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What to eat for a long walk through the woods

One of the most difficult tasks in preparing for a backpacking adventure might not be navigating mountainous terrain, reading topographical maps or even hauling a quarter of your body weight in...

DATE: July 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Southwest Colorado all-stars capture state title

Thanks to strong pitching, timely hitting and nearly flawless defense, a Little League all-star team from Southwest Colorado is headed to the U.S. regional tournament in Texas.The team’s...

DATE: July 17, 2017 | UPDATED: 6 days 44 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Cortez Leopard Sharks qualify 8 for state meet

After a long summer filled with practices, eight members of the Cortez Leopard Sharks swim team are headed to the state meet thanks to impressive performances at the West Slope Championships in...

DATE: July 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Southwest Colorado advances in state Little League tournament

Stepping onto the mound moments before throwing out the game’s opening pitch on Wednesday, Caleb Compton smiled as about 30 young fans seated down the third-base line chanted his name. Then, over...

DATE: July 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Eli Tomac sweeps 450 Class motos, leads series standings

SOUTHWICK, Mass. – Eli Tomac swept the 450 Class motos Saturday in the Southwick National for his third straight Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship event victory and fourth of the season.The...

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

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Cortez swim teams compete in Montrose

With the summer swim season quickly winding down, several local swimmers traveled to Montrose on July 7-9, to compete in the Montrose Marlins Invitational. Among the most successful locals at the...

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

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Purgatory opens high-speed lift to bikers, spectators

Purgatory Resort now offers regular mountain bike and scenic chairlift rides on its high-speed six-person Village Express Lift 1 chairlift. Bike uplift tickets are $15 per ride, $40 for full-day or...

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

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Burst Triathlon provides exciting start to Fourth of July

Fourteen hours before fireworks sparkled over Cortez on July Fourth, triathletes came together at the Cortez Municipal Pool to participate in the eighth annual Cortez Burst Triathlon. Among those...

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

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M-CHS football camp starts July 10

Montezuma-Cortez High School has announced its 2017 summer football camp, scheduled for July 10-22. All potential players for the fall season are encouraged to attend and get in shape, according to...

DATE: July 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Swimmers post strong showing in Telluride

Approaching the wall in the 200-yard freestyle, Mesa Verde Aquatics Team member Erin Lawrence nearly 30 seconds ahead of her nearest competitor. The big lead did not deter Lawrence from a strong...

DATE: July 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Cortez Micro baseball team wins championship

With a bat resting just above his shoulder and his eyes focused intently on an incoming pitch, 8-year-old Cortez resident Trey looked like a Big League star, albeit a miniature one.So, too, did...

DATE: July 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Catching up with Adam State runner Ro Paschal

From 2012 until 2016, Ro Paschal excelled on the court, along the trails, and on the track as a member of Mancos High School’s basketball, cross-country and track teams. As a result of his athletic...

DATE: June 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports