Lodz of excitement

With two years of professional basketball under his belt and a full season in Poland, Kirk Archibeque is staying put.Archibeque, 26, helped lead Polpharma to the 2010-11 Polish Cup Title in the...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Cowboys go for buzzer at Bares, Broncs, Bulls

Lucky 7 Rodeos of Ignacio brought its brand of entertainment to the Montezuma County Fair for the first time on Friday and Saturday.This year’s fair kicked off in style with the Bares, Broncs and...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Leopard Sharks compete at WSL Championships

The Cortez Leopard Sharks swam at the Western Slope League Championships at Mesa State College in Grand Junction last weekend.The Leopard Sharks placed 11th with 313 points out of 17 teams. The...

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Hunters can buy leftover game licenses

Thousands of big-game hunting licenses that did not sell during the license application and draw process will go on sale to the public at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at wildlife offices and Colorado...

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Raptors record Jurassic season

Youth baseball got a big boost in Cortez this summer, and it only appears to be getting stronger.The U13-14 Cortez Raptors began play this season in the Sandy Koufax League, which is part of the...

DATE: July 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS names new athletic director

Montezuma-Cortez High School has made some changes for the upcoming school year. New coaches have been hired and M-CHS recently named Jimmie Lankford as the new athletic/activities director and...

DATE: July 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tomac 5th in 250 Lites Class

Cortez native Eli Tomac currently sits in fifth place in the 250 Lites MX Class point standings of the American Motorcyclist Association 2011 motocross season.The 18-year-old has 201 points on the...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Yackles repeat as winners in Taos

The seventh annual Fraser Mountain Madness mountain bike race concluded over the weekend in New Mexico’s Taos Ski Valley.Jake and Nye Yackle represented Cortez well on Saturday in the boys 11-12...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Gregory gears up for Colorado Trail

Professional USA Cycling mountain biker Shawn Gregory has raced through some of America’s toughest terrain.Whether it’s riding in a 50 mph dust storm in Southern Arizona, or through blowing rain,...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Yackles top 3 at nationals

Jebediah “Jake” and Nathaniel “Nye” Yackle showed just how strong mountain bike racing is in Southwest Colorado last Friday in Sun Valley, Idaho.The two youngsters from Cortez placed in the top...

DATE: July 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Leopard Sharks 6th in Montrose

The Cortez Leopard Sharks youth swimming team took sixth place out of 22 teams and set a pool record at the Montrose Open last weekend.The swimming meet was a meters sanctioned event. The Leopard...

DATE: July 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Season ends for Colorado Dash

The Colorado Dash baseball team concluded its season with a 1-2 record in the Connie Mack City Tournament in Farmington, N.M., last Friday and Saturday at the Farmington Sports Complex. The Dash...

DATE: July 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports