Durango High School

The stretch run’s first step? Cortez

Rudy Peterson got his wish.A standout at 112 pounds, the Durango High School senior wrestler wanted nothing more than to avenge a loss from last season when the Demons met up with Montezuma-Cortez,...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

DHS wins with a full head of steam

The Durango High School girls basketball team was looking to put together a complete four quarters Saturday against Grand Junction Central. During its three-game losing streak, DHS has faltered in...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Start to finish: Demons play full 4

On Friday, the Durango High School boys basketball team got out to the start it wanted but faltered late in a 17-point loss to Montrose.On Saturday, there would be no such letdown.Durango built an...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

First-half hole buries DHS in SWL opener

The Durango High School girls basketball team finally found the defensive tenacity, ball security and offensive potency it’d been looking for lately.Unfortunately for the Demons, they found it too...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Early sparks fizzle late

The Durango High School gym was abuzz.The Demons boys basketball team finally had gotten out to the type of start head coach Alan Batiste had been looking for all year. The tempo was high; the...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Pull no punches: DHS gets serious

Alan Batiste is sick of falling behind early.The bench boss for the Durango High School boys basketball team has seen his squad score first in just one of its first 10 games this season, and with a...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Different Durango begins anew against Montrose

Aspen McKeever was on fire.During a shooting drill Thursday, the senior from the Durango High School girls basketball team drilled seven mid-range jumpers in a row from various locations and over...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango exhausts P.V. on home mat

The anxious home crowd waited nervously to cheer.But Piedra Vista wasn’t cooperating as the Panthers opened Tuesday night’s wrestling dual at Durango High School with three consecutive wins and a...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Demons’ new Party of 5

After a pair of lackluster performances and with a new starting five, the Durango High School girls basketball team finally got the message – increase the energy or watch from the...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Play hard or else for DHS

It’s interesting how emotions can manifest themselves in a person’s outward appearance.Frustrated by an inconsistent effort during the Demons’ 5-4 run thus far, Durango High School head girls...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bare feet. Big win.

The Demons went back to work Saturday morning – in bare feet.And they didn’t miss a step.The Durango High School swim team, back in the pool for the first competition of 2011, swam away from...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mary-less Panthers run away from DHS girls basketball team

Two days after one bad quarter doomed them against Pagosa Springs, the Demons hung much closer with Piedra Vista.But after getting within four points late in the third quarter, the Durango High...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports