Track helps Steamboat teen overcome life's hurdles
Jon Ruehle won much more than a race in his first year on the Steamboat Springs High School track team.
Hayden runner Chris Zirkle was selected as the top athlete at his school, Northwest Christian University.
Local athletes capture six more state medals
Routt County athletes closed out a successful stint at the state track meet with six medals on the final day.
Rossi third, fourth in final day of prep competition
Soroco came up big Friday at the state track meet in Lakewood, winning four medals. The Rams were led by senior Jessica Rossi, who wrapped up her career on a high note.
Hayden senior Jack Redmond has been to state, but never been comfortable on the big stage. That changed in a huge way Thursday as he flew to second place in the triple jump.
The state track meet starts bright and early Thursday morning in Lakewood. Plenty of local athletes have good chances to bring home medals.
A shuffling of administrators atop the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club will make for a stronger club that produces better young people, director Jim Boyne said Tuesday.
A pair of Soroco freshmen and two Hayden seniors will help lead the way this week for local athletes at the state track meet in Lakewood.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis team made the most of an opportunity it didn’t expect, or even really want. Now, after a four day delay, it is set to begin play in the state tournament.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team plays in the second-round of the Class 4A state playoffs against rival Battle Mountain.
Coach won 99 games in seven years atop program
Luke DeWolfe said Friday he's stepping down after seven years as the Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team's head coach.
The 37th annual Hayden Cog Run returns with a 10 a.m. start Saturday in Hayden.
Sailors get huge 2-0 playoff win at Montrose
They got a goal early and a goal late, and it added up to one of the biggest wins in a decade for the Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team.
The Steamboat boys lacrosse team found some satisfaction despite its utter disappointment at a 16-15 loss Wednesday on the road at Windsor in the first round of the Class 4A boys lacrosse playoffs.
The Steamboat boys lacrosse team is the No. 9 seed in the 16-team state tournament and begins play at 4 p.m. Wednesday with a game at No. 8 Windsor.
The Steamboat girls lacrosse team fell in its final game of the season, 24-4, Saturday against Aspen.
Winning the regional tournament is nothing new to the Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis team, but doing it like it did Friday was something else.
A pair of Steamboat Springs climbers are making their way home a week after an earthquake devastated Nepal, where they were attempting to climb Mount Everest.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team pulled out a close win Tuesday night, and that set the stage for a gigantic showdown today.
Two laps of Twentymile and a climb up Rabbit Ears will be the highlights of the USA Pro Challenge's two Steamboat Springs stage routes, which were officially announced today.
The race schedule has been demanding for Steamboat Springs professional cyclist Amy Charity, but its been rewarding and earlier this week she said she accomplished one of the biggest achievements of her career.
A pair of Steamboat Springs-based climbers are safe after a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest triggered by a devastating earthquake in Nepal.
Craigen, Stewart racing in South African event
Steamboat mountain bikers Robin Craigen and Mel Stewart started Friday in a nine-day stage race on the other side of the world. They're competing in the Joberg2C event in South Africa.
Oak Creek mushers head to Alaska
Dan Piano and Sarah Piano are breaking out of their Routt County pattern in a big way. After starting a local dog sled tour company three years ago, they're taking their show on the road and will guide trips this summer in Alaska.
Steamboat gymnast Emma Cooke locked down a state championship at a recent meet on the Front Range.
The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club took time last week to reflect back on its recently finished season, handing out awards April 15 to recognize the best performances of what was a long and successful season for club skiers.
Sailors head into spring break with 11-8 loss
Despite some of its best play of the season, the Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team lost, 11-8, Saturday at home.
With spring break looming, the Steamboat girls soccer team took out Delta, 5-1.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team couldn’t pick up a win Thursday night, but coach Betsy Frick said her team played as well as it has all season.
The Steamboat boys lacrosse team celebrated senior night in a big way, knocking off Glenwood Springs, 17-1, Thursday night.
9-0 run puts Steamboat on top of Grand Junction
The Steamboat boys lacrosse team trailed early, but ran of a 9-0 run to beat Grand Junction on Tuesday night in Steamboat.
Steamboat ended up in a 1-1 tie on a road trip against Centaurus. The win would have been sweet, but coach Rob Bohlmann said a draw wasn't too bad.
The Steamboat boys lacrosse team fell on the road Saturday, 13-4 at Cheyenne Mountain.
A weekend packed with action on the Front Range had its up and downs for the Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis team. The squad won a dual and lost one on Saturday.
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame will induct 10 key figures into the hall of fame in a ceremony tonight at the Steamboat Grand.
Sunday will mark the 51st anniversary of Buddy Werner’s death in a 1964 avalanche in Switzerland, but on Thursday, when his friends, family members and teammates spoke about the legendary Steamboat Springs ski racer, they didn’t focus on that black day of death, but the 28 years of life that preceded it.
The Sailors couldn’t keep pace with the Skiers on Tuesday and fell on the road, losing at Aspen, 15-8.
Battle Mountain got three goals on rebounded shots en route to a 4-2 win
Battle Mountain beat out Steamboat on Tuesday night, 4-2.
Cody's Challenge hit another high for participation on Saturday, with 172 finishers, more than three times as many as started 2010's race.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis team won all seven matches against Vail Mountain on Friday and now plays at home again Saturday against Lakewood.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team bounced back from an overtime loss to cruise against Summit on Thursday night, going on the road to beat the Tigers 5-0.
The time will be moved back. The course may be slightly altered, but the show will go one for the seventh annual Cody’s Challenge randonee ski race in Steamboat Springs.
A three-stage women's race will be added to this summer's USA Pro Challenge. It won't include a stage in Steamboat, but one local pro is more than excited for the opportunity.
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Nordic skiers made the most of their opportunity to ski with some of the best in the nation at a week of racing late last month.
Steamboat Springs half-pipe skier Lennon Vaughan has been riding high approaching the end of the season. He recently wrapped up a long road trip that was highlighted by a ninth-place finish in men’s half-pipe at the junior world championships in Valmalenco, Italy this week.
Nessa Dziemian and Thomas Rowley capped great seasons with dual moguls national championships Sunday.
The church overflowed the day they buried Buddy Werner. The crowds flooded the United Methodist Church on the corner of Oak and Eighth, hundreds from the Steamboat Springs community showing up and so many more from out of town — skiers and friends and coaches and competitors overwhelming the grand brick chapel.
Aerials hasn't had a strong presence in Steamboat Springs for nearly two decades. That may not change soon, but a furious effort to save the sport and restock the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team's ranks have it thriving elsewhere.
Troy Murphy put it out there, and no one could come and take it. He laid down a solid early run and hung on to win the men's single moguls national championship Friday in Steamboat Springs.
Unrivaled champion skier Hannah Kearney skis toward retirement
Hannah Kearney has dominated the freestyle moguls world for the last decade. She's skiing her final competition this weekend in Steamboat Springs.