Eagle Valley volleyball picks up big win on road

By Chris Freud STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — It wasn’t that the Steamboat Springs volleyball team couldn’t get a lead. It was that it couldn’t keep it on Thursday and the Sailors couldn’t slow Eagle Valley when it had to as the Devils managed to shock Steamboat in four sets.Eagle Valley managed long serving stretches and found […]

Vail Mountain School soccer wins league opener in Rifle

By Chris Freud RIFLE — Get three points and get out of Dodge.That was the mission for Vail Mountain School soccer on Thursday, and the Gore Rangers got it done, blanking the Bears, 5-0.It was not a work of art. On the other hand, to win a league title, one of VMS’ goals, you have […]

VMS soccer wins league opener

By Chris Freud RIFLE — Get three points and get out of Dodge.That was the mission for Vail Mountain School soccer on Thursday, and the Gore Rangers got it done, blanking the Bears, 5-0.It was not a work of art. On the other hand, to win a league title, one of VMS’ goals, you have […]

Huskies bounce back, bounce Summit County

By Chris Freud EDWARDS — As far as Battle Mountain volleyball is concerned, Tuesday’s loss to Vail Christian will now be referred to as “the match that will never be spoken of again.”The Huskies got the good ship lollipop going in the right direction again, taking down Summit County, 25-21, 25-18, 15-25, 25-14, on Thursday […]

Discs will take flight at downvalley tournament

By Pam Boyd EAGLE — Prestigious tournament play is coming to the lower Eagle Valley this weekend, and even though it involves tee times at a local golf facility, players won’t be packing their woods and irons.The Flying Eagle Disc Society, Eagle County’s disc golf club, will host the inaugural Flying Eagle Open disc golf […]

Can Outlier festival build Vail’s cycling status?

By scott miller VAIL — In a town well known for the breadth and popularity of its festivals, it can be hard for new events to earn their place on the calendar. This year’s inaugural Outlier Offroad Festival is trying to do just that.On the surface, it seems Outlier has the needed ingredients for success. […]