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

Recent Stories

Steamboat Springs School Board hears presentation on strategic planning

The Steamboat Springs School Board listened to a presentation Monday night on strategic planning and how it could possibly affect the district's future. It also unanimously adopted its strategic anchors after a months-long discussion.

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Heritage Christian students set to perform semi-annual musical

Heritage Christian School first- through sixth-graders are putting on a Western-themed play titled "Jonah's Druthers," which will be performed at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Steamboat AAU, rec program partner for inaugural tournament

High Altitude club basketball in Steamboat partnered with the local recreation league to put on the city's first fifth- and sixth-grade basketball club tournament during the weekend. The program also is exploring girls AAU basketball.

Hayden names Cripple Creek's Vader new superintendent

The Hayden School District named Trudy Vader — the current principal at Cripple Creek-Victor Junior-Senior High School — its new superintendent for 2014-15 and beyond.

Montessori charter school eyes 2015-16 implementation

A group of parents is in the initial stages of establishing Steamboat's first Montessori charter school after the public-school program was closed fully before the 2013-14 school year.

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Soda Creek students turn Cardboard Classic into engineering project

For one group of youngsters at the 34th annual Cardboard Classic, the friendly competition was converted into the students' first taste at real engineering.

Errors plaguing Steamboat baseball

Steamboat Springs High School baseball opened the season 5-2 but went 0-4 in its weekend doubleheaders, dropping the Sailors below .500 for the first time this season.

Sailors boys LAX pounds Grand Junction, remains undefeated

Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse remained undefeated with a 10-1 win Friday night at Grand Junction.

Dominant singles play can't notch Sailors tennis win at Lakewood

The Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis team couldn't ride three straight singles wins into doubles play, falling at Lakewood Friday, 4-3.

Sailors girls lacrosse makes leaps in loss at Grand Junction

The Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team fell, 18-7, against Grand Junction on the road Friday night.

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Youngsters take center stage during the chorus of Heritage Christian School's latest play, "Jonah's Druthers."

Heritage Christian School fourth-grader Bowden Tumminello rehearses his lead-role lines of the school's latest play, "Jonah's Druthers."

Jada Krieger, a Heritage Christian School sixth-grader, goes through Monday's dress rehearsal at Heritage Christian, preparing for Wednesday's performance of "Jonah's Druthers."

Bailey Iacovetto, from left, Bethany Leader and Bowden Tumminello rehearse their roles in Heritage Christian School's latest play, "Jonah's Druthers," which they will perform at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

"The Maestro" Eric Stein wore some traditional Western attire when he braved the cold water at the Splashdown Pond Skim on Sunday at Steamboat Ski Area.

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