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Archive for January 8, 2009

Service Learning: Volunteering with and Education

By Lizzy Scully Berthoud Recorder Want to tackle climate change one light bulb at a time or learn skills that can help you get a job in one of Colorado’s cities or towns after college? If so, one of the state’s numerous service learning opportunities might be the perfect option for you. Currently, more than 60,000 people of all ages and backgrounds work for nearly 150 national service projects across Colorado, many of them funded by the $17.6 million provided by the Corporation for National ... Full Story

Fitting Right in at Metro State

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder The success Jasmine Cervantes enjoyed while playing basketball at Berthoud High School certainly wouldn’t suggest otherwise. However, even the 5-foot-6 point guard is surprised by how well she has adjusted to the college game. Maybe she shouldn’t be. In her first season playing at Metro State, Cervantes is among the team leaders in five statistical categories while having started 10 of her first 12 games. She ranks first on the team in assists (52), ... Full Story

Stars Hit the Bud: League-Leading Eagles Host CHL

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Chris Stewart started negotiating with the Central Hockey League last year during the All-Star Game festivities at the Broomfield Event Center. The then-Eagles head coach knew, without a shadow of a doubt, that Northern Colorado would support the game even when others in the CHL pondered when, if ever, the overwhelming support that has inundated the Eagles since their inception would start to wane. It hasn’t, and for good reason. With every sellout game ... Full Story

On Deck: Week of Jan. 8, 2009

THURSDAY, JAN. 8 Wrestling: Berthoud @ Silver Creek (Longmont), 7 p.m. FRIDAY-SATURDAY, JAN. 9-10 Wrestling: Berthoud @ Montrose tournament, TBA FRIDAY, JAN. 9 Boys’ basketball: Berthoud @ Windsor. C-team, 5:30 p.m.; JV, 5:30 p.m.; Varsity, 7 p.m. Girls’ basketball: Windsor @ Berthoud. JV, 5:30 p.m.; Varsity, 7 p.m. Minor league hockey: Amarillo Gorillas @ Colorado Eagles, 7:05 p.m. SATURDAY, JAN. 10 Girls’ basketball: Frederick @ Berthoud. JV, 5:30 p.m.; Varsity, 7 ... Full Story

Fired Bronco Shanahan Will be Just Fine

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Last week, the news came down that for the first time since 1995 the Denver Broncos were without a coach. Just days after the team blew a three-game lead and lost the AFC West to the San Diego Chargers -- the first time they had ever lost a three-game division lead with three games to go -- Mike Shanahan was fired. In professional and college sports, this occurrs all the time. But not since Wade Phillips was canned after two failed seasons with the Broncos ... Full Story

Sports Briefs: Jan. 8, 2009

Late registration available for little dribblers program The annual Berthoud Recreation Little Dribblers Clinic is taking late registrations through the second session of the clinic for youth boys and girls interested in the basics of dribbling a basketball. The program, open to children in kindergarten through second grade, runs through Feb. 3. Cost is $45 for residents and $55 for non-residents. The clinic will be held at Turner Middle School’s auxiliary gym. Dribblers will meet once a week ... Full Story

Football Team's Run Among Readers' Top Picks

Here are the results of our online reader poll to choose the top local sports stories of 2008. Two stories tied for first place, each with 29 percent of the votes. In alphabetical order they are: Berthoud football team reaches state quarterfinals year after winning state title: Jordan Major, Nick Henderson and the rest of the Berthoud Spartans won the 3A state football title -- the first in school history -- in 2007. In 2008, BHS had a similar campaign. The team dropped two straight games to ... Full Story

Renowned Living History Actor Comes to Berthoud

  The Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum and the Berthoud Historical Society proudly presents Colorado’s premier living history reenactor, John Luzader, as he portrays John Wyatt, head trader of Bents Fort. You will be transported to the 19th century and spellbound by this gifted actor and historian. Travel back with us to an era of long distant travel via Calistoga wagon.  The year is 1846.  The United States is at war.  In the area that is to become Colorado, along ... Full Story

"Doubt Lingers Long After Curtain Goes Down

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"Pajama Game" Comes to Union Colony Theater

The Tony® Award-winning Best Musical Revival of 2006, “The Pajama Game” comes to the Union Colony Civic Center for one performance only Friday, Jan. 23, at 6:30 p.m. (Please note early start time.) Hot on the heels of the Broadway smash hit, see this nationally touring musical that has audiences laughing in the aisles. “Its exuberance and spontaneity make the entire theater crackle with energy,” exclaims Variety. “Hilarious and exciting,” declares NY Magazine. “The Pajama Game ... Full Story

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