Dove Creek

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Dove Creek High School graduates cheer each other on

For the 10 seniors who walked across the stage at Dove Creek High School on Thursday night, graduation meant saying goodbye to more than just a school. The school gym was crowded with the grads’...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Dove Creek farmer awarded $26,500 in damages from elk

A Dove Creek farmer was reimbursed more than $26,500 on May 5, after a herd of elk last summer destroyed his cornfield, resulting in a complete loss of crops. The money comes from a Colorado Parks...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ignacio ravages Bulldogs in league opener, 20-2

Putting together an inning of which even top-ranked Paonia would have proud, Ignacio twice through its order during a 14-run fourth inning in Dove Creek. The Bobcats blasted the Bulldogs 20-2. On...

DATE: April 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Photo: Science stars

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Education

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Wrestlers build résumés

The Montezuma-Cortez and Dove Creek wrestling teams got their money’s worth last weekend, with each taking on top-tier talent. The Panthers started their weekend on Friday with a dual in Alamosa...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Wrestling roundup: Dolores, Mancos and Dove Creek

The Dolores, Mancos and Dove Creek wrestling teams saw their first action of 2017 last weekend with the Bears and Blue Jays competing at the Rocky Mountain Wrestling Tournament in Pagosa Springs...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Area cheerleaders hit state mats

The Dove Creek, Dolores and Montezuma-Cortez high school cheer teams made the trip to Denver for the State Spirit Championships from Dec. 9-10. Hosted at the Denver Coliseum, each of the three...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Sopiwnik gets 12 years for Dunton sex assaults

Daniel Sopiwnik was sentenced to 12 years to life in prison Friday in Dolores Combined Court after he was convicted of three sexual assaults in an October trial. A 13-member jury found Sopiwnik,...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Area wrestlers shine at Dawg Fight

Richard Martinez and Brandon Ward were on a collision course. Wrestling in the 120-pound weight class at the Dawg Fight in Dove Creek on Saturday, the two seniors breezed through pool play with 4-0...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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8-man all-conference teams released

Athletes from Dove Creek and Mancos have been named to A-8 Southwest Football League all-conference teams following the 2016 season. Dove Creek junior Tristen Martinez and freshman Cade Curtis each...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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M-CHS wrestlers knock off rust

After starting the season at the Maverick Duals at Colorado Mesa University last weekend, the Montezuma-Cortez wrestling team returned home for a dual against Norwood/Nucla on Tuesday. The Panthers...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Basketball roundup

Area high school basketball teams kicked off the 2016-17 season last week, beginning on Wednesday in Dove Creek. Dove Creek The Dove Creek Lady Bulldogs fell to the Ignacio Lady Bobcats 45-18 in...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports