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Recent Stories in Sports & Outdoors

Sports Briefs: Soroco XC qualifies girls’ team, one boy for state meet

October 20, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Soroco girls cross country team was crowned regional champs Friday, Oct. 19 in Delta. The Rams grabbed two top-three finishes at Regionals. Chloe Veilleux took first place overall, and Betsy Veilleux followed close behind in third. Kayedence Bruner added another top

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Steamboat volleyball players achieve goals set at beginning of season

October 20, 2018 — Steamboat Springs senior setter Abi Berlet says she doesn't want to cry, so she holds back tears as her face turns red. Behind her, the net is taken down and the lights dim. It's the end of regular season for the Steamboat Springs Sailors, but the beginning of what they hope is a long postseason.

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Steamboat can’t keep momentum from first half, falls to Summit

October 19, 2018 — Steamboat Springs won the first half, but Summit won the second in a road battle that shaped up to be tougher than anticipated.

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Sports Briefs: Steamboat girls qualify for state; boys show promising future in cross country

October 19, 2018 — Despite a change in class, the Steamboat Springs girls cross country team qualified for state once again. 

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City readies Howelsen Hill for 2018-19 ski season

October 19, 2018 — With the pesky Burrows Chairlift at Howelsen Hill repaired, the oldest ski area in the country is gearing up for the 2018-19 season.

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Steamboat cross country girls qualify for state, volleyball tops Summit

October 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The Steamboat Springs High School varsity girls and boys cross country teams traveled to Battle Mountain on Thursday, Oct. 18 for the Regional competition. The varsity girls qualified for state, taking fourth overall in a tough field of competition. The state championship

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Steamboat soccer returns starting goalie, shows improvement in loss to Battle Mountain

October 18, 2018 — The final night of regular season soccer featured a clash between No. 1 Battle Mountain (12-1-1, 10-0-1) and No. 3 Steamboat Springs (9-3-2, 7-2-2) in the Western Slope League.

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Steamboat tradition transitions as resort moves into new era

October 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — American skiing legend Jim “Moose” Barrows still recalls the humble beginnings of “Scholarship Day” from when he was working as director of recreation for the fledgling resort back in the 1970s.

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Colorado ski resort projected opening dates

October 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Ready to shred? Here’s a list of Colorado ski resort opening days. Arapahoe Basin Ski Area: Oct. 19 Loveland Ski Area: Oct. 20 Keystone Resort: Nov. 9 Breckenridge Ski Resort: Nov. 9 * Winter Park Resort: Nov. 14 Vail Ski Resort: Nov.

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Vanatta inducted into Snowsports Hall of Fame

October 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — It was a night that Steamboat Springs native and former top American professional ski racer Lonny Vanatta has been looking forward to for some time.

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Key offensive player for Steamboat got his start in 8-man football

October 17, 2018 — Quiet leaders have a story to tell, and while everyone sees Steamboat Springs No. 32 powering down the field on offense and knocking down players on defense, not everyone knows who he is.

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Prep sports preview: Routt County football teams travel for competitive match-ups, others hope for strong finish

October 17, 2018 — The final two weeks of football will welcome tough competition and cross-town rivalries, while volleyball and soccer will wrap up their regular seasons.

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Steamboat soccer ties Summit for second time this season

October 16, 2018 — That lingering one on the end of Steamboat Springs (9-3-1, 7-2-1) and Summit's (5-7-1, 4-5-1) records has signified an "almost" for both teams since Sept. 20. Since then, it has remained the only tie for both teams, and tonight, they'd add another, tying 3-3 after a double overtime with countless possible endings.

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Steamboat mountain bikers head to state competition

October 16, 2018 — The Steamboat Colorado Cycling League will send 17 athletes to the state championship in Durango on Saturday, Oct. 20 and Sunday, Oct. 21.

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Elkhead Reservoir boat ramp closes for season Sunday evening

October 14, 2018 — CRAIG — At 7 p.m., Oct. 14, Elkhead Reservoir State Park will close the main boat ramp and Aquatic Nuisance Species inspection station for the season. Current inspection hours at the boat ramp are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week. Due

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Sports Briefs: Steamboat boys tennis fights through playbacks, falls short of state title

October 13, 2018 — The Steamboat Springs boys tennis team traveled to Pueblo with four athletes, and three would have a second shot to make it back into the main bracket. 

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The unsung heroes of the Steamboat volleyball team

October 13, 2018 — The libero position is one that's the most noticeable by jersey, but the least recognized by play. In fact, the position didn't even exist in indoor volleyball until 1999.

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Steamboat falls just short of victory on homecoming night

October 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Records never matter going into a rivalry game. Steamboat Springs High School (2-4, 0-1) proved that, putting points on the board first against Battle Mountain (5-1, 1-0) in the first quarter. But the Sailors would ultimately come up just short of their

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Defensive fight ends in defeat, Steamboat falls in five sets to Palisade

October 12, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Volleyball doesn’t seem tiring, until there’s a one minute rally at the end of the second set. Balls are slammed back and forth, the back row players slide and roll to get back up, while the front row jumps at every hit.

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Steamboat Resort gets final Forest Service approval for additional lifts, expanded terrain

October 12, 2018 — Steamboat Resort has gotten the final approval from the U.S. Forest Service to proceed with some major improvements, but is still unclear when the ski area’s parent company will fund the projects.

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