Huskies track shines at Mullen

By Chris Freud MULLEN — Battle Mountain track and field sent some of its athletes to the Mullen Runners Roost Invitational for a mid-season test on Saturday and came away with some good results.Kate Pittel placed in four events — both sets of hurdles, the pole vault and as a part of the 1,600-meter relay. […]

Huskies shine at Mullen

By Chris Freud MULLEN — Battle Mountain track and field sent some of its athletes to the Mullen Runners Roost Invitational for a midseason test on Saturday and came away with some good results.Kate Pittel placed in four events — both sets of hurdles, the pole vault and as a part of the 1,600-meter relay. […]

Devils, Huskies top Eagle Valley Invite

By Chris Freud GYPSUM — Sometimes the beauty of spring sports is being outside on a bluebird day. Sometime’s it’s not so pretty.Nineteen schools competed in the wind and rain during the Eagle Valley Invitational on Saturday in Gypsum with Eagle Valley’s boys and girls winning the meet with Battle Mountain in second on both […]

Huskies girls lax upsets Grand Junction, routs Durango

By Chris Freud GRAND JUNCTION — Grand Junction girls lacrosse is undefeated no more.Battle Mountain came west on Friday to hand the Tigers their first loss of the season, 14-9, as part of two-win weekend road trip.Grand Junction beat the Huskies, 15-8, last year, so this was a big turnaround. It was also a big […]

Vail alpine coach Martin Bell shared the spotlight with Eddie the Eagle

By Krista Driscoll Eddie the Eagle, the man and the movie, fly in so many ways, some more gracefully than others.You know Martin Bell, the famed British Olympian and Vail alpine coach.Bell knew Eddie when they were little kids with big dreams.You also remember Eddie the Eagle. So does Bell.Bell is Britain’s most successful ski […]

Celebrate National Library Week at the Vail Public Library through Saturday, April 16

By Krista Driscoll VAIL — This week, the Vail Public Library joins libraries in schools, on campuses and in communities nationwide in celebrating the dynamic changes that are happening in today’s libraries. Sunday, April 10, through Saturday, April 16, is National Library Week, a time to highlight the changing role of libraries, librarians and library […]

VIDEO: 13-month-old twins snowboard for first time at Beaver Creek

By Ross Leonhart On the Hill is brought to you by The Steadman Clinic and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. VIDEO: Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Ross Leonhart reports from the base of Beaver Creek with Rachel and Jason Paez, of Denver, and their 13-month-old twins Kingston and Mason for Day 1 of snowboarding. […]

Vail Film Festival’s “Crossing the Bar” features successful directorial debut

By Jessica Smith The opening shot of the short film “Crossing the Bar” tells you all you need to know. The viewers are presented with a bird’s eye view of a section of an asphalt parking lot. The two main characters, Kat and Eva, enter from the right, walking side by side, yet on either […]