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Steamboat Ski Area provides free meals to employees still waiting for work

December 12, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — They are ready to start working, but the lack of snow means many of the 1,542 seasonal employees at Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. are still waiting for their first shifts. "Obviously, we normally have more terrain open at this time," said

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Four Points lift, additional terrain opening at Steamboat Ski Area

December 12, 2017 — Prime overnight snowmaking temperatures have allowed Steamboat Ski Area snowmaking crews to cover additional terrain on the mountain resulting in new trails and lifts opening this week. On Wednesday, Four Points lift will start turning and the following trails will open: middle Giggle Gulch, Park

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Steamboat wrestlers rebound on Front Range

December 10, 2017 — A mid-week triangular against Coal Ridge and Moffat County didn't leave Steamboat Springs High School wrestling coach Travis Bryant many positives to point to, especially the matchup against Moffat, he said. A strong performance at a tournament at Vista Peak High School in Aurora was

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Soroco boys finish 1-2 at Meeker tourney

December 10, 2017 — The Soroco High School boys basketball team went 1-2 on a weekend trip to the Cowboy Shootout basketball tournament in Meeker, falling to Aspen, 50-33, and Cedaredge, 75-58, while beating Moffat County's junior varsity, 67-50. "It was a good weekend, even though we lost two,"

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Hayden boys drop 3 in Wyoming

December 10, 2017 — Two were somewhat of missed opportunities and the other was just a good team, Hayden High School boys basketball coach Mike Luppes said. The end result was an 0-3 start to the season for the Tigers at a three-game tournament in Wyoming, the Carbon County

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Steamboat’s Carrigan racing for the Olympic rings

December 10, 2017 — The Race to the Cup was the event of the day, but for a handful of young Steamboat Springs alpine snowboarders it's a race to the rings that has dominated their thoughts. Competitions Saturday and Sunday brought top competition to Howelsen Hill in downtown Steamboat,

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Jumping back in: International Nordic combined returns to Steamboat with rich legacy

December 10, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The ground shook and the air roiled Dec. 6, 1995, with thousands stomping and clapping, screaming and cheering on a cold but beautiful day in Steamboat Springs. They packed into the Brent Romick Rodeo Arena that day until no more could, not

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Steamboat boys score 10 in 18 seconds, force OT in Shoot-Out championship

December 9, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A desperation 3-point shot from Steamboat's MAC Riniker as time expired in the fourth quarter set the fans in the gym at Steamboat Springs High School into hysterics, tying a game the Sailors has trailed by double digits merely minutes before. That

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Soroco girls finish 6th in Steamboat tourney

December 9, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Soroco High School girls basketball team wrapped up a sixth-place finish in the Steamboat Shoot-Out on Saturday with a loss to Montrose, 50-30. Rams' coach David Bruner said he wanted his team to face stiff challenges from larger schools with taller

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Steamboat hockey overcomes 3-goal deficit for win

December 9, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Battle Mountain High School hockey team jumped out to score the first three goals of the game Saturday playing in Steamboat Springs. The Sailors roared back, however, scoring seven of the final eight goals of the game for a 7-4 victory.

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Jaelin Kauf leads U.S. skiers in moguls World Cup opener

December 9, 2017 — Steamboat Springs-trained moguls skier Jaelin Kauf flew to a fifth-place finish Saturday in the first moguls World Cup of the season. Kauf was the top American skier at the event, in Ruka, Finland. Australia's Britteny Cox, back on snow after winning last winter's season-long moguls

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Steamboat girls take a step in tourney loss

December 9, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team couldn’t snap their losing streak playing this weekend in their home tournament, the Steamboat Shoot-Out, but after another loss, this one 46-26 against Northridge in the tournament’s seventh-place game, coach George Ibarra said his

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Arielle Gold 5th in 1st Olympic qualifier; Taylor Gold to miss season

December 9, 2017 — Steamboat Springs snowboarder Arielle Gold was fifth in the women's snowboard halfpipe Saturday in a U.S. Grand Prix event at Copper Mountain. The event was the first of four Olympic qualifying events that will decide the snowboarding contingent that the United States will send to

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Soroco wrestling tournament celebrates coach, accomplishments

December 9, 2017 — OAK Creek— Some milestones and legacies were celebrated Saturday during the six-school, regional wrestling tournament at Soroco High School in Oak Creek. On the mats, Soroco took second place as a team at their home meet after taking the top spot last year. Sophomore Gene

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OT win sends Steamboat boys to Shoot-Out title game

December 8, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team will play for the championship of its own tournament Saturday following a thrilling 58-56 overtime win Friday against Colorado Academy in the Steamboat Shoot-Out. "I'm really proud of our guys," coach Michael Vandahl said.

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Sailors open hockey season with big win

December 8, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — They cheered through the game, cheered on the ice and, afterward, they cheered in the locker room. There was plenty to be happy about Friday for the Steamboat Springs High School hockey team, which opened its season with a rousing 5-2 win at

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Steamboat girls fall again but coach eyes positive signs

December 8, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team was better Friday, coach George Ibarra said. The team's opening game in the Steamboat Shoot-Out was a head-hanging step back, but Friday, he said, he saw a lot more of what he's looking to

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Steamboat’s Baden just short in Big Air qualifying

December 8, 2017 — Steamboat Springs snowboarder Nik Baden laid down a solid run and came about as close as possible to qualifying for finals at the Grand Prix snowboard event in Copper Mountain while still missing out. The event is a qualifier for the United States team for

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Defense sets up Soroco girls’ surge

December 8, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Things are unfolding nearly perfectly, Soroco High School girls basketball coach David Bruner said Friday, reflecting on the opponents his team has faced so far this season, almost entirely Class 3A and 4A squads, thus a big challenge for his 2A team. "It

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Snowboarder dies 3 days after hitting tree at Keystone

December 8, 2017 — A snowboarder died three days after losing control and hitting a tree at Keystone Ski Resort on Saturday, Dec. 2, the first death at a Summit County ski area so far this season. Nathan Enright, 21, of Libertyville, Illinois was taken to St. Anthony Hospital

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