Joel Reichenberger

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Dreams denied: Local wrestlers come up just short at state tournament

They came close, oh so close, but Saturday night's championship finals at the state wrestling tournament in Denver's Pepsi Center proved to be magical for someone else.

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Steamboat hockey waits on playoff bracket

The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team wrapped up its regular season with a big win Friday night, knocking off Summit, 5-0, at home in Howelsen Ice Arena. Now, it awaits its playoff assignment.

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3 to tangle for titles at state wrestling

Three county athletes tangle for titles at state wrestling tournament.

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6 local wrestlers advance at state

Soroco, Hayden 4-0, Steamboat 2-3 in opening round

Six local high school wrestlers won their opening round matches Thursday at the state wrestling tournament in Denver.

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Meet Routt County's state wrestlers

Nine wrestlers from Steamboat Springs, Soroco and Hayden high schools are headed to Denver for the state wrestling tournament.

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Heartbroken a year ago, Tigers' senior hopes to make hay at state wrestling

Heartbroken a year ago, Tigers' senior hopes to make hay at state

Hayden's Christian Carson had plans to wrestle for the state title last year but lost in the semifinals. He didn't recover quickly and lost his next two consolation matches, as well. He said he's a better wrestler this year, and he's more prepared for the bumps that may come his way at the state tournament. He's one of nine local wrestlers headed to Denver for the championships.

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Sailors set to play for 1st place

The Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team could have fallen to fourth in the Western Slope League if things had gone awry during a Tuesday home game against Rifle. Instead, the team took care of business and will play at home Thursday for a share of the league title.

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Athletes set to hit Bashor halfpipe

There almost wasn't going to be a halfpipe this winter, but a summer decision ensured there would be one, and now, that pipe will play host to skiers and riders from around the region for an event this weekend.

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Steamboat boys slow down, jump into 1st

The Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball has bounced back into the Western Slope League hunt thanks to a big increase in scoring, but Tuesday the Sailors picked a big win in that league thanks to their ability to play slowed down.

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Steamboat girls shoot to avoid winless season in final game

It would seem like there wouldn't be much left to say with the end of the season approaching and the Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball still sitting winless at 0-21, but late last week, Sailors coach George Iberra saw a need.

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Soroco's Jace Logan, left, wrestles Saturday in the Class 2A 152-pound state championship match in Denver.

Hayden's Christian Carson wrestles Saturday in the Class 2A 195-pound state championship match in Denver.

Steamboat's Hayden Johnson wrestles Saturday in the Class 3A 160-pound state championship match in Denver.

Soroco sophomore Jace Logan, left, fell just short on Saturday in a bid for his first wrestling state championship. He lost to Norwood senior Hayden Harris, 4-3, after Harris took the edge with a third-period escape. Routt County's other two state finalists, Steamboat's Hayden Johnson and Hayden's Christian Carson, also fell short. Johnson lost 13-3 at 160 pounds in Class 3A. Carson fell 3-2 at 195 in 2A.

Steamboat's Lance Bryant wrestles in the consolation bracket Saturday at the state tournament in Denver. Bryant finished fifth in the tournament.

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