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Gypsum, Eagle golf courses now open for the season (1)

May 4, 2016 — 

EAGLE COUNTY — While golf courses upvalley are waiting for the snow to melt, courses downvalley are open and ready for play.Gypsum Creek Golf Course and Eagle Ranch Golf Club …

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Work It Out: Is all food the right kind of fuel? (2)

May 4, 2016 — 

Many people see all the food we eat as fuel. This is essentially true, but they do not understand exactly what kind of fuel different foods can be. You have …

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Lady Tigers lax loses tight final home game to Grand Junction, 7-10 (3)

May 4, 2016 — 

It wasn’t quite the Senior Night game the Summit girl’s lacrosse team wanted, but it was a showcase this promising program needed.Under the fading rays of Tuesday sun — the …

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Take 5: Interview with U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame rower Peggy Bailey (4)

May 3, 2016 — 

Call it coincidence, call it fate or just call it dumb luck, but whatever it was, a pair of ‘70s-era platform shoes helped Peggy Bailey earn a trip to the …

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Whitewater season arrives in Colorado with rafting in Browns Canyon, Upper Colorado River (5)

May 3, 2016 — 

SUMMIT COUNTY — You’d better believe it’s whitewater season. And the best is still yet to come.Over the weekend, local company Performance Tours Rafting and several other outfitters started running …

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Summit baseball ace Andrew Shaw ranks No. 2 for Ks in 4A Slope with 6 games remaining (6)

May 3, 2016 — 

SUMMIT VS. STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — LADY TIGERS LACROSSE, APRIL 26A regular season varsity girl’s lacrosse game against league foes Steamboat Springs, hosted at Steamboat High School on April 26. The …

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Surviving Summit: Rethink your core to find relief from back pain (7)

May 2, 2016 — 

When you think of the back, do you also think of the “core”? It all starts with a solid foundation of core strength, but what is core strength? The first …

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Summit Extreme 13U baseball team takes Castle Rock tourney, 5-0, after spending April indoors (8)

May 1, 2016 — 

Baseball in Summit County is, in some ways, an oxymoron. A location well-known for high-elevation ski resorts, long winters and countless feet of snow doesn’t exactly coincide with a sport …

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Hike Summit County: Spring hiking at Colorado National Monument and Rattlesnake Canyon (9)

April 30, 2016 — 

Spring and fall are great times of the year to escape to the lowlands of Colorado. Desert temperatures are warmer than the snow-capped tundra on mountain summits, but not too …

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Outfitters debut female-only fly-fishing waders, equipment for 2016 summer season (10)

April 30, 2016 — 

The first time I went fly-fishing I was wearing borrowed waders. The person — guy — from whom I’d borrowed them had to have been at least twice my size. …

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Mountain Wheels: All-wheel-drive adds some grounded practicality to Jaguar’s blazing F-Type convertible (11)

April 30, 2016 — 

With summer finally on its way — somewhere, just not in Colorado, apparently — let me share an experience with a vehicle that sounds, on paper, like the ultimate winter-driving …

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Summit High athletics sends 6 seniors to college rugby, track programs (12)

April 29, 2016 — 

Ask any of the six Summit High School seniors how they feel about college athletics next August and they’ll answer about the same: It’s relieving, exciting, nerve-wracking and a little …

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Can Colorado athletes overcome altitude and genetics? (13)

April 29, 2016 — 

For veteran ultra-runner Helen Cospolich, living and training at 9,600 feet isn’t as forgiving now as it once was — or ever was.At 39 years old, the Breckenridge local of …

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The Outsider: Do all Dragons go to heaven? (14)

April 29, 2016 — 

That’s not as dumb as it sounds. Or maybe it is, but either way I’ve spent the past few days mourning the death of my Dragons: the black, white and …

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#Sumcosports: Reader-submitted photos (15)

April 29, 2016 — 

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Colorado Escapist: Spring backcountry skiing in powder magnet Montezuma (16)

April 28, 2016 — 

Springtime is here and what does that mean? Backcountry skiing! Who says it’s time to put away your skis just yet? Colorado mountain weather is unpredictable, and snow in May …

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Work It Out: Can weight lifting help or hurt when you’re over the hill? (17)

April 28, 2016 — 

Just because you’re over the hill doesn’t mean you’re too old for the gym. And squats. And bench presses. And dumbbell curls.With mud season already here, athletes across Summit County …

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What to know before skinning Breckenridge, Copper and A-Basin (18)

April 27, 2016 — 

It’s that time of year again, when the lifts shut down and the only way anyone gets turns at the resort is by earning them. And those turns are more …

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Sights from the first Breckenridge pond-skimming challenge (photos) (19)

April 27, 2016 — 

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Summit girl’s soccer brings knife to a gunfight against Glenwood (20)

April 26, 2016 — 

FRISCO — Aggression on the high school soccer field is a double-edged sword.On one edge is intelligence, which gives a good team with control of their emotions an almost unstoppable …

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