News for Saturday, December 11, 2010



Sailors hockey outshoots Mullen team in 6-1 win

Steamboat got a first-period goal from John Wharton and back-to-back early second-period goals from Michael Samuelson and Patrick Weston in their 6-1 win Saturday.

Hayden girls basketball routs Vail Christian

The Hayden High School girls basketball team blew out Vail Christian on the road, 72-39. The Rolando sisters paced Hayden. Junior Kelsey Rolando picked up her first varsity points, hitting four 3-point shots. Senior Kyra Rolando, meanwhile, had 14 points.

Hayden boys basketball places 3rd in Meeker

Playing in the consolation game of the Meeker Tournament against the host Cowboys, the Tigers picked up steam during the second half and pulled out a 63-50 win over a tough rival. Senior Graig Medvesk again led the team, finishing with 30 points and 10 rebounds.

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Steamboat girls basketball team falls to D'Evelyn at Shoot-Out

Sailors finish home tournament in fourth place

For the third straight season, the Sailors girls basketball team played D’Evelyn in the Steamboat Springs Shoot-Out. The Jaguars started fast and used the full-court press to keep the Sailors out of the game, winning, 77-55.

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Late lapses sink Steamboat boys hoops at Shoot-Out

Team falls to Windsor at home tournament

The Sailors lost today, falling 49-35 to Windsor in the the 12th annual Steamboat Springs Shoot-Out largely because of ball-control problems in the second half. The team finished its home tournament 1-2. The loss helped show the team what it needs to do to win.

2 Kremmling runners earn national titles in Florida

Tabor and Tyler Scholl, of Kremmling, raced to titles at the 2010 AAU National Cross-Country Championships on Dec. 4 in Orlando, Fla.

Alpine snowboarders take top finishes at World Cup

Jewell, Wild place 5th, 6th

Alpine snowboarders Tyler Jewell and Vic Wild, who have trained with the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, raced to top finishes Friday at a World Cup parallel giant slalom in Limone Piemonte, Italy.

Steamboat hockey skates to win against Pine Creek

The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team remained undefeated, easily skating to a 5-2 win Friday at Pine Creek.

Steamboat wrestling fares well on mats in Glenwood

The Steamboat Springs High School wrestling team didn’t emerge unscathed, but it did come away from a pair of Friday night duals plenty proud. The Sailors, a non-factor in wrestling in recent years, beat Battle Mountain, 34-33, in a dual in Glenwood Springs.

Hayden boys basketball falls to 3rd-place game

Nearly everything went right for the Hayden High School boys basketball team in the final two minutes of Friday’s semifinal showdown against Grand Valley in the Meeker Tournament.

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Steamboat hospital buys CT scanner

Yampa Valley Medical Center's new $1.7M machine boasts best technology available

Three years of fundraising efforts involving hundreds of people have paid off for Yampa Valley Medical Center patients. On Tuesday, YVMC CEO Karl Gills volunteered his heart and body to show people the capabilities of the new $1.7 million CT scan machine.

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Tom Ross: Fulfilling a holiday wish

This is the time of the year when my wise old father is fond of pronouncing, “Christmas is for kids!” Certainly, in the secular sense, Professor Ross is correct. But there is a little bit of child in all of us, and I went out in search of mine during a hectic lunch hour Friday. Thanks to Routt County United Way’s Holiday Wishes program, I found my inner boy.

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Turnovers hurt Steamboat girls in Shoot-Out

Sailors team struggles to take care of ball against Fossil Ridge at Shoot-Out

In a sloppy semifinal game of the Steamboat Springs Shoot-Out, Fossil Ridge’s full-court press was too much, and the Sabercats ran away with a 36-27 win against the Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team Friday.

Ritter applauds Rifle energy initiatives

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter visited Rifle on Thursday afternoon and praised the town’s elected officials and community leaders for their dedication to promote renewable energy and economic viability.

School lunches for the week of Dec. 13

School lunches for the week of Dec. 13

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The Home Ranch chefs to sign new cookbooks in Steamboat

For 21 years, The Home Ranch Executive Chef Clyde Nelson has been tucked away at the ranch in Clark, cooking gourmet food using local ingredients. On Sunday, Nelson and Chef de Cuisine Craig Singer will make an ap­­pearance in Steam­­boat Sp­­rings to sign copies of two new cookbooks that feature them and Routt County-inspired recipes.

What to do in Routt County this weekend

Holiday events aboard today and Sunday in Steamboat Springs and across Routt County. Check out the Oak Creek Holiday Festival, beginning at 9 a.m., or the Merry Mainstreet holiday celebration, beginning at 5 p.m., for family-friendly fun.

Steamboat Briefs:Registration open for orchestra programs

Registration is open for the Steamboat Symphony Orchestra’s Education Prog­rams beginning in January and February.