Panthers tennis sweeps in Delta

The Montezuma-Cortez High School boys tennis team won consecutive nonconference matches last Saturday at a neutral site in Delta.The Panthers (3-1) shutout Cedaredge, 7-0, and beat Hotchkiss for...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos runners start in Aztec

The Mancos cross country team opened its season at the Tiger Invitational in Aztec, N.M., on Thursday. Neither the boys or the girls teams ran with enough runners on varsity to score as teams.In...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers pound Thunderbirds

Senior running back Tam Phan scored three touchdowns, including returning the opening kickoff for a score, in the Panthers 46-8 route of the Zuni Thunderbirds in Zuni, N.M., on Friday night.With...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Local prep scores

FootballDolores lost at Bayfield, 37-0. Dolores (0-1) hosts Kirtland Central (N.M.) JV on Thursday at 6 p.m.Dove Creek lost vs. Elbert at Sargent, 28-14. Dove Creek (0-1) hosts Norwood on Friday at...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Sports Briefs

Dolores Booster Club Meeting The Dolores Bears Booster Club has begun its 2011–2012 Bear Backer Membership Drive. We invite the community to a partnership with the booster club in supporting the...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

‘Run for your life’

Like many of the sports at Montezuma-Cortez High School, the cross country team has tons of youth.Coach Paul Koops lost nine harriers to graduation last year. This year, the team has a new motto....

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Spiked Knuckles

The new look Dove Creek Lady Bulldogs volleyball team has high hopes this year.Only one starter from last season’s team that posted a 9-10 record is gone. Everybody else is back, including 2010 1A...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Slow start grounds Bluejays

The Mancos Bluejays have a lot of ground to make up with playing experience.It showed in the first half of Saturday’s home opener against Sangre de Cristo (Mosca) at Mancos High School in 8-man...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bigger, stronger Bulldogs biting to win in 2011

Ken Soper is in his 50th season with Dove Creek High School football. It will be the Colorado High School Coaches Association and National High School Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Famer’s...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bluejays flying high with athletic ability

Mancos had its best season in 2010 as an 8-man football program posting a 6-2 record and making the playoffs.That squad was senior-laden and now the Mancos Bluejays must count on returning varsity...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Panthers dig deep Powerful fourth game clinches match

High school volleyball is underway in the Centennial State.A slew of underclassmen led Barbara Chappell’s spikers at the Montezuma-Cortez High School Gym Thursday night. The Lady Panthers played...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Youth fuels Mancos cross country team

The high school cross country season is approaching the starting line.A new team of underclassmen make up most of Brady Archer’s squad at Mancos High School.Last year’s senior 2A state qualifiers...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports