Joel Reichenberger

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Steamboat looks to keep streak alive against Huskies

The Steamboat Springs High School football team has beaten Battle Mountain each of the past four seasons, but it’s rarely been easy. Last year’s win, in Steamboat, came only after the Huskies turned the ball over six times, including on the decisive play, an interception in the end zone. It’s with those close games in mind that Steamboat travels to Edwards on Friday to open its season.

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Sailors swamp Bulldogs to open volleyball season

With a flurry of hard hits and plenty of big digs, the Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team showed Thursday it’s still at the top of the heap in Northwest Colorado.

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Rams bullish as football season starts

Soroco football coach Dick Dudas has high hopes for his team as it starts its season this weekend with a trip to Caliche.

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Sailors plan to rebuild, hope to repeat

High school athletics programs lose their stars as regularly as aspen trees lose their leaves, so there’s nothing inherently unique about that storyline for the Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team as it prepares to start the 2016 season.

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Baden sixth in season-opening Aussie event

It may be time to start thinking about winter in Steamboat Springs, but local snowboarder Nik Baden is already knee deep in the season, and Wednesday, he recorded a strong finish at his first slopestyle snowboarding event of the season.

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Sailors swing to second on home turf

Steamboat Springs High School senior Nolan Sankey struggled in a big way in this season's first action, but he was sharp Tuesday playing at Haymaker Golf Course in Steamboat, helping lead his squad to a strong finish.

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Local racers shine at Steamboat Triathlon

Annual race sustains nearly 40-percent drop in athletes

They dove into a cold Lake Catamount early Sunday morning but that 66-degree water didn’t slow local athletes at the Steamboat Triathlon.

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Youth rodeo provides bumps and bucks at fair

Organizers would like to see rodeo return to the Routt County Fair in a big way but settled Sunday for a junior rodeo that saw plenty of bucks and a few big bumps.

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Big bucks rule at Fair bull riding

Hayden's Chad Day hasn't dedicated himself to bull riding for more than 20 years. That hasn't stopped the 39-year old cowboy from giving his favorite "hobby" a spin every summer.

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Booco looking for his sunset

Family, injuries force Hayden bull rider to consider retirement

Jake Booco can make himself say the word, but he can’t quite bring himself to commit to it. After a long career in professional bull riding, he's considering retirement.

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Steamboat Springs sophomore Anna Allsberry falls away after knocking a kill past the Moffat County block on Thursday. Steamboat beat it's Northwest Colorado rival in three sets.

Steamboat Springs High School football coach Lonn Clementson works on special teams with his squad on Thursday. The team opens its season Friday on the road at Battle Mountain.

Steamboat Springs High School volleyball coach Wendy Hall serves up a ball Wednesday during practice with her team. The Sailors enter the season defending Western Slope League champions, but graduated the vast majority of the players who made that season possible. The team starts its season at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at home against Moffat County.

Steamboat Springs High School sophomore Jack Rotermund watches a drive soar Tuesday at Haymaker Golf Course in Steamboat Springs.

Steamboat senior Jack McNamara chips his ball out of the weeds Tuesday at Haymaker Golf Course. Despite that one errant shot, he carded a strong round, tying for 23rd place.

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