Ben Ingersoll

Sports and education reporter

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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. 

Recent Stories

Steamboat Living: Things Steamboaters should know

No matter how long you’ve been here, there are certain things you ought to know how to do living in Steamboat. We’re not talking the obvious how to ski or bike, but the more intrinsic things to have in your seasonal arsenal here in Ski Town USA. No masters ourselves, we combed the valley floor for tips from experts to help ease the learning curve.

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Ken Rogers settling in as new manager at South Routt Medical Center

The recently renovated South Routt Medical Center has been operating without a manager since its doors reopened earlier this year. Since Oct. 20, 10-year Oak Creek resident Ken Rogers has filled that void, bringing in roughly 40 years of medical and business experience.

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Steamboat seniors aiming to kill Glenwood Springs' playoff push

The Steamboat Springs High School football team doesn't look like it's playoff bound, but the Sailors have a prime opportunity to play the spoiler role when Glenwood Springs visits this Friday on Senior Night.

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Soroco football left out of 8-man playoffs

The Soroco High School football team didn't make the 16-team 8-man playoffs, announced Sunday by the Colorado High School Activities Association.

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Top 4 performances of the weekend in Routt County high school sports

Hayden volleyball concludes season with big win over rivals and Sailors girls cross country takes 9th place at 4A state championship.

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Piecing it together: Excavators working quickly to get Howelsen Hill ready for ski season

Howelsen Hill suffered a major mud slide this spring stemming from wetter-than-usual weather last fall. Now, the city with input from the Winter Sports Club is on a dash effort to fix the ski area before snow falls.

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Soroco football trounces rival Hayden by 37 in regular-season finale

Soroco High School football blasted cross-county rival Hayden Friday night, 43-6, and now the Rams await their possible 8-man playoff fate.

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Best of the Boat: Powder Tools wins best snowboard shop

What once served as a tiny storefront, Powder Tools has blossomed into Steamboat Springs' one-stop snowboarder's dream shop.

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Best of the Boat: SmartWool wins best local product

SmartWool may be global, but the company's managing team couldn't find a better place to call home than Steamboat Springs.

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Best of the Boat: Ski Haus wins best ski shop

Independently owned since 1969, Ski Haus has been delivering the highest-quality skis to locals and visitors for decades.

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Ken Rogers officially took over as South Routt Medical Center's new manager Oct. 20, bringing in decades of medical and business experience with him.

Steamboat Springs seniors like Devin Scanlon have a chance to finish the season .500 and put Glenwood Springs' playoff chances in serious jeopardy when the Demons visit Gardner Field on Friday night for Senior Night.

Soroco High School football coach Josef Keller and the Rams found out they didn't make the 8-man state playoffs Sunday. Soroco ended its season with a 37-point win against rival Hayden on Friday, and it will be Keller's last game as Rams coach, he announced afterward.

Soroco High School junior Storm Veilleux turns the corner on the Hayden defense in the Rams' 43-6 win versus the Tigers on Friday night. It proved to be Soroco's final game of the season after not being selected to the 8-man playoffs Sunday.

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club ski jumpers Erik Belshaw, Gunnar Gilbertson and Bridger Carlton head up the magic carpet toward the top of the jumps at Howelsen Hill on Sunday. Other jumpers were on hand for the club's annual mini camp before cargo nets were placed on the jumps in preparation for the soon-to-come snow.

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