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 members of the Steamboat Springs High School Nordic ski team reach new heights at Tennessee Pass races.
Steamboat's U19 girls hockey team picks up tournament win, looks forward to continued success on the ice.
Nordic combined announcement adds more Steamboat Springs skiers to FIS Nordic Junior World Ski Championships roster
The number of skiers headed to the FIS Nordic Junior Wold Ski Championships was expanded Friday as three hometown Nordic combined skiers were invited to the international showcase.
Top results at the U.S. National Championships last weekend in Park City, Utah, have earned Steamboat Springs skier Wyatt Gebhardt a spot on the Junior World Championships team — something he never expected with the seaosn began.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say residents in towns like Steamboat Springs should be aware of their surroundings and should not be surprised if they happen to cross paths with a moose.
The last-minute, emergency repairs are completed, and jumpers are set to begin using the HS 127 at Howelsen Hill this weekend.
The Steamboat Springs hockey program has kicked off the new year with back-to-back wins. This weekend, the team will look to extend that streak with games against Air Academy and Liberty at home.
High School Nordic skiers opened their season with strong showing at Snow Mountain Ranch.
The Steamboat Springs High School basketball programs set to kick off 2016-17 league season.
Steamboat snowboarders brought home solid results from Canada this week and will be looking to ride that momentum into this weekend's events at the Steamboat Ski Area.