Regional wrestling tourneys a chance for local athletes to get to state
The Colorado high school wrestling regional tournaments kick off this weekend, offering a chance for Steamboat Springs, Hayden and Soroco athletes to punch their tickets to the state championships at Denver's Pepsi Center.
The Steamboat Springs boys basketball team faces league-title implications this weekend. The Sailors hockey squad takes on its final opponent, and the Soroco-Hayden rivalry heads to the Tigers' gym.
The Steamboat boys showed up in the second half to take care of Battle Mountain Tuesday.
Tuesday night could have been the low point of the season for the Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball, which fell at home against Battle Mountain, 39-20.
The Steamboat Springs High School Nordic ski team is closing in on next weekend's state championships. The Sailors girls finished in fifth and the boys finished in seventh at Frisco's 5K skate race Saturday.
Both Steamboat Springs and Hayden wrestling teams walked away from weekend dual-style tournaments with winning records, the Sailors at Meeker and the Tigers in Southeast Wyoming.
Brody King sparked the Steamboat boys, Hayden and Soroco hoops teams had a successful weekend, and a Sailors girls basketball player nearly snagged a triple-double.
Neither team was safe from the turnover bug Saturday, but Delta outlasted the Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team, 52-33.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team shrugged off a slow start to slide by visiting Delta, 41-33, to keep the Sailors' league-win streak alive.
The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team pressed the issue Saturday night, but Columbine always had an answer, beating the Sailors, 5-3.
The Soroco boys took care of North Park on Saturday, 46-22.
The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team was the victim of a brutal second period at state-ranked Cherry Creek on Friday in the Sailors' 11-2 road loss.
The Sailors girls basketball team is at home against Delta, Soroco hoops looks to keep its hot streak going and both Hayden Tigers squads will be awfully busy with tough competition.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team is hoping to avoid another regular-season letdown against Delta, which has slipped to the bottom of the league but still presents a threat to the Sailors this Saturday.
The Steamboat Springs High School wrestlers battled on Saturday in Gilcrest, paced by fifth-place finishes from Dakota Thvedt and Matthew Hansen.