Sports

Cortez rifle club sponsoring safari raffle

The Four Corners Rifle and Pistol Club is sponsoring a raffle to benefit the club’s Junior Shooters program. Top prize is a five-day safari for one hunter in South Africa, including accommodations...

DATE: April 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Youth wrestlers excel in tournament

Three youths from the Cortez Wrestling Club performed well at the Aztec National Championship April 22 at the McGee Park Colosseum in Farmington. De’Tarius Mills took second place in the...

DATE: April 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Tomac takes Supercross lead with stunning comeback in Salt Lake

Eli Tomac, of Cortez, Colorado, made a stunning comeback in the Salt Lake City Supercross on Saturday night, racing from 15th place to overtake rival Ryan Dungey for the victory. With the win,...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Blevins again leads Durango charge at US Cup of mountain biking

Durango’s dominance in mountain biking gets bigger every year. That was evident last weekend at the second leg of the US Cup series in San Dimas, California. Olympian Howard Grotts returned to a...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Fairgrounds Speedway ready to host races

Engines will , and checkered flags will fly at Fairgrounds Speedway this weekend during an event that has been deemed Rumble in the Rockies. According to the Fairgrounds Speedway Facebook page,...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Like Tomac, like son

Editor's note: this article was published in April, 2011.  Professional athletes aren't common in most areas, especially in Cortez. Right? Owosso, Mich., native John Tomac took his bicycling...

DATE: April 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Tomac tied for Supercross lead after chaotic Seattle race

Eli Tomac, of Cortez, finished in second place Saturday night in the Seattle 450SX Supercross, but now is tied with Ryan Dungey for the series lead after a chaotic and shortened race on the rutted...

DATE: April 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Photos: Pond skim party at Purgatory

DATE: April 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Peewee wrestlers tussle in Dolores tournament

About 300 young wrestlers faced off at Dolores High School on Saturday in a two-part tournament. Members of the Dolores Peewee Wrestling Club faced off against competitors from Dove Creek,...

DATE: March 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Youths showcase skills at Towaoc skate competition

With Pink Floyd pumping through a set of nearby speakers and several close friends looking on, Bryce Vicenti leaped onto a black and white skateboard for his opening run at the first annual Towaoc...

DATE: March 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Peewee tournament draws 479 wrestlers to Montezuma-Cortez High

Standing in the center of the Montezuma-Cortez High School gymnasium on Saturday, Cortez Wrestling Club head coach Eddie Abeyta stood for a moment and took in the sight of his team’s annual...

DATE: March 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Dolores peewee wrestlers hit the mats in Durango

The Dolores Peewee Wrestling Club took 39 competitors to the Durango last Saturday. The club also wrestles on March 25 at Dolores High School. Here’s how they fared in Durango. First place Jerek...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports