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Steamboat sputters, loses to Windsor

February 24, 2018 — The Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team traveled to Windsor for a second round playoff game on Saturday. The Sailors lost 46-31. The Sailors started out the game slow and would be trailing after the first quarter 8-2. “A word that has been thrown

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With Justin Reiter in her ear, Steamboat-trained Czech Ledecká soars to unthinkable second Olympic gold medal

February 24, 2018 — PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Justin Reiter had dreamed about something like this, of course, about glory at the Olympics. Not until recently did he actually dream of this, though. He stood off to the side of the parallel giant slalom course at Phoenix Snow Park

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Sailors hockey holds off Dakota Ridge to advance in playoffs

February 23, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Third-period goals by Curtis Maltby, Nate Kelley and David LaPointe helped lift the Steamboat Springs High School hockey team to a 4-2 win over Dakota Ridge Friday night at the NoCo Ice Center in Windsor. "I think we got some lucky bounces,

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Soroco girls fall to Rangely, 50-40, in district semifinal game

February 23, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Soroco girls basketball team got 17 points from Chloe Veilleux in Friday night's district semifinal game against Rangely, but it wasn't enough. Rangely beat the Rams, 50-40, Friday night at De Beque High School to earn the chance to face top-seeded Meeker

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Gallery: Qualification round of snowboard parallel giant slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Sailors race to top places at Colorado State High School Ski Championships

February 23, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Members of the boys Nordic ski team led the charge for the Steamboat Springs High School Ski Team on Thursday as the Colorado State High School Skiing Championships got underway at Ski Cooper and the Tennessee Pass Nordic Center near Leadville. The

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Spring ban on collecting antler sheds includes Steamboat area

February 23, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — In late February and early March the sun is higher in the sky than it was in January, and residents of the Yampa Valley are justified in letting their thoughts wander toward spring. Ironically, late winter is also the time that the valley's

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Steamboat adventurer Kim Hess prepares to bag 7th summit in epic quest to climb each continent’s tallest peak

February 23, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — There are no avalanches, strict payment deadlines, third jobs or rigorous training regimens for Kim Hess to worry about this spring as she prepares to embark on the final chapter of an epic seven-year-long adventure. There will be no danger in lingering

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U.S. Nordic combined team struggles in final Olympics event

February 22, 2018 — PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The end came with a dedicated effort, a sharp sprint but still a frustrating result Thursday as the U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team wrapped up its 2018 Winter Olympics events with the four-man team relay at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre

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Sailors hoping to cast a spell on Wizards, advance to the Sweet 16

February 22, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The members of the Steamboat Springs boys basketball team will be hoping to come up with spell that will upset the Windsor Wizards on Saturday when the Sailors hit the road for the second round of the 4A state playoffs. The game is

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Steamboat Sailors basketball team survives first playoff test

February 21, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Springs High School boys basketball team hosted Skyline in the opening round of the playoffs Wednesday night and came away the victors, 48-32. The night started out as slow as a basketball game can. Neither team scored for the first

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Key 3-pointers lift Soroco Rams to basketball victory over West Grand

February 21, 2018 — OAK CREEK — West Grand made things interesting down the stretch in Wednesday’s district playoff game, but huge baskets by Kyla Willie and another less than a minute later by Chloe Veilleux helped Soroco close out the Mustangs, 51-37.  "I knew it would be a good

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Allison Kunkel becomes Steamboat Springs’ first Paralympian

February 21, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Allison Kunkel has added her name to a long list — a list that includes 96 Olympic athletes that claim ties to Steamboat Springs. "I'm just super honored to represent Steamboat," Kunkel said Tuesday. "I  hope that other people with disabilities, especially

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ALS will take Tim Fletcher’s life, but he won’t let it take one more chance to cheer on his Steamboat Springs Olympic sons

February 21, 2018 — When Tim Fletcher of Steamboat Springs would tell a good story about the best of days to his young boys, he’d use to the phrase “like you read about” as if it were an exclamation point.

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Two snowboarders buried in avalanche near Telluride rescued by fellow riders

February 21, 2018 — Two people buried in an avalanche Tuesday near Telluride were rescued by fellow snowboarders who dug the pair out. The boarder-triggered avalanche happened near the Last Dollar Hut, according to the San Miguel County Sheriff's Office. One boarder was completely buried, and the other was

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101 pins: To give is better than to receive, apparently

February 20, 2018 —  Tracking the trading of 101 Steamboat Pilot & Today 2018 Winter Olympics lapel pins, well, it's not been going well. It's not the tracking that's been the problem. It's the trading. Turns out, trading isn't my specialty, nor is going up to people who seem

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Hayden girls basketball extends season, Rams prepare for West Grand

February 20, 2018 — The Hayden girls basketball team extended the season by at least one more game Tuesday by defeating Plateau Valley in Collbran in a thrilling 40-39 contest. The girls will face top seeded Meeker on Wednesday in Meeker, but the game time was not available at

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Slight snow edge carries Steamboat through January

February 20, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Ski Area reported Tuesday that its season snowfall to date had reached a very modest 175.25 inches. But you couldn't tell it from conditions on the slopes this week, with the Yampa Valley finally back in a snowy pattern. And the

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Sailors Alpine skiers head to state championships

February 20, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — When Steamboat Springs High School senior Ashley Spiegel arrives at Ski Copper near Leadville for the State High School Skiing Championships, she will not need to find motivation to ski. "Going into state, I want this to be my best race of

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Steamboat’s Nordic ski team headed to state championships Thursday

February 20, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — This week's Colorado High School Skiing Championships will be a little bittersweet for Steamboat Springs senior Tanner Richard. "I'm excited to have done it for so long and to have stuck with it," Richard said of his skiing career. "It's going to

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