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Dolores football camp set for fourth year

After taking over as the head coach of the Dolores High School football team in 2013, Chris Trusler spoke about the importance of exposing eventual high school football players to the sport at an...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Five M-CHS players make all-conference team

After winning as many games in 2017 as they won in the previous two seasons combined, five Montezuma-Cortez High School baseball players received all-conference honors. Jasen Engel – first team...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Archuleta, All-State cagers save third in Alamosa

Spotted chatting before viewing last Friday’s wrestling feature at the 61st Colorado High School Coaches Association All-State Games, it was pretty clear 2A Paonia’s Colorado Mesa University-bound...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Mancos runner Simon Kearns gets High Mountain experience

Racing toward the finish line during a 10-mile race near Leadville, Colorado, in late May, Simon Kearns’ heart beat fast while his legs churned and his arms pumped. The 10,000-plus foot elevation...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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A Roundup to remember

Opening with a cannon blast and closing with a rousing rendition of ‘God Bless America,’ the 87th rendition of the Ute Mountain Roundup rodeo featured numerous moments that will not soon be...

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

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Saturday Night: Barrel racers inspire fans at Ute Mountain rodeo

On an evening that featured powerful bulls, bucking broncs and some of the best rodeo cowboys in the business, a set of inspiring barrel racers stole the show. Leading the impressive set was Cortez...

DATE: June 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Dolores senior goes to rodeo nationals

Breanna Maxwell, a senior from Dolores, will compete in the National High School Finals Rodeo for the first time this year, despite a recent injury.Maxwell is home-schooled, but she competes with...

DATE: June 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Tanner Lockhart rides home for Roundup Rodeo

When the saddle bronc event rolled around at the Ute Mountain Rodeo on Thursday, local fans will more than likely recognize the familiar face of Tanner Lockhart amongst the crowd. A Dolores High...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Local barrel racer raises, then trains horses

Falena Hunter, of Montezuma County, has been racing and raising barrel horses for more than 15 years. Her competitive streak and quick horse, Dottie, are a good combination for this years...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Dolores bronc rider Kody Gregory comes home

Bareback bronc rider Kody Gregory, of Dolores, is competing for New Mexico State University on a full-ride rodeo scholarship. He is thrilled to be competing at the professional level at his...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Panthers’ Passell named manager of the year

Since being hired as the manager of the Montezuma-Cortez High School baseball team two years ago, Tim Passell has helped transform the Panthers into one of the most exciting young teams in the...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Local swimmers race to wins in Cortez

Swimming between new black and green lane lines under a mostly sunny sky, several local athletes scored victories at the Cortez Leopard Sharks Open Swim Meet, which was held at the Cortez Municipal...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports