Eagle Valley lacrosse turns tables on Telluride

By Chris Freud GYPSUM — Eagle Valley boys lacrosse started the season on the right foot, pasting Telluride, 8-1, on Friday at the Gypsum Sports Complex.Mike Ramunno led the way with four goals, while Jared Salaz had two. Sam Boomhower and Wyatt Alt also ripped the net against the Miners.“We had good senior leadership,” first-year […]

Devils turn tables on Miners

By Chris Freud GYPSUM — Eagle Valley boys lacrosse started the season on the right foot, pasting Telluride, 8-1, on Friday at the Gypsum Sports Complex.Mike Ramunno led the way with four goals, while Jared Salaz had two. Sam Boomhower and Wyatt Alt also ripped the net against the Miners.“We had good senior leadership,” first-year […]

Vail Christian basketball falls at regionals

By Chris Freud GRAND JUNCTION — Vail Christian boys basketball’s season came to an end in regionals on Friday night.Step back — in regionals.Yes, Mancos used a 19-6 third quarter to top the Saints, 65-54, in the first round of the regional tournament at Grand Junction.But after years of falling short on “District Friday,” a […]

Saints teams fall at regionals

By Chris Freud GRAND JUNCTION — Vail Christian boys basketball’s season came to an end in regionals on Friday night.Step back — in regionals.Yes, Mancos used a 19-6 third quarter to top the Saints, 65-54, in the first round of the regional tournament at Grand Junction.But after years of falling short on “District Friday,” a […]

Burton U.S. Open snowboarders are loving Vail

By John LaConte VAIL — Sure, it snows during their competition every year. But that’s just one of the many reasons the athletes at the Burton U.S. Open are loving the event’s new home here in Eagle County after moving from Vermont in 2013.In the news conference following the women’s slopestyle finals on Friday, podium […]

Future of women’s halfpipe looks bright

By John LaConte VAIL — One is a four-time Olympian and the first woman to land a 1080 in competition. The other recently became the youngest snowboarder to win gold at the X Games. Together 31-year-old Kelly Clark and 14-year-old Chloe Kim have been dominating women’s halfpipe for the last year and a half — […]

Generations of women’s halfpipe snowboarding

By John LaConte VAIL — One is a four-time Olympian and the first woman to land a 1080 in competition. The other recently became the youngest snowboarder to win gold at the X Games. Together 31-year-old Kelly Clark and 14-year-old Chloe Kim have been dominating women’s halfpipe for the last year and a half — […]

Kadono, Anderson top slopestyle comp

By John LaConte VAIL — It was a history-making run for Mark McMorris at the 33rd annual Burton U.S. Open. But the way things are progressing these days, it was only good enough for second place behind Japan’s Yuki Kadono.After landing back-to-back triple cork 1440s on the final two jumps of the slopestyle course on […]

Kadono, Anderson top slopestyle

By John LaConte VAIL — It was a history-making run for Mark McMorris at the 33rd annual Burton U.S. Open. But the way things are progressing these days, it was only good enough for second place behind Japan’s Yuki Kadono.After landing back-to-back triple cork 1440s on the final two jumps of the slopestyle course on […]

Battle Mountain tops Conifer, 13-8

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — First off, many happy returns to Gordon Smith, who turned 80 years young on Friday.And where else would Smith be than taking stats for Battle Mountain boys lacrosse’s season-opening 13-8 victory against Conifer on Friday afternoon in Edwards?As with any opener, the No. 6-ranked Huskies showed some good stuff and […]