The Soroco High School boys basketball team got off to a slow start Tuesday, but it played strong for three quarters and came out of a road trip to North Park with a crucial win, 41-34.
The Rams more than responded to adversity, walloping North Park, 70-17.
Nita Englund, who trained previously with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, put together the best weekend of ski jumping of her career at a World Cup event in Oberstdorf, Germany, Saturday and Sunday.
Steamboat Springs snowboarders competed at a United States of America Snowboard Association event Saturday and Sunday in snowboard and half-pipe competitions.
The U.S. Nordic combined Ski Team’s Continental Cup competitors had their best weekend of 2015 last weekend in Planica, Slovenia, where Ben Berend led the way with a 23rd place finish in the first competition.
Payton McElhiney was tops among local competitors, winning the skier men’s 13-15 division by inserting the flat 540 spin he’d just learned.
The group was led by Riley Hodges, who finished second in the girls U15 division of the Rocky Qualifier Series/Devo event.
Nik Baden did get a shot in the men's snowboarding slopestyle finals round at X Games.
The Hayden High School boys basketball team lost Friday night, 55-39 at West Grand.
A slow start cost the Soroco High School boys team Saturday on the road against Lake County. The Rams trailed by as many as 16 in the first half en route to a 73-61 loss.
Soroco beat Lake County on Saturday, 78-31.
Arielle Gold finished fourth in a wild women's superpipe finals at X Games in Aspen as 14-year old Chloe Kim won the competition to become the youngest-ever X Games gold medal winner.
Taylor Fletcher was third and Bryan Fletcher eighth at a World Cup Nordic combined event in Sapporo, Japan.
It wasn’t a win, but coach Michelle Wilkie said she was able to find plenty of things for her team to be proud of Friday night in a 51-33 loss against West Grand.
Competing in his first X Games, 17-year-old Nik Baden just missed finals, finishing ninth Friday in the men's snowboard slope-style competition in Aspen.
Taylor Gold came just short at the X Games, missing the finals in the men's super-pipe event.
Ryan Dyer was on fire last week skiing in the Nor-Am freestyle skiing moguls event at Park City, Utah.
Jordi Floyd was second and fifth last weekend in a pair of Nordic ski races in Durango, helping lead the way for a strong showing by the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Nordic skiing division.
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarders climbed the podium 29 different times racing Saturday at a pair of alpine snowboard races at Copper Mountain. Ten of those trips were to the top, first place finishes in the giant slalom and slalom races.
The Steamboat girls basketball team parted the dark clouds Tuesday with a win against Battle Mountain.
Character and resolve were on display Tuesday night for the Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team, according to coach Luke DeWolfe. The squad bounced back from a nine-point halftime deficit to beat Battle Mountain on the road, 41-34.
The X Games are just different, Arielle Gold said. They're bigger, louder and more fun, and she's among a handful of Steamboat athletes hoping to score big in the annual ESPN winter sports event, which begins this week.
The Soroco High School girls basketball team made it look easy again Monday night, winning a road game at Gilpin County, 87-31.
A sloppy, foul-filled game cost the Hayden girls on Saturday as they fell, 36-30, against North Park.
Hayden fell beyond 16-1 in the first quarter and never was able to dig out of that hole Saturday against North Park.
Saturday’s game was one the Soroco High School boys basketball team was supposed to win, so it came as no surprise it did, easily beating De Beque, 79-30.
The Soroco High School girls basketball team took care of business on Saturday and used a lopsided win as a welcome chance to refine offense and defense.
Steamboat snowboarder faster than ever after life-threatening medical troubles
After a brush with death, Steamboat Springs snowboarder Aaron Muss is riding better than he ever has.
Action this weekend in restricted to Saturday, but every local school has home basketball games while each school's wrestling team is in for long road trips.
The Steamboat Springs and Soroco high school wrestling programs have withdrawn from one another's tournaments and duals, and as a result, next month's Routt County Triangular has been canceled.
The Steamboat Springs High School alpine skiing team started off its season on Friday racing at Beaver Creek Resort and was led by a strong finish by Rio Grabb.
Vail Christian couldn’t finally put down a resilient Rams squad until overtime, scoring 11 points in the extra frame to beat Soroco in Oak Creek, 62-57.
Soroco erases halftime hole in comeback victory
The Soroco girls bounced back from a nine-point hole to beat Vail Christian on Tuesday night.
The jumping has started to come around for the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team, and with it, so have the squad’s World Cup fortunes.
The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team only just missed out on the chance to make a winning streak.
It was a strong weekend for United States skiers in Park City, Utah, at a freestyle skiing moguls event last weekend, though it wasn’t the best weekend for Steamboat Springs-connected athletes.
Payton McElhiney won his division twice last weekend as Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club freestyle skiers had strong results at a United States of America Snowboard Association event in Copper Mountain.
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarder Justin Reiter kept up a strong season last weekend by placing 16th in a World Cup parallel slalom snowboarding event in Bad Gastein, Austria.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team wasn’t competitive Saturday and fell big on the road at Delta, 80-33.
Four Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Nordic combined and special jumping athletes will compete this winter in the Junior World Championships.
The Soroco boys basketball team lost at West Grand, 53-46.
The Steamboat boys basketball team bounced back from a halftime deficit to beat Delta, 59-49.
A strong week of competitions in Michigan earned a pair of Steamboat Springs skiers tickets for much longer trips.
It wasn’t that the Soroco High School girls basketball team didn’t play well, Rams coach David Bruner said. It was just that West Grand played better, and Saturday in Kremmling that was good enough for a 75-67 win for the Mustangs.
Steamboat scored two second-period goals and one in the third to beat Kent Denver, giving the Sailors their first win of the season.
The Soroco boys basketball team beat Hayden for the second time this season, winning Friday night in Oak Creek, 58-45.
The Soroco girls basketball beat Hayden on Friday for the sixth consecutive time, 68-39.
Steamboat Springs freestyle skier Sophia Schwartz caught fire a year ago, going on a tear through the World Cup circuit. Now she'll get the chance to ski on an even bigger stage.
The North Routt Glide the Divide cross country ski race — known originally as the Coureur des Bois — won't return this winter, capping a 10-year run.
Strong results from a pair of Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Nordic skiers have them well positioned for big rewards this season.