High school sports weekend preview for Feb. 11-13

Wrestling teams hope to prove regional ready

Local high school wrestling teams are headed for the regional tournament, while Steamboat and Soroco basketball teams will play their final home games of the regular season this weekend, saying farewell to some very successful senior classes.

Regular season wraps up for wrestlers, regionals next

Hayden and Soroco both go to Grand Junction for their regional, while Steamboat heads to Montrose. Regional action gets underway late Friday afternoon and will conclude Saturday.

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Steamboat football's move to 2A is official

Steamboat’s league will look a lot different from recent years, but with some familiarity as well. Currently dubbed “Conference F,” the Sailors will play in a league with Aspen, Basalt, Coal Ridge, Roaring Fork and Moffat County.

Hayden girls lapse at West Grand

It wasn’t that it was bad, Hayden High School girls basketball coach Michelle Wilkie said Saturday. It was just that, in a road game at West Grand, her team didn’t play as well as it had the night prior.

Hayden boys fall at West Grand

The Hayden High School boys basketball team continues to fall short in games, but coach Gerard Geis said his boys continue to impress him.

Hayden boys show improvement in loss

The Hayden High School boys basketball team lost Friday night, 44-28, at home against North Park.

Hayden girls close, just short in home game

It wasn’t a win, not quite, but the way things have been going, Hayden High School girls coach Michelle Wilkie said she was happy to have it.

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Hayden wrestlers defend home mats

Both the Hayden and Soroco high school wrestling teams have strong wrestlers, but the two teams’ Thursday night clash in a triangular didn’t yield much of a matchup. The two teams matched up at just a single weight class. Fortunately for the gathered fans, it was a good one.

High school sports weekend preview for Feb. 4 to 6

The weekend gets going Thursday when Hayden wrestling hosts Soroco and West Grand for a triangular. All six Routt County basketball teams also have home games either Friday or Saturday.

Saints too much for Hayden girls

The potential is there for the Hayden High School girls’ basketball team, and according to coach Michelle Wilkie, reaching it is just a matter of the players putting it all together at the same time.

Hayden boys can't keep up with Saints

The Tigers lost 53-19, improving the Saints to 9-4 overall. Hayden, led by six points from Ethan Kern, fell to 0-10 with the loss.

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Shorthanded Hayden girls snap skid in win over Dragons

Hayden High School junior Grace Wilkie is mature enough to know the verbal lashing the girls’ basketball team received from her mother, coach Michelle Wilkie, after the first quarter of Friday’s game against De Beque was more than fair.

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Hayden boys fall to winless De Beque

Both teams entered the contest looking for the first victory of the season, and it was De Beque, now 1-12, that came away with the 52-35 win in Hayden.

High school sports weekend preview for Jan. 28 to 30

Action gets underway Thursday with the Soroco basketball teams hosting Vail Christian. The Steamboat Springs High School Alpine and wrestling teams also compete Thursday, on the road.

Hayden, Soroco wrestling compete in Paonia

The tournament included some of the top ranked teams in the state.

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