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Ben Ingersoll

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Steamboat girls tennis garners positive results against stiff competition

Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis players snagged six singles wins and eight doubles wins at day one of the Grand Junction Tournament on Friday. Tournament play will resume Saturday.

Sailors baseball opens season with huge road wins

Steamboat Springs High School baseball got its season off to a hot start Friday, earning a pair of blowout wins over Glenwood Springs and Middle Park.

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SSWSC cross-country team wraps up Junior Nationals in Vermont

The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club cross-country skiers wrapped up Junior Nationals during the weekend while the freestyle team looks toward its championships in April.

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Bollinger embraces 1st year and future challenges with NW BOCES

Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services Executive Director is settling into her first year guiding her staff and adjusting for the future.

NW BOCES to split special ed director into 2 positions next year

The Northwest Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services will split its lone special education director role into two separate positions next school year to help facilitate the cooperative's large geographical area.

South Routt superintendent to resign at end of 2013-14 school year

South Routt School District Superintendent Scott Mader will not live out the final year of his contract and instead will resign when the 2013-14 school year is complete.

Hayden School District still seeking community input for superintendent hiring process

Applications are due on March 17 for community members interested in having direct input to Hayden School District's ongoing superintendent hiring process.

Lanning recognized as WSL honorable mention all-league; Soroco girls at state Friday

Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball junior Matthew Lanning was recognized earlier this week as a 4A Western Slope honorable all-league performer.

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New Sailors LAX coach hopes team effort spells championship season

The Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse season begins Saturday at Glenwood Springs under first-year coach Jay Lattimore.

Sailors' senior duo named 1st-team All-League

Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball's two seniors Carter Kounovsky and Zach Dunklin garnered first-team All-Western Slope League honors Tuesday.

State superintendents seek to restore $275M in public school funds from Colorado Legislature

On Feb. 10, the majority of Colorado schools districts' superintendents penned a letter to Gov. John Hickenlooper and the General Assembly requesting $275 million for public schools.

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NHL alumni to team up with local players at Howelsen for youth hockey benefit game

Local hockey players will have their chance to play with and against former NHLers in a Detroit Red Wings alumni charity game planned for March at Howelsen Ice Arena to benefit the Steamboat Springs Youth Hockey Association.

World languages survey may be readministered at parent-teacher conferences

Steamboat Springs School District may re-administer the world languages survey it issued in 2013-14, because the survey didn't yield a high number of responses.

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Colorado high school hockey could split into two classes

High school hockey in Colorado could see a shift from one group of teams vying for a single state championship to two separate classifications — a 4A and 5A type of order.

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Rams to take on Sangre de Cristo in 1st round of state playoffs

The Soroco High School girls basketball team drew 16-5 Sangre de Cristo as its first-round opponent in the state playoff bracket, which was released Sunday afternoon.

School district's world languages survey yields results but little participation

At Monday's Steamboat Springs School District Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Brad Meeks and the board will review results from the 2013-14 world languages survey taken by parents and students.

1st SnowSports Industries America certificate class graduates from CMC

Colorado Mountain College is offering a new ski and snowboard business certification program that in the coming months and semester will grow drastically in size.

Soroco girls drop district finale, state tourney next

It wasn't the District Tournament showing the Soroco High School girls baskebtall team was looking for, but the Rams still have the state tournament coming up and their coach believes the weekend taught his young team some valuable lessons.

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Steamboat girls tennis kicks off season with solid home-openers

Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis kicked off the 2014 season with solid performances at home against visiting Boulder and Evergreen on Friday and Saturday.

Steamboat's 18-win season comes to an end at No. 2 Sand Creek

It was a season that produced 18 wins and a second-round state playoff contest, but Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball couldn’t overcome Friday night’s road test at No. 2-seed Sand Creek.

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Meeker's huge second half overpowers Soroco girls hoops at districts

Soroco High School girls basketball couldn't turn a stellar first half into a win, falling to district top-seed Meeker, 62-45.

Steamboat School Board approves bond refinance; bids expected within the month

The Steamboat Springs School District Board of Education approved in Wednesday's special meeting the motion to refinance two separate bonds worth around $12.7 million total.

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Soroco girls and Steamboat boys to face Colorado's best Friday

Soroco High School girls and Steamboat Springs High School boys are the remaining two Routt County hoops squads left in the playoffs, and both have big challenges on Friday.

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Steamboat boys basketball advances in state playoffs with wild 2OT finish

Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball advanced to the second round of the state playoffs with a thrilling 40-38 double-overtime win against Sierra on Wednesday night.

Hayden boys hoops season ends at Rangely

The Hayden boys basketball team — riding a remarkable run throughout the past four games, with just five players in uniform — dropped a nail-biter Tuesday against Rangely, 37-36.

