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Archive for December, 2010

Lady Spartans Drop Home Opener to Mountain View

Lady Spartans Drop Home Opener to Mountain View

Berthoud High girls basketball suffers first defeat of 2010 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud High girls basketball team lost their first game of the young 2010-11 season on Tuesday night. The Lady Spartans fell to Mountain View by a score of 46-27 in the Berthoud High gym. Tuesday evening’s contest was the opening game of the Spartan Basketball Invite, a weeklong tournament where the Lady Spartans will face off with Mountain View, Thompson Valley and ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—December 8, Earliest northern

EarthSky Tonight—December 8,  Earliest northern hemisphere sunsets are not at solstice

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The 2010 solstice comes on December 21, but the earliest sunsets for the northern hemisphere are around now. It seems paradoxical. At middle latitudes in the U.S. – and throughout the northern hemisphere – the earliest sunsets of the year come about two weeks before the solstice and the shortest day of the year. Everything you need to know about the solstice on December 21 Why isn’t the ... Full Story

EarthSky Tonight—Young moon and Mercury after sunset

EarthSky Tonight—Young moon and Mercury after sunset

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Can you find the slim waxing crescent moon and planet Mercury after sunset this evening? It will be a major sky-watching challenge. Binoculars can help you search, although both worlds are actually visible to the unaided eye in a clear sky shortly after sunset. To see the planets, find a level horizon in the direction of sunset. The moon and Mercury will pop out close to the southwest horizon some 35 to ... Full Story

Broncos fire McDaniels, name interim head coach

Eric Studesville Interim Head Coach Where do the Broncos go from here? By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer It wasn’t the decision that was the big surprise, but rather the timing. In case you have not heard the news, on Monday afternoon Denver Broncos President and CEO Pat Bowlen announced his decision to relive embattled Head Coach Josh McDaniels. McDaniels’ firing was not surprising given the nearly constant turmoil that has surrounded the 34 year old head coach, and de facto ... Full Story

Berthoud Board of Trustees: December 7

BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL MEETING DECEMBER 7, 2010 BOARD ROOM 7:00 P.M. 1.   Mainstreet Update                                                 Dir. Eric Boyd                                     30 minutes 2.   Historical Society Presentation/Re: Museum           Administrator Hart/Mark French             15 minutes 3.   Draft 2011 budget                                               ... Full Story

A Big Thank you to all of the BATs volunteers!

A Big Thank you to all of the BATs volunteers!

Letter to the Editor- A Big Thank you to all of the BATs volunteers! In a recent editorial posted at recorderonline.com, the writer correctly wrote that there are no Transportation Board Members listed on the Town web site. Although they are not listed on the web site there are in fact two current Transportation Board members-Eileen Hoover and Cliff Uber. There has been a hold placed on all Boards until Town Administrator Mike Hart can review Town volunteer board’s membership, ... Full Story

Final BCS Standings

The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame announced the final standings in the Bowl Championship Series. There were no changes in the top six from the previous week as Auburn, Oregon and TCU remain unbeaten while once beaten Stanford, Wisconsin and Ohio State round out the top ranks. Nebraska's loss dropped the Cornhuskers five slots to number 18 and Hawaii and Central Florida moved into the top 25 listings.

EarthSky Tonight—December 6, Winter Circle up by

EarthSky Tonight—December 6, Winter Circle up by late evening

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org You will have to stay up until 9 or 10 p.m. tonight to see the exceptionally brilliant and huge Winter Circle filling up the eastern portion of sky. This famous sky pattern is not a constellation. It is an asterism: a noticeable pattern on the sky’s dome. In this case, the pattern is made of the brightest stars of winter, in many different constellations. From a dark sky, you will see the Milky Way’s ... Full Story

Classical Christmas Concert

Classical Christmas Concert

By Thomas N. The First Presbyterian Church of Berthoud was filled with the sweet sounds of the violin on Saturday afternoon. Nathaniel Ver Steeg, a sophomore at Berthoud High School, treated listeners to Bach’s partita No. 2 in D minor and Bruch’s Concerto No.1 in G minor. The piece by Bach was calm and sweet; the notes seemed to warm the small church. The second piece was accompanied by the piano played by Anna Arzumanyan. Unlike the first piece, the Bruch ... Full Story

Berthoud Wrestling Falls in Season Opener

Berthoud Wrestling Falls in Season Opener

Spartans drop season opener 49-21 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud Spartan wrestling team kicked off their 2010 season on Friday night with a non-conference match against the Thompson Valley Eagles in the Berthoud High gym. Thompson Valley won the team event by a score of 49-21. Despite the team loss, five Spartan wrestlers – Robby Workman (135lbs), Alex Sadlo (140lbs), Cory Ellis (160lbs), J.T. Pickert (215lbs) and Josh Atkinson (275lbs) – won their matches. “Let me ... Full Story

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