When Steamboat Springs swimmer Amy Brodie got the opportunity to swim at Colorado Mesa University a few years ago, she reached a level few swimmers in Steamboat have ever enjoyed. But the past few years have been filled with ups and downs, and after making a tremendous comeback this last season, the local girl can't help but wonder what could be.
It's not Major League Baseball or even a minor league franchise, but longtime baseball supporter Dave Roy is hoping the Storm will entice Steamboat Springs locals to head to the ball fields and fall in love with baseball this summer.
For 16 years, sensei Michael David Bauk has taught the art of karate to the students of Steamboat Sprngs. In June, he will pass his business onto a new generation of teachers and close a chapter on his life.
The spring sports season is in full swing, but many recreational teams learned last weekend that Mother Nature doesn't always cooperate when game time rolls around.
They get more grumbles from the sidelines than shots on goal, but when it comes to the game of soccer, the referee often plays one of the most important roles.
Two years ago Noah Elliott learned he had osteosarcoma. The bone cancer eventually took his leg, but last week in Steamboat Springs, the young man from Missouri proved it didn't steal his smile or his enthusiasm for life.
Sometimes in life the most important lessons take us years to fully grasp. Earlier this month I learned a former photojournalism professor had died and I realized the lessons he taught me so long ago are the ones that I use everyday of my life.
Back in 1988, the world tuned in to see just how far Eddie the Eagle would fly at the Winter Olympic Games. Truth be told no one ever expected the guy to win, but that didn't stop us from wanting to see if he would land on his feet.
Before last Sunday's Super Bowl, game expectations were flying all around Santa Clara, California, like footballs. But when the game came to a close, those expectations had taken their toll and taught players and fans a valuable lesson about sports.
Paige VanArsdale has dealt with obstacles her entire life, but the Steamboat Springs High School student isn't about to let cerebral palsy define who she is, or what she can do.
Bill Johnson ignited America's interest in downhill skiing back in the 1980s. it was a love-hate relationship, but in the end, no one can deny Johnson's impact on the sport and his place in its story.
Sports fans understand disappointment, but what happens when your favorite teams packs up and leaves town.
As a sports writer, I totally understand the importance of the score of a game and the impact of a great result. But I learned a long time ago the best sports stories are normally not found on the scoreboard.
A hundredth of a second takes on new meaning for Austrian ski racer.
I just can't wrap my hands around excessive celebrations and fights in hockey, but I guess those are things that any good sports fan just has to accept.