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

Ignacio finally gets past nemesis Sanford in 2A state tournament

Twice the Sanford Indians had kept the Ignacio High School boys basketball team out of a state championship game. Another time, with Ignacio hosting a regional in Durango, Sanford kept head coach...

DATE: March 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Scarpella skis to bronze at CHSAA state giant slalom for Durango

A year ago, Durango’s Toby Scarpella was the freshman sensation of the Colorado High School Activities Association Alpine Skiing State Championships. A new freshman dethroned the Durango High...

DATE: March 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango’s Behn, Rion to compete at 4A state swim and dive championships

Basketball players may have had to wear masks on the court and wrestlers didn’t get nearly as many matches, tournaments or state qualifying places in 2021, but perhaps no high school sport has seen...

DATE: March 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

No. 10 Ignacio holds off comeback bid from No. 23 Crested Butte to reach Sweet 16

A Titanic comeback attempt came up a little short for Crested Butte, as the Ignacio High School boys basketball team held on for a state tournament win at home Tuesday night. The No. 10 Ignacio...

DATE: March 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

No. 1 Windsor Wizards work their magic against No. 32 Durango

The Durango Demons were the last team in the CHSAA Class 4A Boys Basketball State Tournament. After a 400-mile bus ride to Windsor in the opposite corner of Colorado, the Demons returned home one...

DATE: March 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

No. 29 Durango outclassed by No. 4 Mullen girls in 4A state tournament

The Durango High School girls basketball team was happy to sneak into the state tournament during a grueling season that was postponed and shortened because of the COVID-19 pandemic. With only one...

DATE: March 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

No. 12 Ignacio locks down No. 21 Hoehne to open 2A state tournament

Hoehne made long drive to Ignacio and put a scare into the Bobcats in the first half. But the mighty Ignacio High School girls basketball team refused to be pushed around in the second half. Behind...

DATE: March 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Vasquez claims Girls Region 2 wrestling championship for Durango

La Plata County will have one girl represented at the first-ever Colorado High School Activities Association girls wrestling state championship. Durango’s Samantha Vasquez placed first at the CHSAA...

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

Fenberg lone Durango Demon wrestler to make state boys tournament

The Durango High School boys wrestling team will send one boy to the Class 4A state tournament next Saturday in Pueblo. Jacob Fenberg placed second at 113 pounds at the 4A Region 1 tournament...

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

Dylan Pickering into Class 3A state wrestling tournament for Bayfield

It will be Dylan Pickering’s job to represent Bayfield on Friday at the CHSAA Class 3A state wrestling championships in Pueblo. Pickering improved to 14-2 on the season and claimed the 3A Region 1...

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

Ignacio wrestlers shut out of 2A state tournament

The Ignacio High School wrestling team will not send a wrestler to the Class 2A state tournament Friday in Pueblo. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 wrestling season was reduced to only...

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

Ignacio makes case for top-eight in Class 2A

The Ignacio High School boys basketball team had made a pact going into the final eight days of the regular season. They wanted to win all four games and try to get in a position for a top-eight...

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

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