Position: Regional sports editor

Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: (970) 375-4514

About: John Livingston is a native of Colorado who graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in journalism and mass communications. Before coming to Durango, he served as the sports editor at the Farmington Daily Times where he won awards for column writing and sports coverage. John joined the Durango Herald as a sports reporter in 2014. When he isn’t on the sports desk, John spends his time snowboarding, fishing, golfing, mountain biking or hiking mountains. Read More

No. 9 Ignacio gets season sweep of No. 8 Mancos in San Juan Basin League

The Ignacio High School boys basketball team finished a crucial season sweep of the Mancos High School Bluejays on Tuesday night. IHS head coach Chris Valdez is still unsure it will get the Bobcats...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Shorthanded Fort Lewis College eliminated in RMAC quarterfinals

It was a tough finish to an odd year of college basketball for the Skyhawks. A mathematical equation got the Fort Lewis College men’s basketball team into the eight-team Rocky Mountain Athletic...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Bayfield basketball teams split varsity contests with Dove Creek

After consecutive overtime losses, the Bayfield High School boys basketball team enjoyed a comfortable 54-39 victory at home Tuesday night against Dove Creek. No players from Bayfield (5-6, 2-5 3A...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Iron Horse Bicycle Classic announces plans for scaled back 2021 event

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic is ready to return to Durango and Silverton this spring. The size of the event is still to be determined. Like so many events in 2020, the IHBC was forced to cancel...

DATE: March 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Sports

No. 5 Colorado Mesa clinches RMAC men’s basketball title in rout of Fort Lewis College

Fort Lewis College led the fifth-ranked NCAA Division II men’s basketball team in the country 21-19 on the road in the first half Saturday night. With a conference championship on the line, the...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Bayfield basketball gets in yet another OT scrap with Alamosa

Overtimes have not been kind to the Bayfeld High School boys basketball team this week. Two days after the Wolverines lost a double-overtime contest at Montezuma-Cortez, BHS was in its home gym and...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Scoreless second overtime sinks Bayfield against Alamosa

A monster game from Madison Wells wasn’t quite enough for the Bayfield High School girls basketball team in a double-overtime scrap with the Alamosa Mean Moose on Saturday. Wells scored 16 points,...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango seniors get sweet satisfaction in blowout of Grand Junction

A whirlwind week ended with a victory to remember for the Durango High School girls basketball team. Five seniors, who only five days earlier were in a quarantine after a close contact exposure to...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

No quit in No. 11 Ignacio in showdown with No. 5 Cedaredge

Down 13-4 after one quarter, then 42-29 after three quarters following a highlight reel 3-pointer before the buzzer from Megan Jenkins of Cedaredge, the Ignacio High School girls basketball team...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fruita storms back to beat Durango, 40-39

The Durango High School boys basketball team saw its chances to win a share of a league title disappear as fast as its lead Friday. After leading 14-7 after one quarter and 22-17 at halftime, the...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Full strength Durango girls basketball not enough against Fruita

The Durango High School girls basketball team saw its five seniors return after a quarantine earlier in the week. After a whirlwind week to get the players back on the court in time for senior...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fort Lewis College basketball dominates must-win game at Westminster

Fort Lewis College hadn’t won a game at the Benhken Field House in Salt Lake City since 2016 going into Friday night’s clash at Westminster College. In ending that four-game losing streak, the...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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