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Local swimmers strike gold in Durango

Streaking toward the wall in the 100-meter freestyle, Ryan Cutrone knew that the only thing standing between him and a subminute swim was a quality finish. Moments later, with stunning precision...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Barrel racers steal show at Ute Mountain Roundup

On an evening that featured powerful bulls, bucking broncs and some of the best rodeo cowboys in the business, a set of inspiring barrel racers stole the show. Cortez resident Autumnrain Chee’s...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

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Dolores football camp set for fourth year

After taking over as the head coach of the Dolores High School football team in 2013, Chris Trusler spoke about the importance of exposing eventual high school football players to the sport at an...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Five M-CHS players make all-conference team

After winning as many games in 2017 as they won in the previous two seasons combined, five Montezuma-Cortez High School baseball players received all-conference honors. Jasen Engel – first team...

DATE: June 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Archuleta, All-State cagers save third in Alamosa

Spotted chatting before viewing last Friday’s wrestling feature at the 61st Colorado High School Coaches Association All-State Games, it was pretty clear 2A Paonia’s Colorado Mesa University-bound...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Mancos runner Simon Kearns gets High Mountain experience

Racing toward the finish line during a 10-mile race near Leadville, Colorado, in late May, Simon Kearns’ heart beat fast while his legs churned and his arms pumped. The 10,000-plus foot elevation...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Mancos junior high student to ride bulls at national finals

Cooper McClain, a Mancos Middle School student, will represent the Ute Mountain High School Rodeo team in Tennessee next week in one of the most intense events of the sport. The 14-year-old will...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

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Mancos student hopes to become first-generation rodeo star

Rhiley Montoya will compete in three events at the National High School Rodeo Association’s junior high finals next week, in what she hopes will be another step in a lifelong career. The...

DATE: June 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

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A Roundup to remember

Opening with a cannon blast and closing with a rousing rendition of ‘God Bless America,’ the 87th rendition of the Ute Mountain Roundup rodeo featured numerous moments that will not soon be...

DATE: June 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Saturday Night: Barrel racers inspire fans at Ute Mountain rodeo

On an evening that featured powerful bulls, bucking broncs and some of the best rodeo cowboys in the business, a set of inspiring barrel racers stole the show. Leading the impressive set was Cortez...

DATE: June 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Dolores senior goes to rodeo nationals

Breanna Maxwell, a senior from Dolores, will compete in the National High School Finals Rodeo for the first time this year, despite a recent injury.Maxwell is home-schooled, but she competes with...

DATE: June 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Illegal mountain bike trail in Hermosa destroyed by rangers

Local volunteers helped rangers from the Columbine District of the San Juan National Forest destroy an illegal mountain bike trail southeast of the Hermosa Creek Campground. The rogue path was in...

DATE: June 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports