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

Freshman Burger does it again for Sailors cross country

Tatum Burger paced all Steamboat Springs High School cross country runners in Saturday's Moffat County Invitational, winning the girls 5,000-meter course. Five Sailors placed in the girls top 10, and two Steamboat boys were top-10 finishers.

Sailors soccer back in win column with late-goal victory over Palmer Ridge

The Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer team snapped a small losing streak, beating Palmer Ridge on the road, 3-2, to improve to 4-2-1 overall heading back into Western Slope League play.

SSHS No. 3 singles player Charlie Smith takes gold at Littleton Tennis Invitational

The Steamboat Springs High School boys tennis team was in Littleton this weekend competing in its final tournament of the 2014 season. The Sailors will be at home Saturday before regional play ramps up.

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Niedl, Gollnick own summer Running Series after final event at Emerald

The Steamboat Springs Running Series wrapped up its summer season Saturday morning with the Emerald Mountain Trail 5K and 12K runs. Steamboat's Harry Niedl and Heather Gollnick were the men's and women's overall season champions.

Steamboat football roughed up at No. 2 Delta

The No. 2 Delta Panthers humbled the Steamboat Springs High School football team Friday night, beating the Sailors, 55-0.

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Huge first quarter powers Hayden football past Justice

Hayden High School football improved to 2-2 on a big Friday night, blasting visiting Justice, 56-20, thanks in large part to big first-quarter plays from senior Jack Redmond and junior Garrett Camilletti.

West Grand sinks Soroco volleyball in four sets

Soroco High School volleyball dropped to 6-3 overall this season and is 3-2 in league play after a four-set loss to visiting West Grand Friday night.

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Steamboat volleyball pushed to the brink but stays perfect at Eagle Valley

The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team was challenged like never before Thursday night at Eagle Valley, but the Sailors pulled through a five-set thriller to improve to 9-0.

Hayden School Board votes in favor of putting property tax renewal issue on November ballot

The Hayden School Board voted Aug. 20 to officially ask local voters to approve a renewal of the district's 2010 property tax increase in November. The tax that generates more than $321,000 annually for its district.

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Game of the week: Steamboat volleyball heads to Eagle Valley for big test

Devils 1 of league's best despite losing coach to car crash in July

Steamboat Springs High School volleyball is 8-0, but the Sailors will get their stiffest challenge to date at Eagle Valley Thursday. The Devils are 7-2, after pushing through losing their coach in a car accident over the summer.

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Maggie Congdon heads toward her first-place finish in the women's 5K during Saturday morning's Emerald Mountain Trail Run.

Watkins Fulk-Gray springs to the finish Saturday morning at the Emerald Mountain Trail Run. Fulk-Gray won the men's 12K.

Emerald Mountain School student Tinsley Moore, 8, throws on her medal after the Emerald Mountain Trail Run kids 1-miler Saturday morning.

Harry Niedl, the Steamboat Springs Running Series' four-time men's champion, makes a steady climb in the early going of the Emerald Mountain Trail Run Saturday morning.

Tessa the dog gets some cardio in during the Emerald Mountain Trail Run Saturday morning.

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