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Pinkerton wins at USA BMX Desert Classic Nationals

After months of preparation, Durango BMX stars descended on Phoenix for the USA BMX Desert Classic Nationals . Jacob Pinkerton returned to Durango with a title and a big trophy to show for it....

DATE: June 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Eli Tomac places third after fast but bumpy start in fifth Salt Lake supercross

Eli Tomac of Cortez placed third Sunday in the fifth supercross race in Salt Lake City after a fast start that quickly fell apart in the first lap. After the gate dropped at Rice-Eccles Stadium,...

DATE: June 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango climber beats Dolores man’s speed record

Ben Wilbur set out with his climbing partner last Wednesday and tried to break a record. They came up short. That was just fine for Wilbur, a 2015 Durango High School graduate. The record he and...

DATE: June 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

‘Silent protest’ raises ruckus over river rafting shutdown

Frustrated by the lack of clarity about when commercial rafting and other outdoor tours can begin, the owner of one rafting company is making his feelings known at his downtown Durango kiosk. “We...

DATE: May 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Eli Tomac chasing title as Supercross returns

Supercross followed other sports around the world in shutting down during the coronavirus pandemic. The kickstands are going back up this weekend. Following the lead of NASCAR and the UFC,...

DATE: May 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

New Mexico horse track eases into racing amid restrictions

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Live horse racing has resumed in New Mexico, but there are no spectators in the stands, and only online and drive-thru wagering is allowed under an ongoing public health...

DATE: May 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

A-Basin provides glimpse of what next ski season may look like

ARAPAHOE BASIN — There are a lot of words to describe skiing and snowboarding. “Moral” and “victory” are not usually among them. But that’s how the staff at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area talked about...

DATE: May 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango plans e-bike trial at Twin Buttes

Fans of electric bicycles will have a new place to ride in June – on a trial basis. The city of Durango will start a one-year trial at the end of June to allow pedal-assist electric bike users to...

DATE: May 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Cyclists keep their distance from Durango to Silverton

The dirt called on a day when the asphalt typically rules the cycling world in Durango and Silverton. With the 49th edition of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic canceled because of the COVID-19...

DATE: May 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Hayden Leggett of Montezuma-Cortez signs with Presentation College

The Journal Presentation College women’s basketball head coach, Nicole Bullock, has announced that Hayden Leggett of Cortez will join the Saints’ squad this fall. Leggett is a 2020 graduate of...

DATE: May 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Little League offers ‘best practices’ for youth baseball return

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Little League is offering youth baseball organizations a pathway forward as they eye a restart amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization released a series of “best practices”...

DATE: May 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ouray Via Ferrata adds adrenaline to town’s already adventurous spirit

The Switzerland of America is about to have an added European feel for visitors. After four years of work, the Ouray Via Ferrata will open to the public Memorial Day weekend. A via ferrata, a...

DATE: May 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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