Sports

Dove Creek volleyball team rolls to homecoming victory over Norwood

With loyal fans crowding its home gym and a large contingency of alumni shouting encouragement, the Dove Creek High School volleyball team rolled to a 25-18, 25-11, 19-25, 25-18 victory over...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Howard Grotts conquers marathon mountain bike worlds

One week after a 15th place finish at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Mountain Bike World Championships, United States mountain bike star Howard Grotts added a 13th-place finish at another...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Young Bears hold off Whitehorse on homecoming

Dolores football head coach Ray Davis knew that his Bears squad was moving in the right direction. In spite of tough losses to begin the season, the Bears played inspired football in front of a...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS cross-country teams compete in Alamosa

Before the Joe Vigil Open in Alamosa on Sept. 8, Montezuma-Cortez High School sophomore John Whyte stood near the starting line and took in a scene that included 259 competitors and some of the top...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek and Dolores take a thriller to five sets

At times during the match between the Dove Creek High School and Dolores High School volleyball teams on Sept. 11, the crowd drowned out the voices of the coaches as they shouted instructions. Long...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos volleyball team wins three straight over SJBL competition

After an impressive stretch that included victories over three San Juan Basin League foes, the Mancos High School volleyball team is brimming with confidence, and players are smiling as a result of...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fallout continues for US Olympic Committee as board chairman Larry Probst resigns

Amid ongoing turmoil over the lack of oversight that led to the Larry Nassar abuse scandal, the U.S. Olympic Committee announced Monday that its longtime board chairman, Larry Probst, 68, will step...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores volleyball opens league play with win over Telluride

Throughout last year’s high school volleyball season, Dolores High School outside hitter Jordan Elder terrorized San Juan Basin League competition. The Lady Bears’ talented junior was back at it...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos cross-country runners face test in Alamosa

Competing against many of the state’s finest distance runners at the Joe Vigil Open in Alamosa on Sept. 8, members of Mancos High School’s boys and girls cross-country teams gained valuable...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos football team turns heads with upset victory over Merino

Prior to squaring off against Mancos High School in South Park on Sept. 8, Merino High School was ranked third overall in the Colorado High School Activities Association eight-man football poll....

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS football team dominates Zuni

Before his team’s first game of the season, Montezuma-Cortez High School football coach Scott Conklin predicted that senior quarterback Ike Dennison would “be one of the top gunslingers” in...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Howard Grotts 15th; Kate Courtney claims mountain bike world championship

Durango’s Howard Grotts had his best career finish in an elite men’s cross-country mountain bike world championships race, while his teammate Kate Courtney won the women’s world title. Grotts...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports