The USA Eagles are flying home from England after a disappointing Rugby World Cup 2015 campaign.
Another week of prep sports is in the book, meaning we are that much closer to regional and state competition. Local high school teams had a mixed bag of results this weekend, with a lot of it going about as expected. Let’s take a look at all the action from Oct. 8 to Oct. 10 and see what stood out.
Soroco volleyball won at home Saturday, SSHS volleyball won on the road, Hayden volleyball competed in a tournament, and SSHS cross country got a taste of the regional course.
After giving up two first-half goals against Glenwood Springs on Saturday, Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer coach Rob Bohlmann wanted his team to tighten up on defense.
Steamboat Springs football lost 63-3 to one of 3A's top teams on Friday.
Soroco High School football coach Dick Dudas called it the ugliest play he had ever seen. Against visiting Rangely on Friday in Oak Creek, the Rams ran what was supposed to be a sprint draw from junior quarterback Issac Jonas to senior halfback Eric Logan, but the pair just couldn’t get on the same page for the transition.
The Hayden High School football team turned the ball over on the opening kickoff, and after West Grand scored and kicked the ball back to the Tigers, the pattern repeated itself, with another turnover and score.
After three years finishing second to rival Aspen, Steamboat climbed back to that top step, Friday, going head to head with Aspen to win regionals once again.
“The next 100 years are not guaranteed if we don't start doing the right things today,” Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Director Jim Boyne said.
Finding adults willing to referee children's games is a growing problem and it would seem that it's impact is being felt even in places as sports-crazy as Steamboat Springs.
The Sailors played their most complete match of the season Thursday, bashing Battle Mountain, 25-23, 25-14, 25-17.
The Steamboat Springs High School soccer team will play Oct. 17 against Centaurus and Sailors’ coach Rob Bohlmann said the game offers a unique opportunity for the team, as it’s set to take place in Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, home of Major League Soccer’s Colorado Rapids.
The sixth annual fundraiser starts at 10 a.m. and benefits Strawberry Park and Soda Creek elementary schools.
The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team plays at home at 6:30 p.m. Thursday against rival Battle Mountain.
The U.S.A. rugby team lost to South Africa on Wednesday, 64-0, at the Rugby World Cup.