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Joel Reichenberger

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Marabou race kicks off summer cycling series

Town Challenge returns with race on private ranch

The Steamboat Springs Town Challenge mountain bike series is back for the season, starting Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

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Hayden grad eyes Ninja Warrior challenge

Mitch VeDepo, a 2009 graduate from Hayden High School, competed on the show American Ninja Warrior and is eager to see his episode air Monday night.

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2015 Steamboat Marathon: By the numbers

Steamboat Marathon champion Richard Powell had the fastest winning time in the annual race since 2008 and cut 16 minutes of the winning time from 2014.

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Vandahl picked as head coach

Former Steamboat Springs High School basketball star Michael Vandahl was announced Friday as the new head coach of the boys team, seven years after he played his last game for it and two seasons since he returned to it as an assistant coach.

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More than a race

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.

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Zirkle honored as school's top athlete

Hayden runner Chris Zirkle was selected as the top athlete at his school, Northwest Christian University.

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Sweet six: Local athletes capture six more state medals

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.

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Rossi, Rams rolls to four medals

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.

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Redmond, Kerbs fly to state medals

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.

Plenty of contenders in Routt County contingent

The state track meet starts bright and early Thursday morning in Lakewood. Plenty of local athletes have good chances to bring home medals.

Changes coming for Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club

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.

Local athletes qualify for state track

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.

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Sailors set for state, finally

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.

Steamboat set for big Battle match up

The Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team plays in the second-round of the Class 4A state playoffs against rival Battle Mountain.

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DeWolfe steps down as boys hoops coach

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.

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Bits of wisdom await as Cog Run returns

The 37th annual Hayden Cog Run returns with a 10 a.m. start Saturday in Hayden.

Huge win pushes Steamboat girls soccer on

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.

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Wild rally falls just short for Sailors

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.

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Sailors draw rematch with Windsor

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.

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Girls lax team positive despite losses

The Steamboat girls lacrosse team fell in its final game of the season, 24-4, Saturday against Aspen.

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Sailors dig deep for 13th title

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.

Trek home begins for Everest climbers

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.

Win sets stage for Sailors

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.

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Pro Challenge routes announced

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.

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Charity, team shine in nationals event

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.

Steamboat climbers reported safe after Everest avalanche

A pair of Steamboat Springs-based climbers are safe after a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest triggered by a devastating earthquake in Nepal.

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A world away, Steamboaters ride

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.

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Have dogs, will travel: Oak Creek mushers head to Alaska

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.

Gymnast lands state championship

Steamboat gymnast Emma Cooke locked down a state championship at a recent meet on the Front Range.

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Club honors 34, celebrates the season

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.

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Snowy sendoff: Sailors head into spring break with 11-8 loss

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.

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Vacation-minded Sailors cruise Friday

With spring break looming, the Steamboat girls soccer team took out Delta, 5-1.

Girls fall short despite big effort

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.

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Sweet sendoff for Steamboat lax seniors

The Steamboat boys lacrosse team celebrated senior night in a big way, knocking off Glenwood Springs, 17-1, Thursday night.

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Streaky Sailors get big win

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.

Sailors settle for draw

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.

Cheyenne Mountain beats boys lax, 13-4

The Steamboat boys lacrosse team fell on the road Saturday, 13-4 at Cheyenne Mountain.

Tennis earns split on road trip

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.

Ski and snowboard pioneers to be inducted into U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame

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.

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"Buddy's Way" defined legendary Steamboat skier

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.

Aspen's second-half surge finishes Steamboat

The Sailors couldn’t keep pace with the Skiers on Tuesday and fell on the road, losing at Aspen, 15-8.

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Relentless Huskies sink Steamboat

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.

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Masses again up for Cody's Challenge

Cody's Challenge hit another high for participation on Saturday, with 172 finishers, more than three times as many as started 2010's race.

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Steamboat sweeps Vail tennis

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.

Sailors soccer overwhelms Summit

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.

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Cody's Challenge to head back up Mount Werner

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.

Women's race has locals excited

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.

Nordic skiers rub skis with nation's best

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.

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Vaughan nearing end of strong season

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.

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'Great, awesome and fun' reign on duals day

Nessa Dziemian and Thomas Rowley capped great seasons with dual moguls national championships Sunday.