Ben Ingersoll is the sports and education reporter for the Steamboat Pilot & Today where he began work in September 2013.
Ben has his Bachelor of Arts in mass communication and journalism from Fresno State. Before starting at the Pilot & Today, he served as a sports reporter for the Fowler Ensign as well as sports editor and editor in chief of Fresno State's student newspaper, The Collegian.
Ben is originally from Shasta Lake, Calif. In his downtime, he enjoys traveling, hiking, college football and any fitness-related activity.
The Soroco boys and girls basketball teams are prepping for the regional tournament in Grand Junction, where two wins equals a berth in the 2A state championship bracket.
Nearly all Steamboat Springs High School springs sports open this weekend and the Sailors' girls soccer, girls lacrosse, boys baseball and boys lacrosse will each be on the road.
Steamboat Springs is playing host to two big junior championships this week in the special jumping and Nordic combined 2015 Nationals as well as the U16 Alpine championships.
Annual Doak Walker Legends Award ceremony reunites old friends
This weekend's Doak Walker Legends Award presentation in Dallas was a trip down memory lane for Steamboat Springs residents Rod Hanna and Dean Vogelaar.
Despite recording the day's fifth-best cross country time, the Steamboat Springs duo of Bryan and Taylor Fletcher slipped to ninth overall in the final Nordic combined team competition at the World Championships in Sweden.
The now-annual Slash and Burn Banked Slalom at Howelsen Hill drew a larger crowd and a larger pool of contestants to hit the nearly three-times bigger course from its inaugural year.
Another close win over Vail Christian earned the Soroco High School girls basketball team third place at the 2A District 5 tournament, and now the Rams wait for their regional pairing.
The Soroco High School boys basketball team held a slim lead late against Vail Christian in the district third-place game, but the Rams couldn't hang on in a 42-41 heartbreaking loss.
Some mental lapses on offense doomed the Soroco High School boys basketball team against 2A state power Meeker in Friday's district opener.
The Soroco High School girls basketball team lost just its third game of the season Friday night, this time to state-ranked Paonia in the district tournament opener.