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Bluejays blast Plateau Valley in season opener

After sitting out the majority of last season with an injury, Mancos High School starting quarterback Breccen Morelli could not wait to return to the field. Teammates assured their third-year...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek volleyball beats Mancos, remains undefeated

Playing host to longtime San Juan Basin League foe Mancos High School on Aug. 28, Dove Creek High School’s girls volleyball team continued its impressive early-season run and pinned down a 25-17,...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek football team races to win over Dolores

Opening its season against Dolores High School on Aug. 24, the Dove Creek football team showed why it has so many local fans excited. Among the most impressive aspects of the Bulldogs’ 56-0 shutout...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS football team dropped by Bloomfield in season opener

After a light pole fell into the stands at its home stadium and caused significant damage, the Montezuma-Cortez High School football team migrated to Dolores High School’s field for its home opener...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek volleyball team opens season with consecutive wins

After falling one win short of a state tournament appearance last season, this year’s rendition of the Dove Creek High School girls volleyball team played its first two games of the season as if it...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek football team set for its season

Entering it season with a roster full of talented youngsters and two stalwart upperclassmen anchoring its offensive line, Dove Creek High School football team is oozing with potential. What has...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fort Lewis College alum ready to rebuild M-CHS team

After he was hired to coach Montezuma-Cortez High School’s boys soccer team earlier this year, Dawson Emrich looked at his team’s projected roster and pored over the program’s recent results. In...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores football team set to kick off new era

For the first few minutes of every practice, all appears normal for the Dolores High School football team. As players stretch and warm up, coaches talk amongst themselves and make last-minute...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Leopard Sharks swimmers excel at Seasonal Club Championships

Closing out a busy summer defined by warm weather and hot results, four members of the Cortez Leopard Sharks Swim Club traveled to Colorado Springs to compete in the Scottie Aschermann Memorial...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Brittney Whiteman set to lead talented M-CHS softball team

About 13 years after she pulled on a Montezuma-Cortez High School softball uniform for the last time, former Lady Panthers star player Brittney Whiteman is set to lead what she expects will be a...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS football team enters season with high expectations

Less than two weeks away from his team’s season-opening game against Bloomfield, Montezuma-Cortez High School football coach Scott Conklin is excited and brimming with confidence. The head coach’s...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Escalante Days bike race draws top riders to Dolores

As smoke from the Plateau Fire hovered in the air and flames erupted along a hillside in the distance, more than 125 mountain bikers arrived for the annual Escalante Days Bike Race on Aug. 11....

DATE: Aug. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: More Sports