Sports

Lady Panthers lose home opener to Crested Butte

Missing several key players as a result of injuries and still adapting to new head coach Sam Edgerton’s style, the Montezuma-Cortez High School girls soccer team lost its home opener to Crested...

DATE: March 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers baseball faces tough competition in Cortez

Taking the field at the Rumble in the Jungle tournament on March 16-17, the Montezuma-Cortez High School baseball team faced tough opponents from Cedaredge and Montrose and dropped two consecutive...

DATE: March 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores Wrestling Club excels at Blanding Brawl

Sporting singlets with large D’s on the back and smiles on their faces, 69 youth wrestlers representing the Dolores Wrestling Club took to the mats in Blanding, Utah, on March 10 for the Blanding...

DATE: March 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers open season with win over Olathe

Painting the corners with his fastball and locking the legs of opposing hitters with occasional curves, Jasen Engel led the Montezuma-Cortez High school baseball team to an 11-5 victory over Olathe...

DATE: March 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek defeats Dolores as baseball season gets away

Taking the field on a day in which the weather felt more like summer than early spring, members of the Dove Creek High School baseball team performed well for the second consecutive game and beat...

DATE: March 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bulldogs win season opener over Monticello

Relying on a balanced hitting and stellar performances from two pitchers making their high school debuts, the Dove Creek High School baseball team defeated Monticello, 7-6, on March 10. The victory...

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

Dolores Bears track teams open season on positive note

Opening their season at the Piedra Vista Invitational in Farmington on March 10, several members of the Dolores High School girls and boys track teams posted Top 10 finishes in individual events....

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

Bulldogs looking to improve on last season’s results

Coming off one of the most difficult seasons in its history, the Dove Creek High School baseball team will look to look to return to its winning ways this year and regain the form that helped it...

DATE: March 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bears hope that experience leads to success

Watching his baseball team practice at Joe Rowell Park this week, Dolores manager Rusty Hamilton tried to temper expectations, yet his excitement was palpable. “We have a lot of returners from last...

DATE: March 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bluejays fall short against Sanford in regionals

Heading into the fourth quarter of its Regional Tournament game against Sanford on March 2, the Mancos High School boys’ basketball team had victory within its reach. The Bluejays were outscored by...

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

Hesperus Ski Area suspends operations due to lack of snow

Hesperus Ski Area suspended its winter operations Sunday due to a lack of snow, accentuating a rough and dismal winter for the snow-starved mountains of Southwest Colorado. According to its...

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

Local basketball teams fall in opening contests of tournaments

Montezuma and Dolores counties sent four teams to postseason tournaments this weekend. None escaped their opening contests. Stapleton 68, Montezuma-Cortez 54 The Montezuma-Cortez Panthers on Friday...

DATE: March 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports