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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The heartbreak soccer kids

They play with feet on the soccer field.The Lady Panthers played with heart Friday and Saturday and laid it all out at Johnson Field.In two 80-minute battles, the results were the same -...

DATE: April 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek splits opening SJBL baseball games

In baseball, a team can be red hot one minute.The next minute?Ice cold.Dove Creek's baseball team was a prime example of hot and cold, playing two league opening games on consecutive days.On...

DATE: April 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Kicking it in college

Another Montezuma-Cortez High School girls soccer player is moving onto the next level.Allison Porter signed a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday morning to play soccer at University of Mary...

DATE: April 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Home opener disappointment

The up and down Dolores Bears continued its roller coaster baseball season at home Saturday.After an 0-4 start, Dolores evened its record after reeling off four straight wins.However, the Bears...

DATE: April 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bears stomped by Broncos

The up and down Dolores Bears continued its roller coaster baseball season at home Saturday.After an 0-4 start, Dolores evened its record after reeling off four straight wins.However, the Bears...

DATE: April 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers drop 2 at home

Fruita Monument threw the first punch.Montezuma-Cortez High School hit right back Friday at McAndrew Field.Tied 2-2 after one inning, the score remained the same going into the seventh inning.The...

DATE: April 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

A 'No Whining' zone

When a drill sergeant says, "drop and give me 20."Cadets do it.If there's whining and complaining in boot camp training, then suffer the consequences. Same thing goes with Cortez's new fitness boot...

DATE: April 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: More Sports

MancosMarksman

A local Annie Oakley in the making?An American sharpshooter in Mancos has future Olympian written all over her. Shooting .22 rifle bullets through the center of quarters and dimes from 30-plus...

DATE: April 2, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports

Panthers lose league opener

The Panthers had figured out Montrose starting pitcher Tyrus Lopez.Trailing 4-1 in the bottom of the third inning last Friday, Panthers' right fielder Keegan Ralstin led off with a single. Raudy...

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

Mancos Marksman

A local Annie Oakley in the making?An American sharpshooter in Mancos has future Olympian written all over her. Shooting .22 rifle bullets through the center of quarters and dimes from 30-plus...

DATE: March 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Living

Panthers wreck Shiprock

The bats came alive and Panthers' pitcher Konnar McGee threw a one-hitter.Good pitching and good hitting is always a good recipe for success. Montezuma-Cortez High School used those baseball...

DATE: March 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Panthers kick forward

The Lady Panthers came out and kicked Grand Junction in the face Friday at Johnson Field.The 5A Lady Tigers didn't know what hit them on the soccer field.Monteuzma-Cortez High School sent a message...

DATE: March 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports