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Joel Reichenberger

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Numbers up for city adult sport leagues

Numbers are up considerably this summer in the Parks, Open Spaces and Recreational Services softball and volleyball leagues, and now organizers are hoping that momentum can be sustained into its fall soccer leagues.

Alex Pond leads locals to big results in Wyoming race

Alex Pond, Becky Edmiston, Kent Erikson and Katie Lindquist all found spots on the podium at the Laramie Enduro on Saturday.

Steamboat 14U baseball struggles in World Series

The squad couldn’t keep its winning ways going when it got to the World Series tournament, however, and went 0-5 through the weekend.

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It's a family affair at Steamboat Tennis Association tournament

The Steamboat Tennis Association’s Summer Championships offered local players some unique opportunities.

Ukraine crisis makes for complicated topic for Seminars at Steamboat

It won't be easy to fit into one speech, but Matthew Rojansky will try to sum up the Ukraine-Russia crises today as the Seminars at Steamboat lecture series rolls on at the Strings Music Pavilion.

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Joel Reichenberger: Getting started in the art world

My first stint at Art in the Park got off to a rocky start. The event runs two days, during the second weekend in July in Steamboat Springs, but vendors can set up Friday.

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Inside the booths: Following a dream in the art show world

The two-day show in July marked Bruggink’s second step into the world of art shows, and after the hectic days leading up to the event and the grinding process of setting up her booth, the great thing happened.

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Nothing easy about Mount Werner Classic 50K

The Mount Werner Classic drew about 90 finishers on Saturday, and each finished with a flourish.

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Riders overcome grueling Town Challenge climb

There was no break for riders Wednesday as they assaulted the entirety of Mount Werner is one of the toughest Town Challenge races of the season.

Burgers place high at tennis tournaments

It was another big weekend of tennis last weekend for the Burger family.

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Mount Werner Classic returns to ultra running 'sweet spot'

The Mount Werner Classic returns to Steamboat Ski Area on Saturday for another 50-kilometer adventure over Mount Werner and into the backcountry.

Olympian Aldighieri picked to lead freestyle department

Olympian Bobby Aldighieri is stepping in to take over the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club's freestyle skiing department.

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Hard days at the Hardrock: Pair of locals recount epic 100-mile race

A pair of Steamboat Springs locals took on the Hardrock 100 Endurance Run earlier this month, and the experience was something to remember.

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Steamboat Lake Sprint Triathlon pushes competitors to the limit

More than 230 athletes dove in Steamboat Lake on Sunday morning as the Steamboat Lake Sprint Triathlon returned to Routt County.

Enduro-X series returns Saturday

The label “one of the longest-running gravity mountain bike races in Steamboat Springs” isn’t overwhelmingly meaningful. But, that’s what the Enduro-X series is, after debuting last year and returning this weekend to start Year No. 2.

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Nine years in, Tour de Steamboat still growing

The Tour de Steamboat returns Saturday, and it’s grown yet again.

Legion baseball team closes strong summer

It was another strong weekend of play for the Steamboat Springs American Legion baseball team, but not quite strong enough for the team’s liking.

Adaptive water sports camp still a hit, nine years in

With gold medalists and first timers, the Behind the 'Boat water sports camp is still a hit.

Hot-hitting Steamboat squad wins championship

Steamboat's U14 baseball team was red hot, hitting at the plate on Sunday and paving the way to a big tournament win.

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Adventure of the Week: Tubing the Yampa River

There's nothing simple about tubing the Yampa River.

Enduro race registration deadlines approach

The early registration deadline for the Enduro-X Race Series and Summit-X Enduro race are approaching, meaning riders who want to avoid a $20 price hike need to get into gear.

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Gnarly trail awaits Spring Creek runners

Runners in Steamboat Springs will get back at it Saturday morning, and this time they’ll have the chance to raise money for more of what they love.

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Town Challenge's Emerald Envy race sweet, even for beginners

The Town Challenge Mountain Bike series draws the best, like Peter Kalmes, who won for the 18th consecutive time Wednesday, and it draws those jsut dipping their toes into the sport.

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Lalive Carmichael taking over Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club's Alpine program

Decorated Steamboat alpine ski racer Caroline Lalive Carmichael is stepping in to take over the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club's alpine program.

Big BMX race set for Saturday in Steamboat

BMX racing is going to get kicked up a notch this weekend in Steamboat Springs.

Former local to tell of South Pacific adventures

Former Steamboat Springs dentist Eugene Dennis will speak Wednesday about the four years he spent exploring the South Pacific on a sailboat.

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Town Challenge rides back to Emerald

The Town Challenge Mountain Bike series returns Wednesday with a 5:30 p.m. start at Howelsen Hill.

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Fundraising golf tournament set to return for final round

The Rally in the Valley golf tournament will return for its 15th and perhaps final year July 15 after raising more than $300,000 for cancer research and support.

Legion team racks up victories

The Steamboat Springs American Legion baseball team scooped up two more victories last weekend, sweeping a doubleheader in Summit County.

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Boniface flies to 2nd in epic Breck race

Kelly Boniface was second in the Firecracker 50, leading the way on a thrilling day of racing for local riders in Breckenridge.

Mountain Madness race set for Saturday

Steamboat Springs is expecting a swarm of visitors in town this weekend and the Steamboat Springs Running Series has a way to wear them all out on Saturday.

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Nordic combined flies back into Steamboat

Every Fourth of July parade doesn't include a ski race, but Steamboat Springs is a bit different in that regard. This weekend's Nordic combined competition got underway Thursday and wraps up after the parade.

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Ranch rodeo getting bumped to primetime

Steamboat hopes to keep the cowboy in Cowboy Roundup Days with its changes to the annual ranch rodeo event.

Downhill bike race series begins Wednesday

A new mountain bike race series is set to debut Wednesday: The Captain of the Boat downhill mountain bike series will start at 6 p.m. at Steamboat Ski Area.

Disc golf returns to Steamboat Ski Area

A new disc golf course is back in Steamboat Springs, opening near the base of the Thunderhead Express Chairlift at Steamboat Ski Area.

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Steamboat rider cruises through town in Tour Divide

The riddle of the Tour Divide mountain bike race was woven into the first words out of local rider John Fairbairn’s mouth on Monday afternoon as the crew at Wheels Bike Shop tidied up his rig.

Steamboat U14 team rolls to big results

It didn’t end the way they’d hoped but a 14-4 loss in the championship game of the Mountain Magic No. 2 Triple Crown baseball tournament Sunday did little to deflate a Steamboat Springs U14 squad that was sky high after its best weekend of the season.

Steamboat American Legion team adds 2 more wins

A strong summer season for the Steamboat Springs American Legion baseball team rolled on Saturday with the squad winning two more games to improve to 10-1 on the season.

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Another day, another dream for Steamboat cyclist Amy Charity

Steamboat Springs cyclist Amy Charity will race with the U.S. team in a pair of European races next month, the latest in what's been a thrilling road to the top.

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Bingham back, excited for healthy season of Town Challenge

Brad Bingham missed the last two years of summer mountain biking, but he's healthy again this season and hoping to tighten things up in the men's pro/open category when the Town Challenge race series returns today.

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Love of rugby pushes Baumann around the world

Chris Baumann is not playing professional rugby, but he's loving every second of his life in a sport that he's followed all around the globe.

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Joel Reichenberger: Inspiration is the goal with weekly adventures

Friday's Adventure of the Week feature is the start of something good.

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Adventure of the Week: Living the high life in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park is obviously a hot spot in the summer. The park's west side offers some unique perks from its often-crowded eastern edge, however.

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Rugby rumbles back into Steamboat Saturday

The Steamboat Rugby team is back in action Saturday with plenty of new recruits and a schedule packed with home games.

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Howelsen Hill brings trail running back Saturday

The Howelsen Hill 8-miler, the first trail run of this summer's Steamboat Springs Running Series, returns Saturday.

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Steamboat braces for triathlon-heavy summer

Steamboat Springs had one triathlon as recently as 2010. This year, five triathlons are scheduled for the area. It may be a tight squeeze if all are going to fit into the area long term.

Hot Springs youth triathlon program gets price cut

There’s a price cut on the way for participants in the Old Town Hot Springs youth triathlon program.

Cattledogs return to Steamboat Springs

The National Cattledog Association National Finals return to Steamboat Springs this week, and organizers are hoping the event can be a hit with spectators.

Steamboat U14 baseball team slips in semis

It was another strong weekend of play for Steamboat’s U14 baseball team this weekend at a tournament in Eagle, but the squad came up just short of the championship game.

Give it a Tri triathlon kick-starts summer tri season

What is set to be a long summer of triathlon in Steamboat Springs kicks off Saturday — and with just the right tone. Designed to coax first-timers into the sport, the Give it a Tri event makes an ideal entry into the summer of racing.

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