Joel Priest

Position: Times sports correspondent

Bobcat boys 4th, girls 6th in Pagosa

Led by sophomore distance runner Elco Garcia, Jr., the Ignacio boys' track-and-field team placed fourth out of 13 scoring squads Saturday, May 5, at the 2018 Terry Alley Invitational in Pagosa...

DATE: May 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Ignacio scores 3 goals on the road

DEL NORTE Playing the final 20 minutes of their season Friday, May 4, at Del Norte in the same aggressive manner as they'd played the last 20 minutes the previous afternoon at Montezuma-Cortez...

DATE: May 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

White earns league discus title at home IHS meet

Led by sophomore Aliyana White's 2A/1A San Juan Basin League- and overall meet-winning 111-foot, six-inch discus throw, the Ignacio girls managed 36 team points and placed ninth overall (sixth in...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Hawkins smashes BHS shot put record

Heaving the heavy sphere 52 feet, 8.5 inches Tuesday afternoon at the 2018 San Juan Relays in Ignacio, Bayfield junior David Hawkins not only destroyed his previous best by four feet, but bettered...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

On Senior Day, BHS girls win fourth straight

Revenge, it's been said, is a dish best served cold. Fund-raising dinners, like those put on by Bayfield High School Girls' Soccer following their home match Tuesday, May 1, are most definitely...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Wolverines sweep Monte Vista on Senior Day, lose at DHS

Eager enough to enter the Senior Day fray as a sixth-inning defensive replacement for junior first baseman Rhett Hoover, Colt Salazar wasted less time introducing himself offensively in the home...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

IHS girls avoid shutout on Senior Day

Del Norte junior Emily Gallegos got last Thursday's scoring in Ignacio started in only the second minute, which wasn't surprising, as IHS had allowed a first-minute goal two days before in a 10-0...

DATE: May 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Night fright: Bayfield devours Ignacio, 10-nil

All but guaranteeing the outcome with Tuesday night's first attempted shot, senior Savannah Kaufmann took a feed from classmate Misty Helton, dribbled almost untouched through multiple defenders...

DATE: April 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Bulldogs squeak out 8-6 win over 'Cats

DOLORES COUNTY-Third baseman Rendon Mestas went 3-for-4 with a run and two RBI, and Marcus Chapman socked a solo homer, but Dove Creek snapped a 6-6 tie with two runs in the bottom of the sixth...

DATE: April 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Lanning leads small BHS girls team in Aztec

Sometime in her distant track-and-field history, perhaps prior to her initial matriculation at Cripple Creek-Victor High School, folks may have still said to expect the unexpected out of one Jordan...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

White places for IHS girls in Aztec

Entered in just the discus rather than both throwing specialties at the 2018 B&B Aztec Invitational, Aliyana White managed to log the Bobcats' lone point at the April 20-21 gathering. Tossing the...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Nanaeto, Garcia log Ignacio's best times in Aztec

Lopping a whopping 22.4 seconds off his initial seeding time in the 3,200-meter run, sophomore Elco Garcia, Jr., clocked 10 minutes, 43.57 seconds for a fourth-place finish. The long-distance...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

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