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Battle Mountain's big 1st beats Steamboat

Another slow start sank the Steamboat Springs High School boys hockey team.

Soroco boys win at North Park

The Soroco High School boys basketball team got off to a slow start Tuesday, but it played strong for three quarters and came out of a road trip to North Park with a crucial win, 41-34.

Rams stomp North Park for 11th win

The Rams more than responded to adversity, walloping North Park, 70-17.

Englund leads ski jumpers

Nita Englund, who trained previously with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, put together the best weekend of ski jumping of her career at a World Cup event in Oberstdorf, Germany, Saturday and Sunday.

Steamboat snowboarders ride high at Copper

Steamboat Springs snowboarders competed at a United States of America Snowboard Association event Saturday and Sunday in snowboard and half-pipe competitions.

Berend strong at Continental Cup events

The U.S. Nordic combined Ski Team’s Continental Cup competitors had their best weekend of 2015 last weekend in Planica, Slovenia, where Ben Berend led the way with a 23rd place finish in the first competition.

Local skiers score high in Breck half-pipe

Payton McElhiney was tops among local competitors, winning the skier men’s 13-15 division by inserting the flat 540 spin he’d just learned.

Young freestylers compete at A-Basin

The group was led by Riley Hodges, who finished second in the girls U15 division of the Rocky Qualifier Series/Devo event.

Baden eighth in X Games after second chance in finals

Nik Baden did get a shot in the men's snowboarding slopestyle finals round at X Games.

Hayden boys fall at West Grand

The Hayden High School boys basketball team lost Friday night, 55-39 at West Grand.

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Chloe Kim smiles wide after winning a gold medal at the X Games in women's snowboarding super-pipe.

Arielle Gold flies above the half-pipe at X Games in Aspen on Saturday. Gold placed fourth in the event for the second consecutive year.

Steamboat's Nik Baden spins off a jump Friday during the men's snowboard slope-style elimination round at X Games in Aspen. Baden landed his run on that, his second try, and it was good enough to put him in the top eight, which would have qualified him for finals. He wasn't "in" long, however, as the next rider down bumped him to ninth, where he finished.

Taylor Gold spins above the crowd at X Games on Thursday night. The Steamboat Springs snowboarder couldn't advance out of the event's qualification round.

Arielle Gold flies through the air last month during an event at Copper Mountain. Gold will be one of a handful of athletes competing this week at the X Games in Aspen.

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