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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Lady Bears 3rd at districts

Sometimes, a short memory is good.After a disappointing 50-46 loss to Telluride last Friday night, Dolores had to pick up the pieces and play Saturday morning.What a difference a day makes.The Lady...

DATE: March 7, 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 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bulldogs eager for diamond

For the first time in quite awhile, it appears Dove Creek baseball is loaded.Six starters return from last year's 1A state tournament team and a crop of freshmen provide added depth the Bulldogs...

DATE: March 6, 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 Saturday.The Bobcats then found their offensive rhythm.Ignacio rallied to take a 7-5 lead and never trailed...

DATE: March 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Bears 3rd at districts

Sometimes, a short memory is good.After a disappointing 50-46 loss to Telluride last Friday night, Dolores had to pick up the pieces and play Saturday morning.What a difference a day makes.The Lady...

DATE: March 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Daves just misses gold

DENVER - As the final seconds of the third period trickled down, Panthers wrestling coach Eric Smith screamed "you gotta go!"Five, four, three, two... And there it was. A 2-point reversal senior...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers place in top 10 at state

DENVER - For seniors Trenton Gustafson and Ryan Daves, Saturday night was a sad ending.The two Montezuma-Cortez High School wrestlers were each on the wrong end of 2-point decisions in the 138-...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek holds off Dolores

DOVE CREEK - When the Lady Bears made their fourth quarter run to get within one, the Lady Bulldogs stepped up.A 42-33 Dove Creek lead shrunk to 44-43 with 2 ½ minutes to go after Dolores center...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

League champions!

DOVE CREEK - When the high school boys basketball season began, Dolores had a goal in mind.A winning season.A tough home loss to league heavyweight Ignacio in January, the Bears fell to 3-5...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Chasing a dream

Ryan Daves goes to bed at night dreaming of the one thing he's chased for nearly four years.A high school state wrestling championship."About every night, I've been dreaming of it," Daves said. "It...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Gross going to state tourney

MONTROSE - Levi Gross was close last year.But no cigar.As a freshman, Gross was a win away from going to state. "One match away last year," he said. Gross took that point-blank painful experience...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

High 5 for Panthers

MONTROSE - It was a Saturday where hard work paid off. Montezuma-Cortez High School wrestling coach Eric Smith has seen many faces come and go during his five years at the helm. Including this...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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