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Berthoud High Wrestling Enjoying Impressive Season

Eight Spartans Ranked in 3A Top 10 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer With the state tournament now less than three weeks away, the Berthoud High wrestling team is ranked third in class 3A, behind only Alamosa and Valley. Eight individual Berthoud wrestlers (out of 14 weight classes) are ranked in the top 10. Two Spartan wrestlers, Robbie Workman (135lbs) and Alex Sadlo (140lbs) are the number one ranked 3A wrestlers in their weight classes. Listed below is the team ranking for ... 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 ... Full Story

Super Bowl XLV to Feature Super Match Up

Super Bowl XLV to Feature Super Match Up

Green Bay and Pittsburgh vie for Lombardi Trophy By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The NFL is smiling today. The Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers, two of the most illustrious franchises in the NFL, will meet in Dallas on February 6 for Super Bowl XLV. The game will mark the eighth time Pittsburgh has vied for the title and it will be the fifth time for Green Bay. The Steelers hold the league record for most Super Bowl wins with six, and their eight appearances in ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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

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