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A couple weeks ago I attended a virtual reunion of my first-grade class. So many of my memories of those formative years revolve around baseball, taking a class field trip to the Topps Baseball Card factory and leaving with scores of uncut sheets of baseball cards, listening to the Orioles o…

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Since the early 1990s, members of the Telluride Ski & Snowboard Club (TSSC) have trained at Mt. Hood in Oregon. In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, 20 alpine skiers ages 9-19 and their parents, along with five coaches, made the trip in July without a single positive coronavirus case. The …

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Maybe it started in “Summer Camp,” when the Rockies were limited to split-squad games. The Rockies are still playing with a split personality, collapsing on the wrong end of a 23-5 loss at home to the Giants on one hand, and days later becoming the first team to win a series against the Dodg…

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In a moment as stirring as any ninth inning “LoDo Magic” moment, the Rockies tapped into a different kind of comeback Thursday, rewriting the record and making a statement that spoke louder than anything seen in the game in generations that can most generously be described as “silent.” 

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Local officials have been discussing how to best welcome the new school year, which will officially start Monday. One aspect of the upcoming academic year is the return of high school sports, which the state recently approved with stipulations. 

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How do you explain a team that finished last season 25 games under .500 and 35 games out of first suddenly sitting atop the National League West standings in August after trading in their Mile-High ERA for the third best mark in the league at 3.15? The Apocalypse? 2020? Sorcery?

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On Saturday July 25, approximately 200 brave mountain bikers battled torrential downpours, mud fields, and steep climbs to compete in the seventh annual Telluride 100 race. Among the riders were 13 locals. 

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Last weekend I watched a pick-up game at 20th and Blake in lower downtown Denver, and it reminded me of a game Jack Kerouac wrote about some 63 years earlier on a sandlot just blocks away at 23rd and Welton.

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A famous Chinese proverb often attributed to the ancient sage Lao Tzu states, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” In local ultrarunner Sarah Lavender Smith’s case, it was a journey of 179 miles and a whopping 58,684 feet of elevation gain over the course of a week, t…

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Since the early 1990s, members of the Telluride Ski & Snowboard Club (TSSC) have trained at Mt. Hood in Oregon. In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, 20 alpine skiers ages 9-19 and their parents, along with five coaches, made the trip in July without a single positive coronavirus case. The …

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Maybe it started in “Summer Camp,” when the Rockies were limited to split-squad games. The Rockies are still playing with a split personality, collapsing on the wrong end of a 23-5 loss at home to the Giants on one hand, and days later becoming the first team to win a series against the Dodg…

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In a moment as stirring as any ninth inning “LoDo Magic” moment, the Rockies tapped into a different kind of comeback Thursday, rewriting the record and making a statement that spoke louder than anything seen in the game in generations that can most generously be described as “silent.” 

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Local officials have been discussing how to best welcome the new school year, which will officially start Monday. One aspect of the upcoming academic year is the return of high school sports, which the state recently approved with stipulations. 

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How do you explain a team that finished last season 25 games under .500 and 35 games out of first suddenly sitting atop the National League West standings in August after trading in their Mile-High ERA for the third best mark in the league at 3.15? The Apocalypse? 2020? Sorcery?

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On Saturday July 25, approximately 200 brave mountain bikers battled torrential downpours, mud fields, and steep climbs to compete in the seventh annual Telluride 100 race. Among the riders were 13 locals. 

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Last weekend I watched a pick-up game at 20th and Blake in lower downtown Denver, and it reminded me of a game Jack Kerouac wrote about some 63 years earlier on a sandlot just blocks away at 23rd and Welton.

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A famous Chinese proverb often attributed to the ancient sage Lao Tzu states, “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” In local ultrarunner Sarah Lavender Smith’s case, it was a journey of 179 miles and a whopping 58,684 feet of elevation gain over the course of a week, t…

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The Miners are moving on. The Telluride High School basketball teams — both girls and boys — advanced to the Class 2A Regionals with key victories over the weekend in the San Juan Basin District Tournament in Cortez.

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We do things differently in Colorado, especially for baseball. We put our stamp on the game well before Larry Walker headed south from Maple Ridge, British Columbia, as a Rockies free agent signing in 1995. He turned an exciting team into a winning team, anchoring the Blake Street Bombers an…

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We do things differently in Colorado, especiallyfor baseball. We put our stamp on the game well before Larry Walker headed south from Maple Ridge, British Columbia, as a Rockies free agent signing in 1995. He turned an exciting team into a winning team, anchoring the Blake Street Bombers and…

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The new head coach of the Telluride boys team experienced the roller coaster of high school basketball during the opening two games of the season over the weekend.

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Curling may be centuries old, but it’s relatively new to the U.S.