Sports

Rob Yates Cowboy Golf Tournament set to tee off

Among the many unique events taking place in Cortez during rodeo week, the Cowboy Golf Tournament stands out as one of the most meaningful. Founded four years ago after former Ute Mountain Roundup...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Sepp Kuss provides ‘sense of awe’ in Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Sepp Kuss left his fellow racers in awe Saturday at the 46th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. Kuss, a 2013 Durango High School graduate, chased down Albuquerque’s Mark Aasmundstad halfway up the...

DATE: May 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Citizens Tour draws a diverse mix of cyclists

Adam Rothermich traveled from Kansas City, Kansas, with his wife to participate in the McDonald’s Citizens Tour to Silverton with more than a thousand others at the 46th annual Iron Horse Bicycle...

DATE: May 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Keep all the fish you catch, and be paid for pike

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has announced a couple of unusual fishing opportunities in reservoirs in the state.An emergency fish salvage at Trujillo Meadows Reservoir, west of Antonito in Conejos...

DATE: May 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

One-armed golfer honing skills at Conquistador

Standing on the driving range at Conquistador Golf Course and consistently driving balls toward flags 200 yards in front of him, Jeremy Barton looks no different than an average everyday golfer....

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Tomac finishes second in thrilling run for the title

Eli Tomac wrapped up a thrilling come-from-behind run for the AMA Supercross title season on Saturday night, finishing second in the Las Vegas 450SX main event and second in the 2017 championship...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Fairgrounds Speedway set to host sprint cars

For the first time in nearly 20 years, sprint cars will fire up their engines and compete at Fairgrounds Speedway in Cortez. Billed as one of the best shows of the decade, races will take place on...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Heli-ski terrain expansion near Silverton approved

A controversial expansion of helicopter skiing terrain near Silverton was approved Wednesday by the Bureau of Land Management. The BLM announced in its Final Environmental Assessment that it...

DATE: May 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Mancos and Durango runners win Pueblo to Pueblo run

On April 29, professional distance runners, recreational joggers, local cyclists and scores of casual onlookers took to the streets of Cortez to participate in the 23rd annual Pueblo to Pueblo...

DATE: May 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Purgatory Resort plans upgrades for 2017-18 season

Purgatory Resort plans to beef up its summer activities, open new ski terrain, upgrade a chairlift and improve snowmaking operations as part of its capital-improvement projects for the 2017-18...

DATE: May 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Tomac crashes in New Jersey, falls behind Dungey

Eli Tomac, of Cortez, Colorado, crashed in the third lap Saturday at the 450SX Supercross in East Rutherford, New Jersey, and rival Ryan Dungey captured the win and the series lead with just one...

DATE: April 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Mesa Verde Aquatics Club begins second year

The Mesa Verde Aquatics Club is gearing up to kick off its second year with a seasonal swim on May 15, following an inaugural season in which it qualified for championship meets including Seasonal...

DATE: April 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports