Position: Regional sports editor

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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

Early strikes send Fort Lewis College into RMAC soccer semifinals

Before either team had settled into the rhythm of the match, the Fort Lewis College men’s soccer team struck. The Skyhawks attacked from the opening minute Tuesday on the road at Salt Lake City...

DATE: April 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Durango High volleyball clinches first league title since 2011

For the first time in a decade, the Durango Demons are volleyball champions of the 5A/4A Southwestern League. Durango High School clinched that status with a dominant 3-0 win against Grand Junction...

DATE: April 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango boys soccer ends season with blowout win

The Durango High School boys soccer team ended the season with a bang Saturday against the Pirates. It was a 10-0 road win for the Demons at Pagosa Springs behind a three-goal, one-assist game from...

DATE: April 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango volleyball thumps Grand Junction Tigers

After losing two games in a row earlier in the week after an 8-0 start to the season, the Durango High School volleyball team was happy to jump back into league competition Saturday. The Demons...

DATE: April 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango soccer sends statement, regardless of league title loss

Disappointment set into the Durango High School boys soccer players Thursday morning when they learned they likely had lost an opportunity to win a league championship. But the Demons pulled...

DATE: April 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Livi on the Lift: Celebrating an old season and new life

This, my friends, is the end. One last hurrah before packing away the winter gear. And, perhaps, one last powder day? That’s right, the final two days of resort skiing and snowboarding have arrived...

DATE: April 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Second half sinks Skyhawks lacrosse at UCCS

Fort Lewis College stormed out to a 5-1 lead and grew it to 8-4 in the opening half Friday on a cold afternoon in Colorado Springs. But the Skyhawks let the Mountain Lions pounce on an opportunity...

DATE: April 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Cioppa conquers another short-track win at U.S. Cup MTB

Bailey Cioppa has burst onto the junior women’s mountain bike national scene the last two Fridays in Arkansas. For the second week in a row, the 17-year-old from Durango claimed the short-track...

DATE: April 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

COVID-19 issues cancel Saturday’s Fort Lewis College home football game

The Fort Lewis College football team was forced Friday to cancel Saturday’s home game against Western Colorado University because of COVID-19 issues. Earlier in the week, the Skyhawks had an...

DATE: April 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Attack errors cost Durango volleyball at undefeated Montezuma-Cortez

The Durango High School volleyball team had run through its Class 4A and 5A opponents during the 2021 spring season. It was a pair of Class 3A foes on consecutive nights that got the best of the...

DATE: April 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bayfield snaps Durango’s unbeaten volleyball season

In an enthralling volleyball match in which not much separated two cross-county rivals, it was the taller middle block of the Bayfield Wolverines that sent the Durango Demons to their first loss of...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Last lap battle sees Blevins edge Swenson in sprint

Christopher Blevins of Durango and Keegan Swenson are in a head-to-head sprint chasing one spot in this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo. So it was only fitting that Sunday’s first big American...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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