Joel Priest

Position: Times sports correspondent

Ignacio crushes Dove Creek, Norwood

The Ignacio Volleycats showed why they're contenders last weekend. The Bobcats played their National Breast Cancer Awareness Month match on Friday, which was also part of Homecoming week. The...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

BHS tries to crash Durango's Senior Night bash

DURANGO - Just as sidelined junior Tess Phelps needed no support to stand on a booted right ankle, neither did the Wolverines search for any excuse on why their much-anticipated trip west on...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Bobcats bash Dolores 31-0

Prior to the 2018 season, Lucas Roderick was given a bum steer. Literally. "So.I was washing one of my show steers," he said, recalling his bizarre La Plata County Fair experience back in August,...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bobcats forfeiting season finale

Although the Ignacio Bobcats handed Dolores a 31-0 defeat on Oct. 19, Ignacio Coach Alfonsoa "Ponch" Garcia and others thought it safest not to put an undermanned, underclassman-dominated roster on...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Wolverines go out scrapping

Was the long-anticipated Bayfield-Alamosa boys' soccer rematch as good as advertised? Looking at the 1-0 final score, a much closer outcome than when the Wolverines fell 3-2 to the Mean Moose more...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Locals survive regionals, earn State cross country berths

Granted, snow in October isn't rare in Aspen, Colo. And it would have been embraced-if not merely dealt with-by world-class skiers used to split-second timing. But when just enough of it covered...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Ignacio pushes Dolores, but falls in three games

DOLORES-One could think of Tuesday night's 2A/1A San Juan Basin League clash as such: Engine #1 was pulling eight fully-loaded cars. Approaching on the same track from another direction, Engine #2...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Wolverines sweep Monte Vista in home finale

With only six spaces on the floor to be filled, and all five of her seniors frequently combined in action, Bayfield head coach Terene Foutz was certainly giving her honored group every chance to...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Seniors shine as Bayfield blanks Bloomfield, 4-0

To be sure, in the near future a clash between the boys' varsity soccer teams at Bloomfield and Bayfield will be worth watching. Both underclassman-heavy teams will have grown up before most of the...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Cross-country teams racing into season's home stretch

Testing their plans for a now-imminent invasion of Aspen and the Oct. 19 Class 3A-Region I Cross-Country Championships, the Bayfield Wolverines ventured out to the San Luis Valley this past Friday,...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Football championships moving to Pueblo

Just because Bayfield Football had a bye last weekend didn't mean it was a dull weekend. In fact, the Colorado High School Activities Association made quite an announcement impacting not only the...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: News

Bayfield takes one game in loss at Piedra Vista

FARMINGTON - Looking for a sneaky spark to re-ignite her team Tuesday on the road, Terene Foutz turned to the same reserve who'd done the job in a vital home win three nights before. And Bayfield...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

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