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Ignacio basketball teams win San Juan Basin League titles

It wouldn’t be a San Juan Basin League district basketball tournament championship without the Ignacio Bobcats. Both the IHS boys and girls teams punched tickets to Saturday’s league championship...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Mancos senior Axel Bonde gets FLC football scholarship

Mancos senior Axel Bonde has been awarded a football athletic scholarship to Fort Lewis College for this fall.Bonde has played tailback and outside linebacker for the Blue Jays, who finished last...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Bike swap planned for Cortez

An upstart mountain biking development club for youth is planning a bike swap/sale in Cortez this spring. Organizers with High Desert Devo are hosting the event to raise funds for local youth...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Dolores school dispute escalates into email clash

A flap over electronic equipment owned by a former student at Dolores Schools was laid bare in an email chain distributed to parents this week.Last school year, the technically savvy student was...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Durango holds off M-CHS on senior night

After falling to Durango 3-1 at home earlier this season, the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers attempted to spoil the Demons’ senior night on Tuesday in Durango. But after the Durango seniors were honored...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Big second half pushes Durango girls soccer past Montezuma-Cortez

The Montezuma-Cortez Panthers and Durango Demons entered halftime of Thursday’s contest tied at one goal apiece. But the second half belonged to the Demons. With the game tied at 1-all at the...

DATE: April 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Durango baseball beats Montezuma-Cortez in five innings

The Durango Demons plated nine runs in the fourth and fifth innings combined to take down the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers, 11-0, on Tuesday in Durango. Durango got to Panthers’ starter Jasen Engel...

DATE: April 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Cortez wrestling finds way past Durango

The Montezuma-Cortez wrestling team traveled to Durango High School on Thursday for a dual with the Demons for the Alumni Cup.The Panthers proved to be too tough for the Demons, as Montezuma-Cortez...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: High school sports

M-CHS proposes drop to Class 3A

With the Colorado High School Activities Association currently reclassifying and organizing leagues for the 2016-2018 cycle, Montezuma-Cortez High School’s athletic programs may be facing changes....

DATE: Nov. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Garand heads to Durango as new wrestling coach

Durango High School named a new head wrestling coach for the second time in three summers.Leo Garand was named the new varsity head coach in late June by DHS athletic director David Preszler....

DATE: July 8, 2015 | CATEGORY: Ds - news

Bayfield Fine in defeat

Two in the first and four in the second, the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers beat the Bayfield Wolverines’ boys soccer team 6-1 on Tuesday night in Cortez. Sam Kundrik assisted Colton Fine’s first-half...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Demons ‘disappoint’ in home opener

After a 2-0 start to the Chelsea Rodriguez era at Durango High School, the only way to describe the head coach’s home debut was “disappointing.” “It was a really, really, really disappointing...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: High school sports