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Southwest Colorado Little League wraps up successful summer season

With sunset less than three hours away and a light breeze blowing over Parque de Vida on July 14, Tim Passell knelt in a circle of young baseball players wearing baseball caps and holding baseball...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 21 hours 19 minutes ago | CATEGORY: More Sports

Southwest Colorado Little League senior team wins state championship

For the third straight season, an all-star team of players from Cortez, Dolores and Dove Creek has captured a Little League Baseball state title in Colorado’s senior division. The 15- and...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 21 hours 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: More Sports

Southwest Colorado Little League intermediate team hosts state tournament

For a group of all-stars in the Southwest Colorado Little League’s intermediate division, last weekend presented a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete for a state championship in front of...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 21 hours 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: More Sports

Local swimmers win at Western Slope meet

Competing in the Western Slope Championships, which featured 20 teams and some of the top swimmers in Colorado, several local swimmers stood out. Among the most successful swimmers at the three-day...

DATE: July 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Spanglers dominate slick track at Fairgrounds Speedway

For as long as the dirt track at Fairgrounds Speedway has been existence, it has been known as one of the slickest and most challenging in the country. Drivers who have raced it rave about the...

DATE: July 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 25 minutes ago | CATEGORY: More Sports

Local drivers ready to race at Fairgrounds Speedway

As evenings approach at Fairgrounds Speedway this weekend, Cortez’s local racing track will be alive with the roar of car engines as drivers from throughout the Four Corners hit the track for a...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Local swim teams perform well in Montrose meet

Competing at the Montrose Marlins Summer Open in Montrose on July 6-8, numerous swimmers from each of Cortez’s two swim teams earned Top 3 finishes, and both teams cracked the Top 10 in the overall...

DATE: July 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Cortez Burst kicks off holiday celebration

Over the past nine years, the Cortez Burst Triathlon has grown into one of the Four Corners area’s most popular triathlons, thanks to its course and its community atmosphere. Nearly 100 athletes...

DATE: July 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Isaiah Ethington performs well at National Junior High Finals rodeo

After driving 1,000 miles across Colorado, Nebraska and South Dakota, Lewis, Colorado, resident Isaiah Ethington stepped into a large arena in Huron, South Dakota, to compete in the National Junior...

DATE: July 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Junior golfers hone their skills at Conquistador Golf Camp

For five consecutive days earlier this month, cheers and laughter echoed across the driving range and the putting greens at Conquistador Golf Course as roughly 80 junior golfers honed their swings...

DATE: June 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cowboy Half Marathon and 5K produce plenty of action

As music blared in the background courtesy of a booth set up by KSJD and banners of local businesses waved in the air, scores of runners took off from the starting line at 7 a.m. sharp to compete...

DATE: June 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Dolores River Anglers fishing derby again provides thrills

Despite some rainy weather that kept some less hardy fishermen indoors, this year’s annual Dolores River Anglers Fish Derby proved to be a rousing success for the ninth consecutive year. Taking...

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors