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U.S. Ski Team athletes turn to crowdfunding to finance their dreams (1)

October 19, 2014 — 

BRECKENRIDGE — She’s currently ranked No. 3 in the world in women’s slopestyle by the Association of Freeskiing Professionals. Last year included a trip to Sochi for skier slopestyle’s first …

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Aksel Lund Svindal suffers torn Achilles in Soelden (2)

October 19, 2014 — 

VAIL — One of the top contenders for this year’s World Championships in Vail/Beaver Creek has suffered a torn Achilles tendon and is likely out for the season. Aksel Lund …

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Vail Christian smothers Pikes Peak, 48-0 (3)

October 18, 2014 — 

GYPSUM — This week’s edition of Vail Christian football is brought to you by the letter “S” and the Nos. 0 and 2. The Saints are infinitely more competent at …

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Huskies cross-country pictures from regionals (4)

October 18, 2014 — 

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Photos of Devils XC at regionals (5)

October 18, 2014 — 

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Vail’s Mike Brown inducted into Colorado Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame (6)

October 18, 2014 — 

VAIL — Vail’s Mike Brown was inducted into the Colorado Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame Friday night at the induction ceremony in Broomfield. The Class of 2014 included Brown …

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Photo slideshow: Lindsey Vonn celebrates 30th birthday today (7)

October 18, 2014 — 

VAIL — Vail’s Lindsey Vonn turns 30 today. The four-time World Cup overall champ, 59-time World Cup winner and Olympic gold medalist was born Oct. 18, 1984. After suffering a …

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Devils skin Panthers, 18-7, in league slugfest (8)

October 17, 2014 — 

GYPSUM — The Eagle Valley Devils might, just might ride Buck Ortiz’s pick-six into the playoffs. Conventional thinking didn’t give Eagle Valley much of a chance against the No. 6-ranked …

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Battle Mountain dusts Basalt for Homecoming (9)

October 17, 2014 — 

EDWARDS — There was a band playing before a Battle Mountain football game. Not the school marching band, but a band of students (Jasper Stone, Jack Wickum, Michael Evans and …

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Huskies XC nabs two titles (10)

October 17, 2014 — 

DELTA — Hey Ryan McKay, you need a new banner in the gym. Huskies cross-country made some new work for the Battle Mountain athletic director on Friday afternoon, capturing two …

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Photo gallery: Arapahoe Basin opening day (11)

October 17, 2014 — 

SUMMIT COUNTY — Arapahoe Basin kicked off the 2014-15 ski season on Friday, when it fired up the Black Mountain Express lift at 9 a.m. …

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Video: Camping out for first chair, 2 a.m. at Arapahoe Basin (12)

October 17, 2014 — 

Vail Daily reporter John LaConte ventures into the night at Arapahoe Basin to find out what drives the hard-core snow enthusiasts who camp out to secure first chair of the …

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VMS edges Colorado Academy, awaits draw (13)

October 16, 2014 — 

DENVER — His name is Liam Hurley. But you can just call him, “Mr. Golden Goal.” No. 10-ranked Vail Mountain School soccer finished up the regular season with a stunning …

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Devils get their revenge against Huskies (14)

October 16, 2014 — 

EDWARDS — All. The. Way. Back. The Eagle Valley volleyball team has come full circle, beating Battle Mountain, 22-25, 25-22, 25-13, 26-24, on Thursday night in Edwards to surge into …

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Welcome to crunch time and the crunching is good (15)

October 16, 2014 — 

So the last two days, I have been to two thrilling soccer games — one ended well, the other not so much. I’m heading to a particularly big volleyball game …

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Summit edges Huskies, 1-0, on Senior Night (16)

October 15, 2014 — 

EDWARDS — Summit County soccer put an exclamation point on its campaign for seeding in next week’s state playoffs with a spectacular 1-0 win at Battle Mountain in Edwards in …

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A-Basin opens for the season Friday (17)

October 15, 2014 — 

SUMMIT COUNTY — Colorado’s ski season will officially get underway Friday when Arapahoe Basin opens for the season. The ski area made the announcement Wednesday. Skiers and snowboarders will be …

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Devils, Saints spikers win (18)

October 14, 2014 — 

GYPSUM — And the biggest thing that happened to Eagle Valley volleyball on Tuesday actually had nothing to do with what the Devils did. Make no mistake — Eagle Valley …

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Gore Rangers soccer blanks Basalt; C.A. today (19)

October 14, 2014 — 

BASALT — This is a good news, bad news, good news thing for Vail Mountain School soccer. The good news is that the Gore Rangers blanked Basalt, 3-0, on Tuesday …

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Steamboat snaps Battle Mountain streak (20)

October 14, 2014 — 

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Battle Mountain High School volleyball coach Jason Fitzgerald said his team found some magic in its freshman and sophomores last time it ran into Steamboat Springs and …

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