The Rocky Mountain Grass Poloships took place in Durango on Saturday, with the finals under the lights at Buckley Coliseum in downtown Durango. More than 15 teams of men and women came to duke it out on the grass for the coveted Colorado Cup. In the end, the Fort Collins Steamworks crew took home top honors for the men, defeating the upstart Ska team in the finals 7-6. In the womens division, Durangos Baskin Robbins handily dismantled Lemonhead Hair Salon to clinch the title. Local mallet masters Anne Cheeney and Doom took home MVP honors.

Fort Collins City Park team battles Durango Cyclery in the 3rd
place game on Saturday night. Anthony Diaz, center, of Durango Cyclery, squares off with an
opponent for control of the ball. Montey Moore, former San Francisco 49r and coach of the Cyclery
team, inspects the bloody teeth of Chad Cheeney after taking a
mallet to the kisser. The atmosphere was jovial under the lights of Buckley


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