Dolores unable to stop surging Ignacio

Showing signs of running out of fuel following a one-day, two-game assignment in Cortez a few days before, Ignacio’s girls nonetheless remained unbeaten in the expiring Old Year with a road win...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Cortez experiences growing pains in Bloomfield loss

Facing one of the premier programs in New Mexico, the Montezuma-Cortez Lady Panthers learned a tough lesson about ball control in a 66-22 loss against Bloomfield. The visiting Bobcats pressured the...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bluejays show potential in Dawg Fight

Loaded with talent at the upper weights, the Mancos High School wrestling team rolled into Dove Creek for the Dawg Fight Invitational on Dec. 9 and placed sixth in the 13-team field. Leading the...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores grapplers fight hard in Dove Creek

From his seat near a mat at the Dawg Fight Invitational Dec. 9 in Dove Creek, Dolores wrestling coach Grant Hobbs shouted to Zander Eichner. “Turn into him,” Hobbs screamed, as Eichner latched onto...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bulldogs come out for Dawg Fight

Taking the mat at the Dawg Fight Invitational in Dove Creek on Dec. 9, the Dove Creek High School wrestling team looked vastly different than it did last year, when it only suited up a single...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Balanced scoring sparks big Panthers win over Nucla

Through the first two games of the season, the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers had relied heavily on their feisty defense. The offense came to life in the Rumble in the Jungle Tournament opener on...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | UPDATED: 3 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Bears edge Bulldogs with late run

For the better part of three quarters, Dolores and Dove Creek found themselves locked in a defensive stalemate. A decisive fourth quarter run by the Lady Bears (2-2) proved to be the difference in...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dolores dominates glass in win at Dove Creek

Once the Dolores Bears get rolling inside, they’re awfully difficult to stop. Riding the strength of a hefty rebounding advantage, the Dolores boys basketball team pulled away from Dove Creek in...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango, Montezuma-Cortez kick off season in swimming pool

Girls swim teams took to the water Friday night, as the season officially opened with Durango visiting Montezuma-Cortez at the Cortez Recreation Center. Durango captured the team victory, 576-204....

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Panthers, Demons kick off season in the pool

The Montezuma Cortez Lady Panthers swimming team took to the water Friday night, officially opening their season in a meet against Durango at the Cortez Recreation Center. Durango captured the...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Young Lady Panthers make a late run, but lose to Monticello

Two days, two hard-fought battles for the Montezuma Cortez Lady Panthers, who wrapped up their opening weekend with a 37-26 loss to Monticello (1-2). Looking to build on their season-opening...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Panthers pull away from Lady Jays

During the first five minutes of a contest between the Montezuma-Cortez High School and Mancos High School girls basketball teams on Nov. 30, the ball refused to drop through the basket as neither...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports