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Obituary: Cynthia McDonald

Cynthia June Elijah McDonald, 63, of Loveland died April 18 after a bout with cancer. She is survived by her mother June Elijah, daughter Clarissa Norris, son-in-law Todd Norris, and her grandchildren, Tionna, Tinaya and Triston Norris. McDonald lived a very simple life and played wonderfully, by ear, many different instruments, including the keyboard, piano, accordion and harmonica. She especially enjoyed spending time with her many animals and would never let any type of animal go hungry, ... Full Story

Duncan Follows BHS Pipeline to Hastings, Signs

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Tye Duncan and Bryce Munoz have made for quite a one-two punch the past few years on Berthoud High School’s football team. Now they just might do the same thing for Hastings College. Duncan, the 5-foot-9, 140-pound wide receiver, signed his letter-of-intent to play for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) school in central Nebraska three days after Munoz did the same. Surrounded by his parents, John and Deann, and Berthoud coaches ... Full Story

Ice on the Radar: Indoor Football Team Heats Up

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder If there’s one thing people can’t say about John Cunningham it’s that he’s not hands-on. The Fort Collins businessman and owner of the Colorado Ice is intent on seeing his team succeed on and off the field. (more…)

Mathena Retiring; School Hopes to Find AD-Only

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Rusty Mathena, who has been Berthoud High School’s athletic director for the past two years, will retire at the end of school year. Mathena, 58, has spent 29 of his 32 years coaching and teaching at Berthoud High School. He served as the school’s head football coach for 16 years. He’s also coached wrestling and track and field, both as a head coach and assistant coach. “It feels like it’s time to do something different with my life, with my ... Full Story

Return to Finals Within Striking Distance for Eagles

Check www.coloradoeagles.com for playoff series updates. Game 4: Mississippi 6, Colorado 5, 2OT Game 3: Colorado 2, Mississippi 1 SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — Andrew Penner stopped 47 of 48 shots — the second-most saves in franchise playoff history — and the Colorado Eagles pulled to within one win of advancing to the President’s Cup finals for the fourth time with a 2-1 win over Mississippi in Game 3 on Tuesday night at the DeSoto Civic Center. Steve Haddon and Ed McGrane scored to give ... Full Story

Major's Mighty Effort Foiled by Thompson Valley

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Jordan Major was sailing along, as has been the case most of the year for Berthoud pitchers, but then one inning did in the Spartans baseball team. On Tuesday that inning was the sixth. In what started as a pitcher’s duel ended when visiting Thompson Valley scored four times with two outs in the sixth en route to a 7-4 victory at Jack Sommers Field. After Major gave up two runs early in the sixth, relievers Danny McGinn and Brad Dick followed  but ... Full Story

Defending State Champs Unleash Offensive Attack at

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Amy Loberg spent a lot of time where Berthoud goalkeeper Lydia Munoz normally plays. It’s not so much because the Spartans sophomore defender was trying out for Munoz’s job — it had more to do with Silver Creek’s persistent offense. At every turn the Lady Raptors were pressuring Berthoud’s defense Tuesday night at Max Marr Field. By game’s end, Silver Creek had put up a 4-0 victory. While the defending state 4A champions had their way with ... Full Story

Silver Creek's Doubles Teams Hold Berthoud in

By Taylor Lee Berthoud Recorder Although the weather was nice, 70 and sunny, the Berthoud Lady Spartans tennis team didn’t get the results it was hoping for. Berthoud scored wins only at No. 1 and 2 singles in a 5-2 loss to Silver Creek on Tuesday afternoon. (more…)

Sports Briefs: Parks & Rec Spring Sports Scheduled

Inclement weather postponed Saturday’s opening weekend of the Berthoud Parks and Recreation Department’s spring sports season. Makeup dates for those games will be announced at www.Berthoud.org/parks_rec/park_rec_home.html. The second week of games are on tap for this Saturday at Bein Park. The following is a list of Saturday’s games and scheduled times in K2 soccer, youth soccer and flag football: Youth soccer: Berthoud A&W vs. Ace Hardware, 8 a.m.; Cottage Reality vs. Animal ... Full Story

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