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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

Rejuvenated Coach Brings Passion to the Sideline

ROLE MODEL: DAN MCGINN By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder The decision wasn’t as hard as one might‘ve thought. Dan McGinn has been the head coach at Berthoud High School since 2000 and for the past few years his only son, Danny, has been a key part of that team. But with the younger McGinn having graduated to college and Colorado State, Coach McGinn’s immediate future at BHS was clouded. No, it didn’t have anything to do with his team’s performance on the playing field. Under ... Full Story

View from the Sidelines: BHS Athletes Always on the

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Magnus Hohmann will tell you that the altitude in Colorado didn’t bother him in the least, and maybe it didn’t. That could be because the German native and Berthoud High foreign-exchange student prepared to run marathons while back home — sea level or not. But I bet he never experienced quite what he and 11 other Berthoud students did earlier this month. Two weeks ago, a group captained by Nick Divine, mostly cross country runners with some other ... Full Story

Sports Briefs: Eagles Re-Sign Tobler after Pankewicz

The Colorado Eagles announced the re-signing of veteran forward Ryan Tobler on Aug. 11, giving the team its Central Hockey League-mandated limit of four veteran skaters. The Governors’ Cup champions had already re-signed Riley Nelson, Aaron Schneekloth and Ed McGrane and traded Erik Adams. Two days prior to Tobler’s re-signing, Colorado announced the retirement of 18-year veteran Greg Pankewicz, who will take over as an assistant coach this season. (more…)

Sports Schedule: Aug. 20-25

THURSDAY, AUG. 20 Boys golf: Berthoud @ Eaton Invitational, Eaton Country Club, 8 a.m. SATURDAY, AUG. 22 BYAA football: 4th/5th grade: Berthoud Black vs.  Cougars, 11 a.m., Sandstone Park; 6th grade: Berthoud vs. Mead, 11 a.m., Turner Middle School; 7th grade: Berthoud vs. Mead, 9 a.m., Turner Middle School; 8th grade: Berthoud vs. Mead, 1 p.m., Turner Middle School MONDAY, AUG. 24 Boys golf: Berthoud @ Windsor, Pelican Lakes Golf Course, 9 a.m. TUESDAY, AUG. 25 Softball: ... Full Story

Senators to Hold Park Hearing in Estes

U.S. Sens. Mark Udall (Chairman) and John McCain will visit Rocky Mountain National Park and hold a field hearing of the Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks to discuss the impacts of climate change on Colorado’s parks. (more…)

Request for Proposals for Grant Writing Services

Request for Proposals for Grant Writing Services Town of Berthoud, Colorado   The Town of Berthoud is interested in receiving proposals from professional firms/individuals experienced in providing grant writing services. The Town is seeking funding for a variety of projects/programs including: infrastructure planning/funding for water, sewer, and streets; economic development; police services; recreation facilities/programs; trails; transportation; planning; and/or other essential ... Full Story

Berthoud Golfers Finish 6th at Silver Creek Meet

LONGMONT — Led by Nils Hansen’s 10-over 80, the Berthoud Spartans golf team finished sixth out of eight schools at the Silver Creek Invitational at Twin Peaks Golf Course on Tuesday. Fort Morgan took top team honors on the Par-70 course with a 307. The Mustangs were followed by Northridge (311), Silver Creek (324) and Sterling (324). Windsor shot a 329, Berthoud fired a 347, Roosevelt a 377 and Frederick finished with a 413. Hansen was followed by teammate Nick Monchak (83), Luke ... Full Story

State News: For Obama Town Hall, Both Sides Remain

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — President Obama spent Saturday afternoon taking questions from Coloradans at a town hall meeting in Grand Junction, outlining his plan for health reform, the role of insurance companies and how to pay for the plan. Citizens came from all over the state and country to attend, or just make their voices heard outside the meeting. Among those was Israel Garcia of Denver, who lost his mother to Hepatitis C in 2005. He says his mother didn't have access to health coverage ... Full Story

High Voltage Rocks With TNT; Teens 'n'

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder Bohemian Nights at New West Fest is a hot item as nationally known headliners keep getting bigger each year. This weekend “Alive and Alone” Melissa Etheridge and the crazy fun Ozomatli from East L.A. brought in record crowds —12,000 and 7,000 respectively — to the streets of Fort Collins. (more…)

Price of Admission: 'District 9' Shows

By Kyle Lee Berthoud Recorder This is one of the most interesting, original pieces of work done in a very long time. There aren't any stars in this movie ... yet. But I believe that once this movie is massively consumed, careers will blossom. (more…)

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