Local football players named to all-state teams

Over the course of the 2017 season, stellar tackling by Cameron Fury, bone rattling blocks by Casey Orange, stellar defensive plays by Matthew Broughton, perfectly throws by Justin Purkat and...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Montezuma-Cortez wrestlers top Durango, 37-27

The Montezuma-Cortez High School wrestling team on Thursday defeated the Demons 37-27 in Durango. The Panthers needed a quick start because they gave Durango a 12-point cushion with two more...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos wrestlers impress at Panther Classic

If anyone had doubts about the Mancos High School wrestling team’s ability to compete at a high level, such doubts were erased by an impressive performance at the Panther Classic wrestling...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS wrestlers compete in Warrior Classic

Stepping onto the mat at the Warrior Classic wrestling tournament in Grand Junction, Dec. 15-16, the Montezuma-Cortez High School wrestling team knew that it would be up against high-level...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek wrestlers compete in Walsenburg

For the Dove Creek High School wrestling team, the Pete and Ina Gomez Invitational in Walsenburg on Dec. 16 served as a learning experience. Leading the way for Dove Creek’s five wrestlers was...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores grapplers gain experience at Panther Classic

Heading into the Panther Classic in Farmington on Dec. 16, Dolores High School wrestlers knew that they would have their work cut out from them. Standing across the mat were grapplers from some of...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Bobcats overwhelm Mancos by 57 at home

The Ignacio Lady Bobcats defeated the Mancos Lady Jays on Tuesday after igniting a 34-0 run that began midway through the first quarter and didn’t end until Mancos’ Isis Jaime hit a three-pointer...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Hardworking Lady Jays bested by Telluride

With its two seniors missing from the lineup and two freshman starting, the Mancos High School girls basketball team put forth a valiant effort, but fell just short, in a 34-29 home loss to...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers take Grand County to the buzzer

Pacing the Panthers bench on a repaired right patella tendon, coach Michael Hall found himself with a tougher, mental predicament late in Saturday afternoon’s game against Moab-Grand County....

DATE: Dec. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bluejays soar to impressive victory over Telluride

After four victories in five road games, the Mancos High School boys basketball team opened its home schedule at the Mancos Performance Center eager to impress its home fans. Hosting Telluride on...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Hot-shooting Del Norte takes down Dolores

Perhaps the holidays are coming at a good time for Dolores basketball. Three games in less than a week against top 2A competition left the Bears with a full understanding of the challenges ahead....

DATE: Dec. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ignacio boys overtake Dolores early, run away 69-45

Nobody really needed to tell the Dolores Bears to get fired up for their Tuesday opponent. “We’ve been looking forward to it for such a long time. It’s definitely been marked on our calendar,”...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports