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

NFL concussion payout could jump by $400 million

PHILADELPHIA – Lawyers representing former NFL players estimated Wednesday that payouts from the concussion settlement with the league will top $1.4 billion, a $400 million jump because of...

DATE: July 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Local drivers ready to race at Fairgrounds Speedway

As evenings approach at Fairgrounds Speedway this weekend, Cortez’s local racing track will be alive with the roar of car engines as drivers from throughout the Four Corners hit the track for a...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Sports physicals to be offered at Montezuma-Cortez High School

By Ian MacLaren For the Journal Students interested in obtaining sports physicals are encouraged to show up at the Southwest Medical Group’s School-Based Health Center located at Montezuma-Cortez...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango High lands new cross-country coach in Ken Flint

Durango High School didn’t have to look far to find its next cross-country coach, as the school named former Fort Lewis College coach Ken Flint as its next leader of the boys and girls programs. ...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Hillcrest golf pro sets sights on new course

Durango’s golfers will soon be saying their goodbyes to Hillcrest Golf Club pro John Vickers, who will be moving on to the next phase in his career in the sport: ownership of his own 9-hole golf...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ben Sonntag sprints to another win at Fat Tire 40

It was a Durango sweep at the Fat Tire 40 during Crested Butte Bike Week. Durango’s Ben Sonntag took the top spot on the podium in Crested Butte, beating fellow Durangoan Todd Wells in a sprint to...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Challenge of Silverton Mountain’s heli-ski expansion denied

An Interior Department appeals board has denied San Juan Citizens Alliance’s challenge of Silverton Mountain’s helicopter skiing expansion, arguing the alliance has no legal standing to file such a...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Denver-based company acquires 2nd Utah ski resort

SALT LAKE CITY – A fast-growing ski resort company is buying another Utah property less than a year after it acquired a ski resort east of Salt Lake City. The Denver-based Alterra Mountain Company...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports