Position: Sports Editor

Email: bobbya@cortezjournal.com

Phone Number: 970-564-6035

About: Bobby came to Cortez in July of 2010 looking for a new, exciting challenge. He certainly found that as the sports editor at the Cortez Journal.
Bobby earned a B.A. in journalism from the University of Wyoming in the spring of 2010.
He was a sports writer for the U.W. newspaper — The Branding Iron — and worked as an intern for U.W. Athletic Media Relations.
He is a Logan, Utah, native. Before coming to Cortez, He lived in Laramie, Wyo., and around the Equality State for 10 years.
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Like Tomac, like son

Editor's note: this article was published in April, 2011.  Professional athletes aren't common in most areas, especially in Cortez. Right? Owosso, Mich., native John Tomac took his bicycling...

DATE: April 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Beary high hopes

Four of five starters return from last year’s Dolores Bears basketball team.The core group of underclassmen return. Coach Larry Schwartz returns as well.Dolores has the makings of what can be a...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers doomed from start

Dayne Black's RBI-single in the bottom of the second inning tied rival Durango 2-2 Tuesday afternoon.The Panthers were back in the game early on at McAndrew Field.However, costly fielding errors in...

DATE: May 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Marine turns Dolores football coach

There is a new chief in town for Dolores football - again. Having an authoritative title as football coach fits well with the new skipper. Former marine Chris Trusler becomes Dolores High School's...

DATE: April 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Lady Bears get blown away on the links

CORTEZ - The Dolores High School golf team got its first taste of a championship tournament. With the howling 40-mph wind April 16, at Conquistador Golf Course, that taste was a mouth full of dust....

DATE: April 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Bluejay becomes FLC Skyhawk

One of the most storied athletes in recent Mancos High School football history is moving onto the next level. Like his brother before him, Branson Mitchell has committed to play football at Fort...

DATE: April 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports

Bluejay becomes FLC Skyhawk

One of the most storied athletes in recent Mancos High School football history is moving onto the next level. Like his brother before him, Branson Mitchell has committed to play football at Fort...

DATE: April 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Marine turns football coach

There is a new chief in town for Dolores football — again. Having an authoritative title as football coach fits well with the new skipper. Former marine Chris Trusler becomes Dolores High School’s...

DATE: April 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Panthers unlucky in loss

In the first half, the Lady Panthers had the howling, dusty 40-mph wind and their backs Tuesday evening. Gabby Wolf booted a shot that sailed just wide left of the goal on the east side of Johnson...

DATE: April 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bulldogs battle back, beat Bears

Dolores — The Bears came out swinging Tuesday afternoon at Joe Rowell Park. The first two batters got hits off of Dove Creek pitcher Dalton Randolph to excite the home crowd. One run in the first...

DATE: April 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Bears blown away

The Dolores High School golf team got its first taste of a championship tournament. With the howling 40-mph wind Tuesday at Conquistador Golf Course, that taste was a mouth full of dust. The wind...

DATE: April 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

A cold and windy track meet

Wind and rain made for miserable track and field conditions at Panther Stadium last Thursday. Host Montezuma-Cortez High School was anything but cold, though. Red hot M-CHS took advantage of its...

DATE: April 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports