Warm weather and an early spring have defined the last month in Steamboat Springs, and those conditions have forced officials running the U.S. Freestyle Skiing Championships at Steamboat Ski Area to alter the event's schedule to allow athletes the best possible conditions.
Ryan Dyer lived his US ski team dream for three years — he’s determined to get back
There are roughly a dozen ways to make the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team, but only about three that matter to an up-and-coming skier. Making the team doesn’t actually guarantee anyone much of anything. Only a fraction of the team’s members get to compete in World Cup events.
Steamboat Springs cyclist Amy Charity is still climbing the world of women's pro racing, having signed with a new team and earned a stint racing in Europe with the U.S. Team.
The Steamboat Springs High School baseball team lost twice playing Saturday on the road against Delta, 3-0 and 10-0.
Nordic, powder operations closing early
The winter's low snowfall totals were bad enough, but a warm week in March has forced area Nordic and powder skiing operations to close earlier than anticipated.
Lars Hannah couldn’t match his best performance at the 2015 USSA Cross Country Junior National Championships, but he did build on what was a great week of competition, helping lead the way for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club team.
They’d both been to the top before, but it was still sweet for Steamboat Springs Telemark skiers Madi McKinstry and Jeffrey Gay earlier this month when they each claimed championships at the U.S. Telemark National Championships.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team pieced together a fourth-quarter rally Tuesday afternoon, but it wasn’t enough to give the Sailors the edge in their first big test of the new season.
Tatum Burger won her division at No. 1 singles at a Grand Junction tournament, paving the way for a strong showing by the Steamboat Springs girls tennis team.
It was a rough start to the season for the Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team but not as bad as it looked, according to coach Betsy Frick.
It was a decidedly lackluster finale for what was an up-and-down season for the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team, competing in the final World Cup of the season on Saturday in Oslo.
Dozens of skiers took to a slushy moguls course on a sunny Saturday in Steamboat Springs.
Midway through the two-day Grand Junction Western Slope Invitational tennis tournament, Steamboat Springs girls coach John Aragon said his team is well on its way to a passing grade.
Steamboat Springs’ Midget hockey team won its state tournament last weekend, finishing the season with a shiny 12-3-1 record.
The Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team took care of business Friday night in its season opener, blasting Eagle Valley, 14-2.
The formula seems to be set for the Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team, and Thursday night the Sailors rode that math to a 2-1 home victory against Eagle Valley.
Steamboat Springs’ Nordic combined skiing Fletcher bothers were again plenty fast on Thursday at a World Cup in Trondheim, Norway, but jumping kept either from challenging for a top-10 finish at what was the penultimate World Cup event of the season.
Lars Hannah dominated his race Wednesday to win a national championship at the Cross Country Skiing Junior National Championships in California.
Steamboat Springs High School spring sports team will be busy this weekend, with several home appearances and plenty of road miles logged.
Steamboat Springs snowboarders shined last weekend in a United States of America Snowboard Association event at Copper Mountain.
Wilson comes out of one goal, scores into another
Ocoee Wilson put away a golden goal penalty shot two minutes into overtime Tuesday to give the Sailors a 3-2 win against Summit.
Steamboat Springs Nordic skiers came away with a pair of second-place finishes and a fifth to highlight the first day of competition Monday in the United States Ski and Snowboard Association Cross Country Junior Nationals event in Truckee, California.
The U.S. Nordic combined ski team is set for its last hurrah of the season, two Norwegian World Cup events that will wrap up the 2014-15 campaign this week.
The freestyle skiing women of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club continued their strong season last weekend at the Rocky Mountain Division Championships in Telluride, and none may have stood out more than an athlete almost too young to even be there.
The Steamboat Springs High School tennis team made it a perfect weekend on Saturday, winning its second matchup, this time against regional rival Aspen.
Steamboat Springs Alpine snowboarder Justin Reiter won the first World Cup event of his career racing Saturday in Moscow.
Hard crash keeps Taylor Gold from repeat championship
Arielle Gold was third and Taylor Gold eighth at Saturday's U.S. Open snowboarding half-pipe championships.
The Steamboat Springs High School tennis team opened its season Friday with a big win, going on the road to take down Fruita Monument 5-2.
Club skiers pick up three podiums in Friday relays
A trio of Steamboat Springs teams made it on the podium during the two-person Nordic combined relay day of the Junior National Championships at Howelsen Hill on Friday.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team got the best start it could have imagined to the start of its season, scoring three quick goals en route to a 5-4 victory Thursday against Glenwood Springs.
Taylor Gold and Arielle Gold both rode well enough Thursday in the U.S. Open half-pipe qualification round to earn a spot in Saturday's finals.
Avery Harrington claimed the overall U14 girls Rocky Mountain Nordic division season championship last weekend, leading the way for another strong weekend of skiing for Nordic athletes.
Colby Lange and Nellie Rose Talbot emerged as the fastest racers in Wednesday’s super-G event, the second race of the U16 Rocky/Central Alpine Skiing Championships in Steamboat Springs.
Bryce Zetzman led the way for one of the newest teams in the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, winning the 12-14 boys division of the International Freeskiers and Snowboards Association Big Mountain event in Winter Park last weekend.
A pack of a dozen Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club freestyle skiers closed out the United States of America Snowboard Association season in style, showing well at a slopestyle event in Vail last weekend.
Taylor Gold doesn't need a new trick to shine in the snowboarding world, he's hoping to land one, anyway.
The U16 Rocky/Central Regional Championships kicked off in Steamboat Springs on a snowy Tuesday with the boys and girls downhill on Vagabond at Steamboat Ski Area.
Justin Reiter flew to a second-place finish racing Sunday at an Alpine snowboarding World Cup event in Japan, capping a strong weekend of racing from Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club racers.
Dyer wins men's Nor-Am championship, Cota second at World Cup
It was a wildly successful weekend for local freestyle moguls skiers. Ryan Dyer locked up the NorAm championship. Lane Stoltzner won a NorAm event, and Jeremy Cota was second in a World Cup competition.
The Soroco girls basketball has long struggled against the elite Paonia program. After one of their best regular seasons ever, the Rams are hoping they can change that on Friday.
The Soroco boys play Friday night at 7:30 p.m. against Meeker.
Germans, Swiss dominate first of four days of competitions
The FIS Telemark World Championships kicked off Tuesday at Howelsen Hill in Steamboat Springs — the first of four days of tele action on local slopes.
The Hayden High School boys basketball season came to an end Tuesday night playing at Hotchkiss, the home team in the first round of the District 5 tournament.
The Hayden High School girls basketball team season came to an end Tuesday night when the Tigers fell to Meeker, 57-38, in the district tournament.
The U.S. Nordic Combined Team finished seventh in the team relay at the World Championships.
Promising jumps gave the U.S. Nordic combined team skiers shots at top finishes, but a messy cross country race held them back.
Both Steamboat's Bantam and Midget teams won their brackets at a tournament in Littleton last weekend.
A game-winning overtime 3-point shot won the game for Palisade Thursday, likely ending the Steamboat boys basketball team's season.
There was a basket that wasn’t, then two free throws that wouldn’t, and they combined to help sink the Soroco High School boys basketball team with a heartbreaking senior night home loss Thursday, 45-43, to Rangely.
Soroco won its 17th game, beating Rangely in a tight game
The Soroco High School girls basketball team improved to 17-2 on Thursday, beating Rangely, 54-49.