The Steamboat football and soccer teams both have big home games this weekend while both the Hayden and Soroco football squads hit the road in interesting matchups, leading the way for the weekend's high school sporting action.
The Hayden High School girls volleyball team got its first win of the season, traveling Friday to knock of Hotchkiss in three sets.
Despite a big game from junior quarterback Garrett St. Clair, four big plays added up to one disappointing night Friday for the Hayden High School football team.
It's a slower weekend locally for high school sports teams. Several squads are off and others play on the road. Several big home volleyball games await in Hayden and Oak Creek, however.
The Soroco High School volleyball team cruised to a winning weekend Friday and Saturday, taking three of their four matches at a tournament in Rangely.
It's the first full weekend of high school sports of the fall season, and all the local teams will be in action.
Mitchell VeDepo advances on American Ninja Warrior
Hayden High School grad Mitchell VeDepo was nervous before he took on the city finals course on the NBC game show American Ninja Warrior. He didn't have any reason to be, however. He was heavily featured on the broadcast as he flew through the course and on to the next round of the competition.
Awards include teams and coach of the year for 2015-16
Soroco High School took home both male and female athlete of the year honors for Routt County.
Hayden High School and the Hayden Booster Club announced their May athletes of the month.
Maybe Soroco High School junior Cassie Constine found out technique is overrated. After all, she broke her own school record Saturday in the Class 2A girls triple jump at the state meet in Lakewood and did it in unorthodox fashion.
Soroco senior Kali Constine had a rough day Thursday, the first of the state meet. She failed to record a mark in the 2A girls high jump, but found a way to redeem herself Friday.
The state track and field meet gets underway Thursday at Jefferson County Stadium in Lakewood.
For most of the spring track and field season, Soroco High School sophomore Mattie Rossi has owned Class 2A’s top spot in the girls’ 100-meter hurdles. Heading into this weeks’ state meet in Lakewood, however, she’ll have at least one person to look up to.
The Hayden High School track and field team also competed at the Joe Shields Invitational Thursday, the boys and girls both taking fourth, overall.
Soroco High School track and field coach David Bruner really likes where his team sits. This week, the Rams will travel to West Grand for their last-chance meet, although most of their athletes don't have anything to worry about in regards to state qualification.