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

Durango disappointed with another tie with Fruita Monument

Two ties against Fruita Monument is not what the Durango High School boys soccer team envisioned for its spring 2021 season. But that was the result after the Wildcats got a second-half game-tying...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

No. 10 Montezuma-Cortez gets sweep of No. 13 Bayfield volleyball

The Montezuma-Cortez High School volleyball team continued to show its might at home Tuesday. With a 3-0 win, the Panthers swept the regular-season meetings with Class 3A Intermountain League rival...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Balance and aces keep Durango volleyball undefeated

A balanced attack once again was key for the undefeated Durango High School volleyball team. The 10th-ranked Demons dropped an opening set 26-24 to Centauri in a non-league road match Tuesday...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fort Lewis College women’s basketball makes splashy hire with Taylor Harris

When Fort Lewis College had to begin a search for a new head women’s basketball coach, assistant athletic director Jason Flores, a former FLC women’s basketball coach, knew exactly who athletic...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Ride The Rockies cycling tour doubles down on Durango

Participants in The Denver Post Ride The Rockies Cycling Tour have had a long time to dwell on the climbs that await the 35th edition of the event. Durango was slated to host the start and finish...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Sports

Bayfield volleyball works past Pagosa Springs with aces

The Bayfield High School volleyball team racked up 12 aces as a team, including six in the first set, to set the tone for a league win against Pagosa Springs. BHS (3-2, 2-2 3A/2A Intermountain...

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

Cycling’s stadium: Durango Mesa Park Foundation ready to build Colorado’s biggest bike park

Durango soon could boast not only the biggest bike park in Colorado, but one of the biggest in the nation. The Durango Mesa Park Foundation is ready to make it happen. In a meeting with community...

DATE: April 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Sports

Durango volleyball stays unbeaten against Grand Junction

The Durango High School volleyball team turned in a dominant performance at home Friday to stay unbeaten. Led by seven powerful aces from senior Paige Ammerman, who also led DHS with 19 assists,...

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

Livi on the Lift: Bring warm weather wax to the party

Seasons have changed and the urge to change gears into spring hobbies is strong. The first weekend of April brings the end to daily skiing at Purgatory Resort, Wolf Creek Ski Area and Telluride Ski...

DATE: April 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Frontella’s first-half hat trick sends Durango past Montrose

The Durango High School boys soccer team had gone 180 minutes without a goal to open the season. That changed in a hurry Thursday in the third match of the spring season for the Demons. DHS senior...

DATE: April 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Skyhawks struck by a scorpion against No. 14 Mines

Turned toward the goal with a one-touch pass floating his direction, Azad Iliozer lifted his right foot behind him and got the bottom of his cleat on the ball. Like a scorpion, he flicked the ball...

DATE: April 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Fort Lewis College gains belief against No. 13 Colorado School of Mines

A brief lead against the 13th-ranked team in the nation wouldn’t hold up for the Fort Lewis College women’s soccer team Thursday. The Skyhawks hosted Colorado School of Mines in a meeting of...

DATE: April 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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