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Recent Stories in Sports & Outdoors

Steamboat Springs High School football takes 40-7 win over Hotchkiss on new Gardner Field

September 21, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Players stormed onto a nearly untouched turf field on Friday night. Fans rattled freshly assembled aluminum stands and the public-address announcer boomed over a new sound system and from a sparkling, pristine press box. The Steamboat Springs High School football program and its

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Saturday marks 25th annual National Public Lands Day

September 21, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Planning a road trip to Rocky Mountain National Park this fall? Visit the park or any other national parks on Saturday for free to celebrate National Public Lands Day. This year marks the 25th anniversary of National Public Lands Day with a focus

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24-hour ‘Boat Cruise helps to bring community together

September 20, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS— Nothing brings the Steamboat Springs community together quite like cycling. That's what Alison Givinish was thinking last year when she started the 24-hour ‘Boat Cruise. The bike ride, which welcomes cyclists of all ages and levels, circles a 10.3-mile course of mixed bike

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Looking ahead: Middle school program fuels growth for Soroco cross country

September 19, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS— If there's track and field in the spring, then it's only fitting to have cross country in the fall. But that wasn't the case for Soroco High School or Soroco Middle School in 2013. Soroco High School head cross country coach Callie Bradley

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Sports Briefs: Steamboat Springs sends talented rugby players to Aspen tournament

September 19, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Springs sent a combined 10 rugby athletes to the Aspen Ruggerfest rugby tournament this past weekend. The tournament, which features a mix of local and former USA Rugby professional players, welcomes the area's best competitors. Steamboat's Tina Nesberg, Beth Hadrys, Sarah

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Steamboat Springs boys soccer falls to Battle Mountain, 7-2

September 18, 2018 — EDWARDS — It's not a surprise that Battle Mountain soccer beat Steamboat Springs, but the margin and the method on Tuesday, Sept. 18, were. The Huskies built a 4-0 lead on their way to a resounding 7-2 victory. "We got matched up with an opponent

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Hayden community mourns death of high school wrestling coach Chad Jones

September 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Chad Jones represented Hayden High School when he was a senior by bringing home a state wrestling title, and he influenced his community by passing on his love of sports to a new generation of athletes as a youth football and wrestling

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Steamboat golf qualifies 4 for state

September 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Sailors head coach Andrew Donner said everyone wakes up feeling a little different on the morning of the Regional Golf Tournament. On Tuesday, Sept. 18, the Steamboat Springs High School golfers got up feeling like state-bound competitors. For the first time in

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Estimated $4K intended for nonprofits stolen at Run Rabbit Run race in Steamboat

September 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Run Rabbit Run racers were not the only ones to pull a fast one Saturday. Thousands of dollars in cash were stolen from the race's merchandise tent, money that race organizers had planned to give to nonprofits. As Race Director Paul Sachs

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RESULTS: Run Rabbit Run ultramarathon

September 17, 2018 — Run Rabbit Run Steamboat Springs 100 miles Friday, Sept. 14, and Saturday, Sept. 15 Hare Men Place, name, age, time, city 1. Jason Schlarb, 40, 18:48:08, Durango 2. Mark Hammond, 33, 19:33:20, Millcreek, UT 3. Jeff Browning, 47, 19:51:44, North Logan, UT 4. Kyle Pietari,

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Olympian swimmer discusses depression after losing streak

September 16, 2018 — DENVER — Missy Franklin was the golden girl of the 2012 London Olympics. Night after night, she stood in the spotlight, her broad swimmer’s shoulders draped in medals and her impossibly bright smile dazzling fans and sponsors. Four years later there was crushing disappointment. Franklin

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Focus on fitness: Off-season exercise key to an enjoyable ski season

September 16, 2018 — As the leaves turn yellow, and some lament the end of summer, many in Ski Town USA are dreaming of powder days ahead. The lifts in Steamboat start turning in less than 10 weeks, and if you want to make the most of your season,

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Steamboat boys tennis goes 1-1 at home matches, cross country sees more success

September 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS— The Steamboat Springs High School boys tennis team hosted matches with Evergreen and Fruita Monument High Schools on Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Tennis Center at Steamboat. The Sailors handled the Cougars of Evergreen handily on Friday 5-2, starting

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Volunteers, spectators and competitors show Run Rabbit Run is bigger than themselves

September 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Underneath the morning stars at Steamboat Ski Area, spectators nestled in sleeping bags and lawn chairs, while volunteers refreshed their tracking devices in anticipation of the first runner's arrival. The Steamboat Springs Run Rabbit Run 100-mile race started Friday and spectators followed

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PHOTOS: Steamboat Springs 50 & 100 Mile Run Rabbit Run

September 15, 2018 —

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Big Agnes/Honey Stinger employees complete 740-mile section of Continental Divide Trail

September 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — It took 14 weeks, but the employees at Steamboat Springs-based Big Agnes, Honey Stinger and BAP have completed their 14-week staff meeting on the Colorado section of the Continental Divide Trail. "Through all of it, what's incredible is no one got hurt,"

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Steamboat football falls to Middle Park on home turf

September 14, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — There was something beautiful about the perfectly placed pass from Steamboat Springs High School senior quarterback Drew Bowers to junior wide receiver Lowen Epstein on fourth and fifth with 1 minute and 50 seconds left in the fourth. That’s other than the

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Basalt gun range, where Lake Christine Fire sparked, to reopen

September 14, 2018 — BASALT — The Basalt-area shooting range where a still-smoldering wildfire started more than two months ago will reopen Saturday, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials. “It’s time to open it,” Parks and Wildlife area wildlife manager Perry Will said Thursday afternoon. “We need to provide

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Steamboat volleyball falls short of Eagle Valley in 5-set heartbreak

September 13, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — It was a match too close for comfort, which almost only counts in horseshoes. Eagle Valley defeated Steamboat Springs High School in five sets 25-18, 25-27, 14-25, 25-20, 15-13. "The difference between this team's chemistry, enthusiasm, passion, focus tonight and what I've

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Looking ahead: Steamboat boys tennis plays to its advantages ahead of home matches

September 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — At the start of practice, tennis players line up on the base line to serve. The goal is make 10 in a row in a certain spot as a team. The first player steps up and slams it in, but the second

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