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Joel Reichenberger

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Rams running toward big state results

The Soroco High School girls track team could be on the verge of its best season in years, but with three weeks remaining before the state track meet, things could go very right or very wrong.

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Making state a team goal for Hayden track

Hayden hasn't qualified more than four athletes for the state track meet since 2011, but the Tigers are deeper in talent than they've been in that time and, thanks to a big batch of contending relays, poised for a breakthrough.

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Mountain bike season starting to roll in Steamboat

The storage wax may only just be set on the skis, but mountain biking season is already inbound for those Steamboat Springs riders who didn’t make a Closing Day run for the desert.

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U16 skiers finish season strong

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club U16 skiers finally approached the end of their season last week, competing at a pair of events across the continent.

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Tigers eye track's final stretch

Soroco, Steamboat track teams score wins

It wasn’t the spots in which his team placed this weekend that had Hayden High School track and field coach Pat Moore excited as he considered his track team heading into the final stretch of the season.

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NCAA Championships return to Steamboat in March

NCAA skiing will be back in Steamboat Springs in a big way next spring.

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Winter Sports Club tagged nation's best

When all the superlative awards are added up, the end result should have been predictable. From top to bottom, it was a stellar year for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, and a crop of big awards this week acknowledged as much.

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Girls lacrosse wins again

The Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team is in the midst of the best season in the history of the program, and Thursday, the team’s aptitude paid off in a way it rarely has in the past for the Sailors.

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Freeskiers wrap up season

Steamboat freeskiers closed their season in style at Copper Mountain.

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Bruner heads to Kansas for hoops

Soroco senior picks Sterling College

DaKota Bruner stood in the nearly empty gymnasium where she’d accomplished so much and it felt like a goodbye.

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Wranglers name new coach

A new coach and general manager is coming in to take over the Steamboat Wranglers junior hockey team.

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Tennis team preps for big break

Now the wait begins for the Steamboat Springs High School tennis team.

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End of Lobo NCAA ski team leaves Steamboaters adrift

The cancellation of the men's and women's ski programs at University of New Mexico was a massive wrench in the plans of Steamboat Springs skiers on the Lobos roster.

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Sailors fall just short against 1 of state's best

They were close yet again, just short, but Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse coach Jay Lattimore said he didn’t have any problems finding the positives in his team’s loss on the road at Cheyenne Mountain.

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Wharton still lacrosse standout

Steamboat grad shining with CU men's team

He’s not getting a scholarship, and his school doesn’t have a Division 1 NCAA men’s program, but lacrosse isn’t just a hobby for Ben Wharton.

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Sailors dig deep for Saturday wins

It’s not that winning a best-of-three sets tennis match in three sets is impossible. It’s that, especially after losing the first set, it can feel that way.

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Steamboat girls lacrosse scores big at home

The Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team flew to new heights Saturday.

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Mud Season Survival Guide: Storing the toys

A few steps this spring can ensure Steamboat Springs athletes are both ready to slide again on their skis and snowboards next fall.

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Steamboat skiers fly high in Canada

The big events like the Junior National Championships and the Junior World Championships had come and gone for local Nordic combined skiers, but one event remained.

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Girls lacrosse team still racking up wins

The Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team is working on one of the best seasons of its existence, and it took another step Thursday evening, going on the road to beat Summit, 17-12.

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Sailors hope to take winning formula to Front Range

When the Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team bears down, it can be quite effective. That’s one thing Eagle Valley coach Boomer Devlin took away from his team’s trip to Steamboat on Thursday.

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Second-half lapses extend Sailors' streak

A loss Monday pushed the Steamboat Springs girls soccer team into what's new territory for the program — an extend losing streak.

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Weather helps track teams warm up

The warm weather that has defined the past month in Routt County may have tortured skiers, but it delivered some big-time benefits to the local high school track teams. The Soroco, Steamboat and Hayden teams all had strong results from a weekend meet at Eagle Valley.

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Steamboat riders rack up results at nationals

It’s about results and having fun, and Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarders put up plenty of the former did plenty of the latter while competing last week at the United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association national championships at Copper Mountain.

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Thompson leads tennis team in Longmont

Maddie Thompson was, in the words of her coach, “a solid rock,” and that helped her to a second-place finish Saturday at a girls tennis tournament at Longmont High School.

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Sailors lacrosse earns weekend split

It wasn’t quite a weekend sweep for the Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team, but it was close, and that had coach Betsy Frick positively thrilled about her team.

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Sailors find progress in loss

When the Steamboat Springs and Lewis-Palmer girls high school soccer teams met a year ago, the final score was the only thing that mattered.

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Dierdorff aims for Olympics

The Olympics, of course, is the big thing looming on the horizon for Steamboat Springs snowboader Mick Dierdorff, and the pressure to make the team is already starting to mount.

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U16 skiers soar at nationals

A pack of Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club U16 skiers advanced through regionals last month and to the U.S. Alpine Skiing Junior National Championships last week at Sugarloaf Resort, Maine, and after a strong showing there, several skiers will advance yet again.

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Glenwood strikes out Steamboat

After Wednesday night's game against Glenwood Springs, the Sailors have dropped two games in a row, but coach Rob Bohlmann said Wednesday was a step forward for the team.

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Gold twice over for Steamboat skiers

A pair of Steamboat Springs moguls skiers came up big at the Junior World Championships in Italy.

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Track teams rack up results Saturday

The Steamboat and Hayden high school track teams competed in Grand Junction, while Soroco headed to Cedaredge on Saturday.

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Sailors baseball drops league games

The Steamboat Springs High School baseball team couldn't find a win last week, dropping both ends of two doubleheaders against league opponents.

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Steamboat lax gets big road win

A huge defensive performance lifted the Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team to one of its best wins in years Saturday.

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Cody's Challenge pushes on in 9th year

Kade Lawton never knew Cody St. John, but that didn't stop the 9-year-old Steamboat Springs skier from joined 200 others in tackling Cody's Challenge on Saturday.

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Sailors bedeviled at Eagle Valley

The Eagle Valley High School girls soccer team broke a tie with Steamboat Springs in a big way on Saturday.

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Sailors take a step in Grand Junction loss

It wasn’t a win, but it was close enough Saturday to have the Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse coach marveling at her scorebook.

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Bailey twice a national champ

Hunter Bailey wasn’t quite ready to think about what it all meant yet.

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Kauf a national champ on home snow

Steamboat skier grabs duals national championship

There’s just a little something different about walking off the course and into a hug from mom.

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Vail's Bailey grabs men's championship

Jeremy Cota certainly had a fan base, and he almost gave those fans something to go crazy over.

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Steamboat lands 3 women in top 5

It was uncomfortable, Steamboat Springs moguls skier Avital Shiko said, but the best kind of comfortable.

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Steamboat's Kauf aiming for national championship

Life, Steamboat Springs freestyle skier Jaelin Kauf said, has not changed much. Plenty has, however, since she was here a year ago, competing then, as now, in the U.S. Freestyle National Championships at Steamboat Ski Area.

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With one foot in retirement, Cota back at moguls nationals

Jeremy Cota isn’t retired. Or, at least he’s not very retired, given the fact that he plans to compete this week at the U.S. Freestyle Moguls National Championships, which start Thursday on Voodoo run at Steamboat Ski Area.

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Same foe, same result for Steamboat girls soccer

Goals from Sophie Leeson and Keelan Vargas helped power the Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team to its second win against Summit in four days.

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Adventure 2017: Kim Hess — Summiting Mt. Everest en route to the Seven Summits

When Kim Hess thinks back on her summit day, May 20, 2016, she remembers just a few things after those final steps to the top of the world.

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Oh so close for Wranglers in championship series

The Steamboat Wranglers got every possible second they could out of their inaugural season of hockey — 40 games in the regular season, then two post-season series, each played to the maximum three possible games.

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Steamboat skiers sharp at Breck

A group of Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club U14 and U16 Alpine skiers took care of one final bit of business Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Breckenridge before some of those skiers will head this week to the national championships in Sugarloaf, Maine.

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Big Battle matchup looms for Sailors

After a loss Saturday, the Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team is 2-3 on the season, and its three losses have come by one goal each.

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Sailors look ahead to week's doubleheaders

Despite a 1-2 record, Steamboat baseball coach Rusty McRight said he's seeing a lot of improvements from his team.

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Recent experience not required at banked slalom

The Slash and Burned Banked Slalom may be the one event where it doesn’t pay to be an active snowboard competitor.

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