The end of the season has already come for several local athletes now competing for colleges around the country.
After game cancellations this week because of weather, Routt County prep teams bounce back into action Friday and Saturday.
Hayden grad Holli Salazar and Soroco grad Alex Estes, who were state champions in track and field in high school, were back to their outstanding ways last weekend during collegiate track events.
A Saturday meet at Eagle Valley had coaches feeling optimistic as area athletes recorded some of their best times and distances of the season.
The Hayden High School boys basketball team had a season to remember, running undefeated through the Western Slope League. And that season was appropriately honored last month as the Tigers earned the most all-league honors of any team in the area.
Things get started Thursday when the Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team faces Fruita at Gardner Field.
All high school spring sports teams won't get going yet, but the season is definitely kicking into gear — weather permitting, of course.
Hayden led late in the third quarter but was held nearly scoreless in the fourth before losing in the regional championship to Yuma, 50-33.
The Hayden High School boys basketball team took care of business Friday night, and now it faces its most important test of the season at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Grand Junction.
Winter sports are wrapping up for Routt County athletes now competing for colleges around the country.
They have to beat them all at some point. At least, that’s what the Hayden High School boys basketball team is telling itself after it was disappointed Sunday by the regional basketball pairings.
The Hayden High School boys basketball team won its district tournament Saturday, downing Meeker, 54-51.
With a dramatic flourish, the Hayden High School boys basketball team advanced Friday to play Saturday for the district championship at 2:30 p.m. in Paonia against Meeker.
The Hayden High School boys basketball team plays Friday in the district tournament against Paonia.
The Hayden High School girls basketball team lost in the first round of district playoffs Tuesday.