Sailors will play at Golden on Tuesday
The Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team will open tournament play on the road, playing at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Golden High School.
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.
At 14-1 overall and ranked among the top 10 in the state, it was announced Sunday the Sailors will be a No. 8 seed and host No. 25 seed Longmont (6-9) in Wednesday’s first-round game at Gardner Field. A time had not yet been announced.
Rifle takes 1st; Bears’ Elly Walters wins individual play with 73
If they hadn’t gotten used to wet conditions by this point in the season, the players in the 4A Western Regional Tournament might have had some complaints about the precipitation this weekend, but there was no keeping these girl golfers from playing a full round. Yampa Valley Golf Course was the site of the regional event Saturday, with Moffat County High School girls acting as the hosting team as 14 schools came to Craig.
It was down, up and, finally, down Saturday. The Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team is hoping it can find one more up as it heads into the Class 4A state playoffs, the seeding of which will be announced Sunday.
Friday’s win against Fruita Monument keeps the Sailors in good position to host a first-round playoff game, particularly if they can beat Douglas County in Saturday’s 3 p.m. season-finale at Gardner Field. The playoff brackets will be announced Sunday.
A storybook ending it wasn’t for the Steamboat Springs High School girls’ lacrosse team, which finished its season Friday with a weather-shortened 13-3 loss to Grand Junction at Gardner Field.
It was one of the closest calls the team has had, but Friday, the Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis players managed to pull it off, winning their 12th consecutive regional championship.
Winners of seven straight, the Sailors now await their postseason fate. Ranked No. 8 in Class 4A with only one loss, Steamboat is confident it will land in the top 16 when the bracket is announced Sunday, which would allow the school to host a playoff game for the first time since 2009.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis team advanced five of its seven regional tournament entries to the championship matches of their respective brackets Thursday, but the team will have to log another strong day Friday if it’s to extend its regional title streak to 12.
This has been a monumental week for the Steamboat Springs High School girls’ golf team. The biggest difference has been the ability to play actual golf — outside, on green grass — a luxury the Sailors haven’t had during a snowy spring.
Steamboat girls haven't lost regional title since 2004
There have been years it was close and years it was seemingly predestined, but for 11 consecutive years, there's been one constant with the Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis team. They've been regional champions. That streak is anything but assured to continue, however, as the team sets out to try to win No. 12.
Regional play gets underway this week for girls tennis, girls golf and track. Steamboat girls soccer and both lacrosse teams wrap up their regular seasons with home games.
Steamboat scored three second-half goals Monday to beat rival Battle Mountain, securing the Sailors' first league championship in 10 years.
Before the girls soccer season started, Steamboat Springs High School freshman Delaney Moon was assigned a teammate to help aid her, both on and off the field. In this case, that person was junior Brooke Buchanan, who plays a similar role in the attacking third of the Sailors’ offense.