Ben Ingersoll

Sports and education reporter

Email: Call: 970-871-4204

Photo of Ben Ingersoll

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

Tease photo

New Soroco ag program designed to create work-ready students

Soroco High School is jump starting its new agriculture certificate program, a concurrent-enrollment plan that allows graduates to more readily enter the workforce or gain credits toward two- or four-year degrees.

The Record for Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

1:32 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious vehicle at Howelsen Hill. The car was parked by the volleyball courts, and when officers checked on it everything was fine.

Tease photo

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

Mitch McCannon scored touchdowns on the ground, through the air and on defense in the fourth quarter of Sailors football's 47-26 homecoming win against Grand Junction Central.

Tease photo

Former SSHS player King leading middle school volleyball program to new heights

Former Steamboat Springs High School volleyball standout Tara King now is leading the middle school program, building the girls into not only promising young players but young women, as well.

Tease photo

Steamboat volleyball smacks Delta, sets up showdown with Battle Mountain

The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team is 12-0 with a sweep of Delta on Saturday, setting up a pair of huge contests at Battle Mountain on Thursday and at home against Montrose on Saturday.

Tease photo

Salyer leads Sailors soccer to blowout against visiting Glenwood Springs

The Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer team coasted by visiting Glenwood Springs on Saturday to the tune of seven goals from four different players in a 7-1 homecoming rout.

Tease photo

Pesky Palisade gives Sailors volleyball mild scare

The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team is 11-0, but visiting Palisade didn't make it easy, beating the Sailors in the first set and pushing them to the final point in every other one thereafter.

Tease photo

Sailors use huge 4th quarter to run past Grand Junction Central on homecoming

The Steamboat Springs High School football team improved to 3-2 with a big fourth-quarter victory over Grand Junction Central on the Sailors' homecoming Friday night.

Tease photo

Steamboat 4 prepping for state finals at Pueblo's Walking Stick Golf Course

The Steamboat Springs High School golf team is feeling relaxed just a few days before teeing off at the 4A state championship at Pueblo's Walking Stick Golf Course Monday and Tuesday. The Sailors are one of eight teams who qualified a full four-man squad.

Tease photo

Game of the week: Sailors' homecoming presents big chances for teams to get ahead

Homecoming week on the Steamboat Springs High School campus means a host of activities and distractions for Sailors sports teams competing this weekend, but it also means plenty of opportunities to make big moves in their respective league standings.

More stories

Recent photos

A pair of Soroco High School students get to work on welding projects in their power mechanics class. Thanks to big grants from the USDA and the Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board, students at the school can earn a certificate in agriculture science and get college credits in the process.

Soroco High School senior Kyle Veile works on a welding project in his power mechanics class. Around 15 students are currently enrolled in the school's concurrent enrollment program, earning college credits and working on an agriculture science certificate.

New Soroco agriculture certificate program concurrent enrollment teacher Meghan Munter, right, quizzes senior Belle Horn on rudiment stomach parts. The high school agriculture program received more than $186,000 in grants to launch the program that will help students be more workforce ready and gain college credits early.

Steamboat Springs junior Jack Salyer netted a hat trick Saturday against Glenwood Springs. The Sailors blew out the Demons, 7-1.

Steamboat Springs' Riley Wilkinson and Erica Yaw helped anchor a Sailors front line that stifled visiting Delta on Saturday.

More photos