Basalt softball gets first win, beats Aspen |

Basalt softball gets first win, beats Aspen

The Basalt High School softball team got its first win of the season Tuesday, beating host Aspen, 17-3. The Longhorns opened the season with an 11-9 loss at home to Delta and a 6-5 loss at Meeker. BHS (1-2) will host a doubleheader against Gunnison on Thursday.

Aspen (0-2) opened its season last week with a 25-8 loss to Cedaredge. The Skiers next play Meeker on Sept. 5.


Chasing miles of smiles in Snowmass Village


It would be easy enough to quantify long-distance adventures in Snowmass Village by the usual stats and figures: 90-plus miles of singletrack and dirt roads, four core endurance races every summer, infinite route combinations no more than a few hundred yards from the nearest parking spot or bus stop. But there’s another metric worth clocking too: Smiles per hour.

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