High school athletics programs lose their stars as regularly as aspen trees lose their leaves, so there’s nothing inherently unique about that storyline for the Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team as it prepares to start the 2016 season.
Steamboat Springs High School senior Nolan Sankey struggled in a big way in this season's first action, but he was sharp Tuesday playing at Haymaker Golf Course in Steamboat, helping lead his squad to a strong finish.
Sailors to host home event Tuesday at Haymaker
After a year that saw multiple schedule conflicts along the Western Slope, the Moffat County High School Invitational at Yampa Valley Golf Course was well-attended Monday by teams across the region. Steamboat Springs High School placed sixth among varsity teams with a 252, with Tommy Henninger having the best day among the Sailors with an 82 and placing 15th.
Steamboat Springs' PGA Junior team started its postseason play Monday with a solid stroke, winning a head-to-head matchup with a team from Grand Junction.
The Steamboat Springs High School golf team teed off Monday, opening the fall sports season for local prep athletes, and the Sailors' results didn't come as a surprise.
One of two local players on the team, Jesse Pugh, a 2015 graduate from Steamboat Springs High School, said he’s embraced his role as local concierge for the Steamboat Springs Storm summer baseball team. He’s embraced his role splitting time at third base for the squad.
Joe DeLine, a 2016 Steamboat Springs High School graduate, plans to continue the family legacy. However, he also plans to take a somewhat rebellious approach.
Steamboat Springs High School grad Christi Valicenti didn't get a Disney-approved ending to her collegiate tennis career, but that did little to tarnish her four years as a college athlete.
Matthew White seems content with his decision to trade his skis for a surfboard when he heads to college this fall. A December graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, he realizes his focus should be on academics and not chasing a wild dream.
While Friday’s meet did mark an end to the camp, it doesn’t mean an end to the summer track opportunities for Steamboat youth.
Lucy Shimek isn’t new to lacrosse, and it showed in her first season at Steamboat Springs High School. As a freshman this spring, Shimek earned honorable mention all-state honors from the Colorado High School Activities Association for her play with the Sailors girls lacrosse team.
Awards include teams and coach of the year for 2015-16
Soroco High School took home both male and female athlete of the year honors for Routt County.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team enjoyed one of its best seasons in 20 years this spring. The good times kept rolling this weekend for the Steamboat Springs Youth Soccer Association, which won championships in two divisions at the Real Colorado Cup soccer tournament on the Front Range.
Seniors Jordan Gorr and Drew Williamson were each selected to play in Thursday's Class 4A all-star game in Denver.
Local star Jack McNamara, who will be a senior at Steamboat Springs High School next fall, became the first to ink with the still unnamed team.