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Vail Valley Running Club qualifies for nationals again

November 17, 2018 — CASA GRANDE, Arizona — Take that, Niwot. Running under the appellation of the Vail Valley Running Club to appease CHSAA rules, Battle Mountain girls cross-country took second at Saturday, Nov. 17's Nike Cross Regionals Southwest Girls Championship in Arizona, to earn a spot for the

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Should the Broncos rebuild by trading Von Miller?

November 17, 2018 — Should Broncos linebacker Von Miller stay, or should he go? It's the most critical question remaining in another NFL season gone bad for Denver. Since signing a mega-contract that made him the league's highest-paid defensive player in 2016, Miller has lived up to his end of the

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Birds of Prey is officially a go in December

November 16, 2018 — BEAVER CREEK — Call this the no drama edition of Birds of Prey. Snow dances, constant checking of weather forecasts and reading assorted almanacs were not necessary this year. The Xfinity Birds of Prey Audi FIS Ski World Cup races are a go after the

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Vail Valley preps: Devils, Gore Rangers, Huskies and Saints pick up postseason honors

November 15, 2018 — And everyone thought phone books were dead. When it comes to fall sports, Eagle County's fall postseason honorees outdid themselves. All-state in cross country is what we call a local jog between Battle Mountain and Eagle Valley with five Huskies or Devils among the top-10

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Two recent advancements in ice fishing that are pushing the sport forward

November 15, 2018 — Recent cold weather sends a message that many lakes are beginning to freeze and soon most boat ramps will be closing. And although open-water fishing in Colorado is still very good — some of the best of the season, in fact — I'm already hearing

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Huskies’ Teague signs with Regis to play soccer

November 14, 2018 — EDWARDS — In retrospect, it's a good thing that Audrey Teague didn't follow in her sister's footsteps as a goalie. "I played keeper for the first year or two and hated it," Audrey Teague said. "I wanted to be out on the field." The state

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Golden Peak training opens, excitement for Vail expansion surrounds venue

November 14, 2018 — VAIL — Golden Peak was able to open for athlete training earlier than Vail Mountain itself, which also announced an early opening this year. About 100 athletes gathered on Tuesday, Nov. 13, for the first day competition training for Ski & Snowboard Club Vail athletes.

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VIDEO: Powdery conditions on Vail Opening Day 2018

November 14, 2018 — VIDEO: The first run of the season is a powdery one for Vail Daily reporter John LaConte, who enjoys Vail Mountain Opening Day 2018 earlier than scheduled by 2 days and 10 minutes. On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and

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Vail Opening Day is here! See live updates

November 14, 2018 — Opening day has arrived, and we are bringing you live updates from Vail Mountain! Use #VailLive on Instagram to have your opening day photos featured. View this post on Instagram First day, last chair. #vaillive A post shared by 🍀💩👍🏻 (@rusty_naylzz) on Nov 14, 2018

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Lindsey Vonn all set to charge after ski racing’s hallowed wins mark

November 14, 2018 — COPPER MOUNTAIN — On her farewell tour, Lindsey Vonn vows to dine out even more with her American teammates, have an occasional glass of wine with longtime rivals/friends and take plenty of photos. One quick caveat, though, as she savors the sights and sounds during

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Powder, TransWorld Snowboarding award shows return to Breck

November 13, 2018 — Once again next month, two of the world's premier ski and snowboard award shows will take place on consecutive nights at the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge during the same week as Dew Tour at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Powder Awards On Dec. 13 at 8 p.m.,

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Lake Louise men’s downhill, super-G set for Nov. 24-25

November 12, 2018 — The men's Audi FIS Ski World Cup races in Lake Louise, Canada, are officially a go for Nov. 24-25 after a successful snow control test was performed on Monday, Nov. 12. Canada's premiere ski event, the Lake Louise speed races, consist of downhill an super-G

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Large climbing gym opens in Eagle County

November 12, 2018 — EAGLE — Eagle County now has a climbing gym that can stand up to any in the nation. Eagle Climbing + Fitness, a 10,500 square foot gym located on Chambers Avenue in Eagle, opened on Saturday to rave reviews. The gym is the brainchild of

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Jonny Moseley, a ski bum touting a ski rum

November 11, 2018 — VAIL — Mount Gay rum has found the perfect ambassador in their push to become a choice beverage of the apres ski scene. Born in Puerto Rico, both a sailor and a skier, Jonny Moseley is that ambassador. Moseley is best known for winning a

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Hess: No upsets in college football Week 11 (column)

November 11, 2018 — This is the first week of the season where no team in the top 10 suffered a loss. That leaves us with a very uneventful weekend. Alabama shutout a ranked team for the second straight week, but the question is if Tua Tagovailoa is healthy

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Pritchard: Constructing a ski program (column)

November 11, 2018 — In my previous article I provided tips to increase fitness specifically for skiing and other winter sports. One may ponder, however, is it possible to craft a training program or workout with such a warehouse of information? Below I have detailed a sample strength workout

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Even in a loss, Vail Mountain volleyball finishes well

November 10, 2018 — In 2002, I ended up doing lines at a Vail Mountain School game. The first set went well as whomever the Gore Rangers were playing didn't hit the ball very hard. I made the calls. In the second set, all of a sudden, I saw

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The Nuggets’ rainbow skyline jerseys are back — and sold out

November 10, 2018 — The line to buy the Nuggets' new jerseys ended — forgive the bad pun — somewhere over the rainbow Friday morning. The "City Edition" jerseys, which feature a white base with a pastel rainbow pattern outlining the Denver skyline against the Rocky Mountains went on

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Vail Pass opening early to snowmobile access due to early snow

November 10, 2018 — Due to the high accumulation of early season snow at Vail Pass Winter Recreation Area, the Dillon and Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger Districts are closing roads to wheeled vehicles and transitioning access for the winter travel season. The Shrine Pass Road (FSR #709) will be closed

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Vail Mountain volleyball beats Lyons, stays alive at state

November 9, 2018 — DENVER — The defending 2A state volleyball champions are done. Vail Mountain School volleyball sent Lyons packing by a count of 20-25, 25-18, 21-25, 25-20, 15-7, on Day 2 of the tournament on Friday, Nov. 9, at the Denver Coliseum. With the win, the Gore

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