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Devils boys get first league win over Summit, 68-57

January 17, 2019 — GYPSUM — Eagle Valley boys' basketball has been waiting for this. This was too good of an offensive squad to be on the skids as 4A Slope play began earlier this month. The Devils finally got it going on Thursday night in Gypsum with a

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Professional bull rider dies at National Western Stock Show event

January 17, 2019 — DENVER — A professional bull rider died after a bull stomped on his chest during a competition at the National Western Stock Show in Denver. The Professional Bull Riders say Mason Lowe died Tuesday evening after being taken to a hospital. Group spokesman Andrew Giangola

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Lost skier and snowboarder rescued in Willow Creek Basin near Snowmass

January 17, 2019 — A skier and snowboarder had to be rescued from West Willow Creek basin near Snowmass Ski Area after getting lost off the backside of Snowmass Ski Area on Monday. The two men separated after getting lost to try to find their way back in-bounds but

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Swimming in January in Colorado: Avon Swim Club growing passion for the pool

January 16, 2019 — The Avon Swim Club competes 10 months out of the year.

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Vail’s Lindsey Vonn full speed ahead in return to slopes

January 16, 2019 — CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy — You might question some of her decisions, but you certainly can't question her heart, tenacity and desire. Lindsey Vonn returns to ski racing at one of her favorite World Cup venues nestled in the Italian Dolomites, noting that she is still willing

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Colorado women dominated Sports Illustrated list of fittest athletes in the world

January 16, 2019 — You only have to look around to know Colorado is one of the fittest states in the United States, but when it comes to bragging rights, Colorado actually rocks the world when it comes to really fit women. That, at least, is the conclusion of a story

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Koller lifts Vail Christian past Basalt

January 15, 2019 — EDWARDS — You can't stop Vail Christian's E.J. Koller. You can only hope to contain him. The Saints senior went off for 21 points, as Vail Christian's boys knocked off Basalt, 64-42, on Tuesday at the Wheeler Athletic Center in Edwards. As much as it's

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Battle Mountain girls beat Palisade for first time since 2012

January 15, 2019 — EDWARDS — There have been years that Battle Mountain girls' basketball has not won five games. So this year's edition is pretty darn excited that the Huskies are riding a five-game winning streak after beating Palisade, 41-38, on Tuesday in Edwards. Then, there's the matter

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Freeing the heel: Bishop telemark company expands with skis, gear and intense love for ‘free-heeling’

January 15, 2019 — Meet the new and improved Bishop.

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Mikaela Shiffrin dominates World Cup giant slalom in Italy for 10th win of season

January 15, 2019 — SAN VIGILIO DI MAREBBE, Italy — Mikaela Shiffrin took advantage of a massive first-run lead to win a World Cup giant slalom on Tuesday and earn her 10th victory of the season. Having established a 1.39-second advantage in the opening leg on the steep Erta

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Complete Vail Cup race results from Jan. 13 event

January 14, 2019 — More than 130 youngsters gathered in Vail for the first installment of the Vail Cup on Sunday. The kick-off event consisted of Lil' Big Mountain and giant slalom competitions for skiers and snowboarders born in 2003 and after. The competition series, which is provided to

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Vail ski racers qualify for world’s top event for kids ages 14-15

January 13, 2019 — The biggest ski race in the country for 14- and 15-year-old athletes took place over the weekend in Burke Mountain Resort in Vermont. Ski & Snowboard Club Vail athletes had a number of strong finishes, and a a result, local athletes Emma Resnick and Sebastian

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In China trip, Vail International Hockey witnesses Beijing’s investment in sport as Olympics loom

January 13, 2019 — The Vail International Hockey program visited China from Dec. 18 to Jan. 3, witnessing the impressive charge the country has made to grow the game of hockey in the city of Beijing. Just six years ago, Beijing had six hockey rinks. There is now 30

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Battle Mountain hockey falls to Demons in OT

January 12, 2019 — EAGLE — It's now a rivalry. Battle Mountain hockey traditionally views Summit County, Aspen and Steamboat Springs as its rivals on the ice, but, after Saturday, add Glenwood Springs to the list. The Demons' Colter Strautman scored with 1:55 left in overtime to lift CHSAA

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Vail Christian proves it belongs by beating Meeker

January 12, 2019 — MEEKER — Ladies and germs, we officially have a developing situation with Vail Christian boys basketball. The Saints won at Meeker on Saturday, 61-44, just the second time Vail Christian has ever beaten the Cowboys. Vail Christian has had a basketball team for 19 years

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Vail skier Hunter Bailey best from US at Calgary World Cup

January 12, 2019 — Vail native Hunter Bailey notched a career best result on Saturday with his fifth-place finish at the Calgary World Cup moguls competition. Bailey was also the top skier in the U.S. on the day, and the only American to make the super final round. The

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Former Broncos coach Vance Joseph hired as Cardinals defensive coordinator

January 12, 2019 — PHOENIX (AP) — Former Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph has been hired as the defensive coordinator on new Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury’s staff. General manager Steve Keim had said he wanted a veteran defensive coordinator to pair with Kingsbury, who has no NFL

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Battle Mountain hoops takes down Summit County

January 11, 2019 — EDWARDS — Normally winter-sports coaches dread winter break — it's hard to come back from a two-week break and Mom's great pie. Battle Mountain basketball apparently liked the break as both of their varsity squads finished the first full week of play with 3-0 records.

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Vail Christian basketball sweeps Rangely

January 11, 2019 — EDWARDS — Death, taxes and Vail Christian boys basketball has an offense. These are inevitable elements of the human experience, along with a Moritz in blue and white knocking down the 3 ball. The Saints jumped out to a 32-15 halftime lead against Rangely and

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Mikaela Shiffrin doesn’t win, and the world keeps spinning (column)

January 10, 2019 — Here's a question: Is it bigger news when Mikaela Shiffrin wins a World Cup slalom or does NOT win a World Cup slalom? We actually debated this in the Vail Daily newsroom when laying out our Wednesday cover. To be clear, it's not like the

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