Qualifying for the Colorado state track meet in five individual events was hard. Choosing not to compete at the state meet was even harder, and Soroco High School sophomore Chloe Veilleux said it took several days to truly accept that fate.
Soroco junior overcomes bad memories to earn medal
The thought of the 100-meter hurdles at the state track meet didn’t haunt Soroco High School junior Mattie Rossi in the philosophical sense. It haunted her in the “stay up at night” sense.
He set an ambitious schedule, he weathered months of training, injuries and illness, and after his three events at the state track meet, Kelley was undefeated.
Redmond, Kelley win events on state meet's first day
The first time Soroco High School sophomore Grant Redmond tried the high jump this spring, it ended in a bit of a disaster. The last time he high jumped in the spring, things went considerably better, and Saturday, he was one of two Rams to win a state championship.
Steamboat track team still at home
Now that weather has postponed the first two days of the state track meet, some local high school athletes have time to kill on the Front Range.
There will be more than half a dozen events where Routt County high school athletes have good, solid chances at winning a state championship this week at the state track and field championships. There's only one event where one local athlete's prime competitor will be another local athlete.
Teams qualify 16 individual athletes, 6 relay teams
Hayden High School track coach Pat Moore’s cellphone service was at its most frustrating Thursday in Kremmling, fluctuating in and out in a moment when he desperately wanted it in.
Soroco athletes break pair of school records
With the state championship meet looming less than two weeks away, high school track and field athletes from Steamboat Springs, Hayden and Soroco high schools put down some of their best results of the season last weekend at one of their final meets of the season, the Western Slope League Meet in Grand Junction.
The Soroco High School girls track team could be on the verge of its best season in years, but with three weeks remaining before the state track meet, things could go very right or very wrong.
Soroco, Steamboat track teams score wins
It wasn’t the spots in which his team placed this weekend that had Hayden High School track and field coach Pat Moore excited as he considered his track team heading into the final stretch of the season.
Soroco senior picks Sterling College
DaKota Bruner stood in the nearly empty gymnasium where she’d accomplished so much and it felt like a goodbye.
The warm weather that has defined the past month in Routt County may have tortured skiers, but it delivered some big-time benefits to the local high school track teams. The Soroco, Steamboat and Hayden teams all had strong results from a weekend meet at Eagle Valley.
The Steamboat and Hayden high school track teams competed in Grand Junction, while Soroco headed to Cedaredge on Saturday.
The Steamboat Springs, Soroco and Hayden high school track teams fired from their seasons’ starting line Sunday. The three local teams combined for 27 top-10 finishes on Friday at the Rifle Invitational, their first meet of the season.
A strong season ended in disappointment Saturday for the Soroco High School girls basketball team.