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Archive for June 18, 2009

Contribute to Library's Novel-in-the-Works

Sign up for the Adult Summer Reading Program at Berthoud Community Library. It’s simple: register for a library card, read books and become eligible for weekly prizes. This year we are creating a Novel-in-the-Works, an ongoing story you can contribute to. Inspired by the popular Bulwer-Lytton contest, our story begins with, “It was a dark and stormy night ..." Follow the progress of the story on the story board at the library, on the Berthoud Community Library Web site at ... Full Story

Role Players: Father Plays Major Part in Kids, Youth

The Movers and Shakers of the Berthoud Sports Scene: Mike Major They are husbands, fathers, wives and mothers. They’ve also been the past, present and future of the sports scene in Berthoud. They are 10 people who’ve made an impact in molding athletics in this northern Colorado town. From June 18 through Aug. 20, the Berthoud Recorder will take a look at them and their impact on athletics. By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder It’s a memory that will stick with Mike Major forever. He was ... Full Story

View from the Sidelines: Football Team Gets Passing

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Random thoughts as spring turns to summer and my fellow Coloradoans and I chase around the insane number of funnel clouds spinning around our state so far this month: I talked with Berthoud High football coach Dan McGinn briefly after the conclusion of Saturday’s Colorado High School Coaches Association All-State football game at the University of Northern Colorado’s Nottingham Field in Greeley. McGinn and his coaching staff had just gotten back from ... Full Story

Bad Inning Dooms Berthoud Baseball

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder With maybe the exception of the unpredictable spring weather, the one constant that has identified Berthoud’s summer baseball team, unfortunately, is the knack for having one bad inning. It was the third inning Tuesday afternoon. Frederick’s first four runners scored and the Warriors batted around in the inning before holding off the Spartans, 6-4, in the first game of a doubleheader at Jack Sommers Field. Matt Lamb, who had Frederick’s only ... Full Story

Berthoud QB a Hit at All-Star Game

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder GREELEY — Jordan Major has never spent as much time on the sideline as he did Saturday evening at Nottingham Field. But there’s a reason for that. The North All-Stars at the Colorado High School Coaches Association football game had four quarterbacks on their roster, and they all played. But after D’Evelyn’s Garret Griffeth played the game’s opening series, leading to a North touchdown, Major got his chance to show what he’s made of. He got a ... Full Story

Force Still Searching for First Win After Another Tie

By Taylor Lee Berthoud Recorder LOVELAND — On Sunday afternoon at the Loveland Sports Complex, the Colorado Force definitely held its own against the defending W-League champion Pali Blues. This season, the defending champions (3-0-3) only allowed four goals in six games. Neither team budged in their first matchup this season, settling for a 0-0 tie. Sunday marked the beginning of three straight home games for the Force versus Southern California teams. First there was Pali followed by ... Full Story

Sports Briefs: Generals Take Charge, Crush Ice in Home

LOVELAND — El Paso scored 20 unanswered points in the second quarter, holding Colorado scoreless in the first half and scored the game’s first 30 points en route to a 65-33 victory over the host Ice on Saturday night at the Budweiser Events Center. The Ice (5-7), who clinched a berth in the Indoor Football League playoffs a week earlier, were no match for the Lonestar Division-leading Generals. El Paso quarterback Tommy Jones threw a pair of second-quarter TD passes to lead his team to a ... Full Story

Sports Schedule: June 18-24

THURSDAY, JUNE 18 Northern Colorado baseball, C-Team: Berthoud @ Broomfield, 3:30 p.m. FRIDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 19-21 Softball: Berthoud Blaze 18-and-under @ Triple Crown state tournament, Westminster, TBA SATURDAY, JUNE 20 Indoor football: Colorado Ice @ Billings Outlaws, 6 p.m. Swimming: Berthoud swim meet, 9 a.m. SUNDAY, JUNE 21 Women’s soccer: LA Legends @ Colorado Force, 7 p.m. MONDAY, JUNE 22 Northern Colorado baseball, C-Team: Berthoud @ Cheyenne, 3:30 p.m., doubleheader TUESDAY, JUNE ... Full Story

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