Sports

Sports physicals to be offered at Montezuma-Cortez High School

By Ian MacLaren For the Journal Students interested in obtaining sports physicals are encouraged to show up at the Southwest Medical Group’s School-Based Health Center located at Montezuma-Cortez...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango High lands new cross-country coach in Ken Flint

Durango High School didn’t have to look far to find its next cross-country coach, as the school named former Fort Lewis College coach Ken Flint as its next leader of the boys and girls programs. ...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Hillcrest golf pro sets sights on new course

Durango’s golfers will soon be saying their goodbyes to Hillcrest Golf Club pro John Vickers, who will be moving on to the next phase in his career in the sport: ownership of his own 9-hole golf...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ben Sonntag sprints to another win at Fat Tire 40

It was a Durango sweep at the Fat Tire 40 during Crested Butte Bike Week. Durango’s Ben Sonntag took the top spot on the podium in Crested Butte, beating fellow Durangoan Todd Wells in a sprint to...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Challenge of Silverton Mountain’s heli-ski expansion denied

An Interior Department appeals board has denied San Juan Citizens Alliance’s challenge of Silverton Mountain’s helicopter skiing expansion, arguing the alliance has no legal standing to file such a...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Denver-based company acquires 2nd Utah ski resort

SALT LAKE CITY – A fast-growing ski resort company is buying another Utah property less than a year after it acquired a ski resort east of Salt Lake City. The Denver-based Alterra Mountain Company...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Outdoor skills weekend planned for Western Colorado women

Women who want to gain valuable outdoor skills, learn about wildlife and receive an introduction to hunting and fishing are invited to attend a “Cast and Blast” weekend workshop, July 13-15,...

DATE: June 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Eli Tomac wins fourth straight motocross, by a tiebreaker

Eli Tomac of Cortez bounced back from his first moto loss of the season Saturday to win a fourth straight title, beating back a challenge from rival Marvin Musquin at High Point Raceway. Musquin...

DATE: June 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Former M-CHS state champion Austin Wagner flying high

Since the last time Montezuma-Cortez High School sports fans saw Austin Wagner at the Colorado State Track and Field Championships just over one year ago, he has grown a bit more muscular and he...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Leopard Sharks’ swimmers excel in hometown meet

With the sun shining down and green and black flags hanging above the water, scores of swimmers arrived at the Cortez Municipal Pool this weekend to participate in the Cortez Leopard Sharks...

DATE: June 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tomac wins third straight motocross with victory at Thunder Valley

Eli Tomac of Cortez remained undefeated in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross series on Saturday with a sweep at the 450MX Thunder Valley National in Lakewood. It was his third straight overall victory in...

DATE: June 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers working hard this offseason

Coming off a season in which they won two of their eight games, several members of the Montezuma-Cortez High School football team have banded together to take part in a rigorous offseason program....

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports