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Third time's a charm for Steamboat hockey

The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team was 0-2 this season against Fort Collins, its Friday night playoff opponent. The Sailors won the one that mattered 3-2 to advance to the state quarterfinals.

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Sailors lose nail-biter in opening round of state tourney

Athletic contests seldom get much closer than Wednesday’s Class 4A showdown matching the Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team against the visiting Windsor Wizards in the opening round of the state playoffs.

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Sailors hope to go full Desperado

The Steamboat Springs boys basketball team hopes to keep control of the tempo as it plays host to Windsor in the 4A playoffs.

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Hockey, boys hoops earn home playoff games

Steamboat Springs High School sports fans better clear their calendar for Wednesday. Both the hockey and the boys basketball teams will start their playoff schedule at home Wednesday evening.

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Dreams denied: Local wrestlers come up just short at state tournament

They came close, oh so close, but Saturday night's championship finals at the state wrestling tournament in Denver's Pepsi Center proved to be magical for someone else.

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Steamboat hockey waits on playoff bracket

The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team wrapped up its regular season with a big win Friday night, knocking off Summit, 5-0, at home in Howelsen Ice Arena. Now, it awaits its playoff assignment.

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3 to tangle for titles at state wrestling

Three county athletes tangle for titles at state wrestling tournament.

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6 local wrestlers advance at state

Soroco, Hayden 4-0, Steamboat 2-3 in opening round

Six local high school wrestlers won their opening round matches Thursday at the state wrestling tournament in Denver.

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Meet Routt County's state wrestlers

Nine wrestlers from Steamboat Springs, Soroco and Hayden high schools are headed to Denver for the state wrestling tournament.

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Heartbroken a year ago, Tigers' senior hopes to make hay at state wrestling

Heartbroken a year ago, Tigers' senior hopes to make hay at state

Hayden's Christian Carson had plans to wrestle for the state title last year but lost in the semifinals. He didn't recover quickly and lost his next two consolation matches, as well. He said he's a better wrestler this year, and he's more prepared for the bumps that may come his way at the state tournament. He's one of nine local wrestlers headed to Denver for the championships.

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Volunteers needed for prep skiing championships

Steamboat Springs High School will play host to the state’s high school skiers next week, Feb. 23 and 24. Nordic skiing and Alpine skiing races will take place at both Howelsen Hill and Steamboat Ski Area. The school is looking for volunteers to help.

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Sailors set to play for 1st place

The Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team could have fallen to fourth in the Western Slope League if things had gone awry during a Tuesday home game against Rifle. Instead, the team took care of business and will play at home Thursday for a share of the league title.

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Steamboat boys slow down, jump into 1st

The Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball has bounced back into the Western Slope League hunt thanks to a big increase in scoring, but Tuesday the Sailors picked a big win in that league thanks to their ability to play slowed down.

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Steamboat girls shoot to avoid winless season in final game

It would seem like there wouldn't be much left to say with the end of the season approaching and the Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball still sitting winless at 0-21, but late last week, Sailors coach George Iberra saw a need.

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Steamboat hockey eyes home playoff game

The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team easily rolled to two victories during the weekend, and coach Ernie Theil said the squad is prepping itself for the looming postseason tournament.

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