Some of the top local ski and snowboarder racers have some tips for competitors setting in on Steamboat Springs for the NASTAR National Championships, which begin Thursday at Steamboat Ski Area.
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club moguls skiers closed their season with strong results.
Steamboat knocks off, shuts out rival
One clear hurdle stood for a senior-laden, expectation-filled Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team during this spring’s regular season. Tuesday afternoon, the Sailors cleared that hurdle not by inches, but by feet, out kicking and out playing rival Battle Mountain to deliver a crushing 5-0 defeat.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer team will play host to its toughest rival at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Coach Rob Bohlmann his squad is inspired and ready for the challenge.
The Steamboat Springs High School baseball team lost a pair of games at Rifle on Saturday.
An offensive onslaught from a slew of Sailors helped lift the Steamboat Springs girls soccer team to a win Saturday playing on the road at Delta. Next up for the Sailors is a huge home game Tuesday against Battle Mountain.
There were three jumps built for the U.S. Freestyle National Championships aerials event, which took place Saturday in Steamboat Springs — a Goldilocks of options with big, bigger and biggest.
It was a long path that brought Thomas Rowley to skiing, but since he’s been coming to Steamboat Springs the past two seasons for the U.S. Freestyle National Championships, he’s become plenty familiar the top of the podium.
Even in a world of composed, driven and dedicated athletes, 15-year old Steamboat Springs moguls skier Olivia Giaccio stands out as composed, driven and dedicated. That helped her Friday to a second-place finish in the U.S. Freestyle National Championships moguls event.
Tori Koski didn’t realize what she was getting into three years ago when she first strove to bring a banked slalom snowboard race to Steamboat Springs. Now, the event is back for its third running, and it's expected to be bigger and better than ever.
Sometimes her rapid rise in the moguls skiing world still surprises even Jaelin Kauf herself. A national championship rookie just three years ago, now the Steamboat teen is among the skiers entering the weekend's contests looking for a title.
After a season of down, moguls skiers look for one last up
The U.S. Freestyle Skiing National Championships won’t be about avenging an average season, moguls skier Jeremy Cota said. The Steamboat Springs skier said the event, which begins today at the Park Smalley Freestyle Complex on Voo Doo run at Steamboat Ski Area, stands on its own merits.
Freshman helps team to 5-0 home win
It’s a senior-laden team this year for the Steamboat Springs High School girls soccer program, a squad led by players who’ve been on the field since they were freshman. It was a freshman who stole the show Tuesday, however.
The University of Denver ski team closed out its record 23rd NCAA skiing championship Saturday, winning the title in Steamboat Springs, a town close to the team's soul.
University of Denver sophomore Erik Read won the men's slalom at Friday's NCAA Skiing Championships, putting the Pioneers in line for a record 23rd skiing national championship.
The Steamboat Springs High School girls lacrosse team didn’t get a win to open its season, but it did get an encouraging result.
Montana State maintains lead in Day 2 of NCAA championships
After two days of competition, four of the top schools in the NCAA Skiing Championship point standings have won a combined 57 national championships. The other is the unexpected leader midway through the event, Montana State.
The NCAA skiing championships kicked off Wednesday with giant slalom at Steamboat Ski Area, and the resort's newest racing venue proved up to the task.
Steamboat Springs moguls skier Jaelin Kauf burst on to the World Cup scene this winter and last weekend she was recognized for that accomplishment.
4 days of NCAA championships begin Wednesday
Former Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club skiers Mary O'Connell, Lars Hannah and Tyler Theis are three of the nearly 150 athletes vying for an NCAA championship who will take to the snow this weekend in Steamboat Springs.
Snowboarders Shaun White and Chloe Kim flew higher and spun faster than the field Saturday, while a pair of Steamboat riders finished just off the podium at the U.S. Open snowboarding half-pipe competition in Vail.
The Soroco High School girls basketball team did Friday what it’s done each of the past two seasons: won in the regional tournament semifinals to advance to the championship.
Steamboat Springs’ freeskiing Vaughan brothers closed out February strong.
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club skier Jasper Good made good on his opportunity at the World Junior Skiing Championships in Rasnov, Romania, recording strong performances to help lead a pack of United States skiers, a handful of whom are fellow Steamboat Springs athletes.
The U18 freestyle skiers with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club had another strong weekend of results last week and are now flying toward the end of their season.
Rams return to regionals for third consecutive season
It wasn't long ago when the Soroco High School girls basketball team could hope for good games or, maybe, a good season. Now, the Rams have strung together three consecutive trips to the regional tournament, and they're hoping to continue to build not a good team, but a good program.
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club pro snowboarders Arielle Gold and Matt Ladley qualified Thursday to compete Saturday in the U.S. Open half-pipe finals in Vail.
Maybe at the end it’s a teapot that can best sum up the extremes Doug Tumminello endured during his quest to ski from the edge of the Antarctic continent to the South Pole. Tumminello spent years preparing for his adventure. Testing everything from base layers to skis and snacks, he had redundancy for nearly everything important — two methods of communication, two GPS devices, two cooking burners and two compasses. But he only had one teapot.
Jordan Gorr slid a puck between the Lewis Palmer goalie's legs in sudden-death overtime Friday to give the Steamboat Springs High School hockey team a huge upset victory in the first-round of the state playoffs.
The Soroco High School girls basketball team was fouled out, then knocked off Friday in the semifinal round of the District 5 tournament in De Beque.
Despite a disappointing showing Friday, the Steamboat Springs High School boys skiing team logged a third-place overall finish at the state skiing championships Friday.
The Sailors opened Class 4A tournament play Friday against the No.1 team in the state, Lewis Palmer. Four quarters later, Steamboat's season was over with a 91-41 loss.
Arielle Gold landed her second X Games medal in as many months on Friday, placing third in the women’s half-pipe event at X Games Oslo.
It may take more than a van for the the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Nordic team to travel to the USSA Cross Country Junior Nationals event next month in Wisconsin.
Tuesday, the Hayden girls found out exactly why Paonia is so highly thought of. The Eagles won easily 60-13 ending the Tigers' season.
It’s win-or-go-home time of the year for local high school basketball teams, so without any other context, without any other history, the Soroco High School girls basketball team’s District 5 home tournament game Tuesday night against Meeker had great import.
After so many wins and so much success — not just this season, but last — there was no denying the hurt Tuesday night for the Soroco High School boys basketball team.
Liam Baxter led the way for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club freeskiing team last weekend at a United States Snowboard and Freeski Association half-pipe event in Park City.
The Hayden High School boys basketball lost Monday night in the district playoffs playing at home against Meeker.
It’s been a decidedly trying season for the Hayden High School girls basketball team, but the squad was at its best Monday night at home against Hotchkiss as the Tigers opened district play.
Two Hayden High School wrestlers and one Steamboat Springs Sailor came home from state with medals after battling through the consolation bracket.
The season ended with a loss for both Soroco's Jace Logan and Steamboat's Hayden Johnson, but both young wrestlers came away from Saturday's state championship finals optimistic.
Soroco freshman Jace Logan and Steamboat sophomore Hayden Johnson both fought their way to Saturday's state championship matches at the state wrestling tournament in Denver.
After a rough morning, the Moffat County High School wrestling team rallied and has four athletes still alive in the state wrestling tournament.
The Soroco High School girls basketball team took care of business Thursday night, beating Rangely on the road, 58-47. The team will now face one of its rivals Tuesday in a must-win game at home against Meeker.
Steamboat, Hayden get two wins each, Soroco one
The first round of the tournament didn’t exactly start well for local teams, but it picked up fast, and Steamboat, Hayden and Soroco all had wrestlers advance to Friday's quarterfinal round.
Tyler Strnad won a Rocky Mountain Division moguls competition Saturday in Breckenridge, leading the way for a weekend of strong finishes by local athletes.
Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club skiers racked up plenty of top finishes as the alpine team hit up and event at Winter Park earlier this month. There were 17 different podium finishes by Steamboaters, and 36 top-10 finishes.
Steamboat Springs snowboarder Nik Baden flew to a second-place finish in half-pipe at the Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway last weekend.
The bus rang with song as the Steamboat Springs High School Nordic skiing team made its way back from Leadville on Saturday, what coach Harry Niedl said was one final good regular season race to cap a good season.