Water Dragons swim well at Western Slope Championships

Competing in one of their final meets of the summer during the Western Slope Championships in Grand Junction, July 12-14, members of the Cortez Water Dragons swim club showed marked improvement...

DATE: July 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Manassa reflects on favorite son Jack Dempsey

CONEJOS COUNTY – At 9 years old, Michelle Richardson didn’t exactly know how to process her firsthand encounter with Manassa’s legendary prizefighter. “It was in July of 1966 at our annual Pioneer...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Showalter brothers enjoying success at summer track meets

Among the scores of high school athletes in Colorado, Mancos High School brothers Caden Showalter and Connor Showalter stand out thanks to their chiseled physiques, slickly-combed hair and smooth...

DATE: July 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dara Suckla qualifies for National High School Finals Rodeo

Since her arrival on the high school rodeo circuit three years ago, soon-to-be Dolores High School senior Dara Suckla has become known for her skill with ropes and her horse with a catchy name....

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Gymnasts flock to trampoline clinic in Cortez

Joy Umenhofer Stovall, a coach of national championship-winning teams, visited Stormy’s ATC Gymnastics in Cortez this week to hold a free trampoline clinic. The clinic drew more than 80 students,...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Cancellation of 2019 Hardrock 100 doesn’t deter ultra community

There may not be a 2019 running of the Hardrock Hundred Endurance Run through the San Juan Mountains, but there will be plenty of trail running events that will provide ultra-running enthusiasts a...

DATE: July 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tomac’s one-two punch at Redbud gives him the motocross win

Eli Tomac of Cortez dominated the 450 Class meet at the Redbud National on Saturday, winning the first moto and challenging Marvin Musquin for the sweep in the second. As the motocross series...

DATE: July 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bodie Hine buckles down for nationals

“Cowboy Christmas” usually refers to the days nearest the Fourth of July, with rodeos, and in many cases, prize money, to be found seemingly anywhere and everywhere an interested rider or roper can...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Local teen selected to play in prestigious all-star tournament

For almost as long as he can remember, 13-year-old Miles Frost has been drawn to a baseball diamond. Not long after he could walk, he started playing catch in the backyard with his mother, and now,...

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fairgrounds Speedway set to host races this weekend

Less than 24 hours after fireworks light up the sky on the Fourth of July, engines will roar at Fairgrounds Speedway during what promises to be another exciting rendition of dirt track stock car...

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Carlin Dunne dies at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

COLORADO SPRINGS – A prominent motorcycle racer died Sunday after he crashed near the finish line of an event he had won four times, the Colorado Springs Gazette reported. Carlin Dunne died at the...

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ranch Rodeo highlights rugged way of life

As the sun sank toward the horizon at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds on June 29, ranchers and horses joined bovine companions at the Four States Ag Expo Ranch Rodeo for a dance that has gone on...

DATE: July 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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