The Steamboat Springs High School girls volleyball team took an important step Thursday toward securing a spot in the regional tournament, picking up a solid win on the road against Summit.
A large contingent of Steamboat Springs Swim Team athletes came back with strong results from a meet earlier this month in Aspen.
Steamboat XC squad eyes regional title
The Steamboat Springs High School cross country team has doubled in size in the last two years and become one of the top programs in the area. It will compete Friday in Delta, hoping to bring home a regional championship.
The Steamboat Springs volleyball and soccer teams and the Soroco football team all face huge tests this weekend in games that have major postseason implications.
The Steamboat Wranglers junior hockey team made it four in a row this weekend.
The postseason may still be a few matches away, but the Soroco High School volleyball team locked up the spot it cherished in the district tournament thanks to a win Friday night at home against Plateau Valley.
Plateau Valley scores 21 in fourth quarter to upend Rams
The Soroco High School football team’s explosive offense was defused Saturday and Plateau Valley came up with enough big plays of its own, shocking the Rams in Oak Creek by beating them, 34-20.
The Hayden High School football team couldn’t score when it got close, but it didn’t get close often enough for that to matter in Friday’s senior night home game against Gilpin County.
Chase Adams, playing No. 2 singles for the Steamboat Springs High School boys tennis team, gave his squad one final win on Friday, earning a victory in the playback round of the Class 4A state tennis tournament in Pueblo.
Soroco’s Ben Kelley and Steamboat’s Maggi Congdon both laid down fast times to earn high finishes Thursday at the Rifle Cross County Invitational meet at the Rifle Creek Golf Course.
Pete Van De Carr has tried to expand his business, Backdoor Sports, outside of its staples of backcountry skiing. But it never quite works. “I was never successful at all at selling snowboards because I don’t snowboard,” he says. “We tried sailboards too, but I don’t sailboard. The only thing that’s ever worked is sports I’m passionate about myself.”
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Ski instructor: Chip Shevlin
Long matches and tough sets weren’t enough to help Steamboat Springs High School tennis players through a brutal second round Thursday at the Class 4A state tennis tournament in Pueblo.
The Steamboat Wranglers junior hockey team got the play it wanted in its season-opening series Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. One week later, in another series, it got the wins it wanted, boosting the team to the top of the standings early in the schedule.
The Hayden and Soroco football teams both have big home games Friday, while the Steamboat volleyball has a pair of tough games during the weekend.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys tennis team beat its biggest rival and won the regional championship last week, in the process sending all of its athletes to the state tournament in Pueblo. Now at that tournament, where play starts Thursday, the Sailors are up against a whole new level of challenge.
Routt County has voted for 12 Republicans since 1912 and 14 Democrats, including in five of the last six elections. That recent consistency doesn't mean the county won't change it's mind in this year's looming election.
Steamboat's junior hockey team hopes to provide opportunity for young skaters
Steamboat's junior hockey team hopes to provide opportunity for young skaters
The Steamboat volleyball team has a big game at home Saturday, leading the way for this weekend's high school sports round up.
They were down — way down — but the Soroco High School girls volleyball team wasn’t out Tuesday, playing at home against North Park. The Rams lost the first two sets of the match before bouncing back to win in five, 20-25, 22-25, 25-21, 25-23, 15-6.
Sailors fall 3-0 against league rival
The Battle Mountain High School soccer team took advantage of its first big opportunity Tuesday night. Steamboat, meanwhile, missed moments later, setting the tone for another tough game for the Sailors against their league rivals.
Tuesday's Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer home game against Battle Mountain will start at 6:30 p.m. instead of its originally scheduled time of 6 p.m.
Sailor girls go 1-2, place first as a team
Winter Boese surged in the final mile of the race to win, and Maggi Congdon used a surge of her own in the homestretch to finish second, paving the way Saturday for the Steamboat Springs High School girls cross country team to win a meet at Eagle Valley.
The Hayden football team couldn't hang with South Park on Saturday, losing 22-0.
Paul Sachs knew the race he helped design, the 100-mile Run, Rabbit Run trial ultra marathon, was difficult. He didn't know how difficult until this weekend, when he ran it himself.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer team passed one big test Saturday only to set up another. After a 2-1 win against Centaurus, the team is looking ahead to Tuesday's showdown with rival Battle Mountain.
Steamboat lost in three sets Thursday and won in three Saturday. Coach Wendy Hall said the difference between the two matches went far deeper than the opponent.
The Soroco High School football team will see Rangely in back-to-back games with only a Soroco bye week in between. Friday, the Rams took the first of those two meetings, winning decisively in Rangely, 46-6.
Sailors' offensive struggles continue in lopsided loss
Glenwood Springs found its focus Friday to beat the Steamboat Springs High School football team, 48-7.
The Steamboat Springs High School soccer team picked up a win Thursday night, going on the road to knock of Rifle, 5-1.
The Steamboat football and soccer teams both have big home games this weekend while both the Hayden and Soroco football squads hit the road in interesting matchups, leading the way for the weekend's high school sporting action.
Scheduling mistake forces annual events into October
A scheduling mistake has caused the Steamboat Springs High School homecoming game to be moved from Sept. 23 to Oct. 7. The Sailors thought they were to play at home against Conifer on Sept. 23 but will instead travel to play Conifer that day.
The Steamboat Springs High School tennis team came away from its toughest regular season tournament with plenty to crow about, coach Joseph O’Dell said.
Soroco built a fat first-half lead Friday night playing on the road at Sanford, but saw it cut in half when the Indians returned the second-half kickoff for a touchdown. Soroco answered back in a big way.
The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team actually had a better record in a tournament it played last weekend than it earned Saturday with a trip to play four matches at Silver Creek. Coach Wendy Hall said there was a big difference in the way the team played, however.
12:49 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a disturbance at a bar in the 700 block of Yampa Street. Bar employees tried to remove a man from the bar, and the man pushed a bouncer into the glass door. The door broke and the 45-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of third-degree assault, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.
It was a weekend of extremes for the Soroco High School volleyball team.
The Hayden High School girls volleyball team got its first win of the season, traveling Friday to knock of Hotchkiss in three sets.
Bingham, Williams again series champs
The Coda Classic Town Challenge Mountain Bike Series finale wasn't a huge draw Saturday, but it did offer one last great chance to ride for many of Steamboat's racing regulars.
Despite a big game from junior quarterback Garrett St. Clair, four big plays added up to one disappointing night Friday for the Hayden High School football team.
It's a slower weekend locally for high school sports teams. Several squads are off and others play on the road. Several big home volleyball games await in Hayden and Oak Creek, however.
The Steamboat Springs High School cross country team got off to a fast start Saturday at a Battle Mountain meet while Soroco's runners continued to put up excellent results.
The Steamboat Springs High School soccer team took care of business Saturday, and now, one of the first major league tests of the season is on tap Tuesday.
The Soroco High School volleyball team cruised to a winning weekend Friday and Saturday, taking three of their four matches at a tournament in Rangely.
The eighth annual Steamboat Stage Race came to a spinning conclusion Monday in downtown, as several locals leapt to the front of the pack.
Things were looking fine, good even, midway through the Demon Invitational volleyball tournament in Glenwood Springs.
Come all the way from Athens, Georgia to Steamboat Springs — 1,600 miles — and you’re going to want to make that trip count. Mark Werner did just that Sunday during the 10K at 10,000 trail running race on Rabbit Ears Pass.
Persistent first-half penalties helped slow the Summit High School football team’s offense on Friday night as Steamboat Springs tried to get a win in its first home game of the season. The Tigers fixed the glitch in the second half.
Patience paid off Thursday for the Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer team.