John Livingston

Position: Herald Sports Editor

Cyclists keep their distance from Durango to Silverton

The dirt called on a day when the asphalt typically rules the cycling world in Durango and Silverton. With the 49th edition of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic canceled because of the COVID-19...

DATE: May 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Officials warn against rogue Iron Horse cyclists

A road ride from Durango to Silverton on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend is an annual rite of passage for many cyclists. Not this year. The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic canceled the 49th...

DATE: May 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ouray Via Ferrata adds adrenaline to town’s already adventurous spirit

The Switzerland of America is about to have an added European feel for visitors. After four years of work, the Ouray Via Ferrata will open to the public Memorial Day weekend. A via ferrata, a...

DATE: May 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Larson to make leap to Division I at Arizona State University

Jael Larson realized a couple of things about herself as a freshman at Durango High School. She wanted to play college soccer, and she wanted to do it at Arizona State University. In the middle of...

DATE: May 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

2020 Connie Mack World Series canceled by COVID-19

One of the great sports traditions in the Four Corners has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Connie Mack World Series , which has been held each year in Farmington since 1965,...

DATE: April 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

La Plata County man faces vehicular homicide charge in connection with Ben Sonntag’s death

A La Plata County man has turned himself in on an arrest warrant in the investigation of the road death of professional cyclist Benjamin Sonntag. Cordell Schneider, 19, is expected to be charged...

DATE: April 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

CHSAA: 2020 spring sports canceled by coronavirus

The glimmer of hope for a spring sports season has faded away in Colorado. It could not survive the coronavirus waiting game. After three previous suspensions of all activities, the Colorado High...

DATE: April 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

COVID-19 not a red card for referees thanks to virtual training

Whistles for fouls ring out across the kitchen, and a wooden spoon replaces a flag for an assistant referee ready to signal for an offsides call. Of course, there’s no soccer being played, but that...

DATE: April 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ride the Rockies cycling tour hits the brakes until 2021

Another major cycling event planned for Durango in 2020 has been forced to reschedule. The Denver Post Ride the Rockies Cycling Tour, eager to celebrate its 35th year, was set to bring 2,500...

DATE: April 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Young’s sudden sayonara to Skyler the Skyhawk

One last cheer. One more hug from a young fan. One final wave to the crowd. James Young’s last hurrah as Skyler, the Fort Lewis College Skyhawks mascot, was anything but ceremonious. For four...

DATE: April 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Dalton Ranch, Hillcrest golf courses open with COVID-19 precautions

The beautiful sound of a golf ball finding the bottom of the cup is gone, for now. The fond feeling of a drive placed down the middle of a fairway, an approach shot finding the perfect spot on the...

DATE: April 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

Hening claims sportsmanship award at regional skiing championships

A concussion suffered during a crash ended Gracey Hening’s ski season early. Awards still awaited her at the regional championships. Hening was one of four athletes from the Purgatory Ski Team to...

DATE: April 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: More Sports

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