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The Mancos Project

For residents of Southwest Colorado, thin air is the norm. For long distance runners however, thin air is a cherished commodity. Hoping to capitalize on that commodity, the Mancos Project, a...

DATE: July 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Local swimmers conquer McPhee

After months of hard training, swimmers from the FCAT-Towaoc Swim Club joined members of the Durango Swim Club to complete an open-water swim on McPhee Reservoir. Held on June 29, the swim required...

DATE: July 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS boys’ basketball athletes working hard

After an up-and-down season in which they won six out of 20 games, members of the Montezuma-Cortez basketball team have been working hard to improve. Since March, team members have been lifting...

DATE: July 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Volleyball team takes advantage of off-season

Nearly every successful high school athletic program in the country shares one thing in common: A group of dedicated athletes and coaches who work throughout the off-season to improve their skills....

DATE: June 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Cortez boxer gets chance to be noticed

For most young professional boxers, getting the opportunity to fight on the undercard of a boxing legend is nothing more than a dream. For Cortez boxer Zamir Young, that dream will soon become a...

DATE: June 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Groups unite to restore creek

Using a combination of equipment, raw materials and manpower, the Dolores River Anglers chapter of Trout Unlimited, in conjunction with the United States Forest Service, recently completed a...

DATE: June 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - Living

Small-town speed

Sure, race fans love the glitz and glamour of NASCAR, but does anything really compare to small-town, dirt-track, stock car racing? Fans attending last weekend’s races at Fairgrounds Speedway in...

DATE: June 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Kicking up the college ranks

For former Cortez soccer player Anthony Presnell, the assent from small-town soccer player to college coach has been a fast one. Recently hired as an assistant men’s soccer coach for Regis...

DATE: June 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Public-private partners

Using a combination of equipment, raw materials and manpower, the Dolores River Anglers chapter of Trout Unlimited, in conjunction with the United States Forest Service, recently completed a...

DATE: June 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ute Mountain impressive at rodeo finals

Looking more like seasoned pros than high school competitors, several members of the Ute Mountain Rodeo Team wrapped up successful seasons at the Colorado State High School Rodeo Finals, held in...

DATE: June 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fast fingers leading to slow feet for student athletes?

What an amazing sight, watching their fingers fly so effortlessly over those cellphone keys. If only high school athletes’ legs were as eager to fly over athletic fields. With the arrival...

DATE: June 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Sports

Are fast fingers leading to slow feet?

What an amazing site, watching their fingers fly so effortlessly over those cellphone keys. If only high school athletes' legs were as eager to fly over athletic fields. With the arrival cellphones...

DATE: June 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports