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Joel Reichenberger

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Hayden wrestlers hold off Bulldogs

Hayden wrestlers were big late in their matches Tuesday to pull out a 36-34 win against Moffat County.

Fletcher top 10 as U.S. Nordic combined shows well in Germany

It was a welcome weekend for the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team last weekend, the best the squad has enjoyed this season.

Kearney leads World Cup moguls skiers

Hannah Kearney grabbed the top spot on the podium to stave off a Canadian sweep on Saturday at a World Cup freestyle moguls event in Calgary, Alberta.

Shimko first, second in Steamboat freestyle events

Avital Shimko led the way for Steamboat Springs skiers during the final two days of the Ski Town USA Freestyle event Sunday and Monday at Steamboat Ski Area.

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2014 Year in Review: Top 10 sports stories

Year 2014 saw several Steamboat athletes head to the Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and had the town already looking toward the USA Pro Challenge in August 2015 when Steamboat was announced as the host of the first two stages of the race. Here are the Steamboat Pilot & Today's top 10 sports stories of 2014.

Telemark race set for Thursday

Howelsen Hill will play host to a Telemark ski race Thursday.

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Loving the life: Ladley soaking up snowboarding, from the big comps to the powdery days

From the big comps to the powdery days, Matt Ladley is soaking up snowboarding

Steamboat Springs pro snowboarder Matt Ladley is coming off a serious ankle injury, but is thrilled with the way he's been snowboarding, and thrilled in general with the live he's earned for himself.

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Steamboat riders roar at Howelsen

Riding on their home hill, Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club snowboarders racked up big results Sunday at Howelsen Hill during a United States of America Snowboard Association Alpine snowboarding event.

Cross country ski racers turn out for Steamboat Springs event

Local cross country ski racing got underway Saturday with the annual New Years Relay event at the Steamboat Ski Touring Center in Steamboat Springs.

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App assist: 10 of our favorite apps for a day on the slopes

Looking for a few apps to help get down the mountain? Here are 10 you might enjoy.

Podiums aplenty for Steamboat XC skiers

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club athletes — those currently in the club and those who have been — dominated a Rocky Mountain Junior National Qualifying cross country skiing race last weekend at Snow Mountain Ranch near Winter Park.

Steamboat riders again rule the podium

It was another race and, seemingly by virtue of that, another big day for Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club alpine snowboarders.

Nordic combined team strong in relay

The U.S. Nordic combined Ski Team capped the 2014 portion of its World Cup schedule with an up-and-down weekend in Ramsau, Austria.

Dyer, Shimko place high for Winter Sports Club

Success wasn’t limited to one World Cup-bound athlete for Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club mogul skiers. Ryan Dyer and Avital Shimko scored high, as well.

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Earning a chance: Years of work pay off in World Cup starts for Stoltzner

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club moguls skier Lane Stoltzner has worked hard to get the news she got on Sunday. Thanks to a strong weekend of skiing, she earned a spot in two upcoming World Cup events.

Steamboat boys thump Eagle Valley

Robi Powers scored 17 points, sinking his first five 3-point shots on Saturday to lead the Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team to an easy win against Eagle Valley, 69-33.

Steamboat girls basketball falls on the road

The Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team struggled on the road Saturday, falling, 44-23, against Eagle Valley.

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Steamboat hockey falls again; record now 0-8

The Steamboat hockey team couldn't hang with Lewis-Palmer on Saturday, falling 7-2 and to an 0-8 record.

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Steamboat skiers start strong at Howelsen in Holiday Classic

Nick Veth led the way for Steamboat skiers Saturday, winning the men's race as the three-day Holiday Classic kicked off at Howelsen Hill.

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Key buckets from Kerbs help lift Sailor boys

Steamboat got a big game from senior Austin Kerbs to get a home win against Rifle.

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1st-half spurt sinks Steamboat girls

One strong run and an endless string of answers gave the Rifle High School girls basketball team a comfortable win in Steamboat Springs on Wednesday night.

Routt County college athlete update, Dec. 17

A pair of local football players will play this weekend in NCAA National Championships games — Treyben Letlow at the Division II level and Skylar Kauf at the Division III level. Both games will be on ESPN channels.

10 Sailors skiers earn state trips

The Steamboat Springs High School Nordic team started its season Saturday and many members of the squad already punched their tickets to the season-ending state meet.

Club Nordic skiers strong in Minturn

It was a great day for the Gebhardts, and a good for the rest of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Nordic skiers last weekend at a pair of cross country races in Minturn.

