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Archive for November, 2008

Simon, Chester to Wed

Mark and Cathy Simon of Berthoud are please to announce the engagement of their daughter Megan to Patrick Chester, both of Phillipsburg, Kan. The bride-to-be is a 2004 graduate of Berthoud High School and attended Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, Wyo., studying Equine Training/Business Management. She is currently employed in the billing department at Coomes Trucking, in Phillipsburg. The groom-to-be is the son of Rick and Robin Chester of Phillipsburg, Kan. He is a 2005 graduate ... Full Story

BHS Seniors Cherish Big Opportunity

By Taylor Lee Berthoud Recorder DENVER –– Being on a team that makes it to the state tournament is a pretty invigorating experience. Berthoud’s five senior volleyball players know just what it’s like, and some of them were fortunate to experience it twice. Last year, the team went 0-3 in pool play. But this year, the Spartans went 2-1 and competed in a tiebreaker game against Lewis-Palmer for a chance at the semifinals. Even though they lost that match, for seniors such as Kelley ... Full Story

VOLLEYBALL OH-SO-CLOSE: Spartans Show Grit in Bitter

By Taylor Lee and Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder DENVER –– As the Berthoud volleyball team headed to the 4A state tournament last weekend at the Denver Coliseum, many wondered if the same result that befell the Spartans last year would happen again. Last year, the team went 0-3 in pool play, putting a damper on a highly successful season. But Berthoud wasn’t about to let that happen a second year in a row. The Spartans went 2-1 during pool play this go-around, winning their first two ... Full Story

Cey, Eagles Continue Winning Ways vs. Rush

Berthoud Recorder   LOVELAND -- Morgan Cey stopped 28 of 29 shots and Colorado’s penalty-killing squad held Rapid City in check as the Eagles scored a 3-1 victory Saturday night at the Budweiser Events Center.   The win was the third of the season over the visiting Rush -- all at home -- and improved Colorado’s record to 9-1 this season.   Rapid City scored the game’s first goal when Chris Lipsett deflected a Jamie VanderVeeken shot into the net, but Colorado rallied with ... Full Story

Playoff Seeding Road is Weird, Winding

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Remember a couple of weeks ago when I wrote about how the seeding would be determined in the 3A state football playoffs? How Berthoud, despite finishing third in the Tri-Valley Conference, was going to play on the road no matter what in the first round? How Berthoud, despite being highly ranked most of the season, might be headed for a first-round trip to Palisade, some four hours away? How Berthoud, because of the way the Colorado High School Activities ... Full Story

Sports Briefs — Nov. 13, 2008

Milliken Proves to be Too Much for Turner Berthoud Recorder Pedro Anderson scored a team-high eight points, but it wasn’t enough as Turner Middle School dropped a 43-31 decision at home to Milliken on Tuesday afternoon in eighth-grade varsity basketball action. John Feil and Axel Ayala added five points each. Feil, Ayala and Quinton Urchek each hit 3-pointers in the defeat. In eighth-grade junior varsity action, Milliken won 38-32. Turner’s seventh-grade varsity team lost 22-17 to Milliken ... Full Story

Shakespeare for the Hip Culture at OpenStage

“As You Like It” Adaptation by Judith Allen Director: Judith Allen Main Cast: Adam Beh (Orlando de Boys), Sydney Parks (Rosalind/Ganymede), Brenna A. Freestone (Celia/Aliena) L. Michael Scovel (Duke Frederick and various characters), Matthew G. Smith (Oliver de Boys), Kurt Brighton (Amiens, a musician) Where: Fort Collins Lincoln Center, 417 West Magnolia St., (970) 221-6735 When: Now through Nov. 29, Fridays and Saturdays 8 p.m., Sundays 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $20 ... Full Story

Mountain Lions at Home in Colorado

By Deborah Huth Price Berthoud Recorder An old poster titled “Daydreams” features a housecat dreaming of all the big cats in the wild—possibly its ancestors from centuries ago. The average housecat, while in many ways sharing characteristics of its larger relatives, is a pet and has adapted to human attention and household living. Mountain lions face a different type of adaptation. As one of the top predators in the country, they are definitely not pets. With the increased number of ... Full Story

Christmas in Berthoud Festivities to Include

By Laurie Hindman Berthoud Recorder Mark your calendars for Christmas in Berthoud. This year it will be on Saturday, Dec. 8, with events scheduled throughout the day. In addition to food, fun, shopping and entertainment, the Berthoud Chamber and representatives from the business community, churches and other non-profits, are hoping to make this year’s festivities an opportunity for Berthoud area residents to reach out to those in need. A Christmas in Berthoud Fund has been established at the ... Full Story

“Role Models” Truly Funny

By Megan Reece Director: David Wain Producers: Luke Greenfield, Dan Kolsrud, Mary Parent, Matthew Seigel, William Sherak, Jason Shuman, Scott Stuber Writer: Paul Rudd, David Wain, Ken Marino, Timothy Dowling, W. Blake Herron Starring: Seann William Scott, Paul Rudd, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bobb’e Thompson, Elizabeth Banks, Jane Lynch Runtime: 1:39 Rated: R for some nudity, crude language and situations 3 and a half out of 5 stars   “Role Models” follows the somewhat formulaic plot ... Full Story

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