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Purgatory Resort extends season, opens new transfer lift

Purgatory Resort announced Tuesday a new transfer lift has officially opened and it will extend its season through April. According to spokeswoman Kim Oyler, Purgatory Resort , about 30 miles north...

DATE: March 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Eli Tomac, of Cortez, wins Supercross in Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Eli Tomac successfully defended his Daytona Supercross title Saturday night, leading the last 10 laps and easily holding off Jeremy Martin in the 450SX race. The Kawasaki star...

DATE: March 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Hesperus Ski Area reopens after mid-season closure

Hesperus Ski Area, which closed mid-season to conduct lift maintenance, reopened Wednesday. The ski hill 11 miles west of downtown Durango closed Feb. 21 after an unannounced inspection by the...

DATE: March 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Fort Lewis College proposes $57 million gym expansion

Home to sporting events, graduation ceremonies and numerous academic activities, Whalen Gym can’t keep up with the demand. On Friday, the Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees approved making an...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Parents test gymnastics skills as kids assist

Thirty-year-olds bounced on trampolines, 5-year-olds instructed their parents, and for more than an hour, the sounds of laughter echoed off the walls. The fun was all part of Stormy’s Gymnastics’...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

September race to commemorate Worlds

To a lot of mountain bikers, this will sound like a most excellent adventure: Todd and Ned’s Durango Dirt Fondo, a group event that will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the World Mountain Bike...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Youth baseball clinic to take place

The Four Corners Hitting Camp will be held April 18 and 19 at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. The camp is open to baseball players between the ages of 9 and 13. The camp will be led by one of the...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Purgatory Resort to install ‘surface lift’ on mountain’s backside

Coming off the heels of installing a new high-speed chairlift last year, Purgatory Resort plans to make more improvements this summer by adding a “surface lift” on the backside of the mountain....

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Tomac wins fourth Supercross in six past races

TORONTO — Eli Tomac, of Cortez, Colorado, raced to his fourth Monster Energy AMA Supercross 450SX Class victory of the season Saturday night, beating second-place Ryan Dungey by 14.2 seconds at...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Tomac chases leader Dungey in Atlanta Supercross race

ATLANTA – Ryan Dungey raced to his second AMA Supercross victory of the season and 33rd overall 450SX Class win Saturday night at the Georgia Dome. The KTM star from Minnesota increased his lead in...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Cortez swimmers travel to Denver for state competitions

Four swimmers from the Cortez Leopard Sharks swim club traveled to the University of Denver on Feb. 17-19 for the Colorado Senior State and Silver State competitions. A fifth Sharks swimmer,...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Four Corners Rollergirls get ready to rumble in Portland

Doktor Grimm, Diabla Roja, Sparkle DABS and MACHing Jay are getting ready to rumble in Portland, Oregon, next month. You may know them as Shawn Collins, Carrie Davis, Crystal Rector and Marissa...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports