A trip to a Front Range tournament left the Steamboat Springs girls tennis team with plenty to work on.
Sophie Leeson was admittedly nervous Saturday when a lane suddenly opened between her and the goal. She's scored plenty of goals in her life, but it was her first, best chance on the high school's varsity team.
Aspen handed the Steamboat girls lacrosse team its first loss of the season.
In its short life, the event has grown quickly into a highlight for young riders, a different kind of race to look forward to late in their competitive season. For older, retired Steamboat Springs riders, however, it’s become a reunion.
In its three seasons, the Steamboat Hockey Classic has already offered major benefits, more than $100,000, to youth hockey in Steamboat Springs. It will surely add to that total this weekend, as the event skates back into town with a roster of more than a dozen former NHLers and the Hanson brothers, players and actors in the 1977 movie "Slap Shot."
The Steamboat Wranglers hockey team was one mistake away from the end of its season at one point Saturday, playing in double overtime in a must-win playoff game at Aspen, the league’s 2016 champions.
The Steamboat Springs, Soroco and Hayden high school track teams fired from their seasons’ starting line Sunday. The three local teams combined for 27 top-10 finishes on Friday at the Rifle Invitational, their first meet of the season.
Olympians might care more about content creation than competition.
“He didn’t fall. He didn’t mess up. It wasn’t a surprise. That’s just what he does.”
Nicolas Richeda, Jack Reich, Noah Riemenschneider and Marat Washburn were among 11 boys to qualify at the Rocky/Central Regional Championships this week in Vail.
After a 9-6 win Saturday at home against Durango, the Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team improved to 5-0 on the season, this after it won only five games all season a year ago.
They just keep winning, and Saturday their fans will have a chance to see if the streak will continue.
A strong defensive performance set the stage for a win Friday for the Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team.
Steamboat skiers grabbed a handful of top finishes at the first day of skiing at the U14 regional championships on their home hill.
The regional tournament is still six weeks away, but the Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis team won some valuable confidence for that event at a Thursday triangular.
Ladley will appear when show premiers 29th season later this month
Snowboarding had already taken Matt Ladley around the world. Now it could help him do so in a little different way as Ladley was cast on the upcoming season The Amazing Race.
Justin Reiter rode to one of his best finishes in two seasons Thursday at the World Snowboard Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain.
After playing to and utter, nearly complete tie during the season, the Steamboat Wranglers and the Aspen Leafs will launch into a post-season playoff matchup Friday to determine which of the two teams will move on.
Jack Reich was fourth in giant slalom Thursday, leading the way for Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club skiers at the U16 regional championships in Vail.
The key, Shawn Baumgartner said, is relationships, and that’s what he’ll try to build first as he takes over as head coach of the Steamboat Springs High School football team.
A pair of Steamboat Springs moguls skiers are state champions after winning their events last weekend at the Rocky Mountain Qualifier State Championships in Purgatory Resort.
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club U10 Alpine skiers did just fine when it came to races, racking up wins, podiums and top-10 finishes last weekend at the U10 Championships in Telluride. It was the results from an event that actually wasn’t a race that had the club’s U10 coach, Deb Armstrong, most excited, however.
Jack Reich was second and Noah Riemenschneider third Tuesday in the super-G at the U16 Rocky/Central regional championships in Vail, and their podium finishes weren’t the only highlights for Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Alpine skiers.
Steamboat Springs skier Lars Hannah earned All-American skier status during the weekend at the NCAA Championships in New Hampshire.
The Western Slope Tournament in Grand Junction is always one of the toughest tests of the season for the Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis program, and it lived up to that billing this weekend for the Sailors.
Maybe someday, Nordic combined will be a sport with World Cup, World Championship and Olympic races for both men and women. It's not, now, and that's not something that’s cost Steamboat Springs skier Annika Belshaw a moment of sleep.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team got off to a 2-0 start to its season Saturday, traveling to New Mexico to win a pair of games.
Arielle Gold won't be a two-time world champion, at least not this year.
Lacrosse can be a streaky game, and on Saturday, the Steamboat Springs High school boys lacrosse team had the last sustained streak playing at home against Aspen in the season opener. Aspen didn’t need a streak to win, however. It only needed one last goal.
Steamboat Springs 18-year old Lyta Foulk won the women's Telemark national championship for the second consecutive year. She'll head to college next year rather than continuing her ski racing career. So, were the years of intense training worth it? She knows the answer.
Arielle Gold qualified in second place in the women's halfpipe Friday at the World Snowboard Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team returns only one of its top six scorers from a year ago. Can the team reach the same lofty heights this spring?
Steamboat Springs skier Jaelin Kauf flew to a bronze medal at the World Championships.
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club alpine skiers traveled last weekend to Ski Cooper for their last opportunity to qualify for the regional championships, set for March 16-20 in Steamboat Springs.
The United States women couldn't find the podium Wednesday in the World Ski Championships moguls competition.
A total of 10 local ski and snowboard athletes will compete over the next two weeks in Sierra Nevada, Spain, at the Freestyle World Ski Championships and concurrent World Snowboard Championships.
Landon Wendler and Kenzie Radway won events last weekend, leading the way for a strong performance for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club moguls team.
Strong results have Kauf, Giaccio on the big stage
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club skiers Jaelin Kauf and Olivia Giaccio both made the cut with the U.S. Ski Team and will compete this week at the Freestyle World Ski Championships in Spain.
The key to successful tennis for Steamboat Springs High School sophomore Lily Fox is ... well, it’s best if she explains.
Bryan Fletcher has spent a decade skiing the World Cup in Europe, but leaving home has never been this difficult
Like any new parent, Bryan Fletcher talks about his baby at work. Unlike most parents, his office is at the top of a ski jump in a snowy corner of Europe.
It’s been four years since Johnny Spillane needed to live the European life — adjusted time zones included — while competing on the Nordic combined World Cup circuit, but he’s spent much of the past two weeks back on that schedule, even if not on that continent.
The U.S. relay team with Bryan Fletcher and Taylor Fletcher finished ninth Friday morning in Lahti, Finland in the last Nordic combined event of the World Ski Championships.
It didn’t start during the weekend for Cael McCarthy. It started months ago. It came together on the weekend, however.
The U.S. Open has been kind to Steamboat Springs snowboarders in the past. Taylor Gold’s a former champ, and both Arielle Gold and Matt Ladley have posted high results there. They won’t get the chance this year.
Thanks to skiing well, a pack of Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club skiers earned the chance to come home.
Steamboat's Bryan Gilbertson is so familiar with second place that when it became clear he'd end up there again, he could only shrug his shoulders. There was one thing different this time, however.
Germany's dominance continued Wednesday at the Nordic Combined World Championships in Lahti, Finland, on what was a down day for the United States team.
No one’s been quite as successful as Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club moguls skier Kenzie Radway was earlier this month at a trio of freestyle skiing events in Telluride, but she's only one of the local freestyle skiers to put up big results recently.
The U.S. skiers couldn't ski with the top competitors Sunday in a team relay event at the World Ski Championships in Lahti, Finland.
The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team pulled off one eye-popping upset this weekend. It couldn't manage a second, however, and with a 3-1 loss to Cherry Creek, the No. 3 seed in the state's high school hockey tournament, the Sailors ended their season.