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Monday, September 1, 2014

‘Sports’ Archives

The Day New York’s Dream Died

The Day New York’s Dream Died

By Mike Moran Senior Media Consultant The Colorado Springs Sports Corporation It was five years ago today, July 6, 2005, but it seems like twenty……….. more than 4,000 people had jammed into a mini-stadium at Rockefeller Center in New York City early on a muggy morning before 7:00 to watch on a pair of giant screens as the International Olympic Committee selected the city that would host the 2012 Olympic Games……….. on the night before, our small stadium setting was electric, ... Full Story

Local soccer team takes the “Rushmore Cup”

Local soccer team takes the “Rushmore Cup”

The Club United Black soccer team from Thompson Soccer Association finished their season by winning the Rushmore Cup. The under 15-years of age team has players from Berthoud, Loveland, Windsor and Fort Collins, The team finished the Spring 2010 Season with a record of 5-3-1 earning fourth place in a field of 10 teams in its Colorado division. The boys traveled to Rapid City, South Dakota in late June to compete in the Rushmore Tournament where they took the top spot. The ... Full Story

Berthoud 11 and under baseball takes silver in league

Berthoud 11 and under baseball takes silver in league tournament

The Berthoud 11 and under baseball team finished their regular season strong by beating the Lafayette Warriors (12-9) on the Warriors home turf. The Lafayette team had only lost three games all season. Coach Dave Overholt said, “We carried that momentum into the year end league tournament going 1 and 1 the first day.  That win against the Sliders required scoring 6 runs in the bottom of the 6th inning to win 15-14. We continued the roll with beating Fort Morgan (10-3) ... Full Story

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party: Mike Moran commentary

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party: Mike Moran commentary

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party By Mike Moran “Is that all there is, is that all there is If that's all there is my friends, then let's keep dancing Let's break out the booze and have a ball If that's all there is” Peggy Lee sang that in 1969 and it earned her a Grammy, but she might as well have been singing about the results of the volatile realignment game played by college presidents, athletic directors and conference commissioners…………so, Colorado and Utah ... Full Story

Habitat 5K Complete Results

PLACE NAME GENDER AGE TIME 1 CRAIG GREENSLIT M 40 16'09.32 2 AARON BERTHOLD M 33 17'29.52 3 DARREN BRUNGARDT M 28 17'48.56 4 STEVE READ M 43 18'22.01 5 DANIEL GATELY M 49 19'34.73 6 DAN BLACK M 56 19'50.11 7 MCKAYLA GRAY F 15 20'16.79 8 ROBIN SAGEL M 39 20'17.13 9 KELLY DAUGHERTY M 28 20'36.62 10 ERIK MAAS M 14 20'47.97 11 ROBERT ... Full Story

University Of Colorado To Join Pacific-10 Conference

University Of Colorado To Join Pacific-10 Conference

Walnut Creek, Calif. — The Pacific-10 Conference announced Thursday that the University of Colorado at Boulder has accepted an invitation to join the Conference as its 11th member, the league’s first new member since July 1, 1978. “This is an historic moment for the Conference, as the Pac-10 is poised for tremendous growth, ” said Commissioner Larry Scott. “The University of Colorado is a great fit for the Conference both academically and athletically and we are incredibly excited ... Full Story

Wither Thou Goest, Buffs?

Wither Thou Goest, Buffs?

June 7, 2010 #49 Whither Thou Goest, Buffs? By Mike Moran SeniorMedia Consultant The Colorado Springs Sports Corporation Having stood on point in the hellish vortex of swirling controversies during forty years in my career----Chuck Fairbanks leaving the New England Patriots to become CU’s head football coach, two Olympic boycotts, Tonya-Nancy in 1994, a never-ending parade of USOC chief executives and presidents resigning, steroid charges, Congressional hearings and a ... Full Story

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, new Yokohama

Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, new Yokohama electric vehicle

Hanawa Returning To Pikes Peak International Hill Climb In Search of Crown With New Yokohama Electric Vehicle By Mike Moran Colorado Springs, June 3-----Japanese driver Ikuo Hanawa is coming back to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 27 to chase the Exhibition Division championship in a new Yokohama Electric EV Sports Concept HER-02 auto with Sanyo batteries. Hanawa finished behind winner Randy Schranz in the Exhibition Division last summer, but Schranz is moving over to ... Full Story

BHS Wrestling Team selling mattresses

BHS Wrestling Team selling mattresses

Berthoud places 40th in state track competition

Berthoud places 40th in state track competition

Sixty three schools were represented at the Colorado State Track Championships last week. Berthoud placed 40th over all with all the points being scored by the girls team. The girls team finished the meet in 23rd place. The girls relay team placed 8th in the 4x100 meter with a time of 50:28 seconds and tied for 9th in the 800 sprint medley with a time of 1:52.60. Courtney Mills placed 14th in the long jump with a distance of 15’ 11.75” Mills 37’ 3.75” in the triple jump ... Full Story

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