Flores strives to make ‘impact for everyone’ at Fort Lewis College athletics

After years of coaching women’s college basketball, Jason Flores decided to take the dip into administration. Flores, who has served as head women’s basketball coach of Fort Lewis College since...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ranch Rodeo set to highlight this year’s Montezuma County Fair

From its founding on April 16, 1889, Montezuma County has enjoyed a strong connection with the ranching community. Therefore, when this year’s Ranch Rodeo takes place at the Montezuma County...

DATE: July 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

Demolition Derby set to return to Montezuma County Fair

This Saturday evening, the sound of crunching metal will echo over the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. Steam will rise into the air as radiators are ruptured, and fenders and bumpers will be blasted...

DATE: July 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tomac sweeps Washougal, widens lead in motocross series

Eli Tomac of Cortez came from behind in two motos Saturday to sweep the Washougal National and widen his lead over rival Marvin Musquin in the AMA motocross championship series. Entering the 450...

DATE: July 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Leo Garand to be next Ignacio High School athletic director

Leo Garand always knew he wanted to lead a high school athletic program, and Ignacio High School came calling at the perfect time. Garand accepted a position on July 12 as the next athletic...

DATE: July 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tough go in the short go for NHSFR team ropers

It’s been said that a man owns up to his mistakes. Reflecting upon his 2019 National High School Finals Rodeo experience, Bodie Hine certainly did so. And without hesitation. “I messed up in the...

DATE: July 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Natalie Lang topples Lake Memphremagog marathon feat

When Natalie Lang jumps in the water and begins swimming, her sense of time, direction and hearing sink to the depths of the open water, and instead, she lets her body do the work, stroke by...

DATE: July 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Local youth baseball team performs well at Utah tournament

Armed with bats and gloves and equipped with shiny cleats, a local youth baseball team known as the Four Corners Dingers traveled to Heber City, Utah, and performed well in the Heber Valley Pioneer...

DATE: July 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos Cattlemen’s Association set to host ranch rodeo

Wrought with lush fields and surrounded by green hills and blue mountains, the Mancos Valley has always been a rancher’s paradise. Generations of cattlemen have herded stock in the valley and spent...

DATE: July 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Garcia one of USA’s best ‘Down Under’

Not overly eager to face at least a 12-hour flight back to the United States, Elco Garcia Jr. concluded an extended Fourth of July weekend he’ll never forget with an outstanding performance in the...

DATE: July 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tomac finishes third at muddy motocross in Minnesota

Eli Tomac raced to a third-place finish Saturday during the muddy 450 Class motocross at the Spring Creek National. Entering Millville, Minnesota, after a week off and with the coveted Redbud win...

DATE: July 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Local pickleball players performing well at summer tournaments

Like many middle-aged men in the Cortez area, Dean Palmquist and Joe Strunce live wholesome lives that include families, jobs and numerous recreational activities. Until earlier this summer,...

DATE: July 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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