Position: For The Journal

Email: ian.maclaren34@gmail.com

Phone Number: 970-564-6030

Bluejays volleyball ready to begin the season

Coming off an up-and-down 2012-13 season, this year's Mancos girls' volleyball team has one overarching goal: to be tenacious. "We're focusing on tenacity," said first-year head coach Brittany...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports

Racer wraps up successful rookie season

Generally, pairing a teenager with a fast car does not produce positive results. That's not the case for one young Mancos resident, however. For the better part of three months, driver Brooklynne...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Cortez auto-racing season concludes

The crowds were big and the races were competitive. Fans from all walks of life cheered. Few stopped to consider, however, the work required to make racing in Cortez a reality. Regan Tafoya is,...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Bulldogs beaten in football opener

Looking to open the season with a bang, the Dove Creek Bulldogs football team got off to a rough start. Playing against a tough Simla Cubs team on Aug. 24, Dove Creek was pounded 48-6. According...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

More watering at Panther Stadium

With the 2013 football season fast approaching, maintenance crews are working hard to soften up the water-deprived field at Panther Stadium. Because of water shortages, as well as a broken water...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Panther golfers win again

Even with star player Haydan Plewe out with a minor injury, the Montezuma-Cortez High School golf team did not miss a beat. Competing in Pagosa Springs on Aug. 22, the Panthers won their second...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Soccer team looks to improve

After a rough 2012 season that produced only one win, this year’s Montezuma-Cortez High School boys’ soccer team is eager to put past failures behind them. Led by first-year head coach Sean...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Roller derby arrives

Cortez has certainly seen its share of unique sporting events, but never something like this. Beautiful women, clad in knee and elbow pads, racing around a gym floor on skates. Yep, roller derby is...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Panthers look strong at Conquistador

Maybe it was the opportunity to eat a home-cooked breakfast. Maybe it was familiarity with the home-course pins. Whatever the reason, the Montezuma-Cortez High School golf team put together an...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Races set for this weekend

Get ready for another exciting evening of racing in Cortez. Beginning at dusk Aug. 23 and 24, engines will once again roar at Fairgrounds Speedway. Five classes of cars are scheduled to race,...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Panthers preparing for a new season

The 21st century has not been a good one for Montezuma-Cortez High School football. Wins have been rare, blowout losses have been common, and overall, the program has been unable to realize any...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panther Volleyball ready to roll

Nothing signifies the arrival of fall quite like the sound of bouncing balls and squeaking shoes. Prep volleyball is just around the corner and one local prep team is excited. Entering the 2013...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports