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Young rodeo cowboy Isaiah Ethington already a star

For almost as long as 13-year-old Isaiah Ethington can remember, animals have been a part of his life. Horses have been some of his best friends, and cattle have become as familiar as the back of...

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Local swimmers perform well in Durango Summer Invite

Throughout the Durango Summer Invite swim meet on June 9-10, swimmers from the Mesa Verde Aquatics Club and the Cortez Leopard Sharks teams consistently finished races at the top of the standings....

DATE: June 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo thrills audiences in Montezuma County

As the clock struck seven on Thursday, fireworks lit the night sky and the 88th annual Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo opened with a bang at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds. Sitting on his horse in...

DATE: June 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local competitors highlight final night of Ute Mountain Roundup

Throughout the final night of one of the most exciting Ute Mountain Roundups in recent memory, local competitors took to the arena at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds much to the delight of their...

DATE: June 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bulls thrill fans during second night of Ute Mountain Roundup

Stepping into an arena with an angry bull is not a task fit for the faint of heart. Just ask bullfighter Eli Sharkey, whose face and body came painstakingly close to the horns of one of the angry...

DATE: June 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Ute Mountain Roundup opens with a bang

As the clock struck seven and the sun shone down at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds on June 7, multicolored fireworks shot into the air as the 88th rendition of the Ute Mountain Roundup Rodeo...

DATE: June 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Former M-CHS state champion Austin Wagner flying high

Since the last time Montezuma-Cortez High School sports fans saw Austin Wagner at the Colorado State Track and Field Championships just over one year ago, he has grown a bit more muscular and he...

DATE: June 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Leopard Sharks’ swimmers excel in hometown meet

With the sun shining down and green and black flags hanging above the water, scores of swimmers arrived at the Cortez Municipal Pool this weekend to participate in the Cortez Leopard Sharks...

DATE: June 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers working hard this offseason

Coming off a season in which they won two of their eight games, several members of the Montezuma-Cortez High School football team have banded together to take part in a rigorous offseason program....

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Victory and triumph: A look back at local spring sports

As prep sports seasons come and go, memories of most wins and losses blend together and eventually slip out of the collective conscience. A few moments never fade, however, and those moments become...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Kiselya Plewe excels on and off the golf course

For as long as Kiselya Plewe can remember, golf has been an integral part of her life. As a child, she honed her putting stroke on Conquistador Golf Course’s practice greens, and as a teenager, she...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores golfers excel at state tournament

Competing at the Class 3A State Tournament at Elmwood Golf Club in Pueblo on May 21-22, two members of the Dolores High School girls’ golf team produced stellar results and capped off what was a...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News