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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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Colorado Eagles Come Back for Third Win in a Row

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. - The Colorado Eagles battled back again and again -- and again -- to earn a 6-4 win against the Arizona Sundogs. The victory, Colorado's third in a row, kept the Eagles in a first place tie in the tight Turner Conference. They'll wrap up their season-long, seven-game road trip Sunday afternoon with their third game in as many days in Arizona. Arizona started strong with the opening goal two minutes in. The Eagles suffered a defensive breakdown in their own zone, ... Full Story

Too Little, Too Late for Boys Basketball

Too Little, Too Late for Boys Basketball

Spartans fall to Platte Valley 67-54 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer A 24-point fourth period was not enough for the Berthoud Spartan boys basketball team on Friday night in the Berthoud High gym. The Spartans fell to the Platte Valley Broncos 67-54. The loss drops the Spartans season record to 5-8 overall and 3-3 in the 3A Patriot League. The Spartans have been living and dying on their three-point shooting all season. Friday night they died; Berthoud was only 6/23 (26%) from beyond the ... Full Story

Berthoud Girls Basketball Tops Strasburg

Berthoud Girls Basketball Tops Strasburg

Lady Spartans win ugly game 39-30 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer In a peculiar game that saw the two teams combine for 25 points in the second period and then only two in the third, the Berthoud Spartans girls basketball team topped the Strasburg Indians 39-30 in the Berthoud High gym on Tuesday evening. The victory improves the Lady Spartans to 9-3 on the year and 4-1 in the 3A Patriot League. Berthoud remains in second place behind Eaton in the Patriot League. “It’s a win and we will ... Full Story

Eagles Top Tulsa to Move into Second Place

TULSA, Okla. - The Colorado Eagles ended the Tulsa Oilers' four-game winning streak with a 4-1 victory at the Bank of Oklahoma Center.  The Eagles are now alone in second place in the Turner Conference after starting the day in a four team tie. Colorado netted a pair of goals in the first and final frames while out-shooting Tulsa 42-25 on the night. The Eagles jumped out to a 2-0 advantage with goals 50 seconds apart midway through the opening period on the way to out-shooting the Oilers ... Full Story

Eagles Fall, 3-5, as Bloomington Thunders Into First

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - The Colorado Eagles fell, 3-5, to the Bloomington PrairieThunder in a battle for first place in the Turner Conference. The game was Colorado's third in as many days as the Eagles are in the midst of their longest road trip of the season. Bloomington powered its way to the win by scoring three early goals on Andrew Penner, who was replaced with 5:45 left in the first frame. The Prairie Thunder took a quick 1-0 lead just 54 seconds into the game as former Eagle Ryan McLeod ... Full Story

Perfect PK Helps Eagles to Weekend Split Against

Perfect PK Helps Eagles to Weekend Split Against Mallards, First Place Tie MOLINE, Ill. - After a disappointing loss to the Quad City Mallards Friday night -- in a game where the Colorado Eagles out-shot the home team 40-18 and lost -- the Eagles earned a series split with a 2-1 win Saturday night. Colorado's penalty killers went a perfect 9-for-9 in the win that pushed the Eagles -- who entered the game in a fifth place tie -- into a first place tie in the Turner Conference. Just like Friday ... Full Story

Brown, Mallards Ground Eagles

Brown, Mallards Ground Eagles MOLINE, Ill, - Despite out-shooting the Quad City Mallards 40-18, the Colorado Eagles lost 3-2 in the first of back-to-back games against their first-time foes. The teams entered the game tied for second place in the Turner Conference, but David Brown stopped 38 of 40 shots for Quad City, and the Mallards scored on two of five third period shots to steal the win. The Eagles controlled much of the play in the first period, out-shooting the Mallards 17-7, but ... Full Story

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

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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