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Cortez junior basketball tournament grows in second year

In its second year, the Cortez Junior Basketball Tournament again hit a swish, with more than 600 elementary and middle students competing. This year, the tournament hosted 30 teams, eight more...

DATE: March 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: More sports

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Cortez swimmers travel to Denver for state competitions

Four swimmers from the Cortez Leopard Sharks swim club traveled to the University of Denver on Feb. 17-19 for the Colorado Senior State and Silver State competitions. A fifth Sharks swimmer,...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: More sports

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Photo: Barrel racing at the junior rodeo

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: More sports

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Bike repair station installed at Horse Gulch

Cyclists on the Horse Gulch Trail now have a nearby repair station in case they need air in a tire or to tighten up something. The station was installed in December at the trailhead, near East...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: More sports

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Warm, dry weather makes ski areas sweat

Mother Nature must be slow to wax her skis this year. Unseasonably warm and dry conditions this fall have stalled or muted the start of ski season across Colorado, including Southwest Colorado,...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: More sports

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Girls on the Run season ends in Durango

Area Girls on the Run programs will conclude the 2016 season with a 5-kilometer run in Durango on Saturday. The program, for third-through eighth-grade girls, started in 2000 in North Carolina and...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: More sports

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New record set at The Very Scary Time Trial

The Very Scary Time Trial returned to Geer Park on Sunday for its second annual running.Hosted by the Montezuma Land Conservancy and High Desert DEVO, the time-trial style bike race consisted of...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: More sports

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Cortez gets high school cycling team

Local high school students interested in cross-country mountain bike racing are in luck! Following the success of the High Desert DEVO program started this summer, Pete Eschallier, Jason Hernandez...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: More sports

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Volleyball teams take roll in the slop

Three teams came together on Friday at Round Horse Arena for the 2016 Montezuma County Fair mud volleyball tournament. The young Rolly Polly team was first eliminated by the Swat Team, and then The...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: More sports

Cody Lansing, Cooper McClain and David Jones return from the National Junior High Finals Rodeo

Cody Lansing, Cooper McClain and David Jones have returned from the National Junior Finals Rodeo, held June 19-25 in Lebanon, Tennessee. Representing the Arizona High School Rodeo Association’s...

DATE: July 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: More sports

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Over 400 compete in 2016 Tri-Ute Games

The first Tri-Ute Games were held in Towaoc in 2007 and consisted of just two sports and a few demonstrations. The purpose of the games was to bring members of the Colorado and Utah-based Northern...

DATE: June 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: More sports

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Cortez gets youth cycling program

A new youth cycling development program has emerged in Cortez. High Desert Devo first started its Thursday evening rides just five weeks ago, but the program has already shown rapid growth. Pete...

DATE: June 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: More sports