Joel Reichenberger

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Sailor grads shine on college lax stage

Two earn All-America honors playing for CU

A pair of Steamboat Springs graduates playing on the University of Colorado men's club lacrosse team earned All-America honors from the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association.

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Kim Hess, Chhiring Dorje Sherpa reach Everest summit

Steamboat Springs mountain climber Kim Hess reached the summit of Mount Everest on Sunday morning. Chhiring Dorje Sherpa made it Thursday.

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On again, off again: Schwartz, Steamboat athletes strive for U.S. team

This month's U.S. team announcements meant great news for some local skiers and snowboarders and bad news for some others. Moguls skier Sophia Schwartz was on the bad news side, but she said she's intent on continuing her career.

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Fletcher, foundation thriving after USSA award

Skiing helped Bryan Fletcher as he bounced back from leukemia, which he was originally diagnosed with at the age of 3. Now, he wants to help other children bounce back, as well, and the foundation he helped found for that purpose, ccThrive, netted a big award last week from the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association.

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End of the road: Sailors fall in state quarterfinals

The best season of Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer in the past 15 years came to an end Thursday night, the Sailors shedding tears and sharing hugs with teammates, friends and family as the sun set at Lewis-Palmer High School.

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Sailors hope to party like it's 1999

Seventeen years ago, the Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team met Lewis-Palmer in the state quarterfinals game that shares eerie similarities with the task the team faces Thursday. The Sailors hope the similarities prove more than superficial.

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Plans aplenty for graduating athletes

It wasn’t a case of a dream lost for Steamboat Springs High School senior Finn O’Connell. It was more a case of a dream swapped.

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Club considered the "gold" standard

The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club is certified golden, at least in the eyes of the United States Ski and Snowboard Association.

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Sailors finished at state tennis

The season ended Friday for the Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis team, a day short of a medal at the Class 4A state tennis tournament in Pueblo.

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Haymaker Golf Course set to open for season

The phone rings every day until the callers finally get what they want, Tom Taylor explained. This week, the head Haymaker Golf Course pro was finally able to give them the answer they wanted. The course opens for the season bright and early Friday.

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Steamboat Springs skier Sophia Schwartz skis in March at the U.S. Freestyle Nationals moguls event in Steamboat Springs. After a breakout season in 2014, Schwartz's results diminished and earlier this month she was dropped from the U.S. Ski Team. She said she's not done with the sport, however.

Lewis-Palmer's Brianna Alger dances around the ball as Steamboat sophomore Keelan Vargas tries to keep pace Thursday. Alger, one of the top scoring players in the state, made it through Steamboat's defense on the play for her only goal of the game.

Steamboat coach Rob Bohlmann offers some comfort to his team after the Sailors lost, 3-0, in the quarterfinal round of the playoffs against top seed Lewis-Palmer.

Steamboat coach Rob Bohlmann coaches his team during halftime of Thursday's playoff game against Lewis-Palmer.

Steamboat's Brooke Buchanan tries to kick her way to the ball Thursday against Lewis-Palmer.

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