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Joel Reichenberger

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Steamboat wrestling dropped to 3A

The Steamboat Springs High School wrestling program is dropping down to Class 3A, which could be a boost to the program.

Steamboat girls lacrosse struggles at Aspen, loses, 16-0

Aspen scored easily and it scored early, and it rolled Wednesday to a 16-0 victory against the Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team in Aspen.

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Students sign to follow their sports to college

They often made it look easy on the court, on the field and on the mat, but not everything came easy to the the 12 athletes who signed collegiate letters of intent on Wednesday morning at Steamboat Springs High School.

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Routt County's high school track teams fall into stride

All three Routt County high school track teams came home from a busy weekend of competition with strong results.

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One for the books: Colorado Mountain College student balances skiing, class

Persistent snow made for a great day of skiing on the final day of the season at Steamboat Ski Area. For one area student, it was one more highlight from what's been a great winter.

Sailors slip at Wheat Ridge, eye key Tuesday matchup

The Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team's loss Saturday to Wheat Ridge sets the stage for a crucial home game Tuesday against Glenwood Springs.

Tennis squad falls 4-3 in tight dual

The Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis team lost, 4-3, on Saturday on the road against Ralston Valley, but in that score, coach John Aragon said he saw his team’s strongest, most complete effort of the season.

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Hopes high for middle school girls lacrosse program

Girls lacrosse has been slow to catch on in Steamboat Springs, but coaches hope a new middle school team that will travel to several local tournaments early this summer could be the sign of a changing tide.

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Luppes stepping down as Hayden boys coach

Hayden High School boys basketball coach Mike Luppes is stepping down after six successful seasons leading the Tigers.

Steamboat girls lacrosse falls just short at Eagle Valley

Steamboat lost on the road, 14-13.

Steamboat Stinger registration opens

The Steamboat Stinger mountain bike race will return to Emerald Mountain in downtown Steamboat Springs this summer, August 16 and 17, and organizers expect the fourth-annual event to fill up with the same blazing speed the previous three versions have.

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Steamboat freeskiers snag 2 titles

A pair of championships highlighted the finale of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club’s freeskiing season this week.

Feddersen inducted into Hall of Fame

Steamboat Springs freestyle skiing pioneer Kris “Fuzz” Feddersen formally was inducted into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame on Saturday.

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Steamboat grad helping lead Tampa through big season

Steamboat Springs High School grad Jasper Gantick has learned to lead despite having to take on a new role for the University of Tampa lacrosse team.

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Steamboat girls soccer trounces Summit with 6 goals

The Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team had little trouble with Summit on Tuesday, rolling to a 6-0 win.

Steamboat girls lacrosse falls at Durango

The process continued Saturday for the Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team. The Sailors traveled to play at Durango and came away with a lopsided loss, 16-2.

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Steamboat snowboarders reap big rewards at nationals

The season went out with a huge bang for Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarders, who tallied seven championship finishes, 26 total podiums and 24 more top-10 showings last week at the USASA National Championships at Copper Mountain.

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Cody's Challenge blows up Saturday

Cody's Challenge enjoyed its biggest year to date, doubling its participation to 160 athletes for Saturday's race. The event saw athletes of all variety tackle one of Steamboat's most difficult courses.

Steamboat winter athletes finish strong

The visit to the White House may have served as a virtual end of the season for the country’s Olympic athletes, but many have been plenty busy since the end of February’s games, and Steamboat Springs athletes recorded some of their best performances in season-ending events in recent weeks.

Steamboat Olympians rub elbows at White House

Team USA's post-Olympics trip to the White House offered a handful of Steamboat Springs athletes an experience they'll never forget.

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Aspen beats up Steamboat girls in lacrosse

The Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team couldn't hang with Aspen on Thursday, falling 17-0.

Hockey tournament headed to Howelsen for weekend

It’ll be another big weekend of ice hockey action this weekend at the Howelsen Ice Arena in Steamboat Springs as the rink will be flooded with a women’s tournament.

Champs emerge at Steamboat pickleball tourney

Stacy Swiggart came away as one of the big winners in the Steamboat Springs Pickleball Association’s weekend tournament.

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Figure skaters shine on Steamboat's stage

Sunday featured all the adorable young skaters one could imagine, and one proud figure skater saying goodbye after eight years skating in Steamboat Springs.

The Record for Saturday, March 29, 2014

2:44 p.m. Officers were called when guests staying on the 2100 block of Après Ski Way reported that a maintenance man at the property had come to their door and called them obscene names. The maintenance man was contacted by police, who determined there wasn’t a situation going on.

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Steamboat lacrosse gets up early to beat Battle Mountain

The Sailors were happy to score a 15-8 victory in their first home game of the season, stretching the lead early and responding with offensive flurries to the Huskies’ second-half surges.

Chix with Stix set to close out season with fan appreciation night

The Steamboat Springs Chix with Stix hockey team wraps up its season today, and the squad is hoping to go out with a bang.

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Skinner steps down after 2 decades guiding Steamboat freestylers

Erik Skinner, freestyle skiing director for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, is stepping down to move to California with his family after two decades coaching in Steamboat.

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Steamboat skier, photographer stand out in national contest

A great shot of a burst through the trees paid of big for a local skier and photographer in the North Face Photo Contest, hosted by Teton Gravity Research.

Steamboat girls lacrosse falls to Summit

A 19-0 loss to Summit left the Steamboat Springs girls lacrosse team plenty to consider, and coach Betsy Frick said she hoped her team could absorb some lessons from the lopsided game.

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Myles Silverman lands 4th-place finish in elite snowboarding field

Steamboat Springs snowboarder Myles Silverman won his age group at the Sugarloaf banked slalom event in Maine.

Moguls skiers shine again at Steamboat Ski Area

The weekend’s RQS mogul championship wrapped up Sunday with another strong day of skiing by young Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club athletes.

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Steamboat Telemarker grabs World Juniors podium

Tanner Visnick placed third at the FIS Telemark World Junior Championships in Geilo, Norway.

Steamboat skiers notch big results around state

The Puckett brothers led the way for Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club athletes during the weekend as local skiers continued to notch top results from events around the state, even in the season’s waning weeks.

Vail takes top spots in weekend racing finale

Vail skiers got the best of the competition on Sunday at the final event of the Smartwool Championships in Steamboat Springs, winning both the boys and girls divisions of a light-hearted parallel slalom event at Howelsen Hill.

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Dillon Fulcher lifts his way to the top at competition

Dillon Fulcher emerged atop a powerlifting competition Sunday at Old Town Hot Springs in Steamboat Springs.

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Middle school wrestling wraps up with strong results for Steamboat, Soroco

The final week of middle school wrestling for Steamboat Springs and Soroco yielded more big results, including championship finishes for one wrestler from each school.

Steamboat boys lacrosse makes it a perfect weekend

The Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team had little trouble wrapping up a successful weekend road trip on Saturday, beating Telluride 11-3.

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Goals vary for young ski racers

Skiing racing dreams at the Smartwool Championships, which kicked off Friday in Steamboat Springs with a giant slalom, didn't all begin at the same place and they don't end at the same place, either.

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Cross-continent trip a thrilling prospect for local cyclist

Steamboat Springs' Dan Hohs has big plans for the next several months: he hopes to ride a bike across the United States with the Ride For World Health organization.

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Cody's Challenge set for 6th year

The challenge for Cody’s Challenge is to grow, yet retain both the local vibe and the memorial spirit that’s defined its first five years.

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Steamboat takes 2nd at Soroco Middle School wrestling tourney

A busy weekend of middle school wrestling featured strong finishes by the Steamboat Springs Middle School squad as well as wrestlers from Soroco and Hayden.

Steamboat baseball team pulls off huge comeback

A late-inning rally lifted the Steamboat Springs High School baseball team from sure defeat to victory on Saturday, as the Sailors scored nine times in the sixth inning to stun Hotchkiss, 10-9.

Vaughan comes up big at Junior Nationals

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club freestyle skier Lennon Vaughan capped a big season by winning his age division in freeskiing half-pipe at the Junior National Championships in Park City, Utah.

Taylor Fletcher strong in weekend Nordic combined World Cup event

The final event of the Nordic combined World Cup circuit was canceled Sunday, but Taylor Fletcher led the team with a strong showing Saturday.

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Minnesota racers master Howelsen

The slalom course at Howelsen Hill knocked out more than a third of the boys field, but a trio of Minnesota racers showed they had the right stuff.

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Outsized dreams drive small-statured Seymour

Steamboat Springs' Jett Seymour is waiting on a growth spurt that could thrust him into the elite of the country's young skiers. In the meantime, he's focused on mastering the technical side of his sport.

Steamboat girls tennis team sweeps Durango

The Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis team had no problems Thursday in a dual against Durango, earning a sweep in a dual.

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1st-half flurry lifts Steamboat girls soccer over Eagle Valley

The Sailors poured in three goals in an 11-minute span of the first half to roll to a 4-1 victory Thursday against Eagle Valley.

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Storm Klomhaus tallies another win in U16 races

U.S. Ski Academy skier Storm Klomhaus has flown by the competition in Steamboat Springs, winning Thursday for a third time at the Rocky/Central U16 Regional Championships.