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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Yackles going strong

Jake and Nye Yackle have accomplished a lot in mountain bike racing as youths.The Cortez brothers are only a combined 20 years old. Jake, 11, has won a 2010 USA Cycling Cross Country Mountain Bike...

DATE: May 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Denny denies Dolores

A team made up primarily of underclassmen, the Dolores Bears accomplished a lot on the diamond this year.Seniors Richard Belt, Nic Hassinger and Mike Sparks will graduate. Everyone else is...

DATE: May 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lindsley scores big time goal

Montezuma-Cortez High School is sending another girls soccer player to college.It is the second commitment this year. It’s also the second signing to the inaugural women’s soccer program at Otero...

DATE: May 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fox finds baseball home

Devin Fox had narrowed his college baseball search to a couple of schools.Shortly after the final home game of Fox’s illustrious Montezuma-Cortez High School career, the shortstop made a...

DATE: May 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Larry Brunson returns home

In 1967, Larry Brunson graduated from Montezuma-Cortez High School. The speedy wide receiver took his game to Mesa State (Colorado Mesa) for two years before transferring to University of Colorado....

DATE: May 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: More Sports

No race season at speedway in 2012

For the past few years, fans filled the stands at the Cortez Fairgrounds Speedway.Modifieds, sport mods, stocks, and mini and hobby stocks started their engines and raced for the checkered flag on...

DATE: May 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores defends SJBL Bears baseball team staves off rival Dove Creek to win the league title

Dove Creek had stormed back to take an 8-7 lead over rival Dolores.The San Juan Basin League title was on the line with both teams tied atop the standings.Last year’s Bears’ graduating class had...

DATE: May 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Hobbs returns to glory

When friends fight, it’s not often the surroundings are a fenced circle called a cage.Outside the cage, hundreds of people chant, cheer and yell at the two mixed martial artists to physically...

DATE: April 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Schools track SW Invite

Mancos senior Kenny Philpott leaped and jumped the competition in Cortez Saturday.Philpott eased his way into the high jump at a measly six feet at the Southwest Invitational.He cleared the bar,...

DATE: April 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Lady Panthers lose 2 at home

Senior Baylee Lindsley played her final two homes matches like they were her last.On Friday, Lindsley was honored at Johnson Field with fellow soccer seniors Ellen Koppenhafer, Kylee Sitton and...

DATE: April 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

M-CHS hitting gets demonized

It was a cold, windy senior day for Montezuma-Cortez High School on Thursday evening.Durango pitcher Joe Brennan and his team definitely gave the Panthers the cold shoulder at McAndrew Field.M-CHS...

DATE: April 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Pueblo to Pueblo adds bike ride

The annual Pueblo to Pueblo is coming up Saturday, April 28.In addition to the 11-mile and 10K runs, and 2-mile walk/run, the Cortez Cultural Center has added a 30-mile bike ride to the Pueblo to...

DATE: April 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: More Sports

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