Sports

Panthers dominate Gunnison in homecoming victory

On a night that featured stands packed with alumni and a level of energy born of their home stadium’s biggest game of the season, the Montezuma-Cortez High School football defeated Gunnison, 40-22,...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS runners finish season at regionals

Heading into the Class 3A Region 1 in Delta on Oct. 20, the Montezuma-Cortez High School boys and girls cross-country teams knew that they faced long odds in qualifying for state. The girls were...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores volleyball team undefeated in league, wins title

Over the course of 19 regular season games, the Dolores High School girls volleyball team asserted itself as the best team in the San Juan Basin League and one of the top teams in the state. The...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos harriers beat expectations at regionals

By Ian MacLaren For The Journal Thanks to impressive performances by several individual runners at the Class 2A Region 4 Cross-country Championships in Delta on Oct. 20, the Mancos High School boys...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers, Pirates play a game of two halves

In a game that was defined by vast differences between its two halves, the Montezuma-Cortez High School soccer team lost to Pagosa Springs, 3-1, at home on Oct. 17. The game began on a high note...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS volleyball team falls to Pagosa Springs

For moments during its home match against Pagosa Springs on Sept. 19, the Montezuma-Cortez School volleyball team played like a force to be reckoned with. An inability generate consistent offense...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers volleyball faces highly ranked Centauri

Over the course of four days, the Montezuma-Cortez High School volleyball team closed out its home schedule against two of the top teams in Class 3A and a talented Class 4A team from Durango High...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores rolls over Monument Valley at home

Relying on the strong legs of running back Austin Hackney and a standout performance from its defense and special teams, the Dolores High School football team roared past Monument Valley, 44-0, at...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS soccer team digs deep to tie Telluride

With his team trailing 2-0 late in the first half of a home game against Telluride on Oct. 14, Montezuma-Cortez High School soccer coach Bobby Sitton was issued a red card after arguing with...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

A relentless Dolores attack overwhelms Ignacio volleyball

Thanks to a plethora of aces and standout defensive plays from nearly every player on its roster, the Dolores High School volleyball team coasted past Ignacio, 25-20, 25-16, 25-21, at home on Oct....

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS runners produce season-best results in Cortez

Running 10 minutes from their high school on a course with which they are all too familiar, several members of the Montezuma-Cortez High School cross-country teams produced season-best results at...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores football team fights hard in homecoming loss

Less than 12 hours before kicking off its homecoming game against Ignacio on Oct. 6, the Dolores High School football team received news that senior quarterback Justin Purkat had rolled his ankle...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports