Sports

Dolores girls’ golf team exceeds expectations at regionals

Before the start of the prep golf season, Dolores High School head coach Monica Plewe talked about her team’s inexperience while consciously avoiding any talk about results. But after watching her...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Sprint cars thrill fans at Fairgrounds Speedway

Circling an extremely slick track in his red nonwinged sprint car at speeds approaching 100 mph, Jason Grady probably felt some butterflies. Piloting small cars equipped 850 horsepower engines...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers shut out Ignacio on Engel’s one-hitter

On a sunny afternoon in which perfection eluded starting pitcher Jasen Engel by no more than a few feet, the Montezuma-Cortez High School baseball team defeated Ignacio 10-0 in five innings on May...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tomac finishes second in thrilling run for the title

Eli Tomac wrapped up a thrilling come-from-behind run for the AMA Supercross title season on Saturday night, finishing second in the Las Vegas 450SX main event and second in the 2017 championship...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Dolores golfers pick up first win in Aztec

Over the course of their season, members of the Dolores High School girls’ golf team have vastly improved their swings and become increasingly competitive in tournaments. Thus, it was not a...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bluejays compete at High Altitude Challenge

Competing in weather conditions that featured little to no wind and mostly sunny skies, several Mancos High School track athletes raced to Top 10 finishes at the High Altitude Challenge in Alamosa...

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Cortez Parks and Recreation unveils youth tennis program

Seven years after the death of longtime Cortez tennis coach Jim Harkendorff, a fund set up in his name will help start a program designed to get children into the sport. The Parks and Recreation...

DATE: May 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tomac crashes in New Jersey, falls behind Dungey

Eli Tomac, of Cortez, Colorado, crashed in the third lap Saturday at the 450SX Supercross in East Rutherford, New Jersey, and rival Ryan Dungey captured the win and the series lead with just one...

DATE: April 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Lady Bears golf team competes at Conquistador

Competing at Conquistador Golf Course on April 20, the Dolores High School girls golf team continued a season-long trend of consistent improvement. Leading the way for the Lady Bears with a score...

DATE: April 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Madi Archuleta making most of high school athletics

Growing up in Dolores during the early part of the 21st century, Madi Archuleta loved nothing more than watching her hometown Bears.In between hunting and fishing trips, the then grade-schooler...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tomac takes Supercross lead with stunning comeback in Salt Lake

Eli Tomac, of Cortez, Colorado, made a stunning comeback in the Salt Lake City Supercross on Saturday night, racing from 15th place to overtake rival Ryan Dungey for the victory.With the win, Tomac...

DATE: April 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News