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

Girls again set the pace for Sailors XC at Liberty Bell

Paced again by strong performances on the girls side, the Steamboat Springs High School cross-country team took on one of the biggest meets in Colorado on Friday at the Liberty Bell Invitational.

Soroco volleyball rebounds from Friday loss to stomp De Beque

Soroco High School volleyball went 1-1 on the weekend, losing on the road to North Park on Friday, 3-1, before a quick rebound match against De Beque, an easy 3-0 win Saturday.

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Rifle no match for undefeated Steamboat volleyball

The Sailors volleyball team is rolling along to one of its best season starts in the last 15 years. After a dominant win at Rifle on Saturday, Steamboat is 8-0 and has set itself up for a big-time match at 7-1 Eagle Valley on Thursday.

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1st Latino NFL player's Steamboat family remember grandfather during Hispanic Heritage Month

Ignacio Molinet enjoyed a short-lived National Football League career. But as the first Hispanic-American professional player, his legacy is well recognized in the NFL Hall of Fame, and some of his grandchildren reside in Steamboat Springs.

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

Steamboat Springs High School quarterback Zach Holm is getting things done in 2014 with his legs after a pair of scores Friday night at Battle Mountain.

Hayden football hammers Longmont Christian by 38 points for 1st win

Hayden High School finally got to beat up on an opponent Friday night, winning big, 44-6, against Longmont Christian to improve to 1-2 on the season.

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Sailors foursome is set to take on 4A regionals on Tuesday

The Steamboat Springs High School golf team has its foursome assembled for Tuesday's 4A regional tournament at Durango's Hillcrest Golf Club, and the team may be more talented than anything Sailors coach Steve Dodson has had to date, he says.

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Sports briefs: Sailors volleyball still perfect after league opener

The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team is still undefeated. After a small test at Summit, the Sailors walked away with another straight-sets win, their fifth in a row.

Hayden volleyball pushes 5A Fruita Monument to 5 sets

Hayden High School volleyball was a fifth-set contest away from tasting victory Wednesday night at 5A Fruita Monument, but couldn't finish the deal, falling to 0-4.

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Steamboat soccer opens pivotal stretch at home with traditional rival Centaurus

Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer will renew its friendly rivalry with Centaurus on Saturday at Gardner Field, a nearly two-decade-old tradition that begins with a joint team dinner the night before.

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The youth choir performed "Lord I Lift Your Name on High" during the prelude music for the dedication of the new Holy Name Catholic Church.

Hundreds of guests and dozens of musicians helped open the new Holy Name Catholic Church in downtown Steamboat Springs on Sunday for its dedication.

The Rev. Samuel J. Aquila, archbishop of Denver, dedicated the brand-new Holy Name Catholic Church.

The dedication of the new Holy Name Catholic Church drew an enormous crowd Sunday. The Rev. Samuel J. Aquila, archbishop of Denver, led the afternoon Mass.

Deacon Bill Ertmer blesses the new Holy Name Catholic Church on Sunday in downtown Steamboat.

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