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Eleven Routt County wrestlers qualify for state

February 16, 2019 — Eleven wrestlers from Routt County advanced to the state competition after this weekend's Regional Qualifiers in Montrose. Hayden High School will have the strongest presence at state, sending six wrestlers, while Soroco will send defending state runner-up Jace Logan.

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Steamboat Winter Sports Club Alpine skiers continue to fight for U16 Junior Championship spots

February 16, 2019 — In their second day of racing at Winter Park on Friday, Feb. 15, the Alpine skiers of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club added two more top placings.

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Steamboat boys basketball notches 20th win and joint Western Slope title

February 16, 2019 — The Sailors started to find a groove, but kept it close stretching a 21-16 lead at half. At the end of the third quarter, the Tigers had narrowed that to a 32-28 score, but the Sailors took control in the fourth to stomp out the Tigers, 54-35.

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Steamboat girls basketball shows improvements despite final loss

February 16, 2019 — Unfortunately for the Sailors, their remaining baskets fell short against the Summit Tigers, and they would lose their final game 34-29.

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A tall man in a high place: ‘Big K’ describes living at the top of the Steamboat Resort gondola

February 16, 2019 — At the end of the day, when most of the other employees have descended the mountain to head home, Big K heads to the top of the gondola. He opens an inconspicuous door next to the Stoker Bar in the Thunderhead Lodge and enters a small apartment with two bedrooms, a kitchen and a small lounge area. For the last four years, this has been his home.

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Steamboat Springs boys basketball defeats Eagle Valley on the road

February 15, 2019 — Steamboat Springs (19-3, 10-1) defeated Eagle Valley (8-12, 3-9) 71-32 on the road on Thursday, Feb. 14.

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Acclimating with Leah: Crashing through untouched slopes on a 17-inch powder day

February 15, 2019 — I've caught a number of days I considered "powder days," but nothing quite like what I experienced on Thursday morning.

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Steamboat Winter Sports Club skiers top podiums at SYNC cup in Winter Park

February 15, 2019 — The Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club is competing in the SYNC Cup, a U16 Championships Qualifier in Slaloms for the Rocky Mountain Division Series this weekend at Winter Park. 

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SERVES program provides foundation for under-resourced kids wanting to pursue tennis in Steamboat Springs

February 15, 2019 — Tennis can be a sport for anyone, if they are afforded the opportunity.

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RESULTS: Nordic Excavating Hitchens Bros. Wednesday Night Jump

February 14, 2019 — Nordic Excavating Hitchens Bros. Wednesday Night Jump Feb. 13, 2019 Howelsen Hill, Steamboat Springs Nordic U10 Female Place, Name, Total Points 1. Sadie McCrank, 85.5 2. Gigi Lobeck, 30.9 3. Caroline Brown-Kristof, 24.2 U10 Male 1. Nathan Rind, 143.7 2. Austin Johnson, 138 3. Ridge

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Steamboat avalanche danger highlights importance of public reporting

February 14, 2019 — Heavy snowfall and gusting winds this week have presented very dangerous avalanche conditions for the higher elevations around Steamboat Springs. Such conditions underscore the need to report avalanches that occur in the backcountry, something that local experts say has been lacking in Steamboat.

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STARS athletes compete at regional Special Olympics at Sunlight Ski Area

February 14, 2019 — Steamboat Adaptive Recreational Sports is not only an organization that provides opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in outdoor activities, but also allows them to compete and enjoy a sense of accomplishment.

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Colorado Mountain College gives Team USA a boost through tuition support 

February 14, 2019 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Colorado Mountain College is located in the middle of some of the world's best ski resorts and winter sports training sites, and to honor the more than 60 Olympic athletes who have attended CMC over the years, the college's elected board of

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RESULTS: Winter Carnival Street Event winners

February 14, 2019 — The Steamboat Springs Chamber has released the winners of the 2019 Winter Carnival Street Events.

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VIDEO: Regular season basketball comes to a close, wrestling heads to regionals

February 13, 2019 — Sports Editor Leah Vann talks main storylines to follow this week in prep sports.

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Soroco boys basketball hopes to be the postseason Cinderella story

February 13, 2019 — Noticeable improvements led to bigger crowds and better records. The Rams, which have gone 4-16 for two straight seasons, stand at 10-7 overall, including a 7-4 Class 2A Western Slope League record. Next Tuesday, they will host the first district playoff game for the first time in three years.

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Steamboat Springs adds youth to 2019 Nordic combined and ski jumping World Championships

February 13, 2019 — Steamboat Springs will continue the tradition of sending Nordic combined and ski jumping athletes to the World Championships in Seefeld, Austria on Feb. 22.

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Steamboat Springs’ Dierdorff and Kauf find success at World Championships after Olympic year

February 12, 2019 — Steamboat Springs Olympians medal at World Championships after falling short of podiums at Olympics.

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RESULTS: 2019 Winter Bear Endurance Race

February 12, 2019 — 2019 Winter Bear Endurance Race Feb. 2, 2019 Steamboat Lake State Park Womens Place, Name, City, Time 1. Deanna Halford, Idaho Falls, 5 hours, 29 minutes, 0 seconds 2. Erin Weber, Steamboat Springs, 5:59:00 3. Beth Shaner, Crested Butte, 6:15:00 4. Jill Homer, Boulder, 6:21:00

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Steamboat ski mountaineering race Cody’s Challenge opens registration for 2019

February 12, 2019 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The 11th annual Cody’s Challenge at Steamboat Resort has opened its registration. Cody’s Challenge will take place at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at Steamboat Resort. The race raises money for the St. John Memorial Scholarship Fund and it’s the only ski

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