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Blue Jays football opens against 10-1 Norwood

Preseason scrimmages are over for the Mancos Blue Jays football team. While some area schools are set to play an exhibition-type scrimmage during what is deemed "zero-week" for the 2015 season, the...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports

What's ahead for Mancos sports

Football Thursday, August 27 at Norwood at 7 p.m. Cross Country Friday, Aug. 28 atCheyenne Mountain Stampede (Pre-State) in Colorado Springs at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Loyd's Lake Classic...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports

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Mancos cross-country teams return all varsity runners

There's only one way the Mancos boys cross-country team can top last year's second place state finish. And with all of last year's varsity runners returning, the Blue Jays are ambitious. "I think...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports

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Football returns

The Mancos football team is looking to bounce back after last year's 2-7 record, and with 14 lettermen and a handful of starters returning, the Blue Jays are optimistic about the upcoming season....

DATE: Aug. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports

Mancos volleyball team looks to build upon last season

Mancos volleyball coach Brittany Lang is excited for the 2015 season. Although the Blue Jays lost five players to graduation, they return six. Seniors Jessica Gutierrez, Taryn Gordanier, Hannah...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports

Mancos and Dolores team up to prevent sports injuries

While Mancos and Dolores high school athletes enjoy the last week before fall sports practices begin, coaches and administrators are busy preparing for the upcoming seasons. With safety as the...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports

Wrestling camp Aug. 8-9

Mancos wrestling coach Grant Hobbs has announced that the 2015 Mancos summer wrestling camp will feature former national champion Jared Haberman. Haberman was a four-time Colorado state champion at...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports

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Colorado's cutthroat making a comeback

Colorado cutthroat trout, the state's only native trout, is making a comeback in the headwaters of Hermosa Creek. The fish, also native to Utah, Wyoming and New Mexico, is found in only about 14...

DATE: July 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports

Blue Jays sell old jerseys to raise cash

To stay sharp during the offseason, the Mancos football team lifts weights four days a week. They recently took part in 7-on-7 scrimmages in Cortez to further hone their skills. But during Mancos...

DATE: July 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports

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Repeat winners

The members of the 16 teams entered in the 2015 Ranch Rodeo sat silently atop their horses on Saturday night. Then, as the final note of The Star-Spangled Banner rang from the speakers at the...

DATE: July 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports

High, fast water makes for creative fishing

I'm not real religious when it comes to prayer. In fact my prayers are usually for good cigars, better whiskey, and fish in love with dry flies. I'm a man of simple needs. However, when the...

DATE: July 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports

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Blue Jays at 7-on-7 scrimmage

The Mancos High School football team traveled to Cortez last Thursday for its second 7-on-7 scrimmage with Montezuma-Cortez and Dolores. The round robin scrimmage began with one team's offense on...

DATE: July 21, 2015 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports