Friday night's demolition derby thrilled a packed house at the Routt County Fairgrounds in Hayden and reminded me that a good time can almost always be found at the track.
For years I've believed that buy the best would make me the best on the playing field. But after switching to wood bats a few years ago I've discovered that the equipment doesn't always make the game more fun.
After spending most of my life in the City I have to admit that it's taken me years to learn to appreciate the Routt County Fair and what our local agriculture community brings to life in my home town.
Growing up in a community like Steamboat Springs provides plenty of opportunities and teaches our children to follow them.
Don't yell her name, don't yell out of the refs and I still don't understand all the rules that go along with being a parent.
Sixteen years ago, the Rally for the Valley was quietly introduced by a small group of women who wanted to give back to the community; now it's the community that has stepped up to keep the tournament going.
The U.S. Women's soccer team has earned its place in our Fourth of July celebration.
For many of the people I have covered the game is a past time, a thing that grabs our attention for a few hours and then passes with the seasons. A few of the people I've covered have taken the game to new levels and for them it's not just about the score at the end of the day, but the passion we all fell for the game.
Professional hockey player Ryan Dingle has moved to places around the world to pursue his love of the game, but that hasn't stopped him from realizing that home will always be tucked away in the mountains of Northwest Colorado in a place known as Ski Town USA.
I should give up the game of softball, but what fun would that be.
Summer is filled with opportunities for children in Steamboat Springs.
In a town where a skier's success is often measured by an Olympic-sized yardstick, many skiers are proving there is more than one way to bring home a trophy.
Sailor Luau gives student athletes a chance to give back, thank the community.
The key to success for any high school program is building a strong foundation. that's what the Steamboat Springs girls lacrosse team is trying to do with it's new elementary and middle school programs.
Remember that the love of the game is about a lot more than winning or losing.