Hayden's Jorge Valdez placed fifth Saturday in the high jump, wrapping up the weekend for local high school track teams.
Soroco's stay at the state track meet came to an end, but the team leaves Lakewood happy with its performances.
Soroco High School track athletes won a pair of medals on the opening day of the state track meet Thursday in Lakewood.
Doolin, the 2013 Yampa Valley Male Athlete of the Year, doesn’t scream and shout. His competitive heart doesn’t beat in your face. It smolders, burning on and on.
Coach Michelle Wilkie said basketball was where Savannah Williams’ distance-running heart shined through.
Ryan Domson’s return from a devastating offseason knee injury wasn’t the stuff of movies or sporting legend. The Hayden High School senior’s journey might not have been made for Hollywood, but it still dropped plenty of jaws across the Yampa Valley.
Playing in the state quarterfinals, the Steamboat and Cheyenne Mountain boys lacrosse teams went back and forth with Steamboat narrowly holding on. The win put the Sailors in the Final Four for the first time in school history.
Hayden High School MVPs by team
The season is upon spring sports all around the region, including for those former high school athletes from Routt County now competing for colleges.
Track coaches at Soroco and Hayden high schools expect to land 15 athletes in the state track meet, which begins Thursday.
Local prep sports teams' seasons wind down this weekend ahead of the postseason.
The end of the season came for several more local athletes competing at colleges around the country, and the end is in sight for the rest of them.
The Hayden High School girls track team finished third at a meet at Rangely on Friday. The team was led by a series of top finishes in distance running events.
The season is nearing the end for local athletes competing at colleges around the nation. Many spent the last week trying to better their marks in track and field or lock up seeding for postseason tournaments in other sports.
Meg O’Connell continued to help lead the way for the Steamboat Springs High School track and field team on Saturday at Glenwood Springs, placing second in the 3,200-meter run.