The Steamboat wrestling team went to the Front Range and found a tough test in the Vista Peak Buffalo Invitational. The team managed better than a passing grade.
Virginia “Gigi” Boyd didn’t have a perfect run down the face of Howelsen Hill in downtown Steamboat Springs on Sunday, as she tried her best to bob and weave between Alpine snowboarding slalom gates. Few, however, did, as plentiful powder and the ice underneath made riders earn their podium positions at a USASA event.
There were good games and bad through the weekend for the Hayden High School girls basketball team, but coach Michelle Wilkie said the one thing her team came away with was valuable experience.
Youth and inexperience showed for the Soroco High School boys basketball in three games in Meeker according to coach Shawn Hayes.
The Hayden High School boys basketball didn’t get a win, but coach Gerard Geis was excited after the team’s three-day swing through the Meeker Cowboy Shootout tournament.
The Soroco High School girls basketball made it a weekend sweep playing Friday and Saturday in a four-team tournament in Cortez.
The Nordic Junior World Championships taking place in Park City, Utah, is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the young skiers vying to make the cut. Saturday, a pack of motivated skiers gave all they had to try to get a leg up in the competition to make it there.
An inconsistent game Saturday kept things exciting as the Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team held off Eagle Valley to place third in the Steamboat Shoot-Out basketball tournament.
The Steamboat girls basketball team went 0-3 in the Steamboat Shoot-Out tournament. Coaches are focused on fixing what they can before league play starts.
A furious fourth-quarter rally wasn't quite enough for the Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team Friday night.
It may get worse before it gets better, but senior Raya Duryea is convinced things will improve for the Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team.
Steamboat set to play at 8:15 p.m.
Explosive in the second and third quarters and — eventually, anyway — sharp from 3-point range, the Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team charged ahead in the winner’s bracket at the Steamboat Shoot-Out on Thursday, blasting rival Moffat County, 58-35.
Soroco High School wrestling coach Jay Whaley has a pretty simple rule when it comes to any opportunity for his team to wrestle in Routt County.
The Steamboat wrestling and hockey teams and the Soroco and Hayden boys and girls basketball teams all hit the road this weekend. Will they find what their looking for on the highway?
The Steamboat Springs High School boys and girls teams begin play this weekend in the Steamboat Shoot-Out tournament. For the boys team, that means a 6:30 p.m. game at home against long-time rival, Moffat County.
The new-found pace of the Soroco High School girls basketball team roared into Oak Creek Tuesday night as the Rams played their first home game of the season. They teetered between furiously fast — effective — and frantically frenzied — less so — but ended up easily running away from North Park to earn a 84-39 victory.
Steamboat finished third as a team in its season-opening wrestling event and had three individual champions. Hayden and Soroco each had one.
The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team hit the road Saturday and picked up its first win of the season, knocking off Liberty 3-0 in Colorado Springs.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team lost its second game of the season Saturday, falling 65-27 to Durango at the Brenda Patch Tournament in Roaring Fork.
Turnovers helped lead the Soroco boys to two losses Saturday, but coach Shawn Hayes said those experience will pay off in the long run.
It was somewhat of a snakebit start to the season for the U.S. Nordic combined team, but Bryan Fletcher raced to one of his best results in a year Sunday to help turn things around.
The Hayden High School girls basketball team didn’t come away from its season-opening weekend of action with a win, but coach Michelle Wilkie said it did come back with plenty to be positive about.
The Soroco High School girls team lost Saturday for the first time this season, falling 51-46 against Moffat County in the championship game of the Cowboy Shootout tournament in Meeker. Still, coach David Bruner said his team is coming off the weekend plenty pleased with its results.
The Steamboat boys basketball team struggled Saturday playing in Roaring Fork against Ponderosa.
Misko Antisin started the season as the coach for the Steamboat Wranglers but in essence got "called up" to the team's parent club, the Salmon Arm Silverbacks in British Columbia.
The Steamboat boys basketball team trailed big at half but managed to eek out a big win.
A slow second half offensively sank the Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team Friday in a season-opening trip to play against Roaring Fork, which was hosting the Brenda Patch Tournament.
The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team opened its season Friday with a trip to Battle Mountain, and the Sailors didn’t pick their first loss of the season. They didn’t pick up their first win, either.
It may have looked ugly early — blowout ugly, even — but the Soroco High School girls basketball team found its footing midway through Friday’s game and powered back to beat Cedaredge at the Cowboy Shootout tournament in Meeker, 42-36.
The shooting wasn't pretty, but Soroco High School girls basketball coach David Bruner said the defense was, and that helped pave the way to a 65-45 win Thursday for the Rams against the Mesa Ridge junior varsity team in the opening round of the Meeker Cowboy Shootout tournament.
Steamboat returns trio of state qualifers
The Steamboat Springs High School wrestling team is coming off one of its best seasons. The Sailors would love to grow that success this winter.
Soroco wrestler Jace Logan may have taken some of his opponents by surprise last year as a freshman, at least early in the season. He won’t have that luxury for a single match this year.
The Hayden wrestling team returns a pair of state qualifiers and is headed into the looming wrestling season with high hopes.
A long trip to West Yellowstone, Montana, has become as regular a Thanksgiving Day tradition as turkey for Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Nordic skiers, but a week out from their journey, it looked like warm weather might change the team’s plans.
The Hayden High School boys basketball team is hoping last season's hard lessons can lead to some victories this season.
Building chemistry and developing confidence early will be key for a young, small and inexperienced Soroco boys basketball team this season.
Hayden girls basketball coach Michelle Wilkie has seen her team fight with all it has. She's hoping she can take that passion and turn it into wins on the basketball court.
They’ll look different — think shorter — and play different — think faster — but the Soroco High School girls basketball team hopes to generate the same level of success it’s had in recent seasons.
More than 400 make 5K Thanksgiving trek
There were plenty of excuses to skip Thursday morning’s Turkey Trot 5-kilometer run in Steamboat Springs, starting with the snow that came overnight to cover the course. Few used them as the event drew a record crowd.
World champs, Olympic preview on schedule for 2016-17 NC season
It was dark but warm Wednesday in Ruka, Finland, where a trio of Steamboat Springs skiers will make up the U.S. team Saturday when the World Cup Nordic combined circuit jumps off in Ruka, Finland.
On again, off again: Off the U.S. Ski Team, a pair of local moguls skiers are still in on their sport
Steamboat Springs skiers Lane Stoltzner and Sophia Schwartz were dropped from the U.S. Ski Team in the spring. They haven't let a little thing like that get in the way of their pursuit of their freestyle skiing dreams.
Two Olympic appearances and years on the World Cup circuit help, Taylor Fletcher said. Still, finding ways to fund a Nordic combined career can be complicated, he said.
Though Oak Creek and Phippsburg turned red, Clinton carried Routt easily
Tuesday’s presidential election may have brought plenty of surprises — or one big one, anyway — but the overall results in Routt County weren’t much of a shock. Still, the 2016 presidential election numbers did show several major political shifts in the county.
Helen Beall was searching for the right way to describe the 25 Hours of Frog Hollow mountain bike race in Hurricane, Utah. She found it. “It’s the spirit of mountain bike racing,” she said.
Steamboat Springs sportscaster Verne Lundquist, working through his final season calling college football games on CBS, was recognized with the Ronald Reagan Media Award last week by the United States Sports Academy.
Hundreds of runners took on the 100- and 50-mile Run, Rabbit Run courses in Steamboat Springs in September, and last month, the race doled out thousands of dollars to local charities.
Dec. 8, 1998, was mayhem, Haymaker Golf Course superintendent Bill Whelihan said, remembering back Wednesday to the latest date Haymaker Golf Course has ever played host to golf. This year won't challenge that, but even the course's staff is a little surprised they're still sending players out every day.
Long lines greeted voters Tuesday in Steamboat Springs, but hundreds waited anyway. They were driven by many different causes and emotions.
The manner in which Routt County newspapers have covered presidential elections have changed radically through the years. Check out our photo gallery featuring front pages loaded with everything from the emotionally charged headlines of 1900 to the historic elections of 2008 and 2012.
The Steamboat Springs high school mountain bike team sent 14 athletes to the Colorado State Championships late last month and came away with plenty of high individual finishes.