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Archive for August, 2011

Spartans Wallop Wildcats in Season Opener

Spartans Wallop Wildcats in Season Opener

Berthoud Tops Greeley Central 47-27 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud High football team opened the 2011 season in impressive fashion on Friday night with a 47-27 victory over the Greeley Central Wildcats. The Spartans did the vast majority of their damage in the second quarter, scoring 27 points on four consecutive possessions. Thanks to big plays on offense and an opportunistic defense that forced a pair of Wildcat turnovers, Berthoud found the end-zone five times in the first half ... Full Story

Eagles Add Two More Forwards in Ofukany & Huculak

Eagles Add Two More Forwards in Ofukany & Huculak

WINDSOR, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles announced today the signing of two more forwards for their upcoming camp as they head into the 2011-12 hockey season, their first in the ECHL.  Colorado has signed Troy Ofukany (oh-fuke-uh-knee) & Liam Huculak (hooch-uh-lack). Ofukany (6-foot, 195-pounds) will be entering his fourth professional season after four years in the WHL that included a league championship with the Kelowna Rockets in 2004-05.  He registered 149 points (66-83-149) in 265 WHL ... Full Story

Media choice: Economics or Bachmann’s outfit?

Media choice: Economics or Bachmann’s outfit?

  The election game is back as the media turns away from political economics and towards the banality of politicians.   "]And so it came to pass, as predicted, projected, and warned about, that the economy is about to tank again. No less an authority than Nouriel Roubini, once dismissed as "Dr Doom" for his predictions - entirely accurate - of the 2008 financial crisis, is shaking his head and pointing his finger again. In intellectual circles, there is more and more talk about the ... Full Story

Softball: Erie Rolls Past Berthoud

Softball: Erie Rolls Past Berthoud

Daily Camera Softball: Erie Rolls Past Berthoud The Tigers walloped the visiting Berthoud Spartans on Thursday and did so in impressive fashion, 13-2. They collected 13 runs on 12 hits in only four innings at the plate to mercy-rule the Spartans. READ MORE

New-Look Broncos Getting Defensive

New-Look Broncos Getting Defensive

Football Nation New-Look Broncos Getting Defensive By Dan Karpiel With a defensive-minded head coach in John Fox and a highly-regarded young defensive coordinator in Dennis Allen, the Broncos are looking to revive the aura of the Orange Crush. READ MORE

Spartan Football Eager For 2011 Season

Spartan Football Eager For 2011 Season

Berthoud Players and Coaches Optimistic By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Under the sweltering heat and bright sun typical of an August afternoon in Colorado, the Berthoud High football team has been hard at work on the practice field preparing for the upcoming 2011 season. The team is stacked with players and led by coaches who are eager for the season to begin. “I definitely expect us to over .500 this year and be competing for the playoffs like we know Berthoud football is supposed to be,” ... Full Story

Broncos Rookies Making Mile High Impact

Broncos Rookies Making Mile High Impact

        Football Nation Broncos Rookies Making Mile High Impact By Dan Karpiel If the Denver Broncos are going emerge from the 4-12 sub-basement they found themselves at the conclusion of the 23-month McDistaster era, they will need early, frequent and positive contributions from their crop of rookies. READ MORE

Orton Is Miles Above Tebow On Broncos

Orton Is Miles Above Tebow On Broncos

Football Nation Orton Is Miles Above Tebow On Broncos By Dan Karpiel The Denver Broncos find themselves mired in the always dreaded distraction known as a quarterback controversy. Or do they? READ MORE

EXF Spells Safe And Smart For Broncos

EXF Spells Safe And Smart For Broncos

  Football Nation EXF Spells Safe And Smart For Broncos By Dan Karpiel Lost in the cacophony of the Broncos’ continuing QB controversy is the fact that the organization has smartly made several low-cost and low-risk free agent signings. READ MORE                    

Obituary: William Geiger

Obituary: William Geiger

  Bill Geiger took his last breath of country air on Sunday August 14 at his home, “The little places west of Berthoud.” He leaves behind his soul mate of 33 years, Danette, 2 children Casie (Ben) and Adam (Jen), Grandma Edna and grandson Drake. As owner of Geiger Associates Plumbing & Heating, Bill took great pride in his work and valued his customers. He was a Colorado transplant from Pennsylvania since 1976, where he was one of 5 children: Dave (Mary Kay), Jim (Joan), Sue (Bob) ... Full Story

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