Position: Sports Editor

Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: 970-564-6035

About: Bobby came to Cortez in July of 2010 looking for a new, exciting challenge. He certainly found that as the sports editor at the Cortez Journal.
Bobby earned a B.A. in journalism from the University of Wyoming in the spring of 2010.
He was a sports writer for the U.W. newspaper — The Branding Iron — and worked as an intern for U.W. Athletic Media Relations.
He is a Logan, Utah, native. Before coming to Cortez, He lived in Laramie, Wyo., and around the Equality State for 10 years.
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Race Across Cortez

A distance of more than 3,000 miles, traveling through 12 states, an elevation gain from 170 feet below sea level to above 10,000 feet, consuming three gallons of fluid and 8,000 calories a day.Who...

DATE: June 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Living

Burst Triathlon turns 3

Colorado is known for healthy living.With endless outdoor activities available to the public, Cortez is no exception to outdoor recreation.The third annual Cortez Burst Triathlon returns July 4, to...

DATE: June 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Volleyball camp outgrows Mancos

The annual Four Corners Volleyball camp, in association with Adams State College and Mancos High School, keeps on growing.It’s a camp for middle school and high school volleyball players, who want...

DATE: June 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Roundup Rodeo chutes into action

Joe Frost did it all Thursday night.The Randlett, Utah, cowboy barebacked, wrestled and roped steers, and bucked a full eight seconds, showing it’s no surprise he’s a cousin of the late Lane...

DATE: June 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Soper’s last stand?

It could be the end of a Hall of Fame career, but Ken Soper will have ended it in style.The 74-year-old was selected to coach the South team all-stars in the 25th annual Colorado 6/8-man All-State...

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Racer keeps Cortez racing alive

Regan Tafoya loves dirt track racing.He’s been circling the oval track for nearly 20 years in the Four Corners.Tafoya, 37, saw his first dirt track race in Cortez at the Montezuma County...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Stock car racing returns

After reports of no stock car racing season, people of Montezuma County were concerned. Then, reports surfaced that racing was indeed happening. Then, after a nearly two-hour delay for track...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Olympian in making

They say “dream big.”Nichole Kibel is doing that.At just 14 years old, the Dolores native is well on her way to achieving her dream.The young soccer player discovered her passion when she was only...

DATE: May 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Passion for coaching in Cortez

With love, comes passion.One Cortez man has transcended his love and passion for sports into a milestone career.That love of sports as a youth became not just a job as an adult, but a...

DATE: May 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Philpott finishes on top

Kenny Philpott won every high jump event his last two years at Mancos High School.Except one.That one runner-up finish came as a junior at the 2011 Colorado High School Activities Association,...

DATE: May 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tomac shifting gears

Eli Tomac crashed in San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium.It was a bittersweet ending to the first half of the American Motorcyclist Association, Supercross Lites West season. Tomac, 19, had won three...

DATE: May 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: More Sports

M-CHS hosts leagues

For the first time in 36-year head coach Bob Archibeque’s career, Montezuma-Cortez High School hosted its league track and field meet.Panther Stadium was the site, as M-CHS co-hosted with...

DATE: May 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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