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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
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
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 (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
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.
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
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
By Denise Schump The Berthoud Wrestling team took third place in the 4A region 1, 17 team, regional tournament held on Friday and Saturday at Greeley Central High School. Windsor chalked up the most team points (222.5), with Greeley West (185) coming in second, and Berthoud close behind with 172. After all the dust settled, five Spartan grapplers are heading off to battle it out at the Pepsi Center in the Annual State Wrestling tournament. Robbie Workman (130) and Alex Sadlo ... Full Story
Box Score Berthoud 15 - 5 - 11 - 8 39 Sterling 18 - 18 - 15 - 15 66 Shane Hart led the team scoring with 16 points Mark Mathiesen led in rebounds (6), steals (2) and blocks (2). Greg Hutchins led in assists with 3. Carlson 0 0-0 0. Neinber 0 0-0 0. Santos 0 0-0 0, Mathiesen 3 0-0 9, Ruebesam 1 0-0 2, Hutchins 0 0-0 0, Hart 5 4-4 16, Maly 4 4-4 12.
The game got off to a slow start as both teams had possession and failed to make a hoop. Wikre got to an open, missed the layup but followed shortly with a 3-pointer to put the Spartans up 3-0, Skyline came right back with two points. Ekart put Spartans at five with a steal and solo basket. The Falcons came back to take a 5-6 half way through the quarter. Berthoud had several opportunities but was unable to hit the basket. It looked as though the lowly ... Full Story