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.
The Steamboat Stage Race is entering its eighth year, and director Corey Piscopo said, while the event eats up a ton of his personal time, it's still going strong.
The Steamboat football team easily beat Summit last year, but isn't ready to take anything for granted after an opening week stumble.
It's the first full weekend of high school sports of the fall season, and all the local teams will be in action.
Steamboat pulled out a gritty win Tuesday in its home opener, beating U.S. Highway 40-rivals Moffat County 3-0 in the Bulldogs’ season opener.
It was a strong start to the season for the Steamboat Springs high school mountain bike team, which rolled across its first 2016 finish line Saturday at a race in Frisco.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer team scored plenty of goals Saturday in its season-opening game. Unfortunately for the Sailors, its opponent, Mullen, did, as well.
Soroco went on the road to bulldoze Caprock Academy, taking the league victory in three sets.
It was a good start to the season, but the chance for “great” just eluded the Steamboat Springs High School boys tennis team this weekend, coach Joseph O’Dell said.
Soroco High School football coach Dick Dudas acknowledged things could have gone better Saturday as his team opened its season on the road against Caliche. Things could have gone better, but not much, as the Rams rolled to a big victory.
The Steamboat Springs High School football team has beaten Battle Mountain each of the past four seasons, but it’s rarely been easy. Last year’s win, in Steamboat, came only after the Huskies turned the ball over six times, including on the decisive play, an interception in the end zone. It’s with those close games in mind that Steamboat travels to Edwards on Friday to open its season.
With a flurry of hard hits and plenty of big digs, the Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team showed Thursday it’s still at the top of the heap in Northwest Colorado.
Soroco football coach Dick Dudas has high hopes for his team as it starts its season this weekend with a trip to Caliche.
High school athletics programs lose their stars as regularly as aspen trees lose their leaves, so there’s nothing inherently unique about that storyline for the Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team as it prepares to start the 2016 season.
It may be time to start thinking about winter in Steamboat Springs, but local snowboarder Nik Baden is already knee deep in the season, and Wednesday, he recorded a strong finish at his first slopestyle snowboarding event of the season.
Steamboat Springs High School senior Nolan Sankey struggled in a big way in this season's first action, but he was sharp Tuesday playing at Haymaker Golf Course in Steamboat, helping lead his squad to a strong finish.
Annual race sustains nearly 40-percent drop in athletes
They dove into a cold Lake Catamount early Sunday morning but that 66-degree water didn’t slow local athletes at the Steamboat Triathlon.
Organizers would like to see rodeo return to the Routt County Fair in a big way but settled Sunday for a junior rodeo that saw plenty of bucks and a few big bumps.
Hayden's Chad Day hasn't dedicated himself to bull riding for more than 20 years. That hasn't stopped the 39-year old cowboy from giving his favorite "hobby" a spin every summer.
Family, injuries force Hayden bull rider to consider retirement
Jake Booco can make himself say the word, but he can’t quite bring himself to commit to it. After a long career in professional bull riding, he's considering retirement.
Steamboat Springs’ Katie Lindquist and Kent Eriksen don’t get tired of the wide eyes or the questions their tandem mountain bike induces, and they don't get tired of winning at the Leadville 100.
The Continental Divide Trail Run returns Saturday with a newer, longer race option for runners.
A pack of Steamboat Springs triathletes cruised to strong finishes last weekend at the 2016 USA Triathlon National Championships.
Steamboat Springs' PGA Junior team started its postseason play Monday with a solid stroke, winning a head-to-head matchup with a team from Grand Junction.
Bull riding has come roaring back into the Routt County Fair lineup in recent years, and this year, it’ll be bigger than ever.
The Steamboat Springs High School golf team teed off Monday, opening the fall sports season for local prep athletes, and the Sailors' results didn't come as a surprise.
The logic for Kelly Boniface went like this: If you’re of the athletic mindset, and there’s an awesome event in your hometown, you’d better do it at least once.
Steamboat’s summer Olympian Rich Weiss battled the odds and the ice to reach the peak of his sport
It took a sledgehammer for Steamboat Springs kayaker Rich Weiss to make it to the Summer Olympics.
A pack of Steamboat Springs cyclists recorded strong results last weekend at the Laramie Enduro race in Laramie, Wyoming.
Lyndsay Richter was more than 98 percent of the way done with her race at the Ironman Boulder triathlon last weekend, running the marathon that is the race’s finale, when she made a unique decision.
Steamboat Springs' PGA Junior all-star team is back and hoping to duplicate last summer's results.
Troy Mick doesn’t just still remember the first family he joined when he left home as a junior hockey player, a wide-eyed teenager with big dreams in the sport. He still stays in touch, a lifelong friendship he said he treasures. He's hoping Steamboat families will come forward to help a new generation of young players this fall.
The cycling season is winding down, at least for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club summer cycling program. Before it did, however, the club sent a large contingent of riders to the Colorado Freeride Festival Epic XC race in Winter Park, a major out-of-town trip for the club this summer.
Mitchell VeDepo advances on American Ninja Warrior
Hayden High School grad Mitchell VeDepo was nervous before he took on the city finals course on the NBC game show American Ninja Warrior. He didn't have any reason to be, however. He was heavily featured on the broadcast as he flew through the course and on to the next round of the competition.
It wasn’t just the fact that he won, Taylor Fletcher said, though, the newly minted United States Nordic Combined national champion was plenty proud of that. He was also thrilled with the whole team's performance.
The Steamboat Springs Swim Team weighed in as one of the smallest teams at the annual Western Slope League Championship meet last month in Grand Junction, but the team swam to outsized results.
The annual Steamboat Tennis Association tournament differs from most that swing through the Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs in that it allows juniors players to pair with adults. That made for some decidedly unique pairings at this year's tournament.
After 25 years of shaping tennis in Steamboat Springs, the husband-wife team of Jim and Stacy Swiggart are stepping down this fall from their role directing the Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs.