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John F. Russell: Getting ready for the regional tournament is nothing to envy

Every year he gets the chance to teach some of Steamboat Springs best golfers the game he loves, every afternoon he gets to hang out on the lush green fairways of some of the state's top courses, and Steve Dodson's record as high school golf coach in our town speaks for itself. But I don't envy him.

Steamboat football survives at Battle Mountain, 24-14

The Steamboat Springs High School football team won its first road contest of the season Friday night at Battle Mountain, 24-14. Up next, the Sailors have the No. 2 3A team in the state when they travel to Delta.

Hayden football hammers Longmont Christian by 38 points for 1st win

Hayden High School finally got to beat up on an opponent Friday night, winning big, 44-6, against Longmont Christian to improve to 1-2 on the season.

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Sailors foursome is set to take on 4A regionals on Tuesday

The Steamboat Springs High School golf team has its foursome assembled for Tuesday's 4A regional tournament at Durango's Hillcrest Golf Club, and the team may be more talented than anything Sailors coach Steve Dodson has had to date, he says.

Hayden spikes West Grand for season's 1st win

The Tigers won a thrilling five-set match against West Grand, earning their first win in four matches this season.

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Sports briefs: Sailors volleyball still perfect after league opener

The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team is still undefeated. After a small test at Summit, the Sailors walked away with another straight-sets win, their fifth in a row.

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Run, Rabbit Run back and challenging as ever

The Run, Rabbit Run trail ultramarathon starts today, sending 450 runners out for a wild, tough experience in the mountains above and around Steamboat Springs.

Hayden volleyball pushes 5A Fruita Monument to 5 sets

Hayden High School volleyball was a fifth-set contest away from tasting victory Wednesday night at 5A Fruita Monument, but couldn't finish the deal, falling to 0-4.

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Steamboat soccer opens pivotal stretch at home with traditional rival Centaurus

Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer will renew its friendly rivalry with Centaurus on Saturday at Gardner Field, a nearly two-decade-old tradition that begins with a joint team dinner the night before.

High school sports weekend preview, Sept. 11 to 13

Steamboat Springs, Hayden and Soroco high school athletic teams all hit the road for big games this weekend as the home calendar is lighter.

Soroco volleyball storms back, wins in three sets

The Soroco High School volleyball team didn't stay down long, bouncing back Tuesday to beat Vail Mountain in three sets.

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Up, down and nearly out, Steamboat soccer settles for a draw

Steamboat trailed big, then bounced back in a huge way. In the end, the Sailors had to settle for a 2-2 draw playing at home Tuesday night against Summit.

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County 4-H shooters on target at state championships

Local shooters picked up one state championship and two team runner-up finishes, in addition to plenty of other top showings in the competitive fields.

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Steamboat mountain bike team flies in season opener

The 14 riders who competed on the first weekend of the season for the Steamboat Springs high school mountain bike came away with plenty of fast finishes.

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Spoke Talk: The hidden meaning of MTB talk

Every culture has its own language, filled with acronyms, jargon, made-up words and proper names that have become mainstream parts of speech. Google “mountain bike slang” and you’ll discover dozens of websites dedicated to the cause.