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

These Wells run deep

All eyes were on local rider Todd Wells to see if he could win his first Iron Horse Bicycle Classic men’s road race. It was a different Wells, however, who was first to the finish line – Todd...

DATE: May 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Criterium? Omnium? Peloton? Let us explain.

The cycling community is a tight-knit community. Along with that comes a lot of terminology many outsiders don’t understand. Among two of the more important racing terms are criterium and omnium....

DATE: May 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Two strikes, and the DHS Demons are out

Durango High School was one out away – one strike away – from advancing to the state championship round. For the second consecutive game, the Demons lost when their opponent came through with a...

DATE: May 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Demons’ baseball is the family business

Few batteries in baseball have the rapport of Durango High School’s top duo. With older brother Isiah Mayberry catching, DHS sophomore pitcher Lawrence Mayberry has emerged as a dominant force in...

DATE: May 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Taylor wants to be a legend

A professional field of cyclists loaded with local talent, a five-time champion, the defending champion and an Olympian are ready for the 47-mile race against the train from Durango to Silverton....

DATE: May 21, 2014 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

DHS wraps up Round 1

Scores have been tallied after the first day of the girls golf state tournament. Durango High School golfers Brooke Kniffin, Natalie Lyon and Reiley Waldo combined to shoot 292 on Monday during the...

DATE: May 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Demons firing away

Taking a little bit of time to relax before the state tournament, the Durango High School girls golf team decided to head to Coors Field and check out a Colorado Rockies game. Brooke Kniffin,...

DATE: May 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Niwot walks off Demons’ Wiley’s ‘best game’

Ford Ladd of Niwot and Ben Wiley of Durango High School matched each other pitch-for-pitch for seven innings Saturday at All-Star Park in Lakewood. Despite pitching a gem and allowing only three...

DATE: May 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Demons punch ticket to Final Four

The Durango High School baseball team is into the final four of the state baseball tournament for the second consecutive year. After defeating No. 2 Longmont 7-1 early Friday afternoon, the No. 7...

DATE: May 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango baseball experiences an edge

The field is set, and an experienced group of Durango High School baseball players are ready to take the state tournament by storm. No. 7 DHS will open play in the elite eight of the Colorado High...

DATE: May 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

FLC fires women’s lacrosse coach

Fort Lewis College terminated the contract of women’s lacrosse head coach Kelsey MacDonald on Wednesday. MacDonald coached the Skyhawks for four seasons, amassing a 31-29 record and 17-12 record in...

DATE: May 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

MacDonald’s job in question at FLC

Following the most successful season in Fort Lewis College women’s lacrosse history, questions surround the status of head coach Kelsey MacDonald. The FLC Skyhawks went 10-7 during the spring...

DATE: May 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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