John F. Russell

Photographer, sports reporter

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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.

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John F. Russell: Middle Park skier inspires

Middle Park skier inspires others with love of the sport, and a smile that never seems to fade

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Believe it or not the spring sports season has arrived

Monday marked the start of the spring sports season at Steamboat Springs High School.

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McCawley pockets Skimeister, All-State awards at Colorado State Skiing Championships

Steamboat Springs skier pockets Skimeister award at state skiing championships.

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Vail Mountain School collects state titles in boys, girls skiing

Val Mountain takes away boys and girls titles at Colorado State High School Skiing Championships.

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Steamboat's McCawley lands title in his final Alpine ski race at Colorado State Championships

The final Alpine event of the Colorado High School Skiing Championships saw Steamboat Springs senior Andrew McCawley race to an individual title.

Several teams hoping to race to a title on final day of high school skiing championships

Titles will be decided on final day of Colorado State High School skiing championships.

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Richard races to personal best, leads Steamboat boys at state

Tanner Richard posts best finish of season as he leads Sailors' efforts at state.

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Steamboat Spring sophomore leads Sailors in Nordic skates race

Fog can't keep Steamboat Springs High School Nordic racer from finding finish line, top-20 finish.

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Steamboat girls go 'All Out' on opening day of state ski championships

The Steamboat Springs High School's Alpine girls team found a bright spot Thursday afternoon despite the team's strugggles

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2 Steamboat skiers finish in top 10 on opening day of state championships

Evergreen's R.J. McLennan raced to the top spot in the boys giant slalom race at the Colorado State High School Skiing Championships in Steamboat Springs.

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