John F. Russell

Photographer, sports reporter


John F. Russell is a sports reporter and photographer for the Steamboat Pilot & Today. He writes a sports column that appears Sundays. He has worked for the newspaper since June 1990.

John has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colorado and worked at the Longmont Times-Call during college.

John is from Denver. His hobbies include bowling, softball, photography, pinochle and following his two lovely children around.

Recent Stories

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Fun run promises colorful weekend in Steamboat Springs.

Fun run promises a colorful time for those who come out to particpate.

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Steamboat Sailors top Summit in final home game, look forward to showdown with Battle Mountain

The Steamboat Springs High School boys soccer team took care of business Tuesday at home, beating Summit 2-0 and keeping the team's Western Slope title hopes alive.

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New High Altitude basketball program offers elementary school players a chance to get back on the court

A new youth basketball program offered by High Altitude Basketball aims to get children back on the court, having fun.

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Steamboat Springs High School graduate trades in poles for paddles as she heads off to college

Steamboat Springs graduate Lark Skov has been named to the University of Washington rowing team.

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Fans, parents, players will take moment to celebrate coach's 30-year career

Longtime volleyball coach Wendy Hall to be recognized this week during the Steamboat Springs High School volleyball teams meeting with Palisade.

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Gollnick reaches goal at Spartan World Championship, brings home women's title in Elite Masters division

Steamboat Springs resident Heather Gollnick has topped her division at Spartan World Championships.

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Steamboat Springs Middle School football teams wrap up successful 2016 campaigns

For the second consecutive year, the football players from the class of 2021 chalked up a perfect season.

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Beurskens' overtime goal lifts Steamboat Springs Sailors past Eagle Valley in key Western Slope match

The Steamboat Springs boys soccer team kept its Western Slope League title hopes alive Tuesday night when Will Beurskens found the back of the net in the second of two overtime periods lifting the Sailors to a 3-2 win over Eagle Valley.

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Steamboat Springs hockey team collects Kingdom Cup title in Breckenridge

The Steamboat Springs hockey team won a thrilling shoot-out win over Roaring Fork Sunday to collect this year's Kingdom Cup title.

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Soroco volleyball takes home bragging rights after coming from behind to beat Hayden

The volleyball match between the Hayden Tigers and Soroco Rams lived up to expectations Monday evening in Hayden as the Rams rallied from a two-game deficit to win the match 3-2.

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