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Gashi scores twice, Howard gets shutout in Colorado Rapids’ victory

COMMERCE CITY — Shkelzen Gashi scored his first two goals of the season and the Colorado Rapids ended a seven-game winless streak with a 3-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday. The...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Durango High School girls soccer season ends with 3-2 overtime loss to No. 8 Mullen

Head coach Dalon Parker said the No. 9 Durango High School girls soccer team fought harder than any Demons team he’d ever seen in Saturday’s Colorado High School Activities Association 4A Girls...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango High School coach Dalon Parker builds more than championships

Dalon Parker doesn’t care about wins and losses, but he wins a lot more than he loses. The Durango High School coach is in the midst of another state playoff run with the girls varsity soccer team....

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Dalon Parker’s lifeline to Durango started with Austin Kelly

Training a second-grade boy in soccer led to Durango High School soccer coach Dalon Parker finding a second family, and eventually, his way to Durango. Ten years ago when Austin Kelly, a senior at...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango girls soccer onto the second round to face Mullen

Herald Staff Report The ninth-ranked Durango High School girls soccer team will face No. 8 Mullen Saturday at 1 p.m in Denver in the second round of the Colorado High School Activities Association...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango soccer blasts Cañon City, moves out of first round

The first round of the state tournament haunts the Demons no more. Durango High School’s girls soccer team had been bounced out of the first round of the state tournament seven of the last eight...

DATE: May 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Durango girls soccer dialed in to host Cañon City in state tournament

Seeded higher in the state tournament than they’ve been in more than a decade, the No. 9 Demons are focused on reversing history. The Durango High School girls soccer team hasn’t advanced past the...

DATE: May 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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FIFA’s uphill struggle to regain trust of soccer, sponsors

MANAMA, Bahrain – Even after a year under new leadership, FIFA is still pleading with the world: Trust us. The message is proving as hard to sell as sponsorship of the World Cup. It’s no wonder....

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

North America may face rivals for 2026 World Cup in rapid process

MANAMA, Bahrain – North America’s request for an accelerated awarding of the 2026 World Cup without facing a challenge is on hold, for a few months at least. FIFA’s ruling council decided Tuesday...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Demons get No. 9 seed in CHSAA 4A Girls Soccer State Championships

The 5A/4A Southwestern League champion Durango girls soccer team was awarded with the No. 9 seed in the Colorado High School Activities Association’s 4A Girls Soccer State Championships. The soccer...

DATE: May 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Prep Spotlight: Durango ends season with pair of one-run games

The Durango High School baseball season ended the same way it started, with a few one-run games. The Demons traveled to Grand Junction and split a doubleheader with the Tigers on Saturday. DHS won...

DATE: May 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Messi wins FIFA appeal

ZURICH — Argentina captain Lionel Messi was cleared by FIFA on Friday to play in the next three World Cup qualifiers after a ban for insulting a referee’s assistant was lifted. Messi already served...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports