Leopard Sharks’ swimmers excel in hometown meet

With the sun shining down and green and black flags hanging above the water, scores of swimmers arrived at the Cortez Municipal Pool this weekend to participate in the Cortez Leopard Sharks...

DATE: June 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tomac wins third straight motocross with victory at Thunder Valley

Eli Tomac of Cortez remained undefeated in the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross series on Saturday with a sweep at the 450MX Thunder Valley National in Lakewood. It was his third straight overall victory in...

DATE: June 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers working hard this offseason

Coming off a season in which they won two of their eight games, several members of the Montezuma-Cortez High School football team have banded together to take part in a rigorous offseason program....

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Victory and triumph: A look back at local spring sports

As prep sports seasons come and go, memories of most wins and losses blend together and eventually slip out of the collective conscience. A few moments never fade, however, and those moments become...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Eli Tomac wins Glen Helen motocross, makes it two straight

Eli Tomac of Cortez ran down Ken Roczen and Jason Anderson in two races Saturday to capture the overall victory at the AMA Pro Motocross in San Bernardino, California. It was Tomac’s second...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Aimee Vasse takes women’s road race crown in first Iron Horse Bicycle Classic race

SILVERTON – An Iron Horse Bicycle Classic rookie took command on the massive climbs and held on through the daunting descents to claim Saturday’s Coca-Cola Women’s Road Race title. Aimee Vasse,...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Howard Grotts wins his first Iron Horse Bicycle Classic in epic sprint finish

SILVERTON – Howard Grotts wouldn’t let his window to claim glory in his hometown race slip away in 2018. One year after he finished third in the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic Coca-Cola Road Race from...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Hunter’s Run Golf Course closes after 25 years

Hunter’s Run Golf Course, after nearly 25 years in business, has closed while the longtime owners try to find a buyer to take over operations in Oxford. Owner Robert Hardaway has owned the...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek track teams place well at state

Heading into the first Colorado High School State Track Championship of her prep career, Dove Creek High School freshman Kobie Beanland had heard that competition at the state track meet was tight....

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

All eyes on Cortez’s Eli Tomac as Motocross begins

Motocross has been searching for its next big star since Ryan Dungey and Ryan Villopoto unexpectedly retired in a span of two years. The search goes on as the outdoor season gets underway in the ...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores track athletes compete at state

Warming up prior to the Colorado State High School Track and Field Championships in Lakewood on May 17, members of the Dolores High School track teams seemed intent on making their final...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS track teams perform well at state

Competing against many of the state’s finest athletes at the Colorado High School State Track and Field Championships in Lakewood, May 17-19, several members of Montezuma-Cortez High School’s boys’...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports