The Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball followed the lead of seniors Mikaila Jegtvig and Ashley Spitellie Monday night, beating Grand Junction Central 46-32 to start the season with a win.
The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team opens up its season Friday at Battle Mountain. The Sailors are hoping a small but speedy, tenacious lineup will carry them to a winning season.
See what some local athletes are achieving in their collegiate careers.
The wrestling teams of Routt County high schools don’t return with all the experience that they have had in past years, but coaches of the tree area teams are excited and confident nonetheless.
Opening weekend conditions at the Steamboat Ski Area were some of the best in recent memory, and the forecast is calling for even more snow and the season's coldest conditions to date.
The U.S. Nordic combined Ski Team placed seventh Sunday in a team relay event at the World Cup, capping two days of competition that were hampered by the team's poor jumping.
Historian Sureva Towler set out in the mid-1980s to tell the story of one of Steamboat Springs’ most cherished institutions. It took four years, but when she finished, Towler had published “The History of Skiing in Steamboat Springs,” and she created a reference where people could access our town’s rich and long skiing history in one place.
As the owner of Nordic Excavating, Ricky Mewborn's phone rings when people need a hole for a foundation, have snow moved from the driveway or want to place a few big rocks along the banks of the Yampa River to improve river flow. But before that, he was representing the United States as one of the top special jumpers in the world.
When former Alpine ski racer Andy LeRoy came to the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club at age 8, he was hoping to learn to ski while also finding a place to go when the school bell rang at the end of the day. But many years after his last top-level race, he realized that the club not only taught him to ski, it gave him a path to find success.
Sunshine Owens landed in Steamboat Springs in the mid-1990s after searching the country for a place that offered top-level ski training and a true high school experience. Once she arrived in Steamboat, Owens quickly discovered that being part of the Winter Sports Club was about a lot more than skiing.
These days, former freestyle skier Lauren Crawford is living hundreds of miles from the snow-covered ski slopes of Steamboat Ski Area, but she will never forget the influence the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club had on her as a child.
Lane Shipley knew he had it good growing up in Steamboat Springs, and he took advantage of almost every opportunity the town provided. “I was a product of the Steamboat Springs lifestyle,” Shipley said. “When you are young, you can do anything in our town, and I did everything.”
Walt Evans served as the executive director of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club from 1979 to 1983.
This fall, the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Board of Directors announced the hiring of Jim Boyne to serve as the club’s new executive director, effective Oct. 21. Boyne replaces 14-year director Rick DeVos.
A timeline of notable events from the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club's 100-year history.