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.
The final Alpine event of the Colorado High School Skiing Championships saw Steamboat Springs senior Andrew McCawley race to an individual title.
Titles will be decided on final day of Colorado State High School skiing championships.
Tanner Richard posts best finish of season as he leads Sailors' efforts at state.
Fog can't keep Steamboat Springs High School Nordic racer from finding finish line, top-20 finish.
The Steamboat Springs High School's Alpine girls team found a bright spot Thursday afternoon despite the team's strugggles
Evergreen's R.J. McLennan raced to the top spot in the boys giant slalom race at the Colorado State High School Skiing Championships in Steamboat Springs.
The Steamboat Springs Sailors netted three goals in the opening period as the team rolled to first-round victory in the state high school hockey playoffs.
For some skiers, the Colorado State High School skiing championships are a chance to bring home titles.
The top high school ski racers will begin arriving in Steamboat Springs this week in search of top finishes and hoping to have some fun in the process.
Finding ice time at the Howelsen Hill Ice Area in the winter can be a challenge, and while local user groups and the city staff work every year to make sure everyone can get a spot, continued growth may be pushing the rink to the limits.