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Obituary: Joyce Eleanor Scott

Joyce Eleanor Scott, age 83, went to be with the Lord after a long courageous fight with Parkinson’s disease. She was born on Nov. 10, 1926 in Hastings, Mich., to Karl F. and Florence J. Henderson Eckardt of Lake Odessa, Mich. Scott attended school in Woodland, Mich., and graduated from high school in 1944. She attended a college in Naperville, Ill., for two years and she and her cousin came to Denver to earn their degrees as a Medical Technologist, working at Denver General Hospital. While ... Full Story

Obituary: Pauline Laber

Pauline Laber, 93, of Longmont, passed away Monday, July 13 at her home. She was born June 28, 1916 in Berthoud to George and Elizabeth Seader. Laber grew up in Brighton and graduated from eighth grade at Tonville School. She moved to the Longmont area in 1939 from Brighton and latter married Alex Laber on Oct. 1, 1939 in Berthoud. Laber was a homemaker and mother and was a member of Zion Congregational Church in Brighton. She then attended Christ Congregational Church in Longmont, where ... Full Story

Obituary: Vernon French

Lewis Vernon French, 85, of Berthoud, died July 19, in Longmont. French was born on March 12, 1924, in Longmont, to Lewy and Ruth (Henderson) French. He graduated from Longmont High School in 1942 and attended Frye Aircraft School in Denver before becoming a farmer in the Berthoud area. On Dec. 20, 1943, he married Shirley Buehler of Berthoud. Together they raised their family and conducted a dairy and farming operation on a farm they purchased south of Berthoud in 1950. He was the ... Full Story

Former Assistant Barron Named BHS Boys Soccer Coach

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder   John Barron, Berthoud’s assistant boys soccer coach for the past four seasons, was named the team’s head coach by new school athletic director Mark Avery on Tuesday. The 43-year-old replaces Jeff Benjamin, who left for a similar position at Mountain View High School last month. (more…)

Volleyball Coach Leaves Mark on Program Not Once, But

Role Players: Mil Santos Sixth in a 10-part series They are husbands, fathers, wives and mothers. They also either have been, are or will still be actively involved in the sports scene in Berthoud. They are 10 people who’ve made an impact in molding athletics in this Northern Colorado town. Through Aug. 20, the Berthoud Recorder will take a look at them and their impact on athletics. By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder It doesn’t take much to know how important Mil Santos has been to ... Full Story

Late-Season Surge, Seattle's Collapse Send Force

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder LOVELAND — Emily Pfankuch made it a habit not to look at the W-League soccer standings. But even the Colorado Force forward probably had to take a peek going into Friday’s regular-season finale with Vancouver at Loveland Sports Park. The Force, coming off consecutive wins in Los Angeles earlier in the week, sat tied with Seattle at 15 points, one ahead of the visiting Whitecaps, as play started in the league’s final weekend. All three teams were in ... Full Story

Carron Returns for Another Stint with Junior National

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Tyler Carron was disappointed that he didn’t make the U.S. national sled hockey team like his fellow former Berthoud teammate Nikko Landeros. But Carron got the next best thing. He was chosen for the junior national team, formerly the Under-20 squad, as one of eight forwards on the 15-player roster for head coach Bob O’Connor. He is one of 14 returning members from last year’s squad. The only newcomer is Tyler Anderson of Jenison, Mich. (more…)

View from the Sidelines: Let's Play Ball Here in

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder The Colorado Eagles are done until October. The Colorado Ice saw its indoor football season end this weekend in Fairbanks, Alaska. At least the Colorado Force women’s soccer season still has at least one game left, even if it is at Western Conference and defending W-League champion Pali. (more…)

Spartans Start Strong, Not Enough to Take Home World

Berthoud Recorder PARK CITY, Utah — Things started about as well as one could hope for the Berthoud Spartans U-14 softball team at last week’s Triple Crown World Series. But it’s the way the 33-team tournament ended that, unfortunately, is what will be remembered. (more…)

Sports Briefs: Ice Frozen Out of IFL Playoffs with

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — The Colorado Ice had three weeks off before Sunday night’s Indoor Football League playoff game at Fairbanks. Now, they have the rest of the season off following a 42-14 loss to the host Grizzlies. The first-round loss was the fourth straight defeat and eighth in 10 games for Colorado (5-10), which hadn’t played since a 51-18 loss at El Paso on June 27. One of those previous losses was a 50-36 loss at Fairbanks. The Grizzlies move on to play Billings this weekend for ... Full Story

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