Kelley's hat trick helps Steamboat hockey avoid upset

Steamboat Springs High School hockey coach Chris Campanelli told sophomore Nate Kelley to trust his shot. And after a dismal first period against visiting Standley Lake on Saturday, the Sailors needed someone to step up and start playing.

Sailor boys snap losing streak, top Delta

The Steamboat Springs High School boys’ basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak, which included Friday’s 51-42 loss at Palisade, with a 58-49 win at Delta on Saturday.

Sailor girls get big win in overtime

Jenna Miller hit a turn-around shot from the post as time expired in regulation, then the Sailors cruised in overtime to win on the road at Delta 46-42.

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Gansmann tops in 1st high school race

MacKenzie Gansmann got the Steamboat Springs High School Alpine ski team off to a blazingly fast start Friday.

Duryea shines in Sailor girls' loss to Bulldogs

It’s a difficult situation for the Steamboat Springs High School girls’ basketball team, but they are trying to make the most of it. After an illness put head coach Mack Spitellie in the hospital, it’s been assistant and former Sailor Maggie Crouch who has stepped up to guide the team this week, including Friday’s game at Palisade.

Sailor boys fall short in rally against Palisade

The growing pains won’t go away for the Steamboat Springs High School boys’ basketball team.

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Senior gets first career goal in win over Columbine

Chris Kaminski’s goal was the final in a 6-0 pasting Steamboat Springs hockey — No. 7 in the most recent poll — put on Columbine Friday, the Sailors’ first game since a 5-2 loss to No. 2 Regis Jesuit on Dec. 19.

Sailor skiers ready to race

The Steamboat Springs High School Alpine ski team's season starts Friday at Copper Mountain.

High school sports weekend preview for Jan. 8 to Jan. 9

After a long winter break high school sports action gets going quickly this weekend.

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Early grads hitting the road in search of big mountain skiing

Life is about to get a lot more interesting for the Van Clan. The appropriately named trio of Steamboat Springs High School seniors will each graduate a semester early and embark on the biggest ski trip of their lives, all while living out of a 1986 Volkswagen Vanagon.

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Sailor wrestlers riding strong start into latter half of season

It’s not quite like a baseball pitcher being in the midst of a no-hitter, but when a wrestler has an undefeated record midway through a season, you don’t spend a lot of time talking about it.

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Sailors Nordic ski team readies for upcoming season

Steamboat will open its season Jan. 9 in Frisco before traveling to Minturn on Jan. 16. The third race of the season will be Jan. 30, the Individual Classic Start hosted by the Sailors at the Steamboat Touring Center.

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Steamboat's Ice Queen

Becky Brown embraces her time as the only girl on the Sailors' hockey team

Becky Brown loves playing hockey with the boys, but she admits she misses the locker room camaraderie that came with playing with the girls.

Valicenti thriving in senior season: Winter 2015 collegiate athlete roundup

There’s so much to do before May, Christi Valicenti explained, and even then, she said she knows it won’t be over. A senior at Lake Forest College in Illinois, Valicenti has been plenty busy. She reached the midway point of her final season of collegiate tennis in October, a successful stint that included a championship at No. 2 singles in the Midwest Conference tournament and a runners-up finish at No. 1 doubles.

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Howlin' at Howelsen: Ski racers roar in the snow

Thea Grosvold came to the United States from Norway to ski race, but now, the University of Colorado senior is at the end of her career. Racing Tuesday in Steamboat Springs, she didn't plan on wasting one of her final races worrying about the outcome.