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Expect Kenworthy to ‘Go Big’ at Winter X Games in Aspen, Beginning Today
by Martinique Davis
Jan 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride’s Gus Kenworthy to make his X Games comeback this weekend in Aspen.
TSSC Snowriders Place Well in Regional Competitions
by Watch Staff
Jan 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Telluride Ski and Snowboard Club reports that its freestyle mogul skiers have been training for when the snow comes.
She did it! Ouray Marathoner Completes Project 51 in (Less Than) 52
by Martinique Davis
Jan 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Race the states’ endeavor raised $20,000 for First Descents
Ridgway Topples Telluride
by Martinique Davis
Jan 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
High School basketball heating up in the San Juan League after the holidays.
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<b>INBOUNDS PLAY</b> – Ridgway junior Kyle Cotton (24) delivered an inbounds pass in the Demons’ 64-25 victory over Ouray Tuesday night in the Trojans’ gym, as high school basketball resumed following the Christmas break. Ouray Senior Jacob Fedel (32) defended on the play. (Photo by Peter Shelton)
Demons and Trojans: The Traditional Rivalry Resumes
by Peter Shelton
Jan 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
High school basketball resumed after the Christmas break with the traditional rivalry between Ridgway and Ouray, Tuesday night.
Mystery Climber Stages Upset to Claim Ice Fest Prize
by Samantha Wright
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Crowds of climbers thrill to exciting photo finish at Ouray Ice Festival competition.
Trojans Lose at Home to Telluride, Dolores
by Samantha Wright
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride Miners thwart Ouray in league play.
Lindsey Stindt Heads to Adams State on Volleyball Scholarship 
by Watch Staff
Jan 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Four-year starter on Norwood Maverick Volleyball team takes the next step.
Ice Fest Competition Serves Up Fresh Thrills in 2012
by Samantha Wright
Jan 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Vince Anderson unveils heinous new comp route for 2012 Ouray Ice Festival.
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NORWOOD WRESTLER Brent Harris took top honors in his weight class at state. (Courtesy photo)
THE YEAR IN SPORTS
From Extreme to Hardcore to School Competitions, Athletes in Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel Counties Pushed Themselves to New Heights
by Watch Staff
Dec 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The year in sports, from defending champs winning the Ouray July 4 water fights to Telluride and Norwood Volleyball teams compete at State Championships in 2011 to Montrose’s Kolton Kyne qualifying...
#9 STORY OF 2011
Local Skiers and Boarders Make a National Impression
by Watch Staff
Dec 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride boasts some of the burliest slopes in North America, so it’s no wonder it’s also home to some of the best skiers on the continent – Kenworthy, Discoes, Kearneys.
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Lindsey Jacobellis (USA) clinched victory Friday afternoon in the first snowboard cross race of the 2012 LG Snowboard FIS World Cup on Lower Misty Maiden. Jacobellis successfully competed in the women's final against last year's winner Dominique Maltais (CAN) and Deborah Anthonioz (FRA) and thus locked in the first ever victory of an US athlete in Telluride. Photo by Brett Schreckengost
Jacobellis Grabs Gold in Telluride’s Third Snowboard FIS World Cup
by Watch Staff
Dec 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Win Marks First American Gold in Three-Year-Old Event; Baumgartner/Cheever a Close Second in SBX Team Final
Telluride’s Hagen Kearney to Enter World Cup SBX Starting Gate This Weekend
by Martinique Davis
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Kearney and his younger brother Harry were among the six young snowboarders invited to last week’s camp, and according to U.S. Snowboard Team coach Peter Foley, both Kearney boys showed their prowe...
The World Cup’s Best Ride With TSSC
by Jesse James McTigue
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Local snowboarders ripped it up with World Cup champions last Thursday in Telluride.
Montrose High School Wrestling Team is Small in Numbers but Full of Talent
by Dana Shellhorn
Dec 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose wrestlers managed to win despite losing points from empty weight classes.
Telluride’s Hagen Kearney to Enter SBX Starting Gate for First-Ever World Cup This Weekend
by Martinique Davis
Dec 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Kearny earned a coveted “Coach’s Discretion” spot following last week’s US Snowboard Team training camp in Telluride.
Montrose B’Ball Finds Success at Front Range Tourney
by Dana Shellhorn
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Montrose High School boys’ basketball team defeated some tough competition at the D’Evelyn tournament.
Demons, Mavericks Claim Shootout Titles
by Watch Staff
Dec 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The high school basketball season got underway last weekend with the Nucla Mountain Shootout.
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<b>CO-CLIMBERS AND AUTHORS</b> Diane and Charlie Winger will be at Hastings Book Store in Montrose from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday to sign copies of their latest book, <i>Because It’s There – A Photographic Journey</i>, along with copies of previous guidebooks the two have written. (Courtesy photo)
‘Because It’s There’ Authors to Sign Books Saturday in Montrose
by Beverly Corbell
Dec 01, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A mountain-climbing Montrose couple has published a new photo book.
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<b>RUSHING ATTACK</b> – Late in last weekend’s game versus Hoehne, Norwood’s Roger Liljegren (60) moved the ball up field with the help of a block by Blayde Harrigan (44). The Mavericks lost the game 40-24, suffering only their second loss of the season. (Photo courtesy of Kathryn Westcott)
So Close: Mavs Lose Again in State Semifinal
by Gus Jarvis
Nov 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mavericks finished the season with a sterling 10-2 record, with both losses coming at the hands of the Hoehne Farmers.