Steamboat Springs High School wrestling coach Travis Bryant has been raving about 160-pound sophomore Hayden Johnson for some time now. So, Bryant wasn’t surprised when Johnson made easy work of his opponents en route to a regional championship Saturday in Montrose.
No. 10-ranked Cherry Creek, the defending state champions, beat No. 9 Steamboat, 5-2, Saturday at Howelsen Ice Arena. It took a three-goal spurt by the Bruins in the second period to distance themselves from the Sailors.
The bus rang with song as the Steamboat Springs High School Nordic skiing team made its way back from Leadville on Saturday, what coach Harry Niedl said was one final good regular season race to cap a good season.
A layup with 2.4 seconds remaining gave Glenwood Springs a big win against the Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team Saturday.
The good news for the Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team is that the result from Saturday's home season finale against Glenwood Springs won't change its post-season plans.
The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team won at home against Mullen on Friday night 8-0.
The Sailors boys Alpine skiing team is deep, and it showed again Friday, racing at Howelsen Hill in Steamboat Springs, that it's also fast.
Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball coach Michael Vandahl said his team is coming together.
Steamboat managed to put its doubt out if its mind, and just in time. The Sailors got two late-game 3-point shots, then took advantage of several key free throws to edge out Summit in overtime, 44-40, Thursday.
Wednesday win over Summit improves Steamboat to 11-4 overall with three games remaining in the regular season. Next, Mullen (3-11-1) comes to the Yampa Valley for a 6:30 p.m. game Friday
The Steamboat Springs High School Alpine skiing team has its only home meet of the season Friday, and there will be plenty of excitement for local fans, with one local girl and a handful of local boys having great chances to win the slalom race on Howelsen Hill.
Wrestling teams hope to prove regional ready
Local high school wrestling teams are headed for the regional tournament, while Steamboat and Soroco basketball teams will play their final home games of the regular season this weekend, saying farewell to some very successful senior classes.
Raya Duryea pretty much sent Steamboat Springs girls basketball to the district tournament Tuesday night.
The Sailors proved themselves to be road warriors again, knocking off Battle Mountain, 65-47, in Edwards for an Eagle County sweep in 2016.
Hayden and Soroco both go to Grand Junction for their regional, while Steamboat heads to Montrose. Regional action gets underway late Friday afternoon and will conclude Saturday.