In Steamboat, the genesis of snowmaking and expectations of a Thanksgiving opening day, can be found in a couple of dreadful snow seasons that spanned the late 70s and early 80s.
The Hayden High School girls basketball team didn’t come away from its season-opening weekend of action with a win, but coach Michelle Wilkie said it did come back with plenty to be positive about.
The Soroco High School girls team lost Saturday for the first time this season, falling 51-46 against Moffat County in the championship game of the Cowboy Shootout tournament in Meeker. Still, coach David Bruner said his team is coming off the weekend plenty pleased with its results.
The Steamboat boys basketball team struggled Saturday playing in Roaring Fork against Ponderosa.
Misko Antisin started the season as the coach for the Steamboat Wranglers but in essence got "called up" to the team's parent club, the Salmon Arm Silverbacks in British Columbia.
The Steamboat boys basketball team trailed big at half but managed to eek out a big win.
A slow second half offensively sank the Steamboat Springs High School girls basketball team Friday in a season-opening trip to play against Roaring Fork, which was hosting the Brenda Patch Tournament.
The Steamboat Springs High School hockey team opened its season Friday with a trip to Battle Mountain, and the Sailors didn’t pick their first loss of the season. They didn’t pick up their first win, either.
It may have looked ugly early — blowout ugly, even — but the Soroco High School girls basketball team found its footing midway through Friday’s game and powered back to beat Cedaredge at the Cowboy Shootout tournament in Meeker, 42-36.
The shooting wasn't pretty, but Soroco High School girls basketball coach David Bruner said the defense was, and that helped pave the way to a 65-45 win Thursday for the Rams against the Mesa Ridge junior varsity team in the opening round of the Meeker Cowboy Shootout tournament.
Steamboat returns trio of state qualifers
The Steamboat Springs High School wrestling team is coming off one of its best seasons. The Sailors would love to grow that success this winter.
Soroco wrestler Jace Logan may have taken some of his opponents by surprise last year as a freshman, at least early in the season. He won’t have that luxury for a single match this year.
The Hayden wrestling team returns a pair of state qualifiers and is headed into the looming wrestling season with high hopes.
Steamboat Springs is set to heat up the ice in annual Ski Town Classic hockey tournament starting on Friday.
A long trip to West Yellowstone, Montana, has become as regular a Thanksgiving Day tradition as turkey for Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club Nordic skiers, but a week out from their journey, it looked like warm weather might change the team’s plans.