Sports

Tomac comes from behind to win tiebreaker at Budds motocross

Eli Tomac of Cortez won the Budds Creek National on Saturday after a strong comeback in the first motocross race and a fast finish in the second. Entering Mechanicsville, Maryland, with a 15-point...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Brittney Whiteman set to lead talented M-CHS softball team

About 13 years after she pulled on a Montezuma-Cortez High School softball uniform for the last time, former Lady Panthers star player Brittney Whiteman is set to lead what she expects will be a...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS football team enters season with high expectations

Less than two weeks away from his team’s season-opening game against Bloomfield, Montezuma-Cortez High School football coach Scott Conklin is excited and brimming with confidence. The head coach’s...

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

Burnout contest kicks off George Geer Memorial Car Show

Of the many events that take place in Cortez each summer, few are as unique as the burnout competition that kicks off the George Geer Memorial Car Show. Highlighted by a crowd filled with...

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

Eli Tomac will head Team USA in Motocross of Nations

Reigning motocross champion Eli Tomac of Cortez will lead Team USA in the 2018 FIM Motocross of Nations in October in Buchanan, Michigan. Team USA was announced Saturday at the Unadilla National...

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

Tomac loses tiebreaker in blinding mud at Unadilla motocross

Eli Tomac of Cortez lost a tiebreaker Saturday to Marvin Musquin as the two raced in blinding rain and mud at the 450cc Unadilla National motocross in New Berlin, New York. Tomac, who entered the...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

American Tejay van Garderen in Tour of Utah yellow; Sepp Kuss chasing

American Tejay van Garderen of the BMC Racing Team has started strong in his first Tour of Utah since 2011, while Durango’s Sepp Kuss has helped power one of the top teams through the opening two...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Competitor dies in swim leg of Boulder Ironman triathlon

BOULDER – An athlete died a day after being pulled from the water during the Boulder Ironman 70.3 triathlon in Colorado. It was the third death in four years of Ironman competitions in Boulder. A...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Six from Durango named to USA Cycling’s mountain bike world championships roster

Durango-based mountain bikers could fill a private jet when they load up for the world championships next month. Six of the 41 riders selected for the USA Cycling roster for the 2018 International...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Santa Fe weighs unruly parent policy at school sports events

SANTA FE – The Santa Fe School Board is weighing a policy that could result in student athletes being cut from a team if their parents continuously act out at sporting events. The Santa Fe New...

DATE: July 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Montezuma-Cortez athletes must sign up for ArbiterAthlete

Montezuma-Cortez High School has joined the Arbiter system, now required for all athletes and their parents, according to a news release from the school. Arbiter will be used to help take care of...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fairgrounds Speedway set to host races this weekend

As the Montezuma County Fair gets underway this weekend, livestock will not be the only attraction thanks to a full slate of International Motor Contest Association-sanctioned car races that will...

DATE: July 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports