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Joel Reichenberger

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One Rabbit won: Hundreds find out a lot can happen during Steamboat's 100-mile Run, Rabbit Run ultramarathon

Nearly 250 runners took to the trails above Steamboat Springs last weekend for the annual Run, Rabbit Run trail ultramarathon, and each had a different story to tell when, or if, they emerged back at the finish line in Gondola Square at the base of Steamboat Ski Area.

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Hayden wins again, blasts Vail Mountain

Hayden beat Vail Mountain Tuesday, 25-15, 25-22, 25-18, winning for the third time in four matches, and the Tigers did it without their best player.

Sailors qualify all 4 golfers to state

It took a whole golf tournament and then some, but the end result is exactly what the Steamboat Springs High School golf team wanted: all four of the Sailors golfers advanced from the regional tournament and will play at state.

Routt County college athlete update, Sept. 17

Former Routt County high school athletes are competing at colleges around the country, and those in fall sports are already well into their seasons. Check in on how they're doing.

Former club skier red hot down south

Hig Roberts, a former member of Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, won a race in the Australia New Zealand Cup last week, leading the way for a podium sweep in the down-under event by U.S. skiers.

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Krar dominates, hundreds soak in Steamboat's ultra-marathons

Rob Krar came in as the favorite in the Run, Rabbit Run 100-mile race, and he didn't disappoint. He blew away the field on the long, smooth roads on Buffalo Pass and built on his lead all night long to win the race.

Hayden volleyball splits with Vail schools

It was an up-and-down day for the Hayden High School volleyball squad, but combined with a Thursday night win, it still has the Tigers on a high.

Dayspring beats up Soroco football

The Soroco High School football team found out the hard way how tough Dayspring Christian Academy is, losing on the road Saturday, 62-0.

Hayden spikes West Grand for season's 1st win

The Tigers won a thrilling five-set match against West Grand, earning their first win in four matches this season.

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Run, Rabbit Run back and challenging as ever

The Run, Rabbit Run trail ultramarathon starts today, sending 450 runners out for a wild, tough experience in the mountains above and around Steamboat Springs.

High school sports weekend preview, Sept. 11 to 13

Steamboat Springs, Hayden and Soroco high school athletic teams all hit the road for big games this weekend as the home calendar is lighter.

Soroco volleyball storms back, wins in three sets

The Soroco High School volleyball team didn't stay down long, bouncing back Tuesday to beat Vail Mountain in three sets.

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Up, down and nearly out, Steamboat soccer settles for a draw

Steamboat trailed big, then bounced back in a huge way. In the end, the Sailors had to settle for a 2-2 draw playing at home Tuesday night against Summit.

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County 4-H shooters on target at state championships

Local shooters picked up one state championship and two team runner-up finishes, in addition to plenty of other top showings in the competitive fields.

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Soroco overcomes oddities for season's first win

The Soroco High School football team won a quirky game Saturday, downing Plateau Valley 44-22 for its first win of the season.

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Soroco volleyball stumbles at home

The Soroco High School volleyball team lost its first game of the season Saturday, falling at home to Plateau Valley.

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Soroco skunks Hayden to snap streak

The Soroco volleyball team broke a five-match losing streak to Hayden on Friday night, downing the Tigers in three sets.

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Steamboat volleyball sweeps by Moffat

Steamboat took care of business Thursday night with a 25-14, 25-13, 25-17 sweep of Moffat County.

Small Soroco cross country team fast on course

Soroco's start-up cross country team has just two athletes, but it's off to a good start this season.

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Soroco, Hayden keep things on the down-low heading into matchup

When the Soroco and Hayden high school volleyball teams meet up at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Oak Creek, there’s going to be a bit of chess involved.

High school sports weekend preview, Sept. 4-6

There's plenty of local high school sports actions happening in Routt County this week, including home games for all three local high school football teams and all three volleyball teams.

Steamboat golf wins, sets eyes on home tournament

A win is a win. That’s the mantra Steamboat Springs High School golf coach Steve Dodson kept repeating to himself Wednesday after the Sailors’ performance at the Yampa Valley Golf Course in Craig. The team is in action again starting at 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Haymaker Golf Course.

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Customers' seizures at Walmart force store evacuation

Two customers at Walmart in Steamboat Springs were struck by seizures, and two more people at the store reported feeling ill, triggering an evacuation of the Central Park Plaza location at about noon Tuesday.

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Charity grabs championship in Steamboat Stage Race

Having grabbed second place each of the past two years at the Steamboat Springs Stage Race, local pro cyclist Amy Charity was thrilled to be in a position of power Monday during the final stage of this year's race. She took advantage.

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Good to the last pop, Bull Bash thrills in Steamboat

Sunday's PBR Bull Bash came down to the last rider on the last bull. Everyone in the stadium knew what would happen with the exception of that rider.

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10K at 10,000 Feet race pulls from near and very far

Sunday's 10K at 10,000 Feet Steamboat Springs Running Series race attracted many of the same faces, and runners from many of the same places, plus a few from much further away.

Steamboat goes 2-0 in volleyball tournament

The Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team took care of business in its first two matches on Friday playing at a tournament in Glenwood Springs.

Rams get run on Sanford roadtrip

The season got off to a rough start Friday night for the Soroco High School football team.

New 'feel' to Rams as volleyball season begins

The Soroco High School volleyball team is looking to bounce back from a rough 2013.

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Steamboat optimistic as volleyball season begins

As the Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team heads into the season, the Sailors are positively high on this year's squad.

Being choosy important in choosing right animals for Bull Bash

The annual Professional Bull Riders event is headed back to Steamboat Springs this weekend, and organizer Judd Mortensen said a pen full of top-tier bulls and a lineup of elite riders await fans.

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Late-summer run to boost early winter skiing

It’s with an eye toward the fall that Dave Miller is trying to bolster participation in one of the final running events of the summer.

Steamboat golf again solid on the road

Another tournament meant another set of solid rounds from the boys of the Steamboat Springs High School golf team on Wednesday.

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Steamboat Stage Race finds sweet spot, expecting record crowd

Three years ago even event director Corey Piscopo wasn’t sure the Steamboat Stage Race would live to see the summer of 2014. The race is more than alive, however. It's growing.

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Nordic combined team reaches ski pass deal with USSA

They won’t be coming to your door, unsolicited and in uniform — that’s your domain, for now, Girl Scouts — but the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team does have something to sell, and team members hope there are a few buyers out there.

Sailors get a sweep in tennis season opener

The Steamboat Springs High School boys tennis team had no problems in its season opener.

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Continental Divide Trail Run returns Saturday

The Continental Divide Trail Run, set to return to the mountains above Steamboat Springs on Saturday, has acted as a mirror to the running world in its nearly 15 years of existence.

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Thrilling finishes define gritty Town Challenge finale

In the end, the top two men’s racers in the Town Challenge mountain bike series couldn’t have asked for anything more, dashing together for the finish with everything on the line.

Firestone lights up Steamboat golfers Wednesday

Will Firestone led the Steamboat Springs High School golf team to first place in a Wednesday tournament.

IMBA Summit set for week in Steamboat

The IMBA World Summit will settle down Wednesday for a long weekend of riding and talking about bikes in Steamboat Springs.

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Boniface takes naturally to Breck stage race, finishes 4th

Kelly Boniface was new to mountain bike stage racing, but that didn't keep her from a fourth-place finish last week at the Breck Epic.

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Morning Gloria trail ready to be rolled

The newest trail on Emerald Mountain, the $160,000, 4.25-mile Morning Gloria trail, is ready for riders.

Final rides to decide rodeo championships

The Steamboat Springs Pro Rodeo series will ride to a close this weekend, but even with 90 percent of the season in the books, the season-ending results are far from decided.

Steamboat Triathlon returns, with several new tricks

Lance Panigutti said the decision to add a sprint distance option to this weekend’s Steamboat Triathlon, in recent years an Olympic distance course, was made almost exactly a year ago, based on feedback absorbed immediately after the 2013 race.

Golf fundraiser surpasses expectations

In its 10th year in Steamboat Springs, the Arnie’s Army Battled Prostate Cancer golfing fundraiser had its best year.

Sailors golf finishes 2nd yet again

Technically, the result was the same, but the same result for the third day in a row left the Steamboat Springs High School boys golf team ready for a break on Wednesday.

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Keller steps in as Soroco football coach

Josef Keller, Soroco’s athletic director since 2012, was hired in July to coach the Rams’ varsity football team after David Bruner decided to resign from the position in May.

Sailors 2nd again in Grand Junction golf tourney

The Steamboat Springs High School golf team wasn’t quite as hot as it was Monday at the start of a three-day swing of competitions. It was still good enough for the same place, however.

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Steamboat Ski Area, Winter Sports Club to build race venue

Steamboat Ski Area and Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club entered into an agreement for a new dedicated Alpine ski racing venue on Mount Werner.

Steamboat golf soars in Grand Junction

Sure, it’s early, but the Steamboat Springs High School boys golf team embarked on a critical stretch of its season Monday, playing in Grand Junction in the first of back-to-back-to-back competitions.