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Eagles, Offense Reigns In 2011

Eagles, Offense Reigns In 2011

Ulanski's Shorthanded Hat Trick Leads Eagles Over Americans in Record-Tying Win By JP Puma ALLEN, Texas - After beating the best team in the Turner Conference at home on New Year's Eve, the fireworks continued for Colorado as they blew out the top team in the entire league at home, 11-6, to start 2011. The 11 goals, and 17 combined, both tied franchise highs, while Kevin Ulanski scored a shorthanded hat trick and became just the third player in team history to score four goals in a game. The ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—January 2, Earth’s closest

Sky Tonight—January 2, Earth’s closest approach to the sun in 2011

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org When 2011 began on January 1, our planet Earth was very close to its perihelion – its closest point to the sun for the year. That closest point will come tomorrow. In 2011, Earth will be closest to the sun on Monday, January 3 at 19 hours Universal Time (12 p.m. Mountain Time). How do I translate Universal Time to my time? Earth is closest to the sun every year in early January, when it is winter for the ... Full Story

Eagles End Year, Start Road Trip With Win

By JP Puma INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - The Colorado Eagles ended 2010 -- and started a tough road trip -- with a 4-3 victory against the Missouri Mavericks. The Mavs started the day with the most points and the best home record in the Turner Conference, but a hard-fought effort from Colorado gave them two big points in the first of three games in as many days, in as many cities. The Eagles came out strong in the first period, out-shooting Missouri 11-4 and controlling much of the play. Just over three ... Full Story

Family Planning

Family Planning

To the Editor: Dear God, When you told us to “be fruitful and multiply”, did you intend for this multiplying to go on, unchecked, forever? Perhaps it’s time for new orders, like “Stop! Enough with the multiplying! I gave you the brains to figure out family planning. By now you should have had the sense to use it. “You humans are spoiling my beautiful planet. You’re using up all the resources and filling the land and seas with garbage. Your wars wreak havoc on everyone ... Full Story