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Colbert: The loneliness of snowboarding

In many ways, snowboarding is a lonely sport. This is especially true when you are a beginner.

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Epic night of bike racing thrills locals

Steamboat Springs riders fared well at the 24 Hours in Frog's Hollow, the last hurrah for mountain bikers in 2015.

John F. Russell: Finding well-rounded athletes means looking beyond the field

It's easy to defined them by the sport they play, but athletes in Routt County are constantly reminding us that their's more to a book than just the cover.

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Winter practices underway for high school preps

There aren’t many people as excited to have winter practices underway as DaKota Bruner. The Soroco High School junior and returning all-conference selection for the girls’ basketball team tore her ACL and partially tore her MCL 15 games into the season last winter, but she's back at full speed and ready to get to work.

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Relentless work paves way to college for Labor

Steamboat Springs High School senior Maddie Labor has been unyielding in her training to be a volleyball player. That no-day-off attitude helped her reach a goal she'd always dreamed off: a college scholarship.

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Terranova selects sunny San Diego

Swimmer signs with California university

Samantha Terranova signed Wednesday to compete next year in swimming for University of San Diego.

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On the snow, here we go: Season starting for local athletes

It wasn't always pretty, but it was always joyful Tuesday when Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club freestyle snowboarders got back on snow for the first time, joining many skiers and snowboarders in the area in starting the season.

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City plans to build dedicated pickleball courts at Tennis Center

Since it formed in 2013, the Steamboat Springs Pickleball Association and its merry band of dedicated members have lived a vagabond lifestyle with no real place to call home. Now, plans are in motion to make the growing sport a more permanent fixture in the community.

Joel Reichenberger: Steamboat's special class

Plenty of seniors lament the end of their sports' season, and every coach hates to say goodbye to a senior class. There was something special about this year's Steamboat volleyball team, however. Every so often a special group comes along, and these girls definitely qualify.

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Heartbreaker: Sailors' season ends with devastating regional tourney loss

Sailors' season ends with devastating regional tourney loss

Silver Creek's tenacity proved too much for the Steamboat volleyball team Saturday as the Raptors upset the Sailors in the regional tournament to end Steamboat's season.

Sailor football edges Glenwood Springs in finale

Classy. That’s how Steamboat Springs High School football coach Lonn Clementson described his senior class, a dedicated group of kids who never gave up on themselves or their teammates.

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Twin Powers: Wiedel sisters helping power Sailors to regionals

Steamboat sisters set up squad for regionals

Twin sisters Maritza and Abigail Wiedel share virtually everything, from their hobbies to their classes, their love of volleyball to, of course, their looks. The sisters will try to help their team through the regional tournament Saturday in Steamboat Springs.

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Saturday showdown set for Steamboat

The Steamboat volleyball team will showdown against Erie and Silver Creek on Saturday at home, all three teams playing for the chance to advance to the state tournament.

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Wheelchair tennis a growing option among adaptive sports athletes

Tennis is already a difficult sport. Playing it in a wheelchair is another story.

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Seniors lead Sailors into season finale at Glenwood Springs

After a 49-0 home loss to Delta on Sept. 25 that dropped the Steamboat Springs High School football team to .500 and snapped a two-game win streak, the Sailors were looking for much-needed guidance.