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Steamboat soccer opens season with win

The Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team got the best start it could have imagined to the start of its season, scoring three quick goals en route to a 5-4 victory Thursday against Glenwood Springs.

Golds qualify for finals at U.S. Open

Taylor Gold and Arielle Gold both rode well enough Thursday in the U.S. Open half-pipe qualification round to earn a spot in Saturday's finals.

Nordic athletes top of the heap

Avery Harrington claimed the overall U14 girls Rocky Mountain Nordic division season championship last weekend, leading the way for another strong weekend of skiing for Nordic athletes.

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Racers scream down Steamboat Ski Area

Colby Lange and Nellie Rose Talbot emerged as the fastest racers in Wednesday’s super-G event, the second race of the U16 Rocky/Central Alpine Skiing Championships in Steamboat Springs.

Zetzman wins at Big Mountain event

Bryce Zetzman led the way for one of the newest teams in the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, winning the 12-14 boys division of the International Freeskiers and Snowboards Association Big Mountain event in Winter Park last weekend.

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Slopestylers shine at Vail event

A pack of a dozen Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club freestyle skiers closed out the United States of America Snowboard Association season in style, showing well at a slopestyle event in Vail last weekend.

Gold hoping to spin his way to U.S. Open repeat

Taylor Gold doesn't need a new trick to shine in the snowboarding world, he's hoping to land one, anyway.

Vail strong in Day 1 downhill

The U16 Rocky/Central Regional Championships kicked off in Steamboat Springs on a snowy Tuesday with the boys and girls downhill on Vagabond at Steamboat Ski Area.

Reiter races to second in World Cup

Justin Reiter flew to a second-place finish racing Sunday at an Alpine snowboarding World Cup event in Japan, capping a strong weekend of racing from Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club racers.

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Freestylers wildly successful in weekend comps

Dyer wins men's Nor-Am championship, Cota second at World Cup

It was a wildly successful weekend for local freestyle moguls skiers. Ryan Dyer locked up the NorAm championship. Lane Stoltzner won a NorAm event, and Jeremy Cota was second in a World Cup competition.

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Steamboat Springs skier Cole Puckett roars down the Sitz/See Me run at Steamboat Ski Area on Thursday during a giant slalom race at the U16 Rocky/Central Alpine Skiing Championships. Puckett logged the best finish of a Steamboat skier of the event so far, placing eighth. Vail again got the best of the action, claiming the top six spots. Colby Lange won. Bridger Gile was second and Jacob Dilling third. Trey Seymour was 17th for Steamboat, Sam Frackowiak 24th and Chase Seymour 25th. The girls take on the same GS course Friday.

Steamboat Springs skier Sam Frackowiak flies down the Vagabond run at Steamboat Ski Area Wednesday during the super-G race of the U16 Rocky/Central Alpine Skiing Championships. He placed 24th in the event.

Steamboat Springs welcomed two big ski events to town Tuesday night in a very Steamboat way, with fireworks and snow. The opening ceremonies for both the U16 Rocky/Central Junior Alpine Skiing Championships and the Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Junior Nationals took place at Howelsen Hill. The Alpine event began Tuesday with a downhill race. The ski jumping and Nordic combined event gets underway with competitions Thursday.

Coming out of Steamboat Springs High School, Christi Valicenti had the tennis game to play many different places. Division III Lake Forest College proved to be the perfect fit.

Cory Snyder skis Tuesday in the 2015 FIS Telemark World Championship in Steamboat Springs.

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