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 plenty of ... Full Story
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 points with three seconds left. ... Full Story
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 capitalizing ... Full Story
Loss drops Spartans to 0-4 on the season By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud High boys basketball team began their leg of the three game Spartan Basketball Invite on Wednesday evening with a 74-45 loss to the Roosevelt Roughriders. Berthoud entered Wednesday evening’s contest having lost all three of their games in the Frederick Tournament held last week. The loss drops the Spartans to 0-4 on the young 2010-11 season. Thanks to back-to-back three-pointers from senior Sam Hardy, ... Full Story
Berthoud High girls basketball suffers first defeat of 2010 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud High girls basketball team lost their first game of the young 2010-11 season on Tuesday night. The Lady Spartans fell to Mountain View by a score of 46-27 in the Berthoud High gym. Tuesday evening’s contest was the opening game of the Spartan Basketball Invite, a weeklong tournament where the Lady Spartans will face off with Mountain View, Thompson Valley and Northridge. The Mountain ... Full Story
Eric Studesville Interim Head Coach Where do the Broncos go from here? By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer It wasn’t the decision that was the big surprise, but rather the timing. In case you have not heard the news, on Monday afternoon Denver Broncos President and CEO Pat Bowlen announced his decision to relive embattled Head Coach Josh McDaniels. McDaniels’ firing was not surprising given the nearly constant turmoil that has surrounded the 34 year old head coach, and de facto Football Czar, ... Full Story
The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame announced the final standings in the Bowl Championship Series. There were no changes in the top six from the previous week as Auburn, Oregon and TCU remain unbeaten while once beaten Stanford, Wisconsin and Ohio State round out the top ranks. Nebraska's loss dropped the Cornhuskers five slots to number 18 and Hawaii and Central Florida moved into the top 25 listings.
Spartans drop season opener 49-21 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud Spartan wrestling team kicked off their 2010 season on Friday night with a non-conference match against the Thompson Valley Eagles in the Berthoud High gym. Thompson Valley won the team event by a score of 49-21. Despite the team loss, five Spartan wrestlers – Robby Workman (135lbs), Alex Sadlo (140lbs), Cory Ellis (160lbs), J.T. Pickert (215lbs) and Josh Atkinson (275lbs) – won their matches. “Let me first start ... Full Story
Three undefeated teams top the rankings. Auburn and Oregon switched places in the top two positions. TCU remained at #3 while Stanford replaced Boise State at the #4 slot. West Virginia and Northern Illinois made their way into the top 25.
DENVER, Colo. -- Denver scored two power play goals and then added an even-strength goal with a minute left as the 12th-ranked Pioneers beat Air Force, 3-1, in the championship game of the 19th annual Denver Cup college hockey tournament, Saturday, Nov. 27, at Magness Arena in Denver. Air Force, who earned its first ever win in the Denver Cup last night against Clarkson, placed second in the tournament with a 1-1 record. Air Force fell to 5-7-1 overall while Denver improved to 10-4-2. Denver ... Full Story