It's easy to cheer for the superstars in sports, but the guys I admire play the game for love, not the spotlight.
It's fun and frustrating to watch as athletes with ties to Steamboat Springs chase their dreams along the road to Sochi, Russia, and the 2014 winter Olympic Games.
The valley has been treated to a warm dose of spring the past few weeks, which has resulted in a bad case of the golfing bug for many local residents.
I never can seem to pick the right teams, but that hasn't stopped me from understanding the magic of one of the biggest events in college athletics.
In the old days, playing a home game in a spring sport in Steamboat Springs seemed impossible. It was hard to imagine just a few years ago how things would change in our mountain town.
State wrestling championships give wrestlers a chance to step into the spotlight at one of the best events in high school sports.
It's hard to imagine what Steamboat Springs would be like without the Howelsen Ice Arena. Luckily, we don't have to.
Street events are one of the main reasons thousands of people come to Steamboat Springs each year for Winter Carnival. Sure, there are risks, but the chance to take part has become a right of passage in our mountain town
There was a time in Steamboat Springs when all high school sports were funded. But those days are gone, and as schools continue to struggle to make ends meet, the challenges of providing increased sporting opportunities in this valley will grow.
Powder Pursuits owner Chris Smith may not look like a historian, but his collection of historic boards someday will help relay the sports journey to the next generation.
Professional athletes spend years building an image they hope will bring them fame and fortune. But in some cases, that isn't enough.
The need for local referees is critical to the success of building a strong soccer program in Steamboat Springs.
Steamboat Springs graduate Tanner Barr knows that reaching his dreams of playing professional golf means leaving Steamboat Springs behind.
Bike to work in Steamboat Springs isn't always a ride in the park, but many local cyclists refuse to let the weather get in the way of their daily routines.
The return of winter, and the return of young skiers to Howelsen Hill, brings excitement to Steamboat Springs this time every year.