Sports

‘Black’ rises to the occasion in Ripken

From nearly being eliminated to winning the 2018 Cal Ripken year-end tournament, the Gunnison Black U11 baseball team overcame the odds to come out on top.

Work by day, rodeo by night

Like any rodeo cowboy, Peydon McIntyre would love to take his shot at making the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.

Stingrays set sights on state

The Gunnison Stingrays now have six swimmers qualified for the Colorado Swimming Long-course (CSL) State Senior Championships next week in Thornton — with 30 qualified for Seasonal State Championships the following week.

Top trainer to ride into sunset

After 26 years of helping thousands of student-athletes, Don Mundell has announced his retirement as head athletic trainer at Western State Colorado University.

Rodeo rife with ritual

To spectators, it may seem strange to hear an athlete hasn’t washed his socks since the start of a winning streak. However, in sports, superstitions are a common practice. The same can be said for cowboys, who have a long list of superstitions they live by.

High flying at CBMR

Brandon Warr

Times Staff Writer

 

Beautiful scenery and 18 holes of fun.

River extravaganza

Competitors in this past weekend’s Gunnison River Festival paddled their way into the event’s 15th year with a full line. The Canine Big Air event drew a huge crowd Saturday at the Gunnison Whitewater Park, while floaters and spectators gathered to watch dog’s take flight.