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Tigers win sets up Soroco showdown

The stage is set for another clash between the Hayden and Soroco high school girls basketball teams after the Tigers took care of business Monday afternoon as they opened play in the District 5 tournament.

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Dreams denied: Local wrestlers come up just short at state tournament

They came close, oh so close, but Saturday night's championship finals at the state wrestling tournament in Denver's Pepsi Center proved to be magical for someone else.

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3 to tangle for titles at state wrestling

Three county athletes tangle for titles at state wrestling tournament.

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6 local wrestlers advance at state

Soroco, Hayden 4-0, Steamboat 2-3 in opening round

Six local high school wrestlers won their opening round matches Thursday at the state wrestling tournament in Denver.

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Meet Routt County's state wrestlers

Nine wrestlers from Steamboat Springs, Soroco and Hayden high schools are headed to Denver for the state wrestling tournament.

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Heartbroken a year ago, Tigers' senior hopes to make hay at state wrestling

Heartbroken a year ago, Tigers' senior hopes to make hay at state

Hayden's Christian Carson had plans to wrestle for the state title last year but lost in the semifinals. He didn't recover quickly and lost his next two consolation matches, as well. He said he's a better wrestler this year, and he's more prepared for the bumps that may come his way at the state tournament. He's one of nine local wrestlers headed to Denver for the championships.

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Soroco to honor coach Bob Johnson

Soroco High School will take a pause from basketball on Friday night to say "thank you" to someone who's long been there for the school.

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Rams shake off start, blast Lake County

The Rams, in their coach's words, "played down to the competition," shook it off at halftime and went on to win easily.

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Soroco girls pick up road win

The Soroco girls weren’t exactly sharp Friday night, but they were plenty effective enough to win another league game. The Rams beat Plateau Valley 66-37 crawling one step closer to locking up a No. 2 seed in the Class 2A District 5 tournament.

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Sky's the limit for Soroco's 6-foot-4 wrestler

Former basketball player, Sky Carlson, thriving on the mats

Soroco High School junior Schuyler Carlson knows how he’s identified by others at wrestling meets. “They say I’m the basketball player who wrestles,” he said. Now, he's trying to be the wrestling basketball player who made it to state.

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County wrestlers set for regionals

After a thrilling quadrangular in Oak Creek on Thursday and tough, but productive, tournaments Saturday, the Hayden and Soroco high school wrestling teams head into this week’s regional tournaments with plenty of confidence.

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Soroco boys hold off Hayden

The Hayden High School boys basketball team had a lead in the second half, but it wasn’t the only team desperate for a win Saturday.

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Rams running toward 2 seed

Soroco blows by West Grand, Hayden with lopsided wins

The Soroco High School girls basketball team racked up two big wins during the weekend, leaving one big hurdle between the Rams and a No. 2 seed in the district tournament.

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Tough tourneys test wrestlers

Sailors, Rams, Tigers all wrestle in Routt on Thursday

Eighth place isn’t always something to brag about, but Steamboat Springs High School wrestling coach Travis Bryant said the tournament at which his team achieved that place, the Valley Viking Invitational in Gilcrest, made the achivement notable.

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County wrestling teams eye season's swan song

The Soroco, Hayden and Steamboat wrestling teams are striving to be in their best form as the regional tournaments approach.