Southwest Colorado Little League seniors compete in Texas

After winning the Colorado state championship, a team comprised of youth baseball players from Dove Creek, Dolores, and Cortez, traveled to Seguin, Texas for Southwest Regional Tournament, which...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Demolition Derby thrills big crowd at Fairgrounds Speedway

Smoke hovered above the track at Fairgrounds Speedway, the smell of funnel cake and hot dogs filled the air, sledgehammers striking metal could be heard in the distance, and excited fans packed...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Ranch Rodeo showcases traditional way of life

For as long as he can remember, longtime Cortez area resident Hardy Tozer has been around livestock. Not long after he could walk, a rope was placed in his hand, and not long after that, he sat in...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Demolition Derby set to thrill crowds at Montezuma County Fair

For those who enjoy the sound of crunching metal and the smell of radiator smoke, Fairgrounds Speedway will be the place to be this weekend as the annual Cortez Demolition Derby comes to town. Set...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Delta Suckla places in Top 20 at state swim meet

For many young swimmers, the grandiose nature of the U.S. Air Force Academy’s swimming facility would cause jitters. By no means intimidated by one of Colorado’s finest pools, however, Delta Suckla...

DATE: July 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Weekend races at Fairgrounds Speedway thrill local fans

As dust flew through the air and the roar of the wind drowned out the roar of the engines, drivers circled the track at Fairgrounds Speedway on July 27 and July 28 with tight grips on their...

DATE: July 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Olympian joins effort to help kids get access to special care

Three-time Olympian Todd Wells retired from professional mountain biking after the 2017 season. While the nation’s top mountain bikers tackle the trails in West Virginia at the national...

DATE: July 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Southwest Colorado Little League wraps up successful summer season

With sunset less than three hours away and a light breeze blowing over Parque de Vida on July 14, Tim Passell knelt in a circle of young baseball players wearing baseball caps and holding baseball...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Southwest Colorado Little League senior team wins state championship

For the third straight season, an all-star team of players from Cortez, Dolores and Dove Creek has captured a Little League Baseball state title in Colorado’s senior division. The 15- and...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Southwest Colorado Little League intermediate team hosts state tournament

For a group of all-stars in the Southwest Colorado Little League’s intermediate division, last weekend presented a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete for a state championship in front of...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Spanglers dominate slick track at Fairgrounds Speedway

For as long as the dirt track at Fairgrounds Speedway has been existence, it has been known as one of the slickest and most challenging in the country. Drivers who have raced it rave about the...

DATE: July 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Durango’s Tom Thompson, U.S. finish second at BMW Motorrad challenge

Tom Thompson set out to test his off-road riding skills as part of the U.S. team for the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy challenge in Mongolia. He was tested and rewarded, as the Durangoan and...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports

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