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

Youthful Lady Bears lead charge

The Dolores Lady Bears lost seven seniors from last season’s 12-8 volleyball team, including 2A All-State player Cortney Brunner.Dolores High School coach Gina Hollen said her team is not...

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

Gimme 5 for Mancos spikers

The Mancos Lady Bluejays volleyball program has been fortunate under coach Ramona Shepherd.They’re an annual contender for the 2A San Juan Basin League title, which has resulted in four straight...

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

Goodwin back as Bears skipper

The Dolores Bears football team was riding a four-game winning streak going into the 1A Southern Peaks League championship game last year.Monte Vista had won four straight. It was winner take all...

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

Sports Briefs

Fairgrounds Speedway RacesHobbys, minis, and IMCA stock, modified and sport mod race cars will circle the dirt oval track at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds Speedway for the final time in 2011....

DATE: Sept. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Panthers pummeled by Patriots

A new era on the gridiron was unleashed Friday night at Panther Stadium.Fans and students packed the stands in anticipation for a new direction of Montezuma-Cortez High School Panthers football.A...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers tennis beats Hotchkiss, loses at Aspen

The Montezuma-Cortez High School boys tennis team split its two road matches with Hotchkiss, 7-0, and Aspen, 1-6, on Friday and Saturday.  The Hotchkiss match-of-the-day featured Cortez sophomore...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS spotlight athlete of the week

M-CHS spotlight athlete of the week. Name: Logan Dean. Favorite food: Um, any and all. Sport: Tennis. Favorite thing to do: Play tennis/hang out with friends. Plans after high school: College,...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Panthers split against Delta

When Montezuma-Cortez High School and Delta squared off in a doubleheader last season at the Cortez Softball Complex, the two 4A Lady Panther teams split.Each squad traded leads and costly errors...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Cortez conquers Conquistador

After three tournaments in Montrose and Grand Junction, the Panthers were welcomed home Wednesday at Conquistador Golf Course.The Montezuma-Cortez High School Invitational brought in seven other...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Panthers spike into 2011 season

A senior laden 2010 Lady Panthers squad had a solid season. They went 14-12 overall and recorded a 6-4 5A/4A Southwestern League record, which earned them a trip to the Region D tournament at...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports