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Top 4 performances of the weekend in Routt County high school sports

Mitch McCannon scored touchdowns on the ground, through the air and on defense in the fourth quarter of Sailors football's 47-26 homecoming win against Grand Junction Central.

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Former SSHS player King leading middle school volleyball program to new heights

Former Steamboat Springs High School volleyball standout Tara King now is leading the middle school program, building the girls into not only promising young players but young women, as well.

Hayden volleyball falls in Wyoming

The Tigers lost the first set, 25-6. They were much better in the next two and while they still rolled out of the state on the other side of a three-set sweep, coach Dayna Hunter said the team played well.

Norwood knocks off Soroco football

Norwood showed why it’s considered one of the top teams in the state Saturday, scoring early and often to knock off Soroco in 8-man football and stay undefeated, 53-0.

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Steamboat volleyball smacks Delta, sets up showdown with Battle Mountain

The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team is 12-0 with a sweep of Delta on Saturday, setting up a pair of huge contests at Battle Mountain on Thursday and at home against Montrose on Saturday.

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Salyer leads Sailors soccer to blowout against visiting Glenwood Springs

The Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer team coasted by visiting Glenwood Springs on Saturday to the tune of seven goals from four different players in a 7-1 homecoming rout.

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Final home matches set Sailors boys tennis for regionals

The Sailors came away satisfied from their final home match of the season, but not the way it’d seem as they won one matchup in dominating fashion, 6-1, against Evergreen, and lost another decisively, 7-0, against Kent Denver.

John F. Russell: Cheering for your team in the other stadium

For years I've covered homecoming games from just about every angle on a field, but after I showed up late to Friday night's game I got a whole new perspective as I stood behind the visitors stands.

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Soroco volleyball holds off Hayden in thrilling match

It was closer, but the end result was the same. Hayden and Soroco battled in volleyball on Friday, and the Rams emerged on top.

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Pesky Palisade gives Sailors volleyball mild scare

The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team is 11-0, but visiting Palisade didn't make it easy, beating the Sailors in the first set and pushing them to the final point in every other one thereafter.

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Hayden's homecoming hopes dashed in overtime

Rangely overcame an injury to one of its best players Friday night, and despite a crazy fourth-quarter goal line stand and easily their best performance of the season, the Hayden Tigers couldn’t do the same.

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Sailors use huge 4th quarter to run past Grand Junction Central on homecoming

The Steamboat Springs High School football team improved to 3-2 with a big fourth-quarter victory over Grand Junction Central on the Sailors' homecoming Friday night.

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Steamboat 4 prepping for state finals at Pueblo's Walking Stick Golf Course

The Steamboat Springs High School golf team is feeling relaxed just a few days before teeing off at the 4A state championship at Pueblo's Walking Stick Golf Course Monday and Tuesday. The Sailors are one of eight teams who qualified a full four-man squad.

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Game of the week: Sailors' homecoming presents big chances for teams to get ahead

Homecoming week on the Steamboat Springs High School campus means a host of activities and distractions for Sailors sports teams competing this weekend, but it also means plenty of opportunities to make big moves in their respective league standings.

High school sports weekend preview, Sept. 26-27

The Hayden vs. Soroco volleyball rematch highlights weekend games around Routt County.