Sports

Mancos tracks strong tradition

The Mancos track and field team looks to defend its 2A San Juan Basin League title on the boys side and contend on the girls side.Thirty-seven athletes are on the team, and many new faces have been...

DATE: March 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Pitbulls gear up for state

The basketball regional tournaments for the Special Olympics of Colorado were held Sunday, Feb. 13, at Mesa State College in Grand Junction. The Cortez Special Olympics Pitbulls were fortunate...

DATE: March 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Cortez Softball Complex Tree Farm gets grant

The city of Cortez has received a $1,500 grant from the Colorado Tree Coalition for the Cortez Softball Complex Tree Farm.The funds from the CTC will be matched by Cortez to establish a tree...

DATE: March 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Wood wins coaching debut

Montezuma-Cortez High School coach Dan Wood won his first girls tennis match at the helm of the Lady Panthers on Saturday morning with a 4-3 win over Miyamura (Gallup, N.M.) High School at the...

DATE: March 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Prep basketball final scores

The Mancos Bluejays basketball team concluded its season with a 69-35 loss to Hoehne in the 2A Region-1 tournament at Adams State College in Alamosa on Friday night. The Dove Creek Lady Bluejays...

DATE: March 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Swink upsets Lady Bears

The Dolores Lady Bears basketball team entered the Colorado 2A Region-3 tournament at Durango High School as the No. 1-seed.But fourth-seeded Swink advanced to the regional championship with a...

DATE: March 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Gregory wins Old Pueblo race

USA Cycling professional mountain bike racer Shawn Gregory took first-place in the Kona Bikes Old Pueblo 24-hour race in Tucson, Ariz., on the weekend of Feb. 19 and 20 in the male solo singlespeed...

DATE: March 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Panthers track for success

The Montezuma-Cortez High School Lady Panthers track and field season has begun with practices in full force heading into next Saturday’s meet in Farmington, N.M.“We got a nice group of girls,”...

DATE: March 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Panthers soccer aims high

The Montezuma-Cortez High School Lady Panthers soccer team came within one percentage point of the state playoffs last season after finishing 8-6-1.One year later, that sour taste still remains and...

DATE: March 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Wood takes over M-CHS tennis

Former assistant coach Dan Wood has taken the reins of head coach of the Montezuma-Cortez High School tennis teams.Wood succeeds former coach Jim Taccogno and will start by taking over the Lady...

DATE: March 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Former wrestler makes NCAA II nationals meet

Alamosa - Adams State College redshirt freshman Justin Samora (Montezuma-Cortez High School) qualified for the March 11 and 12, NCAA II National Championships in Kearney, Neb., by finishing fourth...

DATE: March 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bears lack of experience gets them in the end

The No. 4-seed Dolores Bears basketball team had its season end at Montezuma-Cortez High School in the 2A San Juan Basin League district tournament on Friday and Saturday, losing to Ignacio, 72-44,...

DATE: March 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports