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. In his downtime, he enjoys traveling, hiking, college football and any fitness-related activity. 

Recent Stories

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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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Deep girls side anchors Steamboat Swim Team in Aspen

The Steamboat Springs Swim Team finished fourth overall at the Ned Mechling Memorial Aspen Invitational on Oct. 11 and 12, anchored by big performances from across all girls age groups.

High school sports weekend preview, Oct. 24 to 25

Steamboat Springs High School volleyball looks to close out its regular-season schedule on a strong note, while the Hayden and Soroco volleyball squads get tough draws in this weekend's district tournament.

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

The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team had a big night Thursday after beating Moffat County, 3-1, then finding out that the Sailors suddenly are tied atop the 4A Western Slope League.

Sailors boys soccer makes 4A state playoffs as No. 29 seed

The Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer team narrowly made the 4A state playoffs. The 32-team bracket was announced Sunday, and the No. 29 Sailors will travel to No. 4 D'Evelyn on Wednesday.

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Oak Creek woman completes her 1st 100-mile ultra race

Of course, Oak Creek resident Melissa Uchitelle-Rogers was going to cry. Nearly 58 years old, the frequent 50-mile runner and 1986 Kona Ironman finisher has had her eye on the coveted-yet-rarely-tried 100-mile ultra distance for a long time.

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Hayden High School senior Tanner Guire plunges into the Soroco defense Friday night. Despite the Tigers' 43-6 loss, Guire finished with 165 rushing yards and a touchdown.

Soroco High School football coach Josef Keller — flanked by seniors Micah Gibbons and Carl Rossi — addresses his team after their 43-6 win against rival Hayden on Friday night in Oak Creek.

Hayden High School senior Tanner Guire turns the corner in the second half of the Tigers' 43-6 loss at Soroco on Friday night. It was Hayden's season finale.

Soroco High School junior Storm Veilleux looks for some room to run in the first half of the Rams' big 43-6 win against their rivals from Hayden on Friday night in Oak Creek. Soroco now waits on its playoff fate, which will be announced after the weekend.

A tractor moves to spread out dirt and patch Howelsen Hill back together last week. As a result of a mud slide in the spring, the city with a little help from the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club have been moving quickly this month to get the ski hill back in shape for snowmaking next weekend and skiing in a month.

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