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Sunday, April 20, 2014

‘Sports’ Archives

Mike Moran — The USOC Finds Its Way Home Again

Mike Moran — The USOC Finds Its Way Home Again

By Mike Moran The release this week of the USOC‘s Independent Advisory Committee on Governance (The Tagliabue Commission), delivered a cogent moment for me and others long connected to the Olympic movement, and a familiar refrain at the same time……….how striking it is that it would be two notable professional sports figures who would, almost two decades apart, craft a report that would alter the direction and mission of the organization…………..first, George Steinbrenner in 1989 ... Full Story

Bugs Take Game 2 in Another 4-3 Win

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles fell again to the Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs, by an identical 4-3 score, in Game 2 of the Northern Conference Semifinals. The two teams continued to prove that they're evenly matched as it was the fifth time in the past six playoff games between the two teams with that exact final score, and the 10th of 11 all-time decided by just one goal. Opposite of Friday night, the Eagles dominated the first period shot total, out-shooting the Mudbugs 21-9. Unlike ... Full Story

Mudbugs Come Back For Game 1 Win

Mudbugs Come Back For Game 1 Win

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles lost, 4-3, in overtime, to the Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs in Game 1 of the Northern Conference Semifinals. It marked not only the ninth playoff game out of 10 all-time between the two clubs to be decided by a single goal, but it was the fourth in the past five to end with a 4-3 score. It was also the third playoff game in a row between the two teams that went past regulation time. The Mudbugs held a strong edge in shots in the opening frame (14-6), but ... Full Story

Mike Moran, Of Green Grass, Dirt And New Leather

There are scents discovered in six decades of life so deeply absorbed into my consciousness that they can be coaxed back to reality in a blink……………the memory from high school dances and proms of the esoteric White Shoulders perfume worn by Bobby Soxed girls, or the heady aroma of the Omaha Stockyards (the nation’s biggest!) borne on the gentle winds of spring to our front porch, or the enduring aura of printer’s ink at my father’s modest plant near downtown, now a clothing drop ... Full Story

Spartan track teams at the City to City Meet

Spartan track teams at the City to City Meet

By Denise Schump The Berthoud High school track team competed in the City to City Meet at Northridge High school in Greeley on Saturday. Several area schools came out for the meet including Loveland, Thompson Valley, Mountain View, Northridge, University and Greeley Central. The Spartan girls took fourth in the meet with the help of Courtney Mills who took first in the triple jump (35-2) and second in the long jump. Cheyenne Hall, fellow Spartan, followed one place behind Courtney in both ... Full Story

Boys Basketball state finals — Sierra vs Pueblo East

It would have bee interesting to see both Longmont teams in the finals, but it was not to be as Pueblo East defeated the Trojans 59-52. Pueblo will face Sierra in Saturday's quest for the state championship. —

It is a Northern Conference Championship Game for

Broomfield and Longmont both won their brackets on Wednesday evening. Broomfield had an easy time with Conifer, winning 59-32. Meanwhile, in a low scoring game, the Longmont girls defeated Cheyenne Mountain  by 9 points, 49-40. They will play the finals on Friday. With Longmont still in the final four for tonight's boys semifinals, Longmont could have two champion basketball teams.

Update on State High School Basketball Tournament

Girls Basketball The Northern Conference is well represented with Half the teams in the Final 4 of the girls basketball. The Broomfield five elimainated Pueblo East 57-41 while Conifer ended Pueblo South's bid 59-46. in the other bracket, Longmont, starting as the 4th seed, bested Cheyenne Mountain 64-54 while Mullen won 64-55 over Mesa Ridge. The Final 4 game at the CU events center on Wednesday will be Broomfield vs Connifer and Longmont vs Mullen. Of those in the final 4, only ... Full Story

PrepColorado interview with Joel Maly

Berthoud High School Senior Joel Maly has distinguished himself in several sports. Most recently, his accomplishments in the just completed basketball season show he is one of the top players in the league. He was third in total points scored, fourth in points per game and #1 in 2-point field goals. Additionally, his 64% shooting average was tops among the top twenty scorers in the league. He was number six at free throws and on defense he was second in the league in rebounds and twelfth in ... Full Story

Spartan Wrestling Awards Banquet

Spartan Wrestling Awards Banquet

Six Berthoud wrestlers were recognized at the 2010 award banquet concluding this year's Spartan Wrestling season. Robby Workman, Alex Sadlo, Casey Couch, J.T. Pickert and Billy Schump were given all conference top honors and Marcus Lucerco was awarded honorable mention. Scott Pickert, head coach for the Spartan team, presented the awards and gave credit for all the wrestlers who participated in this year’s successful season. Pickert recognized the team managers: Lindsey Ludwig ... Full Story

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