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Eagles Frozen By IceMen

Eagles Frozen By IceMen

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Evansville IceMen made their first ever visit to the Budweiser Events Center and came away with a 3-2 win against the Colorado Eagles. The loss came in Colorado's final home game of the month, as they now head on an extended road trip; 11 of their next 12 games will be on the road. The IceMen out-shot the Eagles 12-9 in the first period, but each team was able to find the back of the net once in the first 20 minutes. Andrew Penner was sharp in net for Colorado, but ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—January 20, Orion the Hunter easy to

Sky Tonight—January 20, Orion the Hunter easy to spot in January night sky

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org The constellation Orion the Hunter is probably the easiest to pick out of all the constellations in the winter sky. It is identifiable by Orion’s Belt, three medium-bright stars in a short, straight row at the mid-section of the Hunter. See these stars? They are easy to spot on the sky’s dome. As seen from mid-northern latitudes, you will find Orion in the southeast at nightfall and shining high in the ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Saturn Storm Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA; Color Composite: Jean-Luc Dauvergne Explanation: Late last year, a new, remarkably bright storm erupted in Saturn's northern hemisphere. Amateur astronomers first spotted it in early December, with the ringed gas giant rising in planet Earth's predawn sky. Orbiting Saturn, the Cassini spacecraft was able to record this close-up of the complex disturbance from a distance of 1.8 million kilometers on December 24th. Over ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—January 19, Full moon rises in east

Sky Tonight—January 19, Full moon rises in east around sunset

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org This is the first full moon after the December solstice. In North America, we commonly call this full moon the Old Moon or Moon After Yule. Can you tell me the full moon names? The photograph above is by sky artist, Dan Bush, by the way. Be sure to check out his moon page. Look for tonight’s full moon to rise in the east around sunset today (Wednesday, January 19). Like every full moon, it will climb highest in ... Full Story

Exploring a Kiwanis Club for Berthoud

Exploring a Kiwanis Club for Berthoud

“Berthoud area residents are invited to an informational meeting to learn about Kiwanis International, a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis emphasizes programs for youth and children in the community. Kiwanis Division #16 Lt. Governor believes Berthoud is an ideal community to join the seven Kiwanis Clubs in Larimer Count: Estes Park, Fort Collins, and Loveland. Kiwanis programs are available to high school, ... Full Story

Eagles Soar Into First Place With Win Over Defending

Eagles Soar Into First Place With Win Over Defending Champs

RAPID CITY, S.D. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Rapid City Rush, 4-1, to move out of a fourth-place tie with the defending champs all the way into a first place tie in the Turner Conference; Colorado's .618 winning percentage is the conference's best. All-Star goaltender Kyle Jones stopped 32 of 33 shots in his second consecutive outstanding start. The Eagles jumped out to an early 2-0 lead, scoring on two of their first four shots and chasing Danny Battochio from the Rush net. Kevin ... Full Story

Boys Basketball Falls to Eaton

Spartans come up short late, lose 65-59 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Tuesday night in the Berthoud High School gym the Spartan boys basketball team fell to the Eaton Reds 65-59. The loss drops Berthoud to 3-7 on the year and 0-2 in the Patriot League. The Spartans battled all game long, taking a 48-48 tie into the fourth and final period of the game. However, Berthoud was only able to sink two baskets from the floor in the fourth period and struggled from the free throw line shooting only 7/14 ... Full Story

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