Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball coach Michael Vandahl said his team is coming together.
Steamboat managed to put its doubt out if its mind, and just in time. The Sailors got two late-game 3-point shots, then took advantage of several key free throws to edge out Summit in overtime, 44-40, Thursday.
The Steamboat Springs High School Alpine skiing team has its only home meet of the season Friday, and there will be plenty of excitement for local fans, with one local girl and a handful of local boys having great chances to win the slalom race on Howelsen Hill.
Wrestling teams hope to prove regional ready
Local high school wrestling teams are headed for the regional tournament, while Steamboat and Soroco basketball teams will play their final home games of the regular season this weekend, saying farewell to some very successful senior classes.
The Sailors proved themselves to be road warriors again, knocking off Battle Mountain, 65-47, in Edwards for an Eagle County sweep in 2016.
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club ski jumpers left the mountains last week and headed for the plains for a major competition. They came away with plenty of strong performances.
Young Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club moguls skiers made the most of a trip last month to Arapahoe Basin.
The frustrating thing for Taylor Gold is that he wasn’t even doing anything particularly dangerous.
The night Steamboat Springs snowboarder Arielle Gold won her first X Games medal is one she'll never forget. After several years of lackluster riding, she came into 2016 intent on getting back to that level.
It wasn’t that it was bad, Hayden High School girls basketball coach Michelle Wilkie said Saturday. It was just that, in a road game at West Grand, her team didn’t play as well as it had the night prior.
Jaelin Kauf had already put together a World Cup weekend she’d never forget, thanks to a strong finish Friday. Saturday, in dual moguls, she made it a little sweeter, placing third after finishing sixth on Friday in an individual moguls event.
The Soroco High School boys basketball team got up big in the first half and held on to win at North Park on Saturday, 67-50.
It was slow, frustrating and closer than previous results would indicate, but doing something as rare as the Soroco High School girls basketball team pulled off Saturday isn’t easy.
Steamboat snowboarder wins in Park City Grand Prix
Saturday, Matt Ladley showed his X Games gold was more than a lucky break. The Steamboat Springs rider continued the hottest streak of his career and rocketed to the top of the podium at a U.S. Grand Prix event in Park City, Utah.
The Hayden High School boys basketball team lost Friday night, 44-28, at home against North Park.
It wasn’t a win, not quite, but the way things have been going, Hayden High School girls coach Michelle Wilkie said she was happy to have it.
Soroco High School boys basketball coach Shawn Hayes said his team struggled to find its offensive rhythm Friday night.
The Soroco High School girls team is one win away from a second-consecutive championship in the Western Slope Gore league after a lopsided win at home Friday against DeBeque.
The leaders of the Steamboat Springs High School cheerleading squad readily admit it hasn’t exactly been an easy year. The team has lost five cheerleaders to injuries.
It's not always easy keeping up with the team when you're a Denver Broncos fan competing on the World Cup skiing circuit, but for those who bleed Orange and Blue, there's no option but to find a way to watch the game.
A bobble in the bumps cost Steamboat Springs moguls skier Jaelin Kauf a great chance to win or podium at a World Cup event, but Thursday still marked a huge night for the Steamboat Springs teenager.
Both the Hayden and Soroco high school wrestling teams have strong wrestlers, but the two teams’ Thursday night clash in a triangular didn’t yield much of a matchup. The two teams matched up at just a single weight class. Fortunately for the gathered fans, it was a good one.
It’s on to the next round for a pair of torrid Steamboat Springs snowboarders. Matt Ladley and Arielle Gold both advanced from the qualification round in the snowboard halfpipe competition at a U.S. Grand Prix event Thursday in Park City, Utah.
It’s been a frustrating year of starts and stops for the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team members, but Bryan Fletcher said he was happy with his best performance of the season last weekend in Austria.
A college scholarship to play football wasn’t off the table for Steamboat Springs High School senior Zach Holm. He looked at NCAA Division 2 schools, for instance, and some schools expressed their interest. He dreams of a bigger stage, however, and that’s what led him to University of Wyoming.
Steamboat Springs ultra-marathon runner Avery Collins said the pain of a long race helps motivate him. He found plenty of motivation last month in a 100-mile race in Hawaii.
Weather conspired to prevent what could have been the best lines and the biggest jumps from Saturday’s International Freeskiing and Snowboard Association big mountain ski event at Steamboat Ski Area, but scores of young skiers still took advantage of a rare opportunity on local terrain, and local skiers came away with some top finishes.
Arielle Gold laid down her best run on her first try, avoiding the pitfalls of another snowy day in Aspen and paving the way for her best-ever finish at the X Games, second.
The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club is past the big anniversary and is 102 years old this winter. Could there be a more boring birthday? It’s not like those exciting ones of younger years, the “maybe this will work” anniversary at 10 years old, the 21-year anniversary, when the club was first allowed to drink, or 50, the golden anniversary.
It wasn’t pretty, but it was an important win Saturday for the Soroco High School boys basketball team.
The Soroco High School girls basketball team bounced back from its only league loss of the season in a big way on Saturday.
Steamboat Springs snowboarders went big and took advantage of the conditions when others couldn't. It added up to the a career-defining win, gold at the X Games in Aspen.
The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team took care of business Friday, going on the road to beat a struggling Chatfield squad, 8-0.
Steamboat Springs is known for a lot of things when it comes to skiing — Olympians, trees, powder — but steep, big-mountain terrain is not on the list. It hasn’t necessarily always been that way, however, and Saturday, the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club big mountain freeskiing team hopes to help change that attitude.
An untimely bout of food poisoning and a lingering injury combined to deprive the Steamboat Springs High School Alpine ski team of several of its fastest athletes Thursday, but coach Mike Farny said the team still have a strong meet racing giant slalom at Winter Park.
A difficult-to-comprehend game was capped by a difficult-to-comprehend ending Thursday in Oak Creek, but the result was a huge win for the Soroco boys basketball team.
Their backs firmly against the wall, at least concerning league championship considerations, the Vail Christian High School girls basketball team slapped Soroco with its first Class 2A loss of the season Thursday.
Emily Lovett said she didn’t know what to expect Sunday morning when she checked in for an icy cold start to a 30-kilometer classic skiing Nordic race at the Stagecoach Classic in Grand County.
Kenzie Radway helped lead the way for Steamboat Springs skiers at a Rocky Mountain Division freestyle skiiing moguls competition last weekend in Vail.
Liam Baxter landed a trick he never had before, and last weekend, that put him on the podium at a competition in Breckenridge.
Back in competition, the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team came away with middle-of-the-road results, setting up a big weekend for American skiers in Austria.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team gave nearly everything a fan or a coach could ask for Tuesday night, playing at home against Rifle.
The Soroco High School girls had little trouble getting past North Park Tuesday night at home, and now, the Rams are eager for their two biggest remaining tests of the regular season.
The Soroco High School boys basketball team saw a fat first-quarter lead disappear in the opening moments of the second. North Park, visiting Oak Creek Tuesday night, scored eight consecutive points to take the lead.
The Rifle High School girls basketball team got the run it needed midway through the third quarter. In the span of about two minutes, the Bears turned a tight, two-point lead into a comfortable 12-point advantage and that, seemingly, was that.
After being left off the X Games roster a year ago, Steamboat Springs snowboarder Matt Ladley is thrilled to be back at the massive ESPN winter sports events.
Steamboat Springs snowboarder Nik Baden capped a strong weekend at a Grand Prix event at Mammoth Mountain resort in California with a seventh-place finish in the slopestyle competition Saturday.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team couldn’t maintain it’s momentum Friday. The squad lost on the road, 45-41, against Summit.
The Soroco High School boys basketball team turned a strong start into a big win Saturday. After a huge first quarter, the Rams cruised to a 69-39 win against Lake County.
The fun part about a high school alpine ski race, in Steamboat Springs High School coach Mike Farny's eyes, is that it's really two races.