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Dolores volleyball opens league play with win over Telluride

Throughout last year’s high school volleyball season, Dolores High School outside hitter Jordan Elder terrorized San Juan Basin League competition. The Lady Bears’ talented junior was back at it...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos cross-country runners face test in Alamosa

Competing against many of the state’s finest distance runners at the Joe Vigil Open in Alamosa on Sept. 8, members of Mancos High School’s boys and girls cross-country teams gained valuable...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos football team turns heads with upset victory over Merino

Prior to squaring off against Mancos High School in South Park on Sept. 8, Merino High School was ranked third overall in the Colorado High School Activities Association eight-man football poll....

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS football team dominates Zuni

Before his team’s first game of the season, Montezuma-Cortez High School football coach Scott Conklin predicted that senior quarterback Ike Dennison would “be one of the top gunslingers” in...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Crews will work on Colorado 141 north of Dove Creek

Colorado Department of Transportation maintenance crews will be working north of Dove Creek through Friday, Sept. 11-14. Tuesday through Friday, a crew will chip seal Colorado Highway 141 near...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos nets impressive road sweep of Ignacio

Closing her eyes and drawing in a deep breath while signaling to which zone she wanted Thursday’s match-point serve targeted, it was clear Brittany Lang had envisioned such a moment, especially in...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Sheriff’s Blotter

Thursday, Aug. 30 5:06 p.m. : A man at the Montezuma County Detention Center’s booking area was served two warrants and left in the custody of the jail. 9:27 p.m. : A deputy responded to a report...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: For the record

M-CHS softball team picks up big win over Durango

During the time that she played for the Montezuma-Cortez High School team from 2005 until 2008, first-year M-CHS manager Brittney Whiteman never lost a softball game to Durango High School....

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bluejays pick up first win of the season at Gunnison Tournament

Competing at the Gunnison Tournament on Sept. 1, the Mancos High School volleyball team flashed its potential and fell just short of at least two victories while amassing a 1-3 record overall. The...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek volleyball team stays hot at Gunnison Tournament

Squaring off larger schools at the Gunnison Tournament on Sept. 1, the Dove Creek High School volleyball team continued its hot streak with three wins in four matches and improved its record to...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores cross-country team opens season with two Top 10 finishes

Anchored by three seniors who have run together for several years, the Dolores High School boys cross-country team turned plenty of heads at its opening season meet in Monticello on Aug. 31....

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bull Draw Fire closure area is reduced

On Wednesday, the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests reduced the closure area around the Bull Draw Fire. The lightning-caused fire, 12 miles northwest of Nucla, has reached...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News