVID-19 can’t completely darken Durango High...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

CHSAA extends spring sports suspension until at least April 18

The Colorado High School Activities Association extended its spring sports and activities postponement until at least April 18, the organization announced Tuesday. The decision was made following...

DATE: March 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango High School’s Toby Scarpella named to all-state ski team

Durango High School’s Toby Scarpella added a few more accolades to an already-impressive first season for the DHS ski team on Monday. Scarpella was the only Demon named to the Colorado High School...

DATE: March 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango High School basketball gets three to Southwestern League teams

Durango High School’s Jordan Woolverton capped off a breakthrough season on the basketball court. He was named to the All Class 5A/4A Southwestern League team earlier this week, as he helped the...

DATE: March 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango’s sparkling season stopped in Sweet 16

Tuesday night’s Sweet 16 game was played largely in the paint and at the free-throw line. Courtney Hank made the most of her chances. The Green Mountain High School junior scored a game-high 23...

DATE: March 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango girls basketball prepares for Sweet 16 matchup against Green Mountain

Above all else, Durango High School girls basketball coach Tim Fitzpatrick is calling Tuesday’s Class 4A Sweet 16 game against No. 3 Green Mountain an opportunity. It’s an opportunity for his team...

DATE: March 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Scarpella slaloms to third to close state skiing for Durango

Freshman Toby Scarpella added a third-place result in slalom to go with his giant slalom title to conclude his first high school state championship. The Durango High School ski star clocked a...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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