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Joel Priest / Pine River Times

In this episode of KSJD's Weekly Sports Roundup, Jeff Pope and Jardyn Angell look at volleyball, football, and cross country highlights and what to expect in upcoming match-ups.

KSJD Weekly Sports Roundup - August 25th, 2016

Aug 25, 2016

KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Jardyn Angell, sports report for the Journal, about high school sports across the region. In this week's roundup: the M-CHS tennis team gets cut, results of the Cortez Panther Invitational golf tournament, and previews of the season openers for the M-CHS and Mancos football teams, and a look at the Dolores volleyball team.

Distance Running In The Mancos Valley

Jun 10, 2016
Mancos Public Library

Long distance running is gaining in popularity across the country, with more and more runners competing in marathons or half-marathon events. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Annette Mullikin and Duff Simbeck,  members of the organizing committee for the upcoming Mancos Half Marathon and 5K race, about their own experiences with distance running, advice for beginning runners, and what to expect at the Mancos races.

Roller Derby With The Four Corners Roller Girls

May 20, 2016
Terrence McNally / Creative Commons

Roller derby is a contact sport involving two teams roller skating around a track in which both teams designate a "jammer" who scores points by lapping members of the opposing team. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Kate Rowan, a member of the local 4 Corners Rollergirls team, about how the sport of roller derby is played, and why she chose to get involved in roller derby.

Steph Davis / www.stephdavis.co

Steph Davis is one of the world's leading female rock climbers who is also a well-known BASE jumper and wingsuit flyer. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Davis about facing fear, her advice for others who want to complete their own climbs or jumps, and her love of simplicity.

John Valentine / Creative Commons

Young people have strong opinions and ideas about what is happening in our local communities.  On this morning's interview, we hear from two swim team members who have been deeply affected by  recent departure of the Montezuma-Cortez High School swim team coach.

Steve Lewis / Durango Herald

Montezuma-Cortez High School has a new head coach for their football team. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Dave Wagner about the coaching experience he brings to the job, his thoughts on this year's Panther football team, and why he values creating responsible young men and connecting with community as part of his work.

Mancos Times

Mancos is now home to a USA Pentathlon Youth National Championship gold medalist. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with 14-year-old pentathlete Teslin Stecher about the sport of pentathlon, how he trains for the various components of the sport, and his goal for competing in the Olympics.

The Cortez Burst Triathlon

Jun 18, 2015
Rob Annis / Creative Commons

Each year, the Cortez Burst Triathlon offers a race for all ages that is a fun way to kick off the 4th of July holiday. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Rayna Hale, President of Friends of Recreation, and Sensa Wolcott, Race Director for the Cortez Burst Triathlon, about how the race supports good health in our community, ways to train for a triathlon, and what participants can expect at this year's Cortez Burst Triathlon.

Pine River Times

Distance running has gained in popularity in recent years, and especially participation in half marathon races. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Ben Hahn, Race Director for the Cowboy Half Marathon, about why running is a popular and fun way to stay fit and compete, how to train for distance races, and what the Cowboy Half Marathon race will offer to runners at this year's event on May 16th.

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