Ben Ingersoll

Sports and education reporter

Email: bingersoll@SteamboatToday.com Call: 970-871-4204

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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., and is new to Steamboat Springs. In his downtime, he enjoys traveling, hiking, college football and any fitness-related activity. 

Recent Stories

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South Routt 'super mom' recognized for health and wellness education

South Routt "super mom" Jaila Benjamin was recognized with the 2014 Healthy School Hero Award, presented by Colorado Action for Healthy Kids. She's a district parent deeply invested in all things wellness, and takes on a number of different roles each school year.

Officiating football as simple as loving the game, head ref says

The Northwest Colorado prep football region is in need of game officials for the upcoming season and beyond, a strenuous time commitment at times, one ref says, but worth it for those who love the game.

3 Steamboat Soccer Club squads grab championships in annual Mountain Tournament

Five Steamboat Springs Soccer Club squads reached Sunday's finals in their respective divisions at the 30th Mountain Soccer Tournament, with three teams hoisting finals trophies.

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Steamboat Rugby Club blasts Aspen, looks forward to Montana tourney next

The Steamboat Rugby Club team kept up its winning ways Saturday at Aspen, easily handling the road contest, 42-27, with a much-needed weekend off coming up.

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Steamboat Bike Park's Trevyn Newpher takes Enduro-X win

Steamboat Bike Park Manager Trevyn Newpher took home a win in the first Enduro-X series race of the season in the professional open men's class.

Sustainability Council to host panel about alternative transportation in the Yampa Valley

On Tuesday at the Steamboat Springs Community Center, the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council is hosting a panel discussion to analyze alternative forms of transportation and how it may affect the Northwest Colorado region in the near and distant future.

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Denver teenagers swap technology for environmental education

Six Denver high schoolers are trading technology for the environment as part of The Nature Conservancy's annual internship program in Routt County.

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Barbiers honor late family member in annual Tour de Steamboat

The annual Tour de Steamboat — complete with a long list of riders who each has their own unique story for entering the event — went off without a hitch Saturday, with roughly 700 cyclists benefiting four local groups.

Steamboat School Board votes to not sign field house agreement

The Steamboat Springs School Board voted, 3-1, on Thursday night to not sign the public-private field house agreement pitched by a pair of community members for nearly a year, citing long-term financial ramifications as being too great to risk the move.

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All-encompassing Steamboat Lake Sprint triathlon back for its 4th running

The Steamboat Lake Sprint triathlon is set to run its fourth year on Sunday in scenic North Routt County. The spring format features a half-mile swim, 12.4-mile ride and 3.5-mile run.

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Jake Robbins, 14, throws in a heater Friday afternoon in the Oklahoma Naturals' game against the HG Rangers, of Dripping Springs, Texas, in the opening round of the Triple Crown Steamboat World Series U14 bracket.

Steamboat Rugby Club's Nigel Hammond carries against Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in last weekend's Cow Pie Classic Rugby Tournament. Hammond and Steamboat ripped off a 42-27 road win Saturday against Aspen to clinch a home spot in the league championships.

Trevyn Newpher hoists his $500 check for winning the opening weekend of the Enduro-X race series at the downhill park at Steamboat Ski Area.

Student-interns Victor Germain, 19, and Brandon Hua, 17, get a quick quiz on weeds from University of Redlands student Anyssa Haberkorn on Friday at the Carpenter Ranch outside Hayden.

A group of student-interns from the Denver School of Science and Technology measure four soil evapotransportation levels Friday at the Carpenter Ranch outside Hayden.

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