Sports

El Diablo December 18, 2018

Although they work behind the scenes and are often not considered one of the more essential components of a sports team, sports psychologists have become an integral part of most professional coaching staffs over the past 10 years. Some are now suggesting, with the ever-increasing number of student-athletes, that sports psychology be integrated into high […]

El Diablo December 14, 2018

Durango High School soccer program has stood out in our fall sports as they bring home victories for DHS under their new coach Aaron Champenoy. The well-experienced coach is not only involved with DHS soccer, but is also the Assistant Athletic Director, working closely with Adam Bright and Ann Duft. Champenoy may be new to […]

El Diablo December 14, 2018

If you are someone who just doesn’t get along with exercise, I highly suggest still getting outside and every once in a while, perhaps the easiest way to do this is a river trip. At the very beginning of summer 2018, I went on my first river trip ever. Traveling with close friends and family […]

El Diablo December 14, 2018

The 2018 FIFA World Cup had it’s highlighted, as well as its downfalls, according to the student soccer players of Durango High School. The World Cup spanned from June 14th to July 15th and took place in the controversial location of Russia, with the American team noticeably missing. “The American team is sad and they […]

El Diablo December 14, 2018

  When you’re involved in a sport, you have to watch what you eat. Eating things that prepare you to perform at your highest potential, while also feeling good, is essential. The following is a helpful guide to help you figure out what the best fuel is to put into your body before games, races, […]

El Diablo December 14, 2018

This fall season was a busy one for the boys’ golf team. There were many changes to the players, including new players and competition. Along with having a great fun season, the boys had a couple of surprises along the way. “I was surprised that the majority of the qualifiers for the state were a […]

El Diablo December 14, 2018

Durango High School offers many extracurricular activities for students, and above 75% of the school tends to be involved in at least one. Most students choose to get involved with sports, which are a great thing at DHS, but it can be challenging to balance school work and sports at the same time. “I love […]

El Diablo December 14, 2018

The Durango High School 2018-19 girls volleyball season will definitely be one for the books. After hours of strenuous training over the summer, they are anxiously awaiting their league season and couldn’t be more excited. The girls on the team range from freshman all the way to seniors, however, that doesn’t stop them from working […]

El Diablo December 13, 2018

    Durango High School established a softball program in 1999, and have steadily been building up the program ever since. This season’s varsity softball team looked forward to their opening games at home, versus Fruita Monument High School, unfortunately, both games were lost.     “Everyone was very disappointed, and we all knew we […]

El Diablo December 13, 2018

Coaches and Student athletes have different ideas when it comes to the qualities needed in a coach to lead a successful team as a whole. So. football player, Kyler Reimers, spoke his mind on what he looks for in a successful; coach; “I want a good leader, someone that’s strict, but knows me and how […]

Gillian Holmgren October 24, 2018

Football(5-2): 10/13 24-6 vs. Pueblo Central HS   It was the Demons’ fourth consecutive win. The team is now 5-2 overall and 2-0 in the Class 3A South Central League. The Wildcats fell to 4-3 and 0-2 in the SCL. DHS remained tied atop the league standings with Pueblo East (5-2, 2-0 SCL). Those two teams will […]

Gillian Holmgren October 2, 2018

With a record of 2-2 the Durango High School Varsity football team is off to a great start, especially with the recent win against rivals the Bayfield Wolverines. The team began the season with a non-conference game versus the Pagosa Pirates, coming away with a victory. The next weekend they traveled to Palisade where they […]