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Cross country team ready to kick off season

Mention a four-, six-, eight- or 10-mile run and most of us cringe. For members of the Montezuma-Cortez High School Cross Country team, however, the prospect of such long distances is music to the...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Dove Creek 2013 volleyball looking strong

Say the word “volleyball” in the town of Dove Creek and excitement instantly ensues. A regional championship and an appearance in the 1A state tournament will do that to a town. No doubt, the 2013...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Good golf for a good cause

The skies were cloudy, but the golf was good. Such is the case every year at the Medicine Horse Masters golf tournament. Held at the South Forty Golf Course on August 10, the fifth annual 4-person...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Dove Creek football primed for season

Every year the names of the players who wear the blue and gold jerseys change. What remains constant, however, when it comes to Dove Creek football, is the winning tradition. What remains constant...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Muddy course doesn't slow cyclists

As rain clouds loomed overhead, riders pedaled on. A little moisture was not going to spoil Dolores's premiere cycling event. Paying no mind to wet weather and ominous rain clouds, 83 cyclists...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: DS - Sports

Titans baseball hosts tournament

The city of Cortez is fast becoming a hotspot for youth baseball. Less than a month after hosting the Little League State Tournament for 10- and 11-year-olds, the city played host to the first...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Leopard Sharks finish season in top form

For the Cortez Leopard Sharks Swim Club, the 2014 Seasonal State Championship served as the perfect conclusion to a successful summer season. Swimming impressively, as they did throughout the...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: More Sports

MCHS golf team looks strong

When the Montezuma-Cortez High School golf team won the Western Slope Regional Championship in 2010, many viewed the victory as an aberration. Two more consecutive regional championships later, and...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Stacey Hall takes over as new athletic director

With the prep sports season fast approaching, long-time Montezuma High-School employee Stacey Hall will be taking over as coordinator of Activities and Athletics. Entering her 29th year as an Re-1...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ranch Rodeo: Insight into stockgrower’s life

Everyone knows that ranchers provide the food that sustains us. Few people realize the work that goes in to moving food from the field to the dinner plate, however. Hoping to educate and entertain...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fun golf for a good cause

Good weather, good food, good people and a good cause. Such was the theme of the 2013 Ute Mountain Oil Classic Golf Tournament, held at Conquistador Golf Course on Aug. 3. A truly wonderful event...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

A smashing good time

Bad luck, unexpected survival and an eventual victor: The 2013 Demolition Derby, held Aug. 2 at Fairgrounds Speedway, had it all. I present to you three drivers and their stories. I present to you...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2013 | CATEGORY: More Sports

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