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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

‘Sports’ Archives

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 ... Full Story

Spartans dominate at Soeby Classic

Spartans dominate at Soeby Classic

By Gary Wamsley The Soeby Classic was a showcase for the Berthoud Wrestlers on Saturday. The host team won four duals on their way to the team title. The Spartans bested Mitchell HS (64-15), The Academy (72-6), Widefield HS (55-15) and Greeley Central (45-22). In the 112 pound class, Alex Kingsley ranked at 12 this week won three matches loosing only to 11th ranked Gabe Padilla of the Academy. The Academy showed up with only four wrestlers, 112, 135, 189 and 215 pounds, so that not ... Full Story

Eagles Jump Up in Standings With Shootout Win Over

Eagles Jump Up in Standings With Shootout Win Over  Odessa

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Odessa Jackalopes, 3-2, in a shootout after losing a one-goal game to the Jacks a night before. In the tightly-packed Turner Conference, the win moved the Eagles from fifth place into third and just two points out of first. Kyle Jones stopped 47 shots in the win and stonewalled two of three Odessa shooters in the shootout. The teams played a scoreless first period, despite the Jackalopes being awarded five power ... Full Story

Berthoud Boys Basketball Tops Lyons

Berthoud Boys Basketball Tops Lyons

Spartans Sink Ten 3-pointers in 64-45 win By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Friday night in the Berthoud High School gym the Berthoud boys basketball team won their third game of the season with a 64-45 victory over Lyons. The Spartans sank ten three pointers and went 16/16 from the free-throw line to notch their first victory against a 3A Patriot League opponent. Berthoud junior Greg Hutchins nailed six from beyond the arc and led all players in scoring with 22 on the ... Full Story

Eagles Not So Special in 4-3 Loss to Odessa

Eagles Not So Special in 4-3 Loss to  Odessa

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Odessa Jackalopes defeated the Colorado Eagles, 4-3, in the first game of a weekend set at the Budweiser Events Center. The win was just Odessa's second all-time in Loveland -- after picking up their first in their last visit -- and their first victory in regulation. The Jackalopes' power play went 2-for-6 on the night, while Colorado's went 1-for-8. The teams played a tightly-contested opening period with the Eagles edging the Jackalopes in shots, 16-15. But Odessa ... Full Story

Broncos Play it Safe, Hire Fox as Head Coach

Former-Panthers Coach Brings Physical Defense, Conservative Offense By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Friday afternoon John Fox was introduced as the fourteenth head coach in Denver Broncos team history. Fox had spent the previous nine seasons in the same role for the Carolina Panthers, compiling a 78-74 record including the playoffs. In choosing Fox, the Dove Valley quartet of Pat Bowlen, Joe Ellis, John Elway and Brian Xanders opted for the safe choice. Of the six candidates they ... Full Story

Chip-Dipping With College Football’s Biggies

Chip-Dipping With College Football’s Biggies

January 12, 2011 Chip-Dipping With College Football’s Biggies The Hundred Years War <http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/Regions/Europe/Arts_and_Humanities/Humanities/History/By_Time_Period/Middle_Ages/Hundred_Years__War/> was a series of battles between England and France from 1337 to 1453, lasting 116 years…………it began when King Edward III of England claimed the throne of France and invaded the northwest of France. Edward's successor, Richard II, continued fighting, as ... Full Story

Elway’s Broncos Must Build a Foundation with their

Elway’s Broncos Must Build a Foundation with their New Head Coach

Former-Bronco Player and Coach Rick Dennison is the Ideal Candidate By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Last Wednesday, as many expected, the Denver Broncos named John Elway as the team’s Executive Vice President of Football Operations. Somewhat more surprisingly, the Broncos also announced COO Joe Ellis would become Team President and General Manager Brian Xanders would be retained. As EVP of Football Operations Elway will have final-say authority on player personnel decisions, will play a ... Full Story

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