Young American Football League (YAFL)

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Durango’s fourth-grade YAFL team gets Super Bowl revenge

Five yards was all the separated the Demons from a championship last year. A year later and a year wiser, they wouldn’t let it get that close. The fourth-grade Durango Young America Football League...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Fourth-grade Durango YAFL team set for Titan-sized Super Bowl rematch

Only one remains. The rematch is on. Three Durango Young America Football League teams advanced to the semifinals, but only one advanced to reach Super Bowl Saturday in Farmington. After earning a...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Three Durango YAFL teams reach semifinals

The playoff opened in grand fashion for Durango’s Young America Football League teams last week. Three of the four teams competing in the postseason won Saturday to advance to the semifinals this...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Time to talk about playoffs for Durango YAFL teams

In an impressive run through the regular season, every Durango team in the Young America Football League made the playoffs this year. Durango’s third- through sixth-grade teams all qualified for...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Football family helps Dugan family after death of mother, wife

Focus shifted from football to family in Week 7 of the Young America Football League season. Teams honored the life of Kristen Dugan, mother of fourth-grade player Ryan and second-grader Tyler, and...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Dominant defenses lead Durango YAFL teams

The defensive dominance of Durango’s Young America Football League teams was on full display again last weekend. As the playoffs creep closer, several wining streaks were kept alive, highlighted by...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Durango YAFL teams perfect in Week 5 with close games

Playoffs are quickly approaching, and every game matters down the stretch for Durango’s Young America Football League teams. Week 5 brought more excitement and memorable action, as Durango’s teams...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Durango YAFL teams labor through Labor Day

While the fourth- and sixth-grade teams took the Labor Day holiday weekend off, three other youth football teams put on the pads and got to work. Week 4 of the Young America Football League season...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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One-point wins highlight Week 3 of YAFL

It all came down to the final play to preserve a perfect record. The third-grade Durango Demons Young America Football League team moved to 3-0 to open the 2016 season Saturday with a 13-12 victory...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango YAFL first to kick off 2016 football season

High school football will begin Friday, with college to follow a week later and the NFL a week after that. But some gridiron stars have already been playing for weeks. The Four Corners Young...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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Denver feels comfortable with close games

ENGLEWOOD – The Denver Broncos don’t get tight when their games get that way. Their 23-16 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday was their 10th by seven points or fewer, tying the 1978 Houston Oilers for...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Michigan schools try out new concussion tests

BEVERLY HILLS, Mich. – Baseline testing – a combination of memory, reaction time, attention and stress assessments – is done in major pro sports because it is considered an objective and...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports