960 hours, 730 miles, 50 Snickers bars, two skis
The U.S. Nordic combined Team will compete in Finland this weekend, starting the winter's World Cup competition.
Big changes could be in store for all three local high school football teams, and local coaches from Steamboat, Hayden and Soroco aren't complaining.
The annual Turkey Trot Thanksgiving Day running race returns at 9 a.m. on Thursday with a slightly shorter course of 5 kilometers.
For 14-year old Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club ski racer Alex Blair, skiing is an escape from the more than two years of stress and tears that have endured since her father, Scott Blair, was diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Lucas Strickland didn't even know a video was being taken when he dove into a raging river to rescue a kayaker at a race in North Carolina earlier this month.
Hockey is well underway for local youth teams, many of which kicked off their seasons with the start of league play last weekend. Even with a whole season still to unfold, however, the local program may be awfully lucky if it enjoys another weekend like it did Nov. 6 to 8.
None ran alone, instead tagging along with parents and teachers, or holding hands with friends and classmates as they trod the 3.1 miles, one massive train comprised of hundreds of smaller groups that made up the annual Girls on the Run event that once again swept across the roads in Strawberry Park.
Steamboat Springs riders fared well at the 24 Hours in Frog's Hollow, the last hurrah for mountain bikers in 2015.
Steamboat Springs High School senior Maddie Labor has been unyielding in her training to be a volleyball player. That no-day-off attitude helped her reach a goal she'd always dreamed off: a college scholarship.
Swimmer signs with California university
Samantha Terranova signed Wednesday to compete next year in swimming for University of San Diego.
It wasn't always pretty, but it was always joyful Tuesday when Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club freestyle snowboarders got back on snow for the first time, joining many skiers and snowboarders in the area in starting the season.
Plenty of seniors lament the end of their sports' season, and every coach hates to say goodbye to a senior class. There was something special about this year's Steamboat volleyball team, however. Every so often a special group comes along, and these girls definitely qualify.
Sailors' season ends with devastating regional tourney loss
Silver Creek's tenacity proved too much for the Steamboat volleyball team Saturday as the Raptors upset the Sailors in the regional tournament to end Steamboat's season.
Steamboat sisters set up squad for regionals
Twin sisters Maritza and Abigail Wiedel share virtually everything, from their hobbies to their classes, their love of volleyball to, of course, their looks. The sisters will try to help their team through the regional tournament Saturday in Steamboat Springs.
The Steamboat volleyball team will showdown against Erie and Silver Creek on Saturday at home, all three teams playing for the chance to advance to the state tournament.
With the Kansas City Royals in the World Series, I could only hope for a "moment." I found one far from where I expected to.
Volleyball team earns No. 8 seed in tournament
A week ago they did what they had to do, and Monday the Steamboat Springs volleyball team received it’s most tangible reward: the Sailors were selected to play host to one of a dozen three-team regionals to start the Class 4A volleyball tournament.
Pressed for how many chicken wings The Tap House Sports Grill in Steamboat Springs might go through in a year, owner Melissa Baker hammers at an adding machine, adding up pounds by the day, the week and the month.
Steamboat blasts Battle Mountain to take Western Slope title
There was no controlling the emotion Thursday as the Steamboat Springs volleyball team won its first league championship in 13 years.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls cross country team is sending seven runners to Saturday's state meet while Soroco is sending two athletes.
There are big games everywhere a fan can look this weekend as it's that time of the year. It's crunch time for the Steamboat volleyball squad, playing Thursday for a league title. Friday presents a big opportunity for the Steamboat football team. Hayden and Soroco will clash in football Friday, as well, and that's always interesting. On top of all that, the Soroco volleyball team plays Friday in the district tournament.
Senior night win sets up league title tilt
Steamboat was on point, in gear, tuned up and turned on Tuesday as it blasted Summit in three sets, setting up a huge showdown Thursday at Battle Mountain.
Stepbrothers Ben James and Cruz Archuleta have both managed to help the Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer team reach the postseason, which begins today. They've done so in entirely different ways.
Steamboat Springs’s high school mountain biking team wrapped up its season with another strong ride, cruising to a fifth-place finish at the state championship on Sunday in Eagle despite racing without a handful of its top riders.
The Steamboat volleyball team won easily Saturday in Rifle, adding even greater weight to two huge matches that will close the regular season. The first is Tuesday at home against Summit.
Steamboat Springs is sending seven and the Soroco team two as Routt County’s high school cross county teams shined bright enough Friday at the regional cross country meet in Delta to qualify nine local athletes to next weekend’s state championship cross country meet.
Soroco seniors set on enjoying final ride
After losing at home to Rangely in three sets, the Soroco volleyball's class of five seniors is focused on putting it all together in the season's final stretch.
The Steamboat Springs swim team came away from a fall meet in Aspen with a pile of top results, earning an overall fourth-place finish at the event.
The Steamboat volleyball team plays on the road Thursday night against Eagle Valley, one of the marquee games in what is one of the last weekends of fall regular season high school sports action.
It wasn’t pretty, but Soroco High School volleyball coach Jeannie Jo Logan said it didn’t have to be Tuesday night as the Rams beat Vail Mountain in four sets.
Front Range gym set to open this month
After building a strong operation in Steamboat Springs and successfully establishing two locations on the East Coast, Manic Training is poised to hit the Front Range this month with a Highlands Ranch location.
Steamboat Springs tennis players Matt White and Joe Borgerding may not have achieved what they wanted at the state tennis tournament, but they did achieve something interesting: they played more actual tennis than nearly any other singles player our doubles team.
As it turned out, the highlight for the Steamboat Springs High School boys tennis team came the day before the final day of the state tournament, rather than on it.
The Steamboat volleyball team entered Saturday alone atop the Western Slope League, but Delta threw all that into disarray with a 25-19, 25-20, 25-23 victory.
The Steamboat volleyball team held off a gritty Palisade squad at home in four sets Friday, setting up another big home match Saturday.
They lost an epic match Thursday night on the first day of the Class 4A state tennis tournament, but Steamboat Springs High Schools’ No. 3 doubles team of Nolan Connell and River Fox-Welch turned the tables Friday, winning twice in the consolation bracket.
It will go down as another loss, but Soroco High School volleyball coach Jeannie Jo Logan said though the Rams fell in four sets Thursday night on the road at Vail Christian, the team played one of its best matches of the season.
The Sailors advanced one entry to today’s state semifinals, the No. 1 doubles team with Matt White and Joe Borgerding, but it came oh-so-close to sending a second as Nolan Connell and River Fox-Welch lost a heartbreaker in the quarterfinals to Kent Denver.
Coach Karl Denney said the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club ski jumpers and Nordic combined racers finished their summer season on a high note last weekend at an event in Lake Placid, New York.
The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team will have two key matches this weekend, including one that could help the Sailors secure their lead in the Western Slope League. That's just some of the action local teams will see this weekend in high school sports.
Some of the stories are funny and some are tragic. Some stories are obvious and some inexplicable. No matter which way a name falls, one thing is sure: everything in Routt County has a name, and every name has a story. Reporter Joel Reichenberger will dig into the myths behind many of the unique names for towns, streets, streams and mountains in Routt County.
The Hayden High School football team turned the ball over on the opening kickoff, and after West Grand scored and kicked the ball back to the Tigers, the pattern repeated itself, with another turnover and score.
After three years finishing second to rival Aspen, Steamboat climbed back to that top step, Friday, going head to head with Aspen to win regionals once again.
The Sailors played their most complete match of the season Thursday, bashing Battle Mountain, 25-23, 25-14, 25-17.
The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team plays at home at 6:30 p.m. Thursday against rival Battle Mountain.
The Steamboat Springs High School soccer team went on the road Tuesday night to pick up a big league win, beating Summit, 1-0.
It wasn’t the result they wanted, Soroco High School girls volleyball coach Jeannie Jo Logan said Tuesday night, but it was a good night nonetheless as her team lost a tight one on the road in North Park, falling in five sets.
A rough first day of the Class 4A state golf championships ruined most of the chances the Steamboat Springs High School players had to challenge to win, but coach Andrew Donner said the team bounced back with a strong performance Tuesday to finish the tournament and the season on a high note.
Steamboat girls lacrosse coach Betsy Frick hopes the annual Chumash lacrosse tournament she's helped host the last several years can take off in the future.