State champions, years in the making

Photo courtesy Stacey Barker
The Pagosa Springs High School Pirate wrestling team is welcomed home by the community after claiming the school’s first-ever team state wrestling title. Members of the community lined the streets Saturday afternoon to show their support.

By Clayton Chaney
Staff Writer

“You can’t win a state championship overnight and you can’t win it by yourself,” coach Dan Janowsky said about his team’s journey this season.

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