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Saturday, November 1, 2014

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Eagles Sweep ‘Dogs, Stewart Gets 400th Win

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. - The Colorado Eagles closed out their season-long, seven-game road trip with a 5-2 victory against the Arizona Sundogs. The win was Colorado's third in as many days against the 'Dogs and left them with a 5-2-0 record on their trek away from home. Riley Nelson picked up the team's third hat trick of the season, helping secure the 400th win in Head Coach Chris Stewart's CHL career; he ranks third on the league's all-time list. Colorado out-shot Arizona 18-9 in the ... Full Story

Cougars Prove Too Big for the Spartans

Berthoud Boys Basketball Falls to Niwot 73-38 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud High boys basketball team dropped their second consecutive home game on Saturday evening in a 73-38 thumping at the hands of the Niwot Cougars. The loss drops the Spartans to 5-9 on the season but because Niwot is an out-of-conference opponent, Berthoud will not lose any ground in the 3A Patriot League. As a team, Niwot features six players measuring 6’1” or taller, giving them a ... Full Story

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

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

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