Purgatory Ski Team alpine racers turn in series title in 2020

The Purgatory Ski Team sped through another alpine season. With junior national championship events canceled because of the new coronavirus pandemic, though, the season came without the climactic...

DATE: April 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Hening claims sportsmanship award at regional skiing championships

A concussion suffered during a crash ended Gracey Hening’s ski season early. Awards still awaited her at the regional championships. Hening was one of four athletes from the Purgatory Ski Team to...

DATE: April 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

KURLANDER: A letter to Durango Devo nation

With the sun shining, the birds singing and the trails drying, we have all of the indicators that Devo season is about to begin. Yet, COVID-19 has changed our world. This is no April Fools, Devo...

DATE: April 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Peewee power: Durango hockey team storms to Avalanche Cup title

Rankings meant nothing to the Durango peewee hockey team at the Avalanche Cup in Denver. The group of 11- and 12-year-old hockey players from the Durango Area Youth Hockey Association entered the...

DATE: March 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

All Durango Devo events canceled until May 10

The Durango developmental cycling program, Durango Devo, announced Monday night all programs, events, fundraisers and meetings are canceled until May 10 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

DATE: March 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Youth baseball on the rise according to new survey

WASHINGTON – David Fox and his wife, Mary Ann, have a rule for their sons, 11-year-old Dewey and 8-year-old Jimmy: They have to play a team sport. The kids get to choose which one. Dewey tried...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

New Mexico seeks concussion safeguards for more youth sports

SANTA FE, N.M. – State health officials are seeking to shore up and standardize safeguards against brain injuries in youth sports beyond schools in non-scholastic athletic leagues and clubs....

DATE: Aug. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Bayfield’s Mazur named a USSSA All-American

Lance Mazur was on pins and needles the Friday evening of June 21, awaiting to see his name called much like a player on draft day. Having attended a tryout about two weeks before for the 2019...

DATE: July 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Henry Anderson looks to become Durango’s next pool shark

When eighth grader Henry Anderson makes an appearance at Pongas in downtown Durango, it’s for two things: games of pool and cokes with his dad, Mark. Anderson, 12, not only has been running the...

DATE: July 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Bodie Hine buckles down for nationals

“Cowboy Christmas” usually refers to the days nearest the Fourth of July, with rodeos, and in many cases, prize money, to be found seemingly anywhere and everywhere an interested rider or roper can...

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Mitchell Story finishes fourth at NJHFR

Whether it was sixth sense or something else, Madison Story knew she had to hit the road. With a younger brother set to ride in the short, or championship, go-round at the 2019 National Junior High...

DATE: July 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Durango little leaguers win district championship

The Durango Gray little league baseball team clobbered its way to the Durango Youth Softball and Baseball District Tournament title on Saturday, as they defeated the Pagosa Springs Pirates 16-1 in...

DATE: June 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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