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Winter weather provides many an opportunity to enjoy the many wonders of the outdoors. But a fun day in the backcountry can quickly turn sideways, if one doesn’t take into consideration the current conditions.

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With Adams State University set to begin competition the next day in Grand Junction at the Colorado Mesa University Invitational, Alec Hattler realistically could deliver personally to ASU head coach Melinda Hunzeker a long-desired document he’d been psyched — though admittedly somewhat nerv…

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Not necessarily a fan of the hard foul flooring one of his men upon Judy Long Memorial Field Saturday afternoon, head coach Ramon Rodriguez was essentially ecstatic about how the Miners unionized for their teammate — a brawl fortunately never materialized — and turned adversity into advantage.

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Six seconds out of the top five, but comfortably amongst the front 15 during the 2A-Region IV girls’ feature Friday afternoon, freshman Austin Cooke guaranteed that Telluride would be sending at least one individual to the 2022 CHSAA State Cross-Country Championships.

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Foregoing CHSAA-sanctioned competition last weekend, Telluride’s cross-country runners — and their closest supporters — were instead turned loose locally last week in an act of both team-building and celebration.

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Having swept Ridgway 25-8, 25-6, 25-15 back on Sept. 1, Telluride Volleyball head coach Lorrie Mahoney knew her team was more than capable of replicating such scores and hoped it would Tuesday night inside the MinerDome.

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Like the illuminated aspens visible on every slope circling the town, junior Alain Montano’s redirect of senior Taylor Holmes’ 52nd-minute corner kick was simply golden, regaining Telluride the lead early in the second half en route to a crucial 3-1 victory Tuesday afternoon over 2A Intermou…

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Whether times on the volleyball court this fall brought feast or famine, Emma Righetti always could bring the boom.

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With Adams State University set to begin competition the next day in Grand Junction at the Colorado Mesa University Invitational, Alec Hattler realistically could deliver personally to ASU head coach Melinda Hunzeker a long-desired document he’d been psyched — though admittedly somewhat nerv…

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Not necessarily a fan of the hard foul flooring one of his men upon Judy Long Memorial Field Saturday afternoon, head coach Ramon Rodriguez was essentially ecstatic about how the Miners unionized for their teammate — a brawl fortunately never materialized — and turned adversity into advantage.

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Six seconds out of the top five, but comfortably amongst the front 15 during the 2A-Region IV girls’ feature Friday afternoon, freshman Austin Cooke guaranteed that Telluride would be sending at least one individual to the 2022 CHSAA State Cross-Country Championships.

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Foregoing CHSAA-sanctioned competition last weekend, Telluride’s cross-country runners — and their closest supporters — were instead turned loose locally last week in an act of both team-building and celebration.

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Having swept Ridgway 25-8, 25-6, 25-15 back on Sept. 1, Telluride Volleyball head coach Lorrie Mahoney knew her team was more than capable of replicating such scores and hoped it would Tuesday night inside the MinerDome.

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Like the illuminated aspens visible on every slope circling the town, junior Alain Montano’s redirect of senior Taylor Holmes’ 52nd-minute corner kick was simply golden, regaining Telluride the lead early in the second half en route to a crucial 3-1 victory Tuesday afternoon over 2A Intermou…

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“Slap some bacon on a biscuit and let's go! We're burnin' daylight” —John Wayne

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If you can concentrate on your game, you’ll likely fare well upon yelling “Fore!”

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The Telluride Torpedoes swim team wrapped up its most successful season to date with a strong showing at the state meet in Cortez Aug. 5-7, including taking third overall out of the 20 seasonal teams that competed.

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Telluride Bicycle Racing, the nonprofit that hosts the Telluride 100, has added another event to its lineup, this time a race run exclusively on the area’s gravel roads. Registration for the 2022 Telluride Gravel Race Oct. 8 is limited to just 75 riders, but has already been filled, event or…

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They’re delicious sauteed in butter, with a squeeze of lemon.

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Trail running is a popular pastime, albeit difficult, for locals who desire a heightened physical challenge during the summer. Races are held across the region on various types of terrain and trails that the average person might find difficult to hike.

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Friday morning at 6 a.m, 145 runners will set off from Silverton in hopes of completing the demanding Hardrock 100 ultra endurance run through the San Juans. The 102-mile loop has 33,050 feet of vertical climbing, including an ascent of 14-er Handies Peak, and takes the average finisher just…

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A wacky title, a serious purpose — plus, pizza. That’s Troutapalooza, the fundraising arm of Gunnison Gorge Anglers, a Trout Unlimited (TU) chapter that has done much good for local waters.

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The Colorado Avalanche are one win away from hoisting the Stanley Cup, and locals are optimistic the squad will do exactly that Friday night. It’s safe to say this is the only time the word “avalanche” has been met with cheers around town.

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The tennis courts at the Peaks Resort & Spa are currently receiving a facelift for the summer. The plan is to update and expand the facilities and offer regular programing with the opening of the Telluride Racquet Club June 24.

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The Telluride girls lacrosse team finished a historic 2021-22 season with the program’s first-ever postseason trip to the state tournament. The Lady Miners (5-9) dropped their first-round game in the 4A championship bracket to Battle Mountain, 13-4, Tuesday afternoon, but the leap the team h…