Athletes stories, and their Olympic dreams is one of the reasons they are worth cheering for during the games.
After losing seven players from last year's squad, the Steamboat Springs High School girls tennis team returned to the court and its winning ways Friday afternoon.
Members of the Rocky Mountain Karate Academy traveled to Eagle earlier this month and earned a number of top finishes at the Colorado State Karate Championships.
After losing three of it's top girls jumpers after last season the Steamboat Springs Nordic programs look to reload with top finishes in Anchorage.
The nation’s best juniors competed on the jump hills and cross-country tracks in Anchorage, Alaska, this week with national titles at stake.
Time difference makes it difficult to protect the magic, and excitement of the Olympic Games.
Organizers tweaked the course a bit on the second day of the telemark World Cup in Steamboat Springs, but that didn't stop the day one winners from repeating.
Steamboat Springs hockey recorded a shutout against Summit County in its final regular-season home game.
The Steamboat Springs high school boys basketball team rolled past Summit County on Tuesday night to extend the Sailors' winning streak to four games.
The Steamboat Springs girls basketball team celebrated senior night Tuesday with a big-time home win against Summit County.
The telemark World Cup returned to the slopes of the Steamboat Ski Area Tuesday morning with Switzerland's Amelie Reymond and Germany's Tobias Mueller taking the top spots in the first of four events.
Some of the best junior cross-country skiers in Steamboat Springs traveled to Soldier Hollow last weekend to compete in a meet they had been working toward all season. The Soldier Hollow Junior National Qualifier drew 651 athletes who competed in a two-day event Friday and Saturday.
There is still a lot of basketball to be played on the Western Slope this winter, but Steamboat Springs coach Luke DeWolfe understands just how far a few wins can go this time of year.
The Steamboat Springs girls basketball team improved to 8-8 Tuesday night with a win over Summit County.
It would be great if we could just focus on the good side of sports. It would be great if there were never any losers, but in the end, the game just wouldn't be as much fun.
Snow surveyors play an important roles as they head into the Colorado backcountry to collect information about how much water we will have when the snow melts.
The Winter Conference on Brain Research visited Steamboat Springs this week, and top scientist minds took their time to venture out to schools hoping to inspire the next generation.
Twelve Steamboat Springs athletes have been named to the Rocky Mountain Division team that competes at the Junior National Championships in February in Anchorage, Alaska.
For many young athletes the road to Sochi marks the end of a journey, and the chance to tell their stories
The mountain bike season used to be limited to a few months in Steamboat Springs, but fat bikes allow cyclists to follow new trails into the winter season.
Steamboat Springs snowboarder Justin Reiter finally reaches his goal of being named to Olympic team.
Paris and Imogene McMahon are hoping to soar to the Olympic games someday, but until then they are setting their goals on helping others.
Todd Lodwick wasn’t downplaying the shoulder injury he suffered at a World Cup competition in Chaux Neuve, France, on Friday, but he still is planning on making the trip to Sochi, Russia, next month as part of the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team.
Ski jumping events and cross-country races highlight a busy week of Nordic events in Steamboat Sprngs.
Ski jumping is an everyday occurrence in Steamboat Springs, but incidents Friday reminded us all of the risks athletes face.
Corey Peterson is passionate about making snow, and has been recognized by Ski rea Management Magazine last Decemeber for his hard work at the Steamboat Ski Area
Growing up in the shadows of Steamboat Ski Area ia a treat for children and an opportunity for Dad.
Not that long ago, wrestling was king in the Steamboat Spring gymnasium and around the state. A lot has changed since the sport's glory days, but today's athletes are keeping the sports image alive in our town.
Steamboat Springs swimmers Frank Ruppel and Parker Kortas led the pack at the FAST midseason finale in Fort Collins.
The competition is heating up at the World University Games in Italy this week, as several local athletes continue to push toward top finishes against some of the best college winter athletes in the world.
Members of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club were off and racing in Winter Park last weekend and managed to collect several top finishes in a pair of giant slalom races.
World University Games is giving local freestyle skier Katie Hitchcock a chance to get back on the snow and make an impact on the international field.
On Friday, news of a high school shooting rocked Colorado. In a state that has been plagued by shootings, this one hits way too close to home.
Former Steamboat Springs racers Shane McLean, and Hig Roberts will take on the best college ski racers in the world over the next week as the World University Games take center stage in Trentino, Italy.
Thankfully for Broncos fans the choice is still a few years down the road, but I have to wonder if Peyton Manning will retire as a Bronco, or a Colt?
Skiers who ventured out for last week's Scholarship Day at the Steamboat Ski Area helped set a new record for donations and helped local skiers in the process.
Historian Sureva Towler set out in the mid-1980s to tell the story of one of Steamboat Springs’ most cherished institutions. It took four years, but when she finished, Towler had published “The History of Skiing in Steamboat Springs,” and she created a reference where people could access our town’s rich and long skiing history in one place.
Lane Shipley knew he had it good growing up in Steamboat Springs, and he took advantage of almost every opportunity the town provided. “I was a product of the Steamboat Springs lifestyle,” Shipley said. “When you are young, you can do anything in our town, and I did everything.”
This fall, the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Board of Directors announced the hiring of Jim Boyne to serve as the club’s new executive director, effective Oct. 21. Boyne replaces 14-year director Rick DeVos.
Walt Evans served as the executive director of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club from 1979 to 1983.
As the owner of Nordic Excavating, Ricky Mewborn's phone rings when people need a hole for a foundation, have snow moved from the driveway or want to place a few big rocks along the banks of the Yampa River to improve river flow. But before that, he was representing the United States as one of the top special jumpers in the world.
When former Alpine ski racer Andy LeRoy came to the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club at age 8, he was hoping to learn to ski while also finding a place to go when the school bell rang at the end of the day. But many years after his last top-level race, he realized that the club not only taught him to ski, it gave him a path to find success.
Sunshine Owens landed in Steamboat Springs in the mid-1990s after searching the country for a place that offered top-level ski training and a true high school experience. Once she arrived in Steamboat, Owens quickly discovered that being part of the Winter Sports Club was about a lot more than skiing.
These days, former freestyle skier Lauren Crawford is living hundreds of miles from the snow-covered ski slopes of Steamboat Ski Area, but she will never forget the influence the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club had on her as a child.
I've skied with a lot of talented athletes throughout the years, but there is something different about taking to the slopes with a skiing legend like Billy Kidd.
The ski season, and the chance to make lasting memories with your children, is just around the corner.
Nobody ever said it was going to be easy to be a fan. But for those of us who have spent our entire lives cheering for the same team, the love of the fan is easy to understand.
Parents will not find any clear-cut rules when it comes to watching young athletes play the game, but if they offer support, they might just discover the game can teach us all a lesson worth understanding.
Bill Meyers has been racing to national titles for years and he has no intention of stopping.
Oak Creek cyclist Bill Meyers is in high gear after racing to several national titles at the USA Cycling Masters Road Nationals and the Huntsman World Senior Games.