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Thursday, August 28, 2014

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This Week in College Football History

This Week in College Football History

  Dec. 20 - Dec. 26 December 22, 1979- College Football Hall of Fame coach Joe Paterno and Penn State upset No. 15 Tulane at the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, 9-6. Despite out-rushing Tulane by 250 yards and posting 27 first downs, the Nittany Lions managed just three Herb Menhardt field goals to provide the winning margin. The victory was Paterno's seventh bowl win. He will look for his 25th bowl win versus Florida in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1 in Tampa. OTHER NOTABLE ... Full Story

Mike Moran’s Sports Commentary

Mike Moran’s Sports Commentary

The Good, The Bad and The Holidays! December 17, 2010 Christine Brennan, a longtime friend and USA Today’s distinguished sports columnist, author, television star and Northwestern grad, penned a thought-provoking piece this week in which she decried the lack of attention paid by the mainstream sports media to the historic winning streak being compiled by the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team…………if the Huskies beat 11th ranked Ohio State on Sunday at ... Full Story

How to Fix the Denver Broncos

How to Fix the Denver Broncos

  Franchise must make significant changes By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer As everyone is now aware, the tumultuous Josh McDaniels era came to an abrupt end last Monday. The embattled 34-year-old coach, his hoodie, his 11-17 record and his video camera unceremoniously departed the Dove Valley parking lot in a silver SUV. The Broncos must now move on from the McDaniels era, but how they move forward will be key. They have to learn from the mistakes of the recent past and change the model ... Full Story

Mammoth Tickets on sale Tuesday

Mammoth Tickets on sale Tuesday

MAMMOTH SINGLE GAME TICKETS ON SALE DENVER – The Colorado Mammoth announced today that tickets for the team’s eight regular season games will go on sale tomorrow, Tuesday, December 14, at 10am. Fans will be able to purchase tickets at the Pepsi Center box office, all Colorado Dick’s Sporting Goods retail kiosks, online at TicketHorse.com or by calling 1.866.461.6556. “It’s an exciting time for us,” said Mammoth President and General Manager Steve Govett. ... Full Story

Berthoud Wrestlers place 5th at East Invitational

Berthoud will likely lose their number one ranking following their 5th place finish at the 50th East High School Invitational on Saturday. The second ranked Alamosa Maroons piled up 189 team points to the Spartans' 120 points. The high spots for Berthoud were Robby Workman who pinned his opponent to win the 135 pound class and J.T. Pickert who also won by a pin. The Spartan grapplers have one more tournament before the break. The meet will be at the University of Northern Colorado Butler ... Full Story

Berthoud Girls Basketball Tops Northridge 42-28

Berthoud Girls Basketball Tops Northridge 42-28

  Lady Spartans win their fourth game of the season By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Saturday night the Berthoud High girls basketball team posted a win in their final game of the Spartan Basketball Invite with a 42-28 thumping of Northridge. The victory was the Lady Spartans’ fourth on the season but only their first of the past week’s tournament. Like the previous two games for Berthoud, Saturday night’s contest was one-sided but this time in the home team’s favor. The Lady ... Full Story

Spartan Boys Basketball Wins Second Straight

Spartan Boys Basketball Wins Second Straight

  Berthoud tops Thompson Valley 52-48 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud Spartan boys basketball team won their second consecutive game on Saturday night in their final contest of the Spartan Basketball Invite. Berthoud edged out Thompson Valley 52-48, improving their record on the season to 2-4. Thompson Valley features the tallest players Berthoud has faced thus far in the season, including freshmen center Austin Dyer who measures 6’5” tall. To counter the ... Full Story

Boys Basketball Notches First Victory of 2010

Spartans edge Northridge 59-57 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud Spartan boys basketball earned their first victory of the young 2010-11 season in thrilling fashion on Friday night in the Berthoud High gym. The Spartans rallied from a six-point halftime deficit to top the Northridge Grizzlies 59-57. The win improves the Spartans to 1-4 on the season and 1-1 in the Spartan Basketball Invite with the rubber match Saturday night versus Thompson Valley. The Spartans came out with ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: Dec. 13 –

This Week in College Football History: Dec. 13 – Dec. 19

FEATURED MOMENT: December 19, 1980- No. 14 BYU mounted an enormous comeback to stun No. 19 SMU, 46-45, in the Holiday Bowl in San Diego. Prolific tailbacks Craig James and Eric Dickerson combined to rush for 335 yards and four touchdowns to build a 45-25 Mustangs lead with 4:07 to play. College Football Hall of Fame coach LaVell Edwards’ Cougars then sprung to life, with the help of an onside-kick recovery and a blocked punt, to put BYU within six ... Full Story

Girls Basketball Falls to Thompson Valley

Berthoud drops second-straight 28-54 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Thursday night in the Berthoud High School gym the Spartan girls basketball team dropped their second consecutive game to a 4A team from Loveland. Tuesday night it was a 46-27 loss to Mountain View and on Thursday night the girls fell to Thompson Valley 54-28. The loss drops the Spartans to 3-2 on the year with one game remaining in the Spartan Basketball Invite. Thompson Valley took control of the game early by ... Full Story

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