Brendan Ploen

Position: Herald Sports Writer

CHSAA extends spring sports suspension until at least April 18

The Colorado High School Activities Association extended its spring sports and activities postponement until at least April 18, the organization announced Tuesday. The decision was made following...

DATE: March 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Highland controls Ignacio in Great 8

LOVELAND – Highland High School came out guns a blazing in Thursday’s Class 2A Great 8 boys state tournament quarterfinal at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland. The top-seeded Huskies (23-1)...

DATE: March 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Coronavirus impacts CHSAA state basketball championships

LOVELAND – Coaches’ messages were heard loud and clear and every bounce of a basketball, slip of a sneaker and muffled chants were magnified Thursday at the opening day of the Class 2A Colorado...

DATE: March 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ignacio boys basketball to play in Mancos regional

The Ignacio High School boys basketball team is staying in Southwest Colorado for its regional tournament. After losing the Class 2A District 3 San Juan Basin League championship game Saturday to...

DATE: March 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango’s Ryne Olson finishes sixth at Yukon Quest sled dog race

Every Yukon Quest sled dog racer Ryne Olson has completed has presented its own unique set of challenges. The 2020 edition of the legendary race from Fairbanks, Alaska, to Whitehorse, Yukon...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Ceremony for Native women silences Ignacio basketball fans

IGNACIO – When Sky Hawk Nation Drum Group drummer Paige Burgess began beating the ceremonial drum at the SunUte Community Center on Saturday in Ignacio, every hit reverberated across the gymnasium...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Sisters in red: Ignacio girls basketball brings uncomfortable conversation to gymnasium

IGNACIO – Justa Whitt entered the gymnasium at Ignacio High School to take an extraordinary team photo back in December. What she saw sent chills down her spine. Each coach and player on the girls...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Mancos falls to Ignacio in top-10 clash

IGNACIO – A series of missed layups early and tough defense down the stretch from Ignacio High School frustrated the Mancos Bluejays boys basketball in a massive top-10 2A clash Tuesday night in...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango musher Ryne Olson third at Copper Basin 300, looks to Yukon Quest

When Ryne Olson saw temperatures hovering around 60-below zero during parts of the Copper Basin 300 sled dog race Monday, she started to question herself as mind games danced in her head. All she...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Ignacio basketball uses third quarter to pull away from Dolores

When Ignacio High School guard Triston Thompson warmed up before Friday night’s game against Dolores, he admitted he missed a lot of his attempts. Once the game started, though, Thompson came to...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Whiteskunk leads Montezuma-Cortez past Durango in Southwest Classic

Montezuma-Cortez High School’s Teagan Whiteskunk knows how to put on a show. The senior guard scored 15 points against Durango in the first boys basketball matchup between the same two teams in...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

Southwest Classic boys basketball tournament presents intriguing rivalry games

Four years ago, the Southwest Classic was a novel idea to bring some of the biggest boys basketball teams in Southwest Colorado together for a lively end to the non-conference season. Now, it’s...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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