The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team hosts Battle Mountain at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Howelsen Ice Arena.
The weekend gets going Thursday when Hayden wrestling hosts Soroco and West Grand for a triangular. All six Routt County basketball teams also have home games either Friday or Saturday.
A college scholarship to play football wasn’t off the table for Steamboat Springs High School senior Zach Holm. He looked at NCAA Division 2 schools, for instance, and some schools expressed their interest. He dreams of a bigger stage, however, and that’s what led him to University of Wyoming.
Saturday at the Boulder Valley Ice Arena, No. 7 Steamboat Springs came up on the short end of the stick in an 8-0 loss to the Coyotes (11-0). It was the first time the Sailors have been shut out this season.
The Steamboat Springs High School wrestling team traveled to Gilcrest on Saturday to compete in the Valley Viking Invitational, hosted by Valley High School.
Steamboat Springs High School Nordic ski coach Harry Niedl set goals for his athletes heading into Saturday’s lone home meet of the season, a five-kilometer individual start classic race at the Steamboat Ski Touring Center. Not only did the skiers meet those goals, but, led by senior Natalie Bohlmann, they managed to far exceed them.
The Sailors are currently riding a four-game win streak on the road, while they have now lost five straight at home following Saturday’s 60-50 loss to Palisade at the Kelly Meek gymnasium.
Scrappy until the end, SSHS fell short of Palisade on Saturday, 45-20. Miscues on the offensive end derailed what was otherwise a strong performance.
The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team took care of business Friday, going on the road to beat a struggling Chatfield squad, 8-0.
The Steamboat Springs High School wrestling team competed in Glenwood Springs on Thursday in a triangular that included Eagle Valley. The Sailors went 0-2 in the meet, losing 45-36 to Eagle Valley and 48-21 to Glenwood.
An untimely bout of food poisoning and a lingering injury combined to deprive the Steamboat Springs High School Alpine ski team of several of its fastest athletes Thursday, but coach Mike Farny said the team still have a strong meet racing giant slalom at Winter Park.
Steamboat sisters lead girls' U19 hockey team
Maddie and Emmie Thompson are both juniors at Steamboat Springs High School, having moved to the Yampa Valley with their family two-and-a-half years ago from a Chicago suburb. Emmie leads the MSGHL in scoring with 17 goals, while Maddie is fifth with 11.
Action gets underway Thursday with the Soroco basketball teams hosting Vail Christian. The Steamboat Springs High School Alpine and wrestling teams also compete Thursday, on the road.
Saturday, the Sailors will host Nordic races at the Steamboat Ski Touring Center. The meet includes three-kilometer middle school races starting at 10 a.m. The high school girls hit the 5K trail at 11 a.m., with the boys to follow at 11:45.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team gave nearly everything a fan or a coach could ask for Tuesday night, playing at home against Rifle.