Soroco boys basketball can't overcome No. 2 Paonia

On Tuesday, Paonia downed Soroco, 67-59, knocking them out of a shot to play district tournament games in their home gymnasium.

Soroco girls basketball blows out West Grand, advances to districts

The Soroco High School girls basketball team is still alive after a dominant home win against West Grand on Tuesday night.

Sailors girls hoops loses overtime heartbreaker at Falcon

The Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team lost its state playoff first-round game at Falcon on Tuesday night in wild fashion.

Tough Paonia squad sinks Hayden girls basketball at districts

The Hayden High School girls basketball team's season ended with a 55-28 loss at Paonia in Tuesday night's district tournament pigtail game.

Steamboat School Board to look at refinancing $12.7 million in bonds

During a special meeting Wednesday, the Steamboat Springs School District Board of Education will vote whether or not to refinance two general obligation bonds, which could save taxpayers more than $500,000.

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4 Steamboat girls named to MSGHL All-League team

Four Steamboat Springs girls youth hockey players were selected to their respective All-League teams this weekend, including one unanimous selection.

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Soroco girls host Tuesday; all other 2A teams travel for district tournament's 1st round

Of the four Routt County 2A District 5 boys and girls basketball squads, the Soroco girls are the only team that will host a district tournament play-in game Tuesday.

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Sailors boys basketball locks in home playoff game; girls must travel

Both Steamboat Springs High School basketball teams are heading to the state playoffs. The Sailors girls travel to Falcon on Tuesday, and the boys host Sierra on Wednesday.

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Leg amputation doesn't slow cancer survivor's Paralympic dreams

The Sunshine Kids program is in Steamboat this week, and one snowboarder is riding through a 2011 leg amputation with Paralympic aspirations.

Durango sinks Steamboat girls to 6th place at districts

Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball fell to sixth place in its district tournament finale Saturday, losing to Durango, 54-30.

No. 2 Lewis-Palmer ends Steamboat hockey's season

Steamboat Springs High School hockey wasn't able to avoid a first-round exit from the state playoffs Friday night, losing to Lewis-Palmer, 6-2.

Sailors boys win, await state playoff seeding

Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball picked up win No. 17 Saturday with a 45-27 victory against Delta in the district tournament's fifth/sixth-place game.

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Cozzens, Graham lead Hayden girls to victory against North Park

The Hayden High School girls basketball team rode a pair of strong fourth-quarter performances from Kara Cozzens and Chancey Graham to a win against North Park on Saturday.

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Hayden boys steal overtime win, snag No. 6 district seed

Hayden High School boys basketball is suddenly a winner of four-straight games after knocking off North Park in overtime Saturday, 55-49.

Sailors girls finally beat Delta, qualify for state playoffs

Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball is state playoff-bound after a 42-39 win against Delta in the second round of the district tournament Friday.

Sailors boys avoid district tourney exit with win

Steamboat boys basketball avoided an exit from the district tournament with its 15-point win against Cortez on Friday night.

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Soroco girls score 72 in season-finale win against Hayden

Soroco girls basketball closed out its regular season with a 24-point win against league rival Hayden on Friday night.

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Short-handed Tigers stun cross-county rival Soroco

Hayden boys basketball stunned Soroco Friday night, knocking off its county rival with just five players in uniform, 39-37.

Steamboat girls basketball can't maintain wire-to-wire lead, loses in 1st round

The Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team couldn't finish the job Thursday night, losing to Montrose, 42-39, in the first round of the district tournament.

Sailors boys district championship hopes dashed by Palisade

The Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team fumbled its shot at a district championship, losing to Palisade by 13 Thursday night.

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Soroco senior duo can add to school's deep wrestling legacy

Soroco's pair of senior wrestlers heading to today's state wrestling tournament want to leave a long list of Rams legacy on the mat.

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Hayden senior trio plays for the love of the game

For years, Hayden High School boys basketball was dominant. This season isn't one of those times, but the Tigers' three seniors are still enjoying their final ride together.

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3 Sailors wrestlers looking to live out goal for gold

Three Steamboat Springs High School wrestlers battled through 4A's toughest region to qualify for this weekend's state tournament in Denver.

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Hayden wrestlers want to make noise at state tournament

Hayden High School is sending four wrestlers to this weekend's state tournament in Denver, the most of any Routt County school.

Annual summer Mainstreet Farmers Market jumping over to 7th Street

Mainstreet Steamboat is moving its annual Mainstreet Farmers Market from its former Sixth Street location to Seventh Street between Lincoln Avenue and Yampa Street this summer.