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BASH Thanks Berthoud

The board of directors of the Berthoud Schools Fund and the planners and organizers of the Berthoud BASH would like to thank all who contributed to the event’s success: donors of live and silent auction items, those who attended and purchased items, cash donors, event and table sponsors, those who donated their time and expertise, the schools and local newspapers and radio stations for their help in promoting the BASH. Within the next few months, Berthoud students will see the fruits of ... Full Story

Police Beat: April 30, 2009

Tuesday, April 21 A woman reported a suspicious car near Town Park. The officer found a man who was early for an appointment and had stopped to talk on his cell phone. A vehicle ran into a pole at the A&W Restaurant. The only damage was to the car so the driver opted not to file a report. Wednesday, April 22 A call about a yellow Labrador retriever in the yard near Third Street and Mountain Avenue was cancelled when the owner picked up the dog two minutes later. Police, acting on an ... Full Story

Fire Beat: April 30, 2009

Monday, April 20  BFPD responded to a vehicle fire on Interstate 25 @ mile marker 251. A single vehicle was found with a working fire mostly contained to the engine compartment with minor extension into the passenger compartment. Most of the property inside the vehicle was salvaged. There were no injuries involved in this incident. The cause of ignition is under investigation. Tuesday, April 21 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Second Street for a patient who had fallen and had a ... Full Story

Berthoud Students Place at FBLA State Conference

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) teams from three schools of the Thompson School District traveled to Vail recently to participate in the State FBLA Leadership Conference and Competition. Members attended leadership workshops, participated in member activities and received an inspiring keynote address from Aaron Davis, noted author and businessman. In addition, students competed against 160 other Colorado high schools in events that demonstrate knowledge and workplace skills in a wide ... Full Story

Soaring at St. Vrain

Track and Field: Mills Ties for 1st; Boys Relays 2nd By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder LONGMONT — Courtney Mills is only a freshman, but don’t let that fact fool you. She certainly hasn’t been coming up short with her performance. Maybe that’s because her featured event is the long jump. On Friday at the St. Vrain Invitational at Everly-Montgomery Field, she came up big yet again, finishing with a jump of 17 feet, three-quarter inches to tie for first place. Though Mills shared top ... Full Story

Girls Tennis: Beckvermit, BHS Hopeful to Make Run at

By Taylor Lee Berthoud Recorder While every team has its ups and downs, the Berthoud High School girls tennis team has generally done well as a whole. Things have gone better than expected for some of the players this season. Number one singles standout Katie Beckvermit ended her senior season 9-1 entering the regional tournament, which started Wednesday. Though head coach Dave Mathiesen has high hopes that Beckvermit, who he was hoping would receive a second or third seed in this week’s ... Full Story

Coach's 1st Season Only 1st Step in Rebuilding

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Dustin Kennard knew that it wouldn’t be easy, but after his first season as head baseball coach at Berthoud High School, he’s hopeful that this first season is a building block for better things to come. “I really enjoyed coaching them. They’re great kids, great individuals. There’s nothing to look back on to be sad about,” Kennard said. “It’s disappointing, yes. I had more hopes for us this season, but what coach doesn’t. Sometimes you ... Full Story

Broncos Picks Fail to Address Real Problem

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder If anybody knows me, they know that I’m a huge NFL fan. Furthermore, every April, I become the biggest draftnik that I know. If there’s an NFL Draft to be held, I’m watching. I want to know what player is going where. I start planning for the season then and there — both real and fantasy version. So it should come as no surprise that Saturday at 2 p.m., while working on some stories, I was sitting in front of a television, a computer and had ... Full Story

BHS Roundup: Greeley West boots Berthoud with 3

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Danielle Saucedo scored a pair of goals as Greeley West scored a 4-1 victory over Berthoud on Tuesday night at Max Marr Field. Greeley West (8-3-3, 8-2-3 Northern Conference), which was coming off a loss on Saturday, took a 3-0 lead at halftime with goals from Kelli Harden, Breckin Johnson and Saucedo. Johnson and Saucedo also added assists. A second Saucedo goal with 22 minutes left in regulation gave Greeley West a 4-0 lead. Berthoud (5-8-1) scored its ... Full Story

Sports Briefs: Greenslit Takes 2nd at Denver Race

Berthoud Recorder DENVER — Berthoud’s Craig Greenslit finished second Sunday in the 27th annual Cherry Creek Sneak 5-mile race in a time of 26 minutes, 34.5 seconds. The former University of Wyoming runner finished more than 21 seconds behind Andrew Smith, a native of Guyana. Greenslit, 39, just edged out Denver’s Charles Hillig Jr., 22, for runner-up honors. Hillig, a former runner at the University of Northern Colorado, finished just over two seconds — 26:36.6 — behind in third ... Full Story

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