Position: For The Journal

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Jelson Yanez’s journey from Honduras to Cortez soccer field

Near the end of an practice on the Montezuma-Cortez High School soccer field last August, Jelson Yanez stood near a goalpost and quivered with fatigue. Sweat dripped from the senior’s face and his...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek volleyball team wins district tournament

Competing in the Class 1A District 1 Tournament in Delta on Oct. 28, the Dove Creek High School volleyball team defeated North Park and DeBeque to capture the tournament championship. Opening the...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Bears win district after dramatic victory over Telluride

Playing in front of a large crowd at their home gym on Oct. 28, the Dolores High School volleyball team reeled off three consecutive wins en route to the Class 2A District 3 Championship. Now 21-1...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos cross-country teams finish seasons at state

Competing against the top athletes in its classification at the Colorado State Cross Country Championships on Oct. 28, the Mancos High School boys and girls cross-country teams acquitted themselves...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Local runners set for state cross-country meet

When the Colorado State Cross Country Championships begin at the Norris-Penrose Event Center in Colorado Springs on Oct. 28, Mancos High School and Dolores High School will be well represented....

DATE: Oct. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos set to face Sargent for league championship

For The Journal Prior to the Mancos High School football team’s first game of the 2017 season, senior Kaleb Hargraves said that he believed that his team was capable of qualifying for the playoffs...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers dominate Gunnison in homecoming victory

On a night that featured stands packed with alumni and a level of energy born of their home stadium’s biggest game of the season, the Montezuma-Cortez High School football defeated Gunnison, 40-22,...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS runners finish season at regionals

Heading into the Class 3A Region 1 in Delta on Oct. 20, the Montezuma-Cortez High School boys and girls cross-country teams knew that they faced long odds in qualifying for state. The girls were...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores volleyball team undefeated in league, wins title

Over the course of 19 regular season games, the Dolores High School girls volleyball team asserted itself as the best team in the San Juan Basin League and one of the top teams in the state. The...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers, Pirates play a game of two halves

In a game that was defined by vast differences between its two halves, the Montezuma-Cortez High School soccer team lost to Pagosa Springs, 3-1, at home on Oct. 17. The game began on a high note...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS volleyball team falls to Pagosa Springs

For moments during its home match against Pagosa Springs on Sept. 19, the Montezuma-Cortez School volleyball team played like a force to be reckoned with. An inability generate consistent offense...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers volleyball faces highly ranked Centauri

Over the course of four days, the Montezuma-Cortez High School volleyball team closed out its home schedule against two of the top teams in Class 3A and a talented Class 4A team from Durango High...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports