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Dove Creek and Dolores take a thriller to five sets

At times during the match between the Dove Creek High School and Dolores High School volleyball teams on Sept. 11, the crowd drowned out the voices of the coaches as they shouted instructions. Long...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos volleyball team wins three straight over SJBL competition

After an impressive stretch that included victories over three San Juan Basin League foes, the Mancos High School volleyball team is brimming with confidence, and players are smiling as a result of...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores volleyball opens league play with win over Telluride

Throughout last year’s high school volleyball season, Dolores High School outside hitter Jordan Elder terrorized San Juan Basin League competition. The Lady Bears’ talented junior was back at it...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos cross-country runners face test in Alamosa

Competing against many of the state’s finest distance runners at the Joe Vigil Open in Alamosa on Sept. 8, members of Mancos High School’s boys and girls cross-country teams gained valuable...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Mancos football team turns heads with upset victory over Merino

Prior to squaring off against Mancos High School in South Park on Sept. 8, Merino High School was ranked third overall in the Colorado High School Activities Association eight-man football poll....

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS football team dominates Zuni

Before his team’s first game of the season, Montezuma-Cortez High School football coach Scott Conklin predicted that senior quarterback Ike Dennison would “be one of the top gunslingers” in...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS softball team picks up big win over Durango

During the time that she played for the Montezuma-Cortez High School team from 2005 until 2008, first-year M-CHS manager Brittney Whiteman never lost a softball game to Durango High School....

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bluejays pick up first win of the season at Gunnison Tournament

Competing at the Gunnison Tournament on Sept. 1, the Mancos High School volleyball team flashed its potential and fell just short of at least two victories while amassing a 1-3 record overall. The...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek volleyball team stays hot at Gunnison Tournament

Squaring off larger schools at the Gunnison Tournament on Sept. 1, the Dove Creek High School volleyball team continued its hot streak with three wins in four matches and improved its record to...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores cross-country team opens season with two Top 10 finishes

Anchored by three seniors who have run together for several years, the Dolores High School boys cross-country team turned plenty of heads at its opening season meet in Monticello on Aug. 31....

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS football team comes from behind to defeat Kirtland Central

Trailing Kirtland Central by 10 points late in the fourth quarter on Aug. 31, the Montezuma-Cortez High School football team looked as if it was headed to another heart-wrenching defeat. The...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

M-CHS cross-country teams run well in Monticello

For the Montezuma-Cortez High School girls and boys cross-country teams, the Lloyd’s Lake in Monticello on Aug. 31 provided an opportunity to build conditioning and face out-of-state competition....

DATE: Sept. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports