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Joel Reichenberger

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Key buckets from Kerbs help lift Sailor boys

Steamboat got a big game from senior Austin Kerbs to get a home win against Rifle.

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1st-half spurt sinks Steamboat girls

One strong run and an endless string of answers gave the Rifle High School girls basketball team a comfortable win in Steamboat Springs on Wednesday night.

Routt County college athlete update, Dec. 17

A pair of local football players will play this weekend in NCAA National Championships games — Treyben Letlow at the Division II level and Skylar Kauf at the Division III level. Both games will be on ESPN channels.

10 Sailors skiers earn state trips

The Steamboat Springs High School Nordic team started its season Saturday and many members of the squad already punched their tickets to the season-ending state meet.

Club Nordic skiers strong in Minturn

It was a great day for the Gebhardts, and a good for the rest of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Nordic skiers last weekend at a pair of cross country races in Minturn.

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Taylor Fletcher hoping to jump clear of problems

Jumping has been a persistent problem for U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team members. One who's struggled the most, Taylor Fletcher, is hoping to leap out of his problems.

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Club riders again dominate at Howelsen

Converse Fields and Maggie Carrigan were tops in Saturday's Race to the Cup event, ensuring another strong day for Steamboat Springs snowboarders.

Taylor Fletcher leads team in Park City

Taylor Fletcher flew past 15 competitors Saturday for a fifth-place finish in the Continental Cup Nordic combined event at Park City.

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Golds again great: Taylor wins Dew Tour, Arielle gets 3rd

The Golds were at it again. Taylor Gold won his fourth event in a row by taking the Dew Tour men's super-pipe title. Arielle Gold was third in the women's super-pipe.

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Sailors girls basketball snap to it, pick up big win

Steamboat was listless and uncompetitive this weekend after one of its best players went down injured. Saturday, the Sailors woke back up and picked up a big win.

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Powers performance not enough for Steamboat boys

Robi Powers scored 24 points but it wasn't enough for the Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team in the finale of the Steamboat Shoot-Out.

Win again just out of reach for Steamboat

Somehow, it was again close, but not quite enough for the Steamboat Springs High School hockey team on Friday night.

Win again just out of reach for Steamboat hockey

Somehow, it was again close, but not quite enough for the Steamboat Springs High School hockey team on Friday night.

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Steamboat sweeps top spots at Race to the Cup

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club athletes swept the men’s and women’s races at the first of two Race to the Cup events at Howelsen Hill.

Fletcher leads team in Park City

Taylor Fletcher led the way for United States Nordic combined skiers on Friday during the first of two Continental Cup events in Park City.

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Powers given Spirit of Hope award for America 300 efforts

Rob Powers has traveled the globe giving to members of the United States military. This week, the military gave back.

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Offense, injury help sink Sailor girls basketball

The Steamboat girls basketball team lost the game Thursday night, and it may have lost one of its best players.

New coach, big goals for Steamboat Nordic squad

The Steamboat Springs High School Nordic team kicks off its season Saturday in Grand County.

Ladley, Gold make Dew Tour finals

Matt Ladley made it easy while Taylor Gold made it dramatic. Both Steamboat Springs half-pipe snowboarders qualified on Thursday for the Dew Tour men’s half-pipe finals, set for Saturday in Breckenridge.

Race to the Cup returns Friday to Howelsen

The Steamboat Springs alpine snowboard squad is coming off a strong showing last weekend and locals won’t have to wait to see just what the team can do. The annual Race to the Cup snowboard event will fly into Steamboat Springs today for two days of action at Howelsen Hill.

Soroco to play host to wrestling weekend

Routt County wrestling fans will get a great chance to see their local athletes in action twice this weekend.

Tennis players rack up wins in Wyoming

A contingent of Steamboat Springs youth tennis players shined last weekend as they traveled for the Cheyenne Frontier Days Christmas Junior Tennis Championships in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

High School sports weekend preview, Dec 11 to 13

The Steamboat hockey team is in action with a pair of road games and Hayden and Soroco basketball teams are off to tournaments this weekend.

Arielle Gold into Dew Tour finals

Arielle Gold finished second in the snowboard half-pipe qualification round at the Dew Tour on Wednesday.

Soroco girls basketball wins overtime thriller

Soroco won the game, lost the game, then maybe lost it and won it one more time. However it happened, the team's trip to play Denver West on Tuesday night resulted in a wild overtime victory, 71-70.

3 Steamboaters on US moguls squad

Steamboat Springs will again be well represented on the U.S. Freestyle Moguls Ski Team. Three local skiers were on the team, which was announced on Tuesday just ahead of the season’s first World Cup.

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Taylor Gold aiming for classic and creative

Thanks to a broken ankle Steamboat Springs snowboarder Taylor Gold couldn't replicate in 2014 the summer of 2013 that was so pivotal to his Olympic-team breakthrough. Still, with a win already under his belt this winter, he's thinking big.

3rd period dooms Steamboat hockey team

The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team slipped to 0-4 on Monday night, falling 4-2 on the road playing at Summit High School.

Soroco boys earn split in weekend games

The Soroco High School boys basketball split its game at a two-day tournament at South Park High School and the squad came away just fine with that result.

Soroco girls tripped up by Meeker

Soroco lost at Meeker, 52-37, thanks in part to an awful night of shooting the basketball for the Rams.

Hayden girls take a step back against Rangely

The Hayden High School girls basketball team lost to Rangely on Saturday, 48-33.

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Gold and silver for Steamboat's Golds at Copper

Brother-sister combo score big at season's 1st half-pipe competition

Taylor Gold was first and Arielle Gold was second on Saturday in the finals of the U.S. Grand Prix snowboarding half-pipe competition at Copper Mountain, the first big event of the season.

Soroco boys basketball start with a win

The Soroco High School boys basketball team kicked off its season on Friday night the right way.

Steamboat hockey falls against state champs

The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team ran into one of the best opponents it will see this season on Friday night and the young Sailors squad didn’t hold up.

Soroco girls blast Rangely

Soroco beat Rangely, 68-41, at the Meeker Cowboy Shootout, setting the stage for the Rams to play the hosts, Meeker, on Saturday.

Hayden girls team picks up 1st win

The Hayden High School girls basketball team got its first win of the season Friday night, and it also came up with a list of things to work on.

5 local riders named to US Snowboard Team

The U.S. Snowboarding team, named this week, is loaded with Steamboat Springs talent.

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Steamboat skiers fast in early test

The season got off to a strong start for Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club skiers last weekend as they capped a week of training West Yellowstone, Mont. with strong results in races.

Soroco girls basketball racks up big win

It wasn’t much of a game, but the Soroco High School girls basketball team is not complaining.

Hayden girls basketball squad falls in opener

The Hayden High School girls volleyball team lost Thursday to Meeker, 45-35.

Gold siblings move on to snowboarding finals at Copper

The summer doesn’t seem to have sapped much from the Gold siblings when it comes to snowboarding.

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Steamboat hits its mark with Pro Challenge

Organizers planning bike-centric weekend around the event start

Steamboat will play host to the 2015 USA Pro Challenge and it will have a bigger role than ever before. Steamboat will be the site of the entire first stage and the start of the second.

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Update: USA Pro Challenge to begin in Steamboat, include two stages

Update: The 2015 Pro Cycling Challenge will include two stages in Steamboat Springs, all of the first stage and the start of the second stage.

Tons of Tigers could help Hayden girls hoops

The Hayden High School girls basketball starts its season Thursday with the biggest roster it has had in years.

Steamboat hockey drops opener

The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team lost its season opener, 4-1, at Aspen.

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Soroco girls basketball team has big plans

Returning a savvy core of veterans, nine of their 10 top scorers, the Soroco High School girls basketball team goes into this season with high hopes.

Steamboat girls basketball squad stumbles in opener

The Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team got off to a 0-1 start to its season on Monday night.

Chris Zirkle earns NAIA all-American honors

Chris Zirkle, a Hayden High School graduate, was at his very best in his very last high school event four years ago, winning two state championships at the state track meet. Saturday, at his last collegiate track meet, he was again at his best.

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Turkey Trot back to benefit high school teams

The Turkey Trot returns Thursday with new management.

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Hanging 'em up: Athletes adjust to life outside competition

When the competitive days are done, moving on can be complex for athletes.

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