McGovern for FLC cycling coach

The Fort Lewis College cycling team turned to longtime bicycle racer and cycling coach Chris McGovern to lead the program on an interim basis.McGovern, the owner and head coach of Cycleution, was...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Purgatory Alpine Ski Team heats up

Cold temperatures translated into hot performances for the Purgatory Alpine Ski Team last weekend.The team hosted the Southern Series USSA giant slalom races at Durango Mountain Resort. Four races...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Fishy deal: New equipment for the New Year

As I shuffled toward my morning coffee and newspaper chair, attired in my may-fly-decorated boxer shorts (5 years old, formerly gray), Orvis T-shirt, fishing hat (original color undistinguishable)...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | COLUMN: Flies & Lies

Durango Freestyle launches fresh season at Telluride

The Durango Freestyle Devo Ski team collected medals and posted personal-best scores at the USSA Southwest Freestyle event at Telluride last weekend.The event pitted developmental freestyle skiers...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoors Briefs

Skate-ski race Saturday at Center The Nordic Center at Purgatory will host the second race in the Coke Race Series on Saturday morning. The skate race will offer a 15-kilometer option for adults...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Sports Extra

College Football Michigan fires Rodriguez after three seasons ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) – Michigan hired Rich Rodriguez to take college football’s winningest program to another level.Rodriguez did just...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Sports Briefs

16th annual Ouray Ice Festival climbs into action Between 3,000 and 4,000 people will descend on Ouray this weekend; the 16th annual Ouray Ice Festival will start today at the Ouray Ice Park.The...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Home sweet home

DATE: Jan. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

All hail the Guru! Oh yeah, and ... Queen Aragon!

I don’t mean to brag, but I was good last week.Oakland over Kansas City at Arrowhead?Yep. I picked it.Dallas over Philadelphia at The Linc?Yep. I picked it.Yep, your ol’ Gridiron Guru went 13-3...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Two more almost famous

NEW YORK – Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven became Hall of Famers on Wednesday, the two-time World Series champions easily elected after narrow misses last year.Sluggers Rafael Palmeiro, Mark...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

One more comeback: No. 7 is the new czar

ENGLEWOOD – Hall of Famer John Elway has been summoned by the Denver Broncos for one more comeback, this time as the team’s chief football executive.The beloved quarterback who led the Broncos to...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sports Extra

National Hockey League Penguins’ Crosby leads NHL All-Star fan voting NEW YORK (AP) – Sidney Crosby is the top vote-getter for the NHL All-Star Game.The NHL also announced Tuesday leading...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

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