Do the football shuffle

Fans of college football have been in angst the past 16 months, ever since Nebraska bolted the unstable Big-12 for the Big Ten on June 12, 2010. Nebraska had been affiliated with the Big-12 for a...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Panthers, 3-1 on road trip

The Montezuma-Cortez High School softball team completed a successful four game, 4A Western Slope League road trip last Friday and Saturday at Eagle Valley and Palisade.The Lady Panthers demolished...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS spotlight athlete of the week

Name — Miranda Elliot. Grade — Junior. Favorite food — Steak. Position — Catcher.Sport — Softball. Favorite color — Lime green. Favorite thing to do — Play softball. Favorite quote — “An army of...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mia Blakely wins the CWGA

A total of 19 people participated in the Conquistador Women’s Golf Association championship that was held last weekend at Conquistador Golf Course.Mia Blakely won the championship with a low gross...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Mancos, 1; Dolores, 0

Mancos jumped out to early leads in each set on Tuesday night at Dolores in this bitter volleyball clash.Each squad is young with plenty of raw talent. But Mancos senior outside hitter Aimee...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers claims regional golf title, bound for state

M-CHS region’s best for second-striaght year

DATE: Sept. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS starts league play 0-2

The Montezuma-Cortez High School boys tennis teams lost two road matches at Grand Junction Central, 5-2, and Grand Junction, 7-0, last Friday and Saturday.M-CHS (3-3, 0-2 5A/4A Southwestern League)...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Local Prep Scores

FootballDolores won Friday at Newcomb (N.M.), 50-21. Dolores (2-1) hosts Paonia (1-2) Saturday at 1 p.m.Mancos won Friday at home over Nucla, 36-6. Mancos (2-1, 1-0 8-man Western League) plays...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Scorpions too much for M-CHS Panthers

As heavy underdogs, the Panthers came out and punched the Scorpions in the proverbial mouth Friday at Panther Stadium.Visiting Farmington (N.M.) High School entered the contest 3-0, having...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos falls in straight sets

The undefeated 3A Bayfield Wolverines were too much for the Mancos Lady Bluejays volleyball team Tuesday night.Mancos lost at Bayfield, 3-0 (12-25, 15-25, 11-25).The Lady Bluejays (1-2, 0-1 2A/1A...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ute Mtn. rodeo saddles up for fall

September brings a new season for the Ute Mountain Rodeo team. The fall rodeo schedule includes competition at Cortez, Gunnison, Hotchkiss and Craig. Current team members in the junior high...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tomac takes 4th in 250 Lites

Cortez native Eli Tomac finished in fourth place of the 250 Lites MX Class point standings of the American Motorcyclist Association 2011 motocross season.The 18-year-old totaled 314 points this...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports