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State Legislation Moving Quickly

By Kevin Lundberg District 15 State Senator This week I am passing on the notes that I added to "Freedom Watch" on my Web site. Freedom Watch is my daily blog of what I am doing and seeing here in the Colorado Senate. www.KevinLundberg.com/TheIssues/2009Session/2009FreedomWatch/Index.html Monday, March 23 The "Designated Beneficiary Agreements" bill, HB 1260, passed third reading on party lines. Also passed on third reading was SB 138, increasing registration fees for Certified Nurse Aides, ... Full Story

Learning the Art of Hat Making

By Sandy Barnes Berthoud Recorder “There are no mistakes,” milliner Cynthia Webb told the group of women as they began creating vintage-style hats at the McCarty-Fickel Home on Saturday morning, March 28. Using straw hats with wire around the edges, the women first fashioned them into flattering shapes. They then selected fabric for bands and bows, securing them to the hats with glue and thread. A generous array of silk and ribbon flowers and feathers, which Webb had brought to the hat ... Full Story

Victory Slips Away From Ice After Late Rally

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder LOVELAND — The “New Ice Age” is here, but Saturday night it got off to a chilly start, though not before the Colorado Ice got hot just in time to put a scare in the Billings Outlaws. Trailing by 20 points early in the third quarter, the Ice, Loveland’s team in the Indoor Football League, rallied behind the tandem of backup quarterback Justin Holland and Cory Sleeth only to fall 46-41 in the regular-season opener at the Budweiser Events Center. ... Full Story

Long on Talent

Mills, BHS Long Jumpers Shine at Greeley By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder GREELEY — She’s only a freshman, but Courtney Mills has already shown she can compete with the big schools. She made that point clear Saturday at the Greeley Central Invitational. The Berthoud jumper easily won the long jump against competition that included 5A schools at District 6 Stadium, finishing with a jump of 16 feet, 5 inches. As a matter of fact her biggest competition came from her own team. The Lady ... Full Story

Juniors Snubbed in Stubble Volleyball

By Taylor Lee Berthoud Recorder The class of 2009 proved their seniority yet again! On Monday night, a group of BHS seniors competed against the junior boys in a rematch stubble volleyball game at the school. The seniors were victorious again, winning 3 of 5 games (25-18, 25-23, and 21-25, 19-25, 15-10). While most of the guys sported shorts and a tank top, senior Jeff Shields decided to show his spirit in a more creative way. Wearing his sister’s old cheerleading skirt, a tank top with a ... Full Story

Rough 3rd Inning, Plate Woes Doom Berthoud Baseball

JOHNSTOWN — Roosevelt pitcher Jarron Cito held Berthoud to two hits and the host Rough Riders lit up Spartans pitching for six runs in the third inning en route to an 8-0 victory Tuesday afternoon. Cito struck out the first six batters on his way to fanning 12 for the game. He held the Spartans without a hit until Danny McGinn’s two-out single in the top of the sixth. Zack Allen later added a two-out hit in the seventh. McGinn started on the mound for Berthoud (1-6, 1-3 4A Northern ... Full Story

Eagles Rally Late, Save Home Ice Vs. Mudbugs

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder LOVELAND — Aaron Schneekloth found himself in the right place at the right time, and because of that, the Colorado Eagles are taking a two-game series lead with them to Bossier-Shreveport this weekend. Schneekloth’s redirection of a Kevin Ulanski shot from the left point with 31.6 seconds left in regulation gave Colorado its second straight 4-3 victory over the Mudbugs on Monday night and 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series in the second round of the ... Full Story

Why Not a Basketball Tournament at Berthoud High?

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder So we’re down to the Final Four. It’s Connecticut, Villanova, North Carolina and Michigan State headed to Detroit this weekend. Three weeks of March Madness, now spreading into April, culminate Monday night with a new national champion in Division I men’s basketball. Defending champion Kansas was bounced in the Sweet 16, but other than top-seeded Louisville being ousted by Michigan State and formerly top-ranked Wake Forest losing to Cleveland State in ... Full Story

Weather Plays Havoc on Spring Sports Schedule

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder One of these days Dave Mathiesen’s girls tennis team will play Sterling. Just maybe. The foot of snow that saddled northern Colorado last Thursday postponed Friday’s match, the third time the teams were scheduled to meet but have not since the originally scheduled date was postponed back in February. Welcome to spring sports in Colorado. The adverse weather conditions come with the territory, says Mathiesen. “If you’ve been coaching long enough, ... Full Story

Sports Briefs: Parks and Rec Coaches Meetings Set

Berthoud Parks and Recreation will be conducting a series of coaches’ meetings this week in preparation for the spring sports season. Meetings will be held today for flag football (5 p.m.) and K2 soccer (5:45 p.m.), and Friday for girls softball (5 p.m.) and youth soccer (5:45 p.m.). All meetings will be held at the Rec Department’s offices. Practices for all youth sports will begin next week. The season will start for K2 soccer, youth soccer and flag football on April 18. Girls’ ... Full Story

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