Eli Tomac sweeps Budds Creek motocross, wins third consecutive title

Eli Tomac of Cortez swept the Budds Creek National Saturday and won his third consecutive American Motocross title a week before the final race in the series. His dominating performance in the 450...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 10 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

The great Ralphie

Sports Illustrated is celebrating college football’s 150th season by ranking the top 10 all-time greatest mascots. The University of Georgia’s bulldog was accorded 1st place. Uga is followed by the...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Boise, Fresno at the top

DENVER – Now this was a sweet idea: Candy hearts with Jordan Love’s name and number stamped on them to hype the Heisman Trophy campaign of the Utah State quarterback. After posting big numbers a...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Volleyball picked middle of the RMAC for Fort Lewis College

Coaches in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference picked Colorado School of Mines volleyball to repeat as champion. The Orediggers received nine first-place votes out of a possible 15 and 214...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores’ McHenry joins Fort Lewis College basketball bench

When fans inside Whalen Gymnasium look down at the Fort Lewis College women’s basketball sideline this season, two familiar faces will lead the team huddle. Two weeks after 2003 Durango High School...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Plewe goes 2-for-2 to open golf season for Montezuma-Cortez

One day after Thayer Plewe led the Montezuma-Cortez boys golf team to a season-opening victory, he was back at it Thursday on his home Conquistador Golf Course in Cortez. Plewe backed up a...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Montezuma-Cortez goes lower than Durango to open boys golf season

It was a battle on the golf course Wednesday between Durango and Montezuma-Cortez in the season-opening boys golf tournament held at Pagosa Springs Golf Club. Thayer Plewe led a strong contingent...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Sports

Pinto Bean Classic set for the weekend

The 40th annual Pinto Bean Classic Golf Tournament will be held Saturday and Sunday at Conquistador Golf Course, 200 N. Dolores Road. A practice round will be held Friday for more than 200 golfers...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Sports

Tomac finishes fourth at Unadilla, still leads Musquin in series

Eli Tomac finished off the podium Saturday at the Unadilla National, but his fourth-place finish in New Berlin, New York, was good enough to keep his big lead in the season standings. It was the...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: More Sports

World’s eyes on pro road stars at Leadville 100

All eyes will be on the handful of WorldTour riders set to trade in skinny tires for a mountain bike Saturday morning at the start line of the Leadville Trail 100 MTB race. If they are to find...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Ranch Rodeo a big hit with competitors and fans in Cortez

As the sun sank toward the horizon at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds on Aug. 2, a thin cloud of dust rose from the facility’s main arena and the distinct smell of stock and leather permeated the...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Demolition derby thrills fans at Montezuma County Fair

Twenty minutes before a group of uniquely decorated cars drove onto the track at Fairgrounds Speedway for the annual Cortez Demolition Derby on Aug. 3, the stands were already packed with a...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

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