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Gwen Stoddard October 12, 2017

The 2017-18 school year is off to a roaring athletic start, with several games from various fall sports within the first couple of weeks. This means that although the school year has barely begun, student athletes and those who participate in other rigorous extracurriculars offered by DHS have already started balancing a full academic load […]

Gwen Stoddard October 10, 2017

It is no secret that feelings on the Colorado High School Athletics Association organization are mixed and a bit apprehensive. However, CHSAA- being the authoritative voice in high school sports and activities, has launched the new Back My Team contest, testing enthusiastic high school students on who can show the most school spirit, and it […]

Gwen Stoddard October 9, 2017

  This issue, for Teachers of DHS, Ann Tidwell is featured. At Durango High School, Mrs. Tidwell teaches Chemistry and  AP Chemistry. Students absolutely adore her teaching style as well as her personality. She is a phenomenal teacher who knows how to balance her teaching techniques, but also does what she knows is best for […]

Gwen Stoddard September 26, 2017

Durango High School is filled with talented and motivated musicians. The El Diablo will be starting a series of stories to share the musical wonders of high schoolers and their inspirations, with the world. This will create a way for musical students to gain the coverage of their music on a new media platform if […]

Gwen Stoddard September 25, 2017

The Durango Demons’ 2017 boys tennis team is unlike any in years past.  With a whopping nine seniors on the team, there is stiff competition for traveling spots.  Although the pressure may be on, that never gets rid of the sense of camaraderie the seniors share.   Many of the seniors have been friends since […]

Gwen Stoddard April 12, 2017

With the end of the year approaching the seniors will be leaving and heading off to new places, but they aren’t the only ones planning on getting a change of scenery. El Diablo’s very own teacher sponsor Daniel Riecks will be making his departure from Durango and DHS at the end of the school year. […]

Gwen Stoddard March 7, 2017

For the first time in several years, the DHS ski team made it to the CHSAA State Ski Championships, representing there community and school in an impressive way. Greeted with a makeshift olympic parade, the team marched through with a DHS banner. Fr. Maddie Jo Robbins is a skier for the DHS ski team and […]

Gwen Stoddard February 23, 2017

  The boys and girls Demon basketball team have had an impressive season and it only continues. Both teams have made it to the off-season playoffs, and both teams are looking to win this weekend on their own court at Durango High School. For the first time in many years the boys team has made […]

Gwen Stoddard February 6, 2017

  With the girls soccer season fast approaching the coaches and organization have decided to organize an indoor soccer training on Tuesday and Thursday nights at the high school. It is also open to the boys who play soccer but their games are a part of a different schedule. The training and game play is […]

Gwen Stoddard November 9, 2016

  It’s no secret that DHS’ most talked about sport is football, which has high attendance at many games and strong local support; and it often leaves other sports in the dust. This issue is very prevalent when it comes to softball and cross country: they are given far less funding. “I understand the school […]

Paxton Scott October 4, 2016

Low self esteem and body dysmorphia has long been plastered as a woman’s issue, and while eating disorders among women are astonishingly high, a different statistic is overshadowed by this misconception. According to the National Eating Disorders Association, approximately ten million men and boys will suffer from an eating disorder in their lifetime in the […]

Paxton Scott October 4, 2016

Since the spring of 2015, Durango High School has long awaited its new addition: the latest track and field complex. However, few student know the extent of materials put into the cutting edge home of DHS sports. As DHS enters its Fall 2016 sports season, teams look forward to the recently added synthetic turf field. […]