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Taylor Fletcher hoping to jump clear of problems

Jumping has been a persistent problem for U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team members. One who's struggled the most, Taylor Fletcher, is hoping to leap out of his problems.

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Club riders again dominate at Howelsen

Converse Fields and Maggie Carrigan were tops in Saturday's Race to the Cup event, ensuring another strong day for Steamboat Springs snowboarders.

Taylor Fletcher leads team in Park City

Taylor Fletcher flew past 15 competitors Saturday for a fifth-place finish in the Continental Cup Nordic combined event at Park City.

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Golds again great: Taylor wins Dew Tour, Arielle gets 3rd

The Golds were at it again. Taylor Gold won his fourth event in a row by taking the Dew Tour men's super-pipe title. Arielle Gold was third in the women's super-pipe.

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Sailors girls basketball snap to it, pick up big win

Steamboat was listless and uncompetitive this weekend after one of its best players went down injured. Saturday, the Sailors woke back up and picked up a big win.

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Powers performance not enough for Steamboat boys

Robi Powers scored 24 points but it wasn't enough for the Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team in the finale of the Steamboat Shoot-Out.

Win again just out of reach for Steamboat

Somehow, it was again close, but not quite enough for the Steamboat Springs High School hockey team on Friday night.

Win again just out of reach for Steamboat hockey

Somehow, it was again close, but not quite enough for the Steamboat Springs High School hockey team on Friday night.

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Steamboat sweeps top spots at Race to the Cup

Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club athletes swept the men’s and women’s races at the first of two Race to the Cup events at Howelsen Hill.

Fletcher leads team in Park City

Taylor Fletcher led the way for United States Nordic combined skiers on Friday during the first of two Continental Cup events in Park City.

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Powers given Spirit of Hope award for America 300 efforts

Rob Powers has traveled the globe giving to members of the United States military. This week, the military gave back.

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Offense, injury help sink Sailor girls basketball

The Steamboat girls basketball team lost the game Thursday night, and it may have lost one of its best players.

New coach, big goals for Steamboat Nordic squad

The Steamboat Springs High School Nordic team kicks off its season Saturday in Grand County.

Ladley, Gold make Dew Tour finals

Matt Ladley made it easy while Taylor Gold made it dramatic. Both Steamboat Springs half-pipe snowboarders qualified on Thursday for the Dew Tour men’s half-pipe finals, set for Saturday in Breckenridge.

Race to the Cup returns Friday to Howelsen

The Steamboat Springs alpine snowboard squad is coming off a strong showing last weekend and locals won’t have to wait to see just what the team can do. The annual Race to the Cup snowboard event will fly into Steamboat Springs today for two days of action at Howelsen Hill.

Soroco to play host to wrestling weekend

Routt County wrestling fans will get a great chance to see their local athletes in action twice this weekend.

Tennis players rack up wins in Wyoming

A contingent of Steamboat Springs youth tennis players shined last weekend as they traveled for the Cheyenne Frontier Days Christmas Junior Tennis Championships in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

High School sports weekend preview, Dec 11 to 13

The Steamboat hockey team is in action with a pair of road games and Hayden and Soroco basketball teams are off to tournaments this weekend.

Arielle Gold into Dew Tour finals

Arielle Gold finished second in the snowboard half-pipe qualification round at the Dew Tour on Wednesday.

Soroco girls basketball wins overtime thriller

Soroco won the game, lost the game, then maybe lost it and won it one more time. However it happened, the team's trip to play Denver West on Tuesday night resulted in a wild overtime victory, 71-70.

3 Steamboaters on US moguls squad

Steamboat Springs will again be well represented on the U.S. Freestyle Moguls Ski Team. Three local skiers were on the team, which was announced on Tuesday just ahead of the season’s first World Cup.

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Taylor Gold aiming for classic and creative

Thanks to a broken ankle Steamboat Springs snowboarder Taylor Gold couldn't replicate in 2014 the summer of 2013 that was so pivotal to his Olympic-team breakthrough. Still, with a win already under his belt this winter, he's thinking big.

3rd period dooms Steamboat hockey team

The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team slipped to 0-4 on Monday night, falling 4-2 on the road playing at Summit High School.

Soroco boys earn split in weekend games

The Soroco High School boys basketball split its game at a two-day tournament at South Park High School and the squad came away just fine with that result.

Soroco girls tripped up by Meeker

Soroco lost at Meeker, 52-37, thanks in part to an awful night of shooting the basketball for the Rams.

Hayden girls take a step back against Rangely

The Hayden High School girls basketball team lost to Rangely on Saturday, 48-33.