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Preps preview: Steamboat volleyball’s having a ball but just how far will momentum take the team?

October 18, 2017 — Steamboat football 7 p.m. Friday Steamboat (1-6) vs. Aspen (6-1) Playing at home against rival Moffat County, Steamboat looked last week as good as it has in any game this side of its rout of hapless Roaring Fork. That wasn't good enough to keep things

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Steamboat’s Murphy Bohlmann strikes at school soccer scoring record

October 18, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The "record" is 23 goals but the quotation marks are important. Steamboat Springs High School soccer coach Rob Bohlmann isn't actually sure what the school record is for goals scored during a season, and he isn't sure if his son, junior Murphy

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Steamboat soccer falls on Front Range

October 14, 2017 — The Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer team stumbled in a tight game Saturday, falling on the road against Centaurus, 1-0. Playing in the grand confines of Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, the Warriors got a goal in the first five minutes of

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More like red wall than red zone for Hayden football at Gilpin County

October 14, 2017 — The Hayden High School football team played just well enough Saturday on a road trip to Gilpin County to make the squad's 38-0 loss extra frustrating. In the end, the Tigers were no match for the Eagles, now 6-1 and quickly climbing the 8-man football

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Palisade no match for streaking Steamboat volleyball

October 14, 2017 — The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team went on the road Saturday and showed just how much things have changed for the squad in the past few weeks. Late last month, the team was lingering winless at the bottom of the Western Slope League. Saturday,

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Soroco football, Logan run wild on Plateau Valley

October 13, 2017 — The plan wasn't to score again, Soroco coach Dick Dudas said. The Soroco High School football team had a big lead on Plateau Valley in the waning seconds of the game. The Cowboys had scored against a mostly junior varsity defense, however, and the Rams

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Steamboat football steps up in rivalry loss

October 13, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — No team is every happy to lose its senior night rivalry game by four touchdowns, and happy wasn't the word Friday for the Steamboat Springs High School football team after it lost to rival Moffat County, 41-13, for the third year in

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International Nordic combined returning in December to Steamboat Springs

October 13, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Elite international Nordic combined competition is coming back to Steamboat Springs this winter. Howelsen Hill be the stage for three Nordic combined Continental Cup races early this season. The first race is set for Dec. 15, with one on Dec. 16 and

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Soroco volleyball bounces back, beats Hayden

October 12, 2017 — OAK CREEK — Just a few points made the difference the first time the Hayden and Soroco High School volleyball teams met this season. The Tigers won those points that time, escaping with a 2-1 win in an early season tournament. Much was the same

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Steamboat volleyball roars back to beat Battle Mountain

October 12, 2017 — It sweet was because it was Battle Mountain, and because in the sets the Sailors won, it was decisive, and because it was home in front of friends and family and, well, winning any time is sweet. All those reasons helped Thursday feel special for

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Steamboat tennis hoping for 2nd chance at state

October 12, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Springs High School tennis team came out of the first day of the Class 4A state tennis tournament in Pueblo with one win, and the Sailors will be hoping for the right results Saturday to give its athletes a chance

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As trail building activities heat up around Steamboat, council asks ‘what about the Core Trail?’

October 12, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — As U.S. Forest Service officials start using city lodging tax dollars to study the feasibility of adding several more new trails in the mountains around Steamboat Springs, some of the city's elected officials want to see some more trail-building attention closer to

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Preps weekend preview: Are they improving or was the opponent bad? Sailors football will find out Friday

October 11, 2017 — Steamboat football 7 p.m. Friday Steamboat (1-5) vs. Moffat County (3-3) The Sailors exploded in a big way Friday against Roaring Fork in what was the sixth game of the season and its first win. Offensively, Steamboat Springs High School more than doubled its scoring

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Confident and playing sharp, Sailors volleyball eyes turnaround

October 11, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Returning the vast majority of its starters in a program with plenty of recent success and pride, there were certain expectations this fall for the Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team, but something happened early. Something went wrong, coach Wendy Hall said.

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As baby boomers leave ski slopes, millennials are failing to fill in the gaps

October 11, 2017 — PARK CITY — Ski resorts expect older, wealthier individuals who have the time and money to ski more. What is not expected is as that generation retires from skiing, fewer youth replace their spots on the chair lifts. Jim Powell, vice president of marketing at

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Hayden Kennedy, renowned climber and Carbondale native, takes his life after girlfriend dies in avalanche

October 11, 2017 — Hayden Kennedy, renowned climber and Carbondale native, committed suicide after his girlfriend died Saturday in an avalanche while the pair were skiing in rugged Montana backcountry, his family said. Kennedy is the only son of Julie and Michael Kennedy. Michael Kennedy is a well-recognized alpinist

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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area will open for 2017-18 season Friday, Oct. 13

October 10, 2017 — Arapahoe Basin Ski Area announced Tuesday it will open for the 2017-18 ski and snowboard season on Friday, Oct. 13. The Black Mountain Express lift will start turning at 9 a.m., giving skiers and snowboarders access to the intermediate High Noon trail. Arapahoe Basin is

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Steamboat Pentathlon, Town Challenge up for grabs

October 9, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — As the city of Steamboat Springs faces tough budget decisions in 2018, some leaders think the city needs to shed a couple of events that cost the city thousands of dollars. During their budget retreat last week, city council members expressed a

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3 men and their llamas in the Rocky Mountains

October 9, 2017 — SUMMIT COUNTY — Cosmo, Uncle Leo and Newman are the newest additions to my older brother Toby Stensland’s family in Lakewood, and for a couple days, these three llamas were my hiking companions. Before taking the llamas by myself, Toby, who has plans to put

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Snow forces Monday’s Sailors soccer game to be postponed

October 9, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Springs High School athletic director Luke DeWolfe has seen it all this fall, so he wasn't surprised when he got a call Monday morning informing him the soccer game between Steamboat Springs and Eagle Valley needed to be pushed back. “Between

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