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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Dolores hosts league wrestling championships

Dolores wrestlers were lucky enough this year to wrestle in league championships on their home mat, as Dolores hosted the league championships last week.The Bulldogs claimed eight league champions...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers come back, but come up short

Briston Walker swished a 3-pointer to pull the Panthers within a point in the final moments of overtime.The spirited home blackout crowd cheered loud and proud Tuesday night at Ron Wright Memorial...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Inconsistency dooms M-CHS

The Lady Panthers looked good at home for two quarters against rival Durango on Tuesday night.There's just one problem.High school girls basketball is four quarters.Montezuma-Cortez High School led...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Panthers claw to 1st win

Snatching victory from the jaws of defeat. That's what happened Friday night at Ron Wright Memorial Gym.The hapless Lady Panthers appeared to be headed for another loss on the basketball...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Home sweet home

Alex Lopez had the ball up top and dribbled the clock down for Montezuma-Cortez to play for the last shot. The speedy point guard then found a wide open Tallon Ralstin beyond the arc on the right...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bulldogs reign supreme

When asked how many consecutive league titles his team has won. Dove Creek wrestling coach Shane Baughman didn't know."I honestly couldn't tell you," he said. "We just try to take it year by...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers tame Bobcats

It was a senior night to remember for Ryan Daves and Trenton GustafsonThe Montezuma-Cortez High School wrestling stars pinned their opponents Tuesday night. The 4A Panthers did a lot of pinning on...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Demons' run dooms M-CHS

DURANGO - It was the rivalry game.The latest boys basketball rendition of Montezuma-Cortez High School and Durango didn't disappoint.Both teams played tough defensively, resulting in some offensive...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Panthers coming home

DURANGO - The Lady Panthers basketball team is making positive strides.However, the road was too much once again.Durango led from start to finish, as Montezuma-Cortez High School fell Thursday...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bluejays buried by Miners

Mancos Bluejays basketball coach Mike Glover used one word to describe his team's home game last Saturday night."Embarrassing."Hot shooting Telluride came to town and opened up a 16-4 lead, and led...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - Sports

Mancos motors past Miners

The Telluride Miners worked Mancos 50-28 on Jan. 11, in Telluride.That was then. Last Saturday night in Mancos was a different story.The Lady Bluejays weren't about to be pushed around on their...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: MT - News

Bluejays buried by Miners

Mancos Bluejays basketball coach Mike Glover used one word to describe his team's home game Saturday night."Embarrassing."Hot shooting Telluride came to town and opened up a 16-4 lead, and led...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports