Montezuma-Cortez High School

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Coby Baer leaves imprint on athletic fields and Cortez

On the football field, baseball field, basketball court, and track, Montezuma-Cortez High School senior Coby Baer has become known for his size and speed. What truly defines the four-sport senior...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Panthers hit hard at Cortez Tournament

Playing under sunny skies at last weekend’s Cortez Tournament, the Montezuma-Cortez High School baseball team produced plenty of offensive highlights. Woes on the mound undid the Panthers however,...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Panthers beat Ignacio in match shortened by injury

Carefully attended to by Montezuma-Cortez High School training personnel with her own coach and athletic director around to assist, first-year Ignacio Lady Bobcat Santana Edd was still resting on...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Panthers shut out Olathe on Engel’s strong pitching

Thanks to deft pitching, timely hitting and some nice defensive plays, the Montezuma-Cortez High School baseball team opened its season with a 4-0 home victory over Olathe on March 16. Leading the...

DATE: March 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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M-CHS band concert is March 28 in Cortez

Montezuma-Cortez High School jazz and concert bands will play their spring concert on Tuesday, March 28. The free event starts at 7 p.m. at the M-CHS Auditorium. “We’re inviting everyone in the...

DATE: March 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain coming to Cortez

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, a group of singing, strumming ukulele players, will take the stage at the Montezuma-Cortez High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 8. Founded in...

DATE: March 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts and entertainment

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Track preview: Panthers bring back leaders

The Montezuma-Cortez High School track teams will kick of the 2017 season at the Piedra Vista Invitational in Farmington on Saturday. Girls head coach Paul Koops, boys head coach Bob Archibeque,...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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M-CHS tennis team gets a new coach, and a new attitude

After dusting off her racket and digging her tennis shoes out of the closet, Montezuma-Cortez High School senior Andria Battle arrived at the Jim Harkendorff Tennis Courts ready to begin her final...

DATE: March 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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M-CHS time capsule includes newspapers, school artifacts

A piece of history was unveiled Wednesday morning as Cortez Masons and a former Panther opened a 50-year-old time capsule. The small box was included in the cornerstone for the old Montezuma-Cortez...

DATE: March 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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M-CHS makes state tourney for first time since 2009

For the first time since the 2008-2009 season, the Montezuma-Cortez boys basketball team is heading to the Colorado High School State Tournament. That year, the Panthers finished 18-9-1 under head...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Cortez student chefs prepare cuisine in M-CHS catering classes

Now in its second year, the Montezuma-Cortez High School catering program’s schedule is filling up quickly, instructor Kanto McPherson said Thursday. Students in the program provide catering...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Wrestlers Ramos, Higgins surprise experts at state tournament

There weren’t any Montezuma-Cortez Panthers listed on Tim Yount’s On The Mat picks for state placers heading into the 2017 State Championships last week.And while Yount correctly predicted 84.8...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports