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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M-CHS red hot in cold wind

Despite frigid temperatures and 30 mph winds Saturday, the Lady Panthers were anything but cold.Monteumza-Cortez High School lit up visiting Hotchkiss and Paonia, 6-1 and 7-0, completing a home...

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

Tourney champions!

It wasn't easy, but the Panthers opened their baseball season 3-0.Dove Creek, Dolores and Monticello (Utah) all fell victim to the Panthers by two runs apiece at the Montezuma-Cortez High School...

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

Bulldogs bully baseball rivals

Dove Creek baseball is back.After pushing 4A Montezuma-Cortez to the brink last Thursday, the 1A Bulldogs bounced back in a big way.Dove Creek trailed Utah rival Monticello 3-0 early Friday...

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

Bears bucked by Monticello

Dolores let one slip away.In a back and forth baseball affair, it was the Monticello Buckaroos that had the last laugh.The Utah school scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to retake...

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

Panthers edge Bulldogs

The Bulldogs came to Cortez swinging.Dove Creek wasn't intimidated on the diamond against the 4A host Panthers on a balmy Thursday afternoon.Three first inning hits and an RBI double from Klancey...

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

Elliott to play college softball

Miranda Elliott steadily got better every year on the softball diamond at Montezuma-Cortez High School.Now the senior will see how her game progresses at the next level.Elliott signed a National...

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

Offense netting results

Nate Ross' Lady Panthers soccer team, which includes six Dolores students, emphasizes defense.Montezuma-Cortez High School showed off some offensive fireworks Tuesday afternoon at Johnson...

DATE: March 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Offense netting results

Nate Ross' Lady Panthers soccer team emphasizes defense.Montezuma-Cortez High School showed off some offensive fireworks Tuesday afternoon at Johnson Field.Behind three goals from Allison Porter,...

DATE: March 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Sandman returns, but loses 2nd straight MMA fight

TOWAOC - Isaque "Sandman" Martinez and Victor Reyna locked arms and heads for the better part of two rounds Saturday night. In the King of the Cage "Roughnecks" Mixed Martial Arts main event, it...

DATE: March 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: More Sports

New attitude Panthers seek new end results

"It's not over, until the seventh."That's the Montezuma-Cortez High School baseball team's new motto for the 2013 season.Many times last season, the Panthers possessed leads in the fifth and sixth...

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

A new game in town

Even though it's still winter, it's golf season.Montezuma County now has a girls high school golf team. The Dolores School Board of Education voted to add girls golf to its high school athletic...

DATE: March 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bears lose district finals

Top seed Dolores lead 5-1 early over Ignacio at the 2A District 3 tournament championship last Saturday.The Bobcats then found their offensive rhythm.Ignacio rallied to take a 7-5 lead and never...

DATE: March 7, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports