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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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, ... 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 ... Full Story
Disappointing season ends with 40-21 loss to Skyline By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The frustrating 2010 season for the Berthoud High football team ended in disappointing fashion Friday night at Max Marr Field. The Spartans dropped their final game of the season 40-21 to the Skyline Falcons. The Spartans finished with the season with a 3-7 record and were 0-5 in 3A Northern conference play. Berthoud was able to keep the score close throughout most of the game, ... Full Story
Number 1 and 2 positions switched, but Oregon and Auburn still take the top two spots. Numbers 3 and 4 also switched places. Michigan State, ranked fifth last week dropped to 14 after this weeks loss while Nebraska moved up 7 positions. The top 25 teams are listed below.
Berthoud football drops to Mountain View 38-7 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Friday night at Ray Patterson Field in Loveland the Berthoud Spartan football team lost their fourth consecutive game by 38-7 score to the Mountain View Mountain Lions. The loss drops Berthoud’s record to 3-6 on the season and 0-4 in the conference. Mountain View entered the week as the number five ranked team statewide in class 3A. The victory improves the Mountain Lions’ record to ... Full Story