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Bayfield girl McNaughton on mission for wrestling nationals

Abigail McNaughton’s first tournament win will send her to the national championships. The 11-year-old Bayfield wrestler won the state championship in her weight class at the girls state tournament...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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State Wrestling: Ignacio’s Appenzeller gets his rematch

The day started with a stunning loss. It ended with hope for a championship. Friday at the Colorado High School Activities Association State Wrestling Championships provides the most action-packed...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Eight going to state wrestling for Bayfield, Ignacio

Sam Westbrook will go into the state wrestling tournament undefeated. Ryan Nava will not. The two Bafield High School seniors captured a state-wide audience throughout the course of the wrestling...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Prep Spotlight: Bayfield’s Michaeli making a mark

Macoy Michaeli doesn’t have to say much to strike fear into his opponents. The tall, 170-pound athlete at Bayfield High School lets his abilities do the talking. Michaeli is in the midst of a...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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The special rivalry between Ignacio’s Appenzeller and Bayfield’s Nava

IGNACIO Ryan Nava moved to Bayfield in seventh grade. One of his first wrestling matches was against Ethan Appenzeller of Ignacio. Five years later, the two have faced off on the mat more times...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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All-smiles from a record turnout at Butch Melton Invitational wrestling in Ignacio

Nobody wrestles with a bigger smile on their face than Ignacio High School’s Lorenzo “Woody” Peña. The Bobcats senior was all smiles Saturday at the final home meet of his high school career. Peña,...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Marquee wrestling match between Appenzeller, Nava settles Pine River Rivalry

It all came down to two of the most experienced and talented wrestlers in La Plata County on Friday night. With a dual-meet tied at 27-27 going into the final match between Pine River rivals...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Bayfield wrestling doesn’t duck top-ranked Alamosa Mean Moose

Only weeks removed from beating third-ranked Centauri in a home dual-meet, the unranked Bayfield High School wrestling team set its sights on top-ranked Alamosa. The Alamosa Mean Moose shuffled...

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

Four area wrestling champs at Paonia’s Screaming Eagle

When Page, Arizona, canceled its big wrestling tournament, teams from across Colorado scrambled to find a replacement tournament. They found it at Paonia’s Screaming Eagle meet. Saturday’s...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Bayfield wrestling shows it’s ready with win against Centauri

Bayfield High School’s wrestling team wanted to send a statement Thursday night. Statement sent. The Wolverines host Centauri in a Class 3A Intermountain League dual-meet. The Falcons were fresh...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Prep Roundup: 2 from Bayfield, 1 from Ignacio crowned wrestling champs in Pagosa

Wrestling was back in full swing with nearly every team from the Four Corners region traveling to Pagosa Springs for the Rocky Mountain Wrestling meet. Centauri came away with the team victory with...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango girls basketball doubles up wins on Piedra Vista

Durango is into the championship game at the Lady Tiger Rumble. The Durango High School girls basketball team secured a 38-34 win against Piedra Vista of Farmington in the semifinals of the...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports