Sports

NFHS again rejects a high school basketball shot clock

The National Federation of State High School Associations continues to discuss the possible addition of a shot clock to high school basketball on a yearly basis. It continues to shoot it down. That...

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

Larson to make leap to Division I at Arizona State University

Jael Larson realized a couple of things about herself as a freshman at Durango High School. She wanted to play college soccer, and she wanted to do it at Arizona State University. In the middle of...

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

10-mile travel restriction for Colorado outdoor recreation during safer-at-home phase

Colorado is loosening some restrictions on people’s movement starting this week as the state enters a new phase of its battle against the new coronavirus, but travel for outdoor recreation is one...

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

CHSAA: 2020 spring sports canceled by coronavirus

The glimmer of hope for a spring sports season has faded away in Colorado. It could not survive the coronavirus waiting game. After three previous suspensions of all activities, the Colorado High...

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

COVID-19 not a red card for referees thanks to virtual training

Whistles for fouls ring out across the kitchen, and a wooden spoon replaces a flag for an assistant referee ready to signal for an offsides call. Of course, there’s no soccer being played, but that...

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

Smelter Mountain serves as outdoor classroom during COVID-19

The new coronavirus pandemic has upended our lives. Schools are closed, businesses shuttered and we are following stay-at-home orders. Daily exercise is essential to keep our heads on straight. For...

DATE: April 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

CHSAA extends spring activities suspension through April 30 because of coronavirus

The Colorado High School Activities Association has extended the suspension of spring sports activities through April 30 because of COVID-19. Following Gov. Jared Polis’ announcement Wednesday to...

DATE: April 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Iron Horse Bicycle Classic postponed because of coronavirus

Memorial Day weekend in Durango is synonymous with the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. It’s the symbolic start of summer tourism season, as thousands of cyclists line up in a 47-mile road race from...

DATE: April 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Three M-CHS basketball players named to two all-conference teams

After a vote by Intermountain League coaches, Teagan Whiteskunk and Titus Jackson of Montezuma-Cortez High School been named to the Intermountain League’s boys’ all-conference team for the...

DATE: April 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Purgatory Resort says no skiing front side of mountain

As tempting as it might seem, no, you can’t trek up Purgatory Resort’s ski trails and have the slopes all to yourself. In a statement issued Saturday by resort officials, Purgatory Resort asks the...

DATE: March 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Purgatory Resort extends closure, still hopes to open this season

While many ski resorts across North America have already committed to closing for the remainder of the 2019-20 season, Purgatory Resort north of Durango has hope it might be able to reopen again in...

DATE: March 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos basketball players receive all-conference recognition

Over the course of the 2019-20 season, the Mancos High School boys and girls basketball teams produced several memorable victories and instilled energy in a local fan base that has long adored...

DATE: March 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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