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Saturday, August 2, 2014

‘Area News’ Archives

State Wrestling Tournament — Day two

By Michael Hicks Special to the Recorder Online DENVER -- It was eerily similar. Earlier Friday, Alex Sadlo, nearly pinned in the first period, overcame a five-point deficit to pin Fort Lupton’s Matt Ornelas to advance to the semifinals of the 4A state wrestling championships at the Pepsi Center. Unfortunately that’s where the similarities ended. Sadlo, needing a late move against Falcon’s Richie Bailey to reach his first state final the Berthoud junior almost had it. Then ... Full Story

Quarterfinals update – Sadlo advances

Quarterfinals update – Sadlo advances

By Michael Hicks DENVER -- Alex Sadlo, nearly pinned in the first period, overcame an early 5-0 deficit to pin Fort Lupton’s Matt Omelas in the second period of Friday’s 4A state wrestling quarterfinals at the Pepsi Center to advance to tonight’s state semifinals at 135 pounds. Fate wasn’t so much on the side of his Berthoud teammates. Robbie Workman, at 130 pounds, battled back from being down 7-3 in the third period to force overtime but lost to Wheat Ridge’s ... Full Story

Berthoud boys over Greeley West 81 – 64

The Spartan boys opened the first quarter with 30 points and Greeley West never recovered. Led by Shane Hart’s 36 points and Joel Maly’s 21 points and  9 rebounds (team total 30) the Berthoud Spartans (12-11-0) beat the  Greely West Spartans (14-9-0)  by the score of 81-64. Box Score         Q1             Q2              Q3           Q4         Final Berthoud           30               ... Full Story

All five Berthoud Spartan wrestlers advance on Day 1

All five Berthoud Spartan wrestlers advance on Day 1

By Michael Hicks Special to the Recorder Online DENVER -- Maybe it’s just in a day’s work, but Robbie Workman made his opening match in the 4A state wrestling championships Thursday night at the Pepsi Center look way too easy. So did Alex Sadlo and Marcus Lucero. Shoot, Casey Couch and J.T. Pickert didn’t do too bad, either. All five Berthoud wrestlers that Scott Pickert bought to this year’s championship advanced to today’s quarterfinals. The Spartans finished ... Full Story

Lady Spartans eke out win over Sterling Tigers

After trailing for much of the game, the Berthoud girls pulled out a win this evening by besting the Sterling Tigers 38 -35. The Tigers controlled the tip and scored quickly. Amy Loberg came right back and tied the score. The next four minutes was all Sterling as they ran their score to 9 while Berthoud was unable to find the hoop. The Tiger defense kept Berthoud passing the ball  outside the circle and the few shots Berthoud did take bounced off the rim. Amy Ekart made her first basket of ... Full Story

Donations needed for After Prom event

The Berthoud After Prom event committee is in need of donations.  After prom is open to all juniors and seniors, not just those attending prom. The event provides a fun, safe, substance-free environment for juniors, seniors and their dates.  The After Prom event will be held at 11:00 p.m. from Saturday, April 24 until 3:30 a.m. Sunday, April 25.     Donations pay for the activities, entertainment, food, and raffle prizes.  In the past, the prizes have included TV’s, DVD players, ipods ... Full Story

Berthoud High School VEX Robotics team needs donations

Berthoud High School (BHS), Thompson School District’s showcase school for science, engineering and mathematics, hosted the 2010 Colorado VEX Robotics Championship on Saturday, February 6. This tournament is an annual event that brings the best in robotics competitors from around the state. This year, both BHS teams rose to the challenge against 13 other teams, and won three of six possible awards—including the state championship! (photos are attached) Both of Berthoud High School’s ... Full Story

Berthoud 51 – Northridge 65

Box Score      Q1          Q2        Q3            Q4          Final Berthoud         6               13        20             12           51 Northridge    12               14       18              21          65 Joel Mally  12 5/8 29, Shane Hart  6 0/0 14, Zach Ruebesam 2 0/0 5, Michael Nienaber 1 0/0 2, Mark Mathiesen 0 1/2 1. The boys will play again Thursday night at Greeley West.

Lady Spartans fall to Fossil Ridge

Lady Spartans fall to Fossil Ridge

The first half was a defensive battle and low scoring game. Neither team seemed to be able to work the ball into scoring position and the few shots that were attempted missed their mark. The first score did not come until 4:47 had elapsed in the first quarter when Fossil Ridge sank a 3-point goal. Berthoud’s first score came with 2:57 remaining on a free throw by Kacey Fagler. Julia Perry evened the score at 3-3 with one minute to go. In the final minute of the period, ... Full Story

Star Night at the LTO

Star Night at the LTO

By Meinte Veldhuis President, Little Thompson Science Foundation Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory. Friday, February 19, 2010 from 7– 11 p.m. 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org) The guest speaker for Friday February 19 will be Edward Armstrong, an experienced sailor, who will talk about Celestial Navigation. Celestial Navigation, also known as astronavigation, ... Full Story

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