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Youths showcase skills at Towaoc skate competition

With Pink Floyd pumping through a set of nearby speakers and several close friends looking on, Bryce Vicenti leaped onto a black and white skateboard for his opening run at the first annual Towaoc...

DATE: March 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: More sports

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Tomac wins fourth straight in Detroit Supercross

Eli Tomac, of Cortez, Colorado, racked up his fourth straight win and his seventh win in the past nine races with a victory in the 450SX Supercross Saturday night at Detroit’s Ford Field. The...

DATE: March 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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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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Tomac wins fourth Supercross in six past races

TORONTO — Eli Tomac, of Cortez, Colorado, raced to his fourth Monster Energy AMA Supercross 450SX Class victory of the season Saturday night, beating second-place Ryan Dungey by 14.2 seconds at...

DATE: March 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: More sports

Cortez business owner will golf with pros in Tampa

Bru’s House of Color owner Ray Wiemer has been invited to golf at the Valspar Tournament in Tampa, Florida this week. “It’s a unique opportunity to go down and play with the pros,” Wiemer said....

DATE: March 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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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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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

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Panthers end season with loss to Centauri

Midway through the fourth quarter, Montezuma-Cortez High School shooting guard Quanah Casey raced along the baseline toward the right corner, set his feet after catching a pass, and drained a long...

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

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Ward wins third, Martinez wins fifth in state wrestling

They may not have been the ones the had been hoping for, but Brandon Ward and Richard Martinez still had the grit to finish with medals at the Pepsi Center last weekend. Martinez – a senior at...

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

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Mancos athletes compete in Mt. Taylor Quad

A group of athletes from Mancos was ahead of most of the competition in this year’s Mount Taylor Quadrathlon. Logan Ott, who grew up in Mancos and now lives in Los Alamos, New Mexico, completed the...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Lady Jays soar past dejected Dolores

With her team trailing Dolores by eight points at the end of the first quarter, Mancos senior Brittney Peacock made a decision to make her final home game a memorable one. From then on, it was all...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports