Nothing says summer is here — or on the doorstep, at least — like the return of the Steamboat Springs Running Series, which gets underway at 10 a.m. Saturday with the Hayden Cog Run.
Steamboat girls haven't lost regional title since 2004
There have been years it was close and years it was seemingly predestined, but for 11 consecutive years, there's been one constant with the Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis team. They've been regional champions. That streak is anything but assured to continue, however, as the team sets out to try to win No. 12.
Regional play gets underway this week for girls tennis, girls golf and track. Steamboat girls soccer and both lacrosse teams wrap up their regular seasons with home games.
“Hockey Town USA” is a term already spoken for, but organizers explained at a Tuesday news conference how they hope to turn Steamboat Springs into a hockey town anyway. A day after an announcement that a junior hockey team would make its home in Steamboat, officials from that team were in town to begin putting down roots.
Steamboat scored three second-half goals Monday to beat rival Battle Mountain, securing the Sailors' first league championship in 10 years.
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.
Junior hockey team to begin play in October
Steamboat Springs is home to plenty of athletes who dream big and dedicate themselves to their sports. It’s about to become home to at least 25 more. A junior hockey team will begin play in town this fall.
Top college baseball players from around the county will come to Steamboat Springs in June to put on Storm uniforms and represent Steamboat Springs in the Mountain West Collegiate Baseball League.
Before the girls soccer season started, Steamboat Springs High School freshman Delaney Moon was assigned a teammate to help aid her, both on and off the field. In this case, that person was junior Brooke Buchanan, who plays a similar role in the attacking third of the Sailors’ offense.
Dinosaur National Monument is a beautiful place to get stranded. At least, this was my thought as we attempted to get my bald-tired, two-wheel drive vehicle out of the canyon, Mother Nature doing her best to claim another flatlander who thought winter was finally over.
Tim Krumrie picked up a football as a freshman at Mondovi High School in Wisconsin and wouldn’t put it down for the next 20 years.
Steamboat Springs embraces national concussion awareness trend
A few years ago, Steamboat Springs High School football coach Lonn Clementson was faced with a choice.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team, ranked No. 6 in the state, lost Saturday on the road against another top-10 team, Valor Christian, No. 7.
The Sailors had no trouble with Delta (3-11), netting a 3-0 win Saturday at Gardner Field that gave Steamboat the season sweep after a 5-1 win on March 19. SSHS used 23 different players against Delta in the rematch, its depth allowing the starters some extra rest before Monday’s trip to Edwards.
For the first time in a handful of weeks, the Soroco High School track and field team did not break any school records when it competed Friday at the Clint Wells Invitational in Craig. In fact, nothing really stood out to Soroco coach David Bruner as being special. Even freshman Chloe Veilleux’s dominance in the mile and two-mile races was nothing surprising.