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‘Sports’ Archives

BHS Roundup: Loss seals Berthoud volleyball team’s

Senior night for Morgan Woodruff, Kacey Fagler, Kyla Duncan, Chanee Lintel and Jenna Colestock had a more immediate importance for Berthoud’s volleyball team. (more…)

Spartans’ upset bid falls one point short

Mountain View 7, Berthoud 6 By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Colton Moore lined up for a 30-yard field goal with 49 seconds remaining and his team trailing No. 1-ranked Mountain View by a point. The junior kicker, who had already missed an extra point earlier in the game, lined up on the right hash mark for his first field-goal attempt of the season. The ball had the distance and the height. The accuracy, however, was just a bit off – wide right by inches. That’s how close the ... Full Story

Berthoud’s playoffs hopes about to go on a wild ride

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder Things are about to get wild around here. What am I talking about? On Monday, the Colorado High School Activities Association released the 3A football wildcard points standings, the first such listing of the season. The standings outline the wildcard points for all teams in 3A and is used as the determining factor as to which three teams from the four 3A football-playing conferences – the Tri-Valley, Metro, Southern and Western Slope – will get into the ... Full Story

Slaughterhouse Derby Girls bring their game faces

By Dani White Berthoud Recorder However entertaining women with crazy leg wear, sassy skirts, quad-skates and pent up aggression may be, the flashy and audacious sport of roller derby is not for the cautious. Derby requires sterling athleticism. There are not many venues where women can knock each other around in the name of sport. Derby girl Lauren Bishop justifies the intense extremes, “You do it because even when you're so sore, bruised and broken that you feel like