John F. Russell

Photographer, sports reporter

Email: jrussell@SteamboatToday.com Call: 970-871-4209

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John F. Russell is a sports reporter and photographer for the Steamboat Pilot & Today. He writes a sports column that appears Sundays. He has worked for the newspaper since June 1990.

John has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colorado and worked at the Longmont Times-Call during college.

John is from Denver. His hobbies include bowling, softball, photography, pinochle and following his two lovely children around.

Recent Stories

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Sailors end two-game slide with big win against Glenwood at home

The Steamboat Springs High School soccer team rebounded in a big way Tuesday by blowing out the visiting Glenwood Springs Demons 7-0.

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Nerves take toll on Sailors at state tournament but Rotermund says he will never forget hole-in-one

Steamboat Springs golfers walk away from state golf tournament with lasting memories and valuable experience.

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Rotermund's hole-in-one highlights Sailors' performance at state golf tournament

It wasn't an amazing day for the members of the Steamboat Springs High School golf team, but it's a day sophomore Jack Rotermund will not soon forget.

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Summit hands Steamboat soccer team second straight loss

Steamboat Springs soccer team dropped its second game in a row Thursday night in Frisco, but despite the setbacks the team's coach remains positive as he looks forward to the second half of the 2016 campaign.

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Series titles still up for grabs as running series hosts final race

The Steamboat Running Series will come to a close this weekend with the Emerald Mountain Trail Run, a race designed to benefit a great cause and crown a few champions.

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Sailors to face Evergreen as team returns to Tennis Center

The Steamboat Springs Sailors will be looking to return to winning Saturday when they come home to face a solid Evergreen team.

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Proceeds from annual charity shoot benefit 4-H, women's shooting efforts

Memorial Fun shoot is about a lot more than just having a good time. The proceeds raised by the event help support local 4-H programs and promote opportunities for women to get involved in competitive shooting sports.

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Sailor golfers score well at regional, qualify three golfers

The members of the Steamboat Springs golf team scored well at the regional tournament with three golfers earned a shot at state.

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Battle Mountain Huskies take bite out of Steamboat Sailors' return home

Members of the Steamboat Springs High School Volleyball team had hoped to celebrate the team's return home Thursday, but Battle Mountain wrecked the party.

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Steamboat volleyball teams back home to face Battle Mountain

After playing the past eight games on the road, the Steamboat Springs High School volleyball team will be back home against Battle Mountain.

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Steamboat Springs sophomore Murphy Bohlmann celebrates his third goal of the night against Glenwood Springs on Tuesday at Gardner Field. Bohlmann scored the first three goals of the game helping the Sailors collect a 7-0 victory against league rival Glenwood Springs.

Steamboat Springs junior Jason Oehme goes high to avoid a collision with Glenwood Springs' Jon Vazquez after the midfield used a slide tackle to clear the ball on a play in the second half of Tuesday’s game at Gardner Field. Oehme avoided the collision as the Sailors went on to win the game 7-0.

Steamboat Springs Will McConnell finds some open space Tuesday during the Sailors game against Glenwood Springs at Gardner Field. Murphy Bohlmann scored the first three goals of the game, and McConnell added two more helping the Sailors collect a 7-0 victory against league rival Glenwood Springs.

Steamboat Springs sophomore Murphy Bohlmann strikes this ball out of the air for his second goal of the night against Glenwood Springs on Tuesday at Gardner Field. Bohlmann scored the first three goals of the game helping the Sailors collect a 7-0 victory against league rival Glenwood Springs.

Steamboat Springs resident Nick Eiler walks along the sidewalk in front of the Bud Werner Memorial Library Friday afternoon. If the cool, wet weather wasn't a sign that autumn has arrived, the brightly colored trees along the sidewalk were there as a reminder.

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