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.
Sheraton Steamboat Resort Villas and Steamboat Ski & Bike Kare join forces to help local youth organizations roll through summer.
Members of the Steamboat Springs High School girls high school tennis team traveled to Grand Junction Thursday, hoping to upset the league-leading Bulldogs, but left the field with a sense of progress they hope will lead to more success this season and next.
The adaptive tennis program is ready to serve up fun and continues to prove that tennis is about a lot more than points, games and matches.
The Sailors jumped out to a huge lead Tuesday, then held on to defeat Summit in thriller. The victory avenges the Sailors' only loss in league play this season and positions the team well as Steamboat heads into the final stretch.
Sailors dominate distance events in Glenwood Springs track meet.
Spring in Steamboat Springs gives some photographers reason to hit the road, but others feel like the transition can provide opportunities for capturing special images.
Longtime Nordic combined supporter Kathi Meyer was looking to create an award that would encourage young skiers to fly further, ski faster and secure a spot in Olympic history,
range up and running
Haymaker Golf Course opens its driving range and practice facilities for the summer.
Three Steamboat Springs athletes made the most of a recent trip to Albuquerque, New Mexico, where they collected top finishes at the United States Karate Alliance’s national championships.
After a tough loss to Summit a week ago, members of the Steamboat Springs High School boys lacrosse team got back on the winning track with a 12-3 victory against Glenwood Springs at home.