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Vancouver Vantage Point #13 — The Boss

The Boss - Behind The USA Medal Machine By Mike Moran February 23, 2010 #13 The Boss - Behind The USA Medal Machine The U. S. Olympic Team, now delivering its third straight solid Winter Games performance, might not know it, but the foundation for its success was created two decades ago by the storied baseball owner George Steinbrenner……….. it was on February 19, 1989 in Portland, Oregon, that The Boss delivered a 21-page report of the Olympic Overview Commission that forever altered the ... Full Story

Colorado Eagles Week In Review, Feb 22

Colorado Eagles Week In Review, Feb 22

Press Release Courtesy the Colorado Eagles Tuesday, February 16; Goaltending Shines; Eagles Lose 1-0 in OT RAPID CITY, S.D. - The Colorado Eagles lost a 1-0 overtime contest to their Northern Conference rival Rapid City Rush as the teams met for the second time in three days. After a wide-open, 7-6, shootout game on Sunday that saw each team pull its starting goalie, the netminders stole the show by taking shutouts into overtime. Danny Battochio stopped 36 of 36 shots in the win, while Andrew ... Full Story

Vancouver Vantage Point #12-A Miracle, Frozen In Time

Vancouver Vantage Point #12-A Miracle, Frozen In Time

A Miracle, Frozen In Time, 30 Years Ago Today February 22, 2010 By Mike Moran Thirty years ago this morning in Lake Placid, I was in one tough bind on a cold Friday morning…………. I hurried out of the house on the grounds of the old Lake Placid resort around dawn, down to the edge of Mirror Lake to catch a ride into the village, on a dog sled………for $1.50, some young guy would run me across the lake into town, dogs barking and lunging, and drop me off right below Main Street, where ... Full Story

CHSAA 4A State Basketball Tournament Brackets

The Berthoud Spartans (seeded #8) host  #9 Pueblo County on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. The winner of that game faces the Sierra Stallions in Colorado Springs on Friday, Feb 26. The Stallions own a 21-2 record and are the #1 seed in the bracket. The #6 Lady Spartans will host  #11 Prairie View on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. The winner of that game will play the Pueblo East Eagles in Conifer. The Eagles have a 20-3 record and hold the #3 seed in the bracket. The “Sweet 16 Tournament” will be ... Full Story

Spartans place four wrestlers in top six at state

Spartans place four wrestlers in top six at state

By Michael Hicks Special to the Recorder Online DENVER -- Maybe it wasn’t the medal that they wanted, but for Robbie Workman, Alex Sadlo, Casey Couch and J.T. Pickert it’s a building block for next season. The four Berthoud underclassmen placed in the top six of their respective weight classes -- Sadlo and Couch finished fifth while Workman and Pickert took sixth  -- Saturday in the 4A state wrestling championships at the Pepsi Center. The end result wasn’t the championship medal that ... Full Story

Vancouver Vantage Point

The Sap From St. Petersburg February 19, 2010  #9     By Mike Moran The Stunning Performance To Date by Team USA in Vancouver is apparently not going over well with some athletes from other nations, the biggest whiner and poor sport poster boy being Russia’s over-inflated figure skater Yevgeny Plushenko………….following last evening‘s gold medal performance by America’s Evan Lysacek, the arrogant runnerup had nothing good to say about his rival…………"I was positive that ... Full Story

On Deck

Tuesday, Feb. 16 Basketball Berthoud boys play Northridge away at 7 p.m. Berthoud Girls play at home against Fossil Ridge, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 Northern Conference Basketball playoffs Thursday, Feb. 18 - Saturday, Feb. 20 State Wrestling Tournament: Pepsi Center

Basketball, swimming and wrestling this weekend

High School winter sports regular season is over and we are entering the post season competitions. Here is the lineup Basketball Thursday, Feb. 11 The Girls basketball team will play Mountain View High School at 5:30 p,m, Boys team will take on Silver Creek High School at 7 p.m. Both games will be played at Berthoud High School Swimming Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12 & 13 CHSAA 4A Girls’ Swimming & Diving State Championships – Mountain View High School (Loveland) Wrestling Friday, ... Full Story

Berthoud boys lose to Northridge 73 – 80

The Spartans made a valiant effort and kept the final score close. The Berthoud boys scored 46 of their points in the second half while holding Northridge to 37. Berthoud matched the Grizzlies point for point in the first quarter but fell behind in the second period and the comeback was not quite enough. The boys will play Silver Creek on Thursday at Berthoud High School

Lady Spartans over Northridge 63 – 44

Lady Spartans over Northridge 63 – 44

Playoff game Thursday at Berthoud High School The Spartans started off the evening with a strong performance. Northridge controlled the tip-off but was unable to score. Berthoud also had trouble finding the basket for the first two minutes but led 7 – 0 with four minutes remaining in the first quarter. Each team scored 8 points in the final four minutes of the quarter. Berthoud had a 24 point second quarter in spite of giving the ball up on several turnovers and missed passes. Ekart took ... Full Story

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