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.
Steamboat Springs embraces national concussion awareness trend
A few years ago, Steamboat Springs High School football coach Lonn Clementson was faced with a choice.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team, ranked No. 6 in the state, lost Saturday on the road against another top-10 team, Valor Christian, No. 7.
The Sailors had no trouble with Delta (3-11), netting a 3-0 win Saturday at Gardner Field that gave Steamboat the season sweep after a 5-1 win on March 19. SSHS used 23 different players against Delta in the rematch, its depth allowing the starters some extra rest before Monday’s trip to Edwards.
For the first time in a handful of weeks, the Soroco High School track and field team did not break any school records when it competed Friday at the Clint Wells Invitational in Craig. In fact, nothing really stood out to Soroco coach David Bruner as being special. Even freshman Chloe Veilleux’s dominance in the mile and two-mile races was nothing surprising.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team lost Friday, falling 20-5 on the road against Grand Junction.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team didn’t get a ton of chances Friday afternoon, but it took advantage of enough of them, then again leaned on a strong defensive effort and on a few outstanding plays from goalie Ocoee Wilson.
Sailors battle through nasty mid-game storm, lose 12-7
Mother Nature did about all she could to end Thursday's high school girls lacrosse game between Steamboat Springs and Battle Mountain. But an army of shovel-wielding parents, a determined coach and an athletic director with a snow-plow equipped pickup didn't let a nasty mid-game storm cancel the game.
Steamboat, ranked No. 6 in Class 4A, won 10-8 against Summit (1-12) at Gardner Field, its first game in two weeks due to spring break. Some rust was to be expected considering the long layoff, but the Sailors raced out to an early lead and went to the half up 6-3.