Sports

Bike repair station installed at Horse Gulch

Cyclists on the Horse Gulch Trail now have a nearby repair station in case they need air in a tire or to tighten up something. The station was installed in December at the trailhead, near East...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Indoor soccer is a hit

The Cortez Middle School parking lot can fill up fast on Monday and Wednesday evenings in the winter. Not for basketball or wrestling – but soccer. Although it’s not technically in season, area...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Burton unveils a new step-on snowboard binding

Snowboarders now have a new way to click with their ski friends. The typical rider’s hassle of bending down – or sitting down in the snow – to buckle boots into the bindings while skiers in their...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Going out on top

Stephen Candelaria is going out on top. The 2012 Montezuma-Cortez graduate will graduate this month from Colorado School of Mines as a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference champion. The Orediggers...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Tyler Weir: Runnin’ down a dream

From Lewis, Colorado to Brookings, South Dakota – Tyler Weir is chasing his dreams. After moving through Lewis-Arriola Elementary and Dolores Middle School, he attended Dolores High School for...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Cortez golf team plays in Mexico’s John Flick Invitational

Golfers generally tend to avoid the sand. But a handful of local golfers were able to enjoy the lush golf courses at Cabo del Sol as well as beautiful sandy beaches in a recent trip to Cabo San...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

M-CHS’s Kibel and Wolf wrap up college season in Texas

Former Montezuma-Cortez soccer players Nichole Kibel and Gabby Wolf concluded their freshman soccer season at West Texas A&M earlier this month. Kibel, a 2015 Dolores graduate, trained with the...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Jakob Rudosky finishes fall season at Missouri Western

Jakob Rudosky’s fall golf season at Missouri Western State University is in the books. The 2014 Dolores graduate played in five tournaments this fall, finishing in 31st place at the...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Ro Paschal moves from XC to indoor track

While most area athletes are going into a break for the Thanksgiving week, Ro Paschal is just starting back up. The 2016 Mancos graduate ran with the Adams State University cross-country team this...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Warm, dry weather makes ski areas sweat

Mother Nature must be slow to wax her skis this year. Unseasonably warm and dry conditions this fall have stalled or muted the start of ski season across Colorado, including Southwest Colorado,...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Justice Ramos keeps running at CU Boulder

He just keeps running, and running, and running. Not Forrest Gump. Not the Energizer Bunny. But University of Colorado Boulder sophomore Justice Ramos. The 2015 Montezuma-Cortez graduate has been...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Kiselya Plewe wraps up first college golf season

Montezuma-Cortez graduate and former Dolores Lady Bears golfer Kiselya Plewe wrapped up her first collegiate golf season last week. Suiting up for the Weber State University Wildcats, Plewe opened...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: More Sports