Coach Ramunno enters Hall of Fame

Steamboat Springs wrestling legend Carl Ramunno will be inducted into the Colorado chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

The special ceremony will be held April 29 at the University of Northern Colorado's University Center. At that time Ramunno will be inducted along with the late John Hancock, Bob Smith and Stan Lampe.

Ramunno began his coaching career in 1956 in Steamboat Springs. During his 32 years as coach, he compiled a dual meet record of 365-75-2. He also won six state titles, 18 Northwestern League championships and 19 district titles. Ramunno coached 27 individual champions and 46 other state place winners. He was named the National Coach of the Year in 1988.

Ramunno passed away in 1999 at the age of 68.

The National Hall of Fame and Museum is located in Stillwater, Okla. The Colorado Chapter recognizes individuals for their contributions and accomplishments in wrestling in the state.

Get on the ball for summer leagues

The Steamboat Springs adult soccer and softball leagues will hold organization meetings this this week.

The softball league meeting will take place on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Community Center. The adult soccer league's meeting will follow at 6:30 p.m.

Team captains are required to attend the meetings if their teams plan on playing this summer. Players interested in forming new teams or trying to get on an existing team should also attend the meetings.

NASTAR crowns skiing champs

More than 70 skiers from throughout the country were crowned National Champions at the Charles Schwab NASTAR National Championships, which were held in Beaver Creek on April 4.

The event hosted more than 650 skiers from around the country competing in several categories. National finalist participated in two intense days of ski racing after qualifying through season-long resort rankings or through one of four regional championships.

National pacesetters included Picabo Street, A.J. Kitt, Tommy Moe and Chad Fleischer.


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