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Welcome to Panther Athletics, 

We are excited to have you as a part of our sports and activities programs. Please visit our site often as we have so many events happening everyday. Thank you to our grandparents, parents, guardians, and local businesses for your endless support of our Panther Athletics and Activities.  Be kind, Stay Safe, we're in this together.

Ms. Lauren White

M-CHS Activities & Athletics Director

  • Email Lauren White

Elsie Walck

Activities & Athletic Administrative Assistant

  • Email Elsie Walck

Panther Golf Team won 2nd Place at 3A Regional Tournament

Tuesday, September 21st, at Conquistador Golf Course.

Thayer Plewe won the tournament with a score of 68. 

Congratulations Panthers!

Panthers are now traveling to State Competition being held October 3-4, 2022 at Pinehurst Country Club in Denver. 

2022 Boys Golf Panther Team: L-R Vincente Lopez, Thayer Plewe, Kaden Huff, Airoughn VanGrandt, Coach Todd Plewe, Coach Mike Doyle (picture credit: M.Morris)

Upcoming Events:

HOMECOMING WEEK is September 26th to October 1, 2022 ~ "Under the Glowing Sea"
Monday 9/26/22 ~ Dress up: Pajama Day
          6:30pm PEACH FUZZ in M-CHS Main Gym
Tuesday, 9/27/22 ~ Dress up: Dress for your Future Career
          7:30am - 1:30pm School Pictures in M-CHS Auditorium
          4:00pm C / 5:15pm JV / 6:30pm V - Volleyball HOME vs. Pagosa Springs
Wednesday, 9/28/22 ~ Dress up: "We Wear Pink" Day
         6:30pm POWDER PUFF game @ Panther Stadium
Thursday, 9/29/22 ~ Dress up: Cowboy/Hippie Day
         5:00pm HOMECOMING PARADE on Main Street ~ S. Broersma email:
Friday, 9/30/22 ~ Dress up: Orange & Black Spirit Day
          1:00pm C / 2:15pm JV / 3:30pm V  Volleyball HOME vs. Monticello NEW TIMES ~ 3:30pm JV/ 4:30pm V - MAIN Gym & 5pm C AUX Gym
         7:00pm Football HOMECOMING vs. Salida HS
Saturday, 10/1/22 ~ Panter Pride Day of Service @ M-CHS 
          11:00am Cross Country @ Mancos Chicken Creek
         11:00am JV / 1pm V Softball HOME vs. Palisade
         11:00am Boys Soccer @ Telluride
          8:00pm HOMECOMING DANCE

Sport By Season:

FALL 2022-23:  Cross Country, Football, Golf-Boys, Soccer-Boys, Softball, Volleyball, Cheer
     8/1/2022 Golf - 1st day of practice 
     8/2/2022 1st day of practice for Football 
     8/8/2022 1st day of practice for Cross Country, Boys Soccer, Volleyball, Cheer
WINTER 2022-23:  STARTS 11/11/22  Basketball - Boys & Girls, Cheer, Wrestling
SPRING 2022-23:  STARTS 2/27/23 Baseball, Golf-Girls, Soccer-Girls, Track&Field (Girls & Boys)
Click on the SEASON TAB below to see an itemized timeline for each sport & view information

Fall Sports Coaches:

  • Cross Country: Lauren White
  • Football: Ivan Mack, Jarrett Watkins, Tyler Worley, Keve Goodall, Colton Molina, Louis Horton
  • Golf-Boys: Todd Plewe & Volunteer Michael Doyle
  • Softball: Anthony Frost, Ashleigh Wilson, Evan Frost, Jerome Istenes, Raymanda Frost
  • Volleyball: Caroline Glover, Danielle Waltman, Skylar Robinson


Season starts November 14, 2022

winter sports Coaches:

  • Basketball-Boys: Michael Hall, ME Haley, Teagan Whiteskunk, Chris Crowley
  • Basketball-Girls: Brad Wright, ME Haley, Sabrina Elliott
  • Cheer: Emily Baumgartner
  • Wrestling: Ryan Daves

Season starts February 28, 2022 to May 17, 2022

Spring sports Coaches:

  • Baseball: Tim Passell, Christopher Hernandez, Dylan Muzzy
  • Golf Girls: Travis Wright
  • Soccer-Girls: Reese Smith, Kylee Sitton Ebberts
  • Track: Bob Archibeque, Joey Schrichte, Katie Brock, Jeremy Yarbrough
BASEBALL Work-Out Schedule
UPDATES: TBD / Contact: Tim Passell  -
BASKETBALL-Girls  Work-Out Schedule
UPDATES: Contact: Coach Brad Wright -
Open Gym at M-CHS: Tuesday & Thursday 6:30pm to 8:30pm
BASKETBALL-Boys Work-Out Schedule
UPDATES: Contact: Coach Mike Hall -
June 2-5, 2022 Metro State Basketball Tournament
June 8, 2022 Basketball Scrimmages with Durango, Ignacio, Mancos
June 10-16, 2022 Basketball Tournament in Farmington, NM
CROSS COUNTRY - Work-Out Schedule
UPDATES: TBD       Contact: Coach Joey Schrichte & Katie Schrichte
FOOTBALL Work-out Schedule
UPDATES:  If you have any questions contact Coach Mack at
July 17-29, 2022 Football Camp at M-CHS Practice Field
Please join the M-CHS Football Google Classroom: 5qfpfcm
Ivan Mack M. Ed, M-CHS Teacher  /  Math and Communications
Football / Track & Field Coach    /     970-565-3722 ext. 2170
SOCCER BOYS Summer Conditioning & Work-Out Schedule
 Contact: Coach Juan Soto     email:
Summer Conditioning 6pm to 7pm at Southside fields at Parque De Vida (Tuesday & Thursdays)
VOLLEYBALL Work-out Schedule
OPEN GYM Monday & Wednesday night 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Contact: Coach Caroline Glover:
or see us on Facebook: Montezuma-Cortez High School


(You may also print off pages 9-17 of the 2022-23 Athletic/Activities Handbook, get parents' signatures, physical with a phyisician's signature, and return all complete documents to our office with your participation fee and insurance card.)


All Athletes must register and receive an orange clearance card prior to 1st day of practice of their sport at the beginning of each season.

To receive an orange card:

Each Athlete will need to turn in the following items to the activities office clearing them to begin practice:

  1. Physical Examination form with a Physician's signature (print forms located under Participation Forms)
  2. Athletic Code of Conduct for M-CHS & CHSAA with student and parent signatures
  3. Copy of Proof of Insurance
  4. Participation Fee: $60.00 for all sports ($70 for Football)

Lauren White - Activites & Athletic Director   
Phone: 970-565-3722 ext: 2124  

Elsie Walck - Administrative Assistant / JOM Liaison

Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable
Phone: 970-565-3722 ext: 2122    

High School

418 South Sligo Street 
Cortez,  CO  81321 
(970) 565-3722

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