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Hess: After the dust settles, Alabama still appears dominant in college ball (column)

September 23, 2018 — Believe it or not we have reached the quarter pole of college football's regular season. Some teams couldn't have started the season better, while other teams are wishing they could hit the reset button. I'm looking at you, Colorado State. The dust is starting to

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Huskies cross-country runs with 5A squads at Columbine

September 22, 2018 — DENVER — Call it a dress rehearsal. Battle Mountain cross-country had the gang back together and let them all lose at Friday, Sept. 21's Dave Sanders Invitational at Columbine in Denver. The 4A Huskies — both boys and girls — ran in the Division I

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Weekend preps wrap: Battle Mountain football, Vail Mountain and Vail Christian volleyball

September 22, 2018 — WOODLAND PARK — Battle Mountain football finished the first half of the regular season with a 50-35 win at Woodland Park on Friday, Sept. 21. The Huskies finished nonconference play with a 4-1 mark. "I think we're starting to come together," Huskies coach Jim Schuppler

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Arapahoe Basin begins testing snowmaking equipment for coming ski season

September 22, 2018 — SUMMIT COUNTY — High atop the Continental Divide, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area fired up eight snowmaking guns early Friday morning, Sept. 21. A-Basin's snowmaking team blanketed an area around mid-mountain at the top of the High Noon trail with snow. It's the earliest the ski

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West Grand overwhelms Vail Christian

September 21, 2018 — GYPSUM — The good news is that Vail Christian football has moved back to 8-man football. The bad news is that the Saints landed in the beastly Northwest League. West Grand went to the state final last fall, and the Mustangs seem to be a

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Battle Mountain soccer, Glenwood play to 2-2 draw

September 21, 2018 — EDWARDS — Perhaps, it was predictable. After huge wins against The Classical Academy and Steamboat Springs, Battle Mountain soccer finished Thursday, Sept. 20's game in Edwards with a 2-2 draw against Glenwood Springs. "That's the way it goes," Huskies coach David Cope said. "On the

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Battle Mountain, Vail Christian golf qualify three for state tournament

September 20, 2018 — It's hard to pack this much drama into 18 holes, but a trio of local golfers did so earlier this week, and are bound for their state tournaments in October. Battle Mountain's Jack Oberley locked up the last spot with a birdie on his finale

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Everybody sing, ‘Sweet Caroline,’ as Battle Mountain volleyball beats Eagle Valley

September 20, 2018 — EDWARDS — Sweet Caroline. Good times never felt so good. If you're a Battle Mountain fan, you're allowed to do the "So, good, so good, so good" refrain. It was a big Neil Diamond sing-along after Huskies volleyball eked out a 23-25, 26-24, 25-20, 18-25,

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What’s new at Vail and Beaver Creek this winter?

September 20, 2018 — Whether it's your first time or your 50th, there's always something new happening at Vail and Beaver Creek resorts. A dedication to customer experience results in constant upgrades, new projects and also 20 mountains added to the Epic Pass for 2018-19. Here's a look at

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U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame announces 8 new members

September 20, 2018 — The U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame's Class of 2018 was announced on Friday, Sept. 14, in Ishpeming, Michigan, featuring ski legends Bode Miller and Andrew Weibrecht as well as Bill Jensen, of Vail. A formal induction will be held for the group of

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Freud: Battle Mountain soccer off to a nice start, but it’s only a start (column)

September 19, 2018 — These are pretty heady days for Battle Mountain soccer. In the last five days, the Huskies have beaten The Classical Academy and Steamboat Springs. The team is 7-1 overall and 5-0 in the 4A Slope. And not that anyone would be looking obsessively, but the

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Kyle: Best streamers for fall fishing in Colorado (column)

September 19, 2018 — Fall in the mountains means a drop in temperature, changing of the colors in the trees, the anticipation of snow and fishing with streamers for hungry trout. Streamer fishing this time of year can be lights out. The trout have been busy feeding all summer

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Tuesday, Sept. 18’s preps wraps: Vail Mountain, Battle Mountain and Eagle Valley volleyball as well as Devils soccer all win

September 18, 2018 — EAST VAIL — This is why a 2A School plays a 3A squad. No, it doesn't help with the all-powerful rating-percentage index, although Coal Ridge was 6-3 before the Vail Mountain School volleyball team toppled the Titans, 25-23, 23-25, 25-23, 25-20, on Tuesday, Sept. 18.

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Holy cow: Battle Mountain soccer swamps Steamboat Springs, 7-2

September 18, 2018 — EDWARDS — It's not a surprise that Battle Mountain soccer beat Steamboat Springs, but the margin and the method on Tuesday, Sept. 18, were. The Huskies built a 4-0 lead on their way to a resounding 7-2 victory. "We got matched up with an opponent

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Freud on the NFL: The Broncos may be 2-0, but still have issues

September 18, 2018 — That was just so Browns. Yeah, there were a lot of great games during Week 2 — including the Broncos squeaking by the Raiders, 20-19 — but man, the Browns. Tyrod Taylor hits Antonio Calloway for a 42-yard touchdown on fourth-and-desperate against the Saints to

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Pritchard: Feet are your foundation (column)

September 17, 2018 — Human kinematics is of keen interest to health and fitness professionals alike. No matter the type of movement, the goal remains to move in the most economical, safe and advantageous manner possible. Whether it is rehabilitation of an ACL injury or squatting 600 pounds, kinematic

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Eagle County Open Space celebrates new motocross park in Gypsum

September 17, 2018 — GYPSUM — Action sports athlete Windham Miller, of Edwards, starting riding a dirt bike when he was 3. And for the next 18 years, his family was on a constant mission to find him a place to practice. Motocross families across the state share similar

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Hess: Wisconsin Badgers fall to BYU on a bizarre Saturday of college football (column)

September 16, 2018 — It was a strange week in college football, with the postponements of four FBS games due to Hurricane Florence. The two quarterbacks in the Alabama vs. Ole Miss game both grew up together in Hawaii. You wouldn't expect to see two Hawaiians in the deep

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At long last: Battle Mountain soccer beats The Classical Academy, 2-0

September 15, 2018 — EDWARDS — Down goes TCA. Down goes TCA. Down goes TCA. Yes, it is somewhat akin to George Foreman knocking out Joe Frazier as Battle Mountain soccer finally knocked off The Classical Academy, 2-0, on Saturday, Sept. 15. For all the success the Huskies have

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Middaugh dominant, wins Xterra series finale in Utah by nearly 4 minutes

September 15, 2018 — EAGLE-VAIL — Hometown competitor Josiah Middaugh enjoyed his fifth Xterra win of the season at the series' final event on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Snowbasin resort in Utah. Coming in 3 minutes and 57 seconds ahead of the second-place finisher, Middaugh said the large gap

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