All three Routt County high schools were represented at Saturday's Eagle Valley Track and Field Invitational. Hayden's Jack Redmond and Soroco's Ben Kelley each brought home gold medals.
The high school track and field season began Friday in Rifle, and some local athletes picked up where they left off last spring.
Steamboat Springs girls soccer is off to a fantastic start, Sailors boys lacrosse dominates opener and freshman tennis sensation Tatum Burger makes her presence felt in this week's preps sports roundup.
The Hayden High School boys basketball season came to an end Tuesday night playing at Hotchkiss, the home team in the first round of the District 5 tournament.
The Hayden High School girls basketball team season came to an end Tuesday night when the Tigers fell to Meeker, 57-38, in the district tournament.
State wrestlers grab some wins in the Pepsi Center, Soroco girls basketball keeps the win streak going and the Sailors boys basketball squad goes down in heartbreaking fashion in the final preps roundup of the winter.
Hayden Tigers Taylor Lewis and Christian Carson — the only Routt County contenders remaining at the state wrestling tournament — were eliminated in emotional finishes on Saturday.
Steamboat Sailors, Moffat Bulldogs exit competition
Friday didn't go according to plan for much of Routt County's wrestlers at the 2A and 3A state championships, but two Hayden Tigers remain in contention for medals.
Day one of state championship wrestling wrapped up with three Hayden and two Moffat County athletes advancing to their respective championship quarterfinals Friday at Denver's Pepsi Center.
State championship wrestling ramps up Thursday and will run through Saturday at Denver's Pepsi Center, where the lights are bright and the stakes are as high as ever.
Regionals are all wrapped up and eight Routt County wrestlers are heading to the state championships this week in Denver. Steamboat Springs qualified three athletes in Class 3A, and Hayden qualified five in Class 2A.
Hayden and Soroco girls battle in a surprisingly close game, Sailors hockey closes the season with a shutout win, and Steamboat boys hoops suffers big loss with league title on the line in this weekend's preps roundup.
The final game of the regular season was a chance to empty the bench for the Hayden High School girls basketball team, which won at De Beque Saturday, 59-21.
Soroco romped over its rival, 57-36. Combined with a West Grand loss Friday night against Vail Christian, the win locks the Rams into second place in the league.
The upstart Tigers gave the reigning Rams everything they wanted, but it wasn’t quite enough as Soroco held on, 53-49.