Local Softball Star to Play at Colorado State By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Berthoud High softball standout Danielle Wikre will be taking her talents north to Fort Collins next fall. On Tuesday night Wikre, a three-time All-Conference and 2010 All-State selection for softball, signed her letter of intent to play softball at Colorado State University. Wikre was also courted by Metropolitan State College of Denver, the University of Northern Colorado and Florida State, but she opted for Colorado ... Full Story
No change in the top 10 teams from last week. Alabama and Michigan State swapped the #11 and #12 spots while Iowa dropped seven places to the 20th position and Utah fell from #14 to #23.
Air Force upsets No. 3 Yale, 4-3, as Carew nets game-winner USAFA, Colo. –Air Force scored four unanswered goals in the third period for a 4-3 win over third-ranked Yale in a non-conference college hockey game Sunday, Nov. 14, in front of a sellout crowd at the Academy’s Cadet Ice Arena. Air Force, 3-6 overall, handed Yale its first loss of the season after five straight wins. Yale came into the game as the nation’s top scoring team at just under six goals per game. The win ties as the ... Full Story
Broncos must improve last-ranked run offense in NFL season’s second half By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer When Josh McDaniels was introduced as the 12th head coach in Denver Broncos history, he explained that he wanted to assemble a tough, physical football team. That “tough, physical” mantra has been reiterated more than a few times over the last two-plus years. Yet, right now McDaniels’ Broncos have all the toughness of the cast of “Glee.” Toughness and physicality on the football ... Full Story
This Week in College Football History: Nov. 15 - Nov. 21 As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 141 years. FEATURED MOMENT: November 19, 1983- Historic rivals Harvard and Yale met for the 100th time in New Haven, Conn. Harvard topped the Elis, 16-7, to clinch a share of the Ivy League ... Full Story
By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud High football team finished the 2010 season with a 3-7 record and last place finish in the 3A Northern conference. The disappointing record did not stop the team from celebrating their achievements and honoring the graduating seniors on Wednesday evening. Two seniors were singled out for special recognition. Jesse Lyman was given the Spartan Football Warrior Award and Steven Fiske was recognized with the Jeff Shriver Award. Both awards are handed out ... Full Story
Spartans Softball Celebrates State Runner-Up Season By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Players, coaches, family and friends gathered at Berthoud High School on Tuesday evening to honor the Berthoud Spartan softball team. The Softball Awards Night celebrated the Berthoud softball team’s 2010 season and second place finish in the state championship tournament. In addition to their runner-up finish in the 3A state tournament, the Spartans boasted a 231 – 71 run differential and a .388 team ... Full Story
By Mike Moran The tragic fires that raged in the foothills near Boulder are over, but now, more flames are raging in and around the town…………they come from the hair (and pants) on fire of CU football fans, boosters, some portion of the student body, outraged bomb-throwers on blogs and sports talk shows, and some of the scathing Denver media, also engaged with Josh McDaniels, the stumbles of the Broncos, and the collective outrage of Broncomaniacs, whose numbers, depending on ... Full Story
No changes this week in the top four teams, but LSU and Stanford both made big gains in the standings. Alabama, Utah and Oklahoma lost games this week and fell in the rankings.
As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 141 years. FEATURED MOMENT: November 14, 1959- In Athens, No. 12 Georgia came from behind to upset No. 8 Auburn and clinch their first SEC title in a decade. College Football Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton found end Bill Herron for a score in ... Full Story