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Archive for December, 2010

Berthoud Wrestlers place 5th at East Invitational

Berthoud will likely lose their number one ranking following their 5th place finish at the 50th East High School Invitational on Saturday. The second ranked Alamosa Maroons piled up 189 team points to the Spartans' 120 points. The high spots for Berthoud were Robby Workman who pinned his opponent to win the 135 pound class and J.T. Pickert who also won by a pin. The Spartan grapplers have one more tournament before the break. The meet will be at the University of Northern Colorado Butler ... Full Story

Berthoud Girls Basketball Tops Northridge 42-28

Berthoud Girls Basketball Tops Northridge 42-28

  Lady Spartans win their fourth game of the season By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Saturday night the Berthoud High girls basketball team posted a win in their final game of the Spartan Basketball Invite with a 42-28 thumping of Northridge. The victory was the Lady Spartans’ fourth on the season but only their first of the past week’s tournament. Like the previous two games for Berthoud, Saturday night’s contest was one-sided but this time in the home team’s favor. The Lady ... Full Story

Spartan Boys Basketball Wins Second Straight

Spartan Boys Basketball Wins Second Straight

  Berthoud tops Thompson Valley 52-48 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud Spartan boys basketball team won their second consecutive game on Saturday night in their final contest of the Spartan Basketball Invite. Berthoud edged out Thompson Valley 52-48, improving their record on the season to 2-4. Thompson Valley features the tallest players Berthoud has faced thus far in the season, including freshmen center Austin Dyer who measures 6’5” tall. To counter the ... Full Story

Boys Basketball Notches First Victory of 2010

Spartans edge Northridge 59-57 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud Spartan boys basketball earned their first victory of the young 2010-11 season in thrilling fashion on Friday night in the Berthoud High gym. The Spartans rallied from a six-point halftime deficit to top the Northridge Grizzlies 59-57. The win improves the Spartans to 1-4 on the season and 1-1 in the Spartan Basketball Invite with the rubber match Saturday night versus Thompson Valley. The Spartans came out with ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—Tonight December 11, Radiant point

EarthSky Tonight—Tonight  December 11, Radiant point for Geminid meteor shower

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Today’s chart shows the radiant point for December’s famous Geminid meteor shower. The 2010 shower is peaking around now. You might see some Geminid meteors on the night of December 11, but the forecast calls for them to be falling most richly after the moon sets on Sunday, December 12 and Monday, December 13 – from late at night until dawn. About the radiant point. You don’t have to locate ... Full Story

What’s All the Fuss About Top Tax Rates Going Up 4.6

What’s All the Fuss About Top Tax Rates Going Up 4.6 Percent?

By Kenneth Lewis The national conversation on our fiscal health for the past few months has been about whether to extend the Bush-era tax cuts for households with incomes over $250,000, or to allow them to expire on December 31st. To my amazement, lost in all this controversy and discussion has been any mention of what this would really mean for high-income people in the context of historical tax rates. During the 1950s this country was flourishing economically and adding ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—December 10, Celestial Chariot high

EarthSky Tonight—December 10, Celestial Chariot high overhead at midnight

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org On these long December nights, you can find the constellation Auriga the Charioteer. The Heavenly Chariot – with its brilliant yellow star Capella – starts the journey in the northeast at dusk, flies overhead at midnight and finishes up in the northwest at dawn. Our chart shows Auriga at around midnight, when this pentagon-shaped pattern hits the zenith, or highest point in the sky. With no moon in ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: Dec. 13 –

This Week in College Football History: Dec. 13 – Dec. 19

FEATURED MOMENT: December 19, 1980- No. 14 BYU mounted an enormous comeback to stun No. 19 SMU, 46-45, in the Holiday Bowl in San Diego. Prolific tailbacks Craig James and Eric Dickerson combined to rush for 335 yards and four touchdowns to build a 45-25 Mustangs lead with 4:07 to play. College Football Hall of Fame coach LaVell Edwards’ Cougars then sprung to life, with the help of an onside-kick recovery and a blocked punt, to put BYU within six ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners’ Schedule

Larimer County Commissioners' Schedule December 13 to 17, 2010 Monday, December 13, 2010 7:00am - 8:00am Republican Breakfast Club, Best Western, Hwy 34 & I-25, Loveland 10:00am - 11:00am Worksession Regarding Boyd Lake Avenue Extension Project with City of Loveland 1:30pm - 2:30pm Planning Worksession with Linda Hoffmann, Planning Director, Regarding Updated Building Codes 3:00pm - 6:00pm Land Use Items with Development Review Team, Hearing Room, 1st ... Full Story

Girls Basketball Falls to Thompson Valley

Berthoud drops second-straight 28-54 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Thursday night in the Berthoud High School gym the Spartan girls basketball team dropped their second consecutive game to a 4A team from Loveland. Tuesday night it was a 46-27 loss to Mountain View and on Thursday night the girls fell to Thompson Valley 54-28. The loss drops the Spartans to 3-2 on the year with one game remaining in the Spartan Basketball Invite. Thompson Valley took control of the game early by ... Full Story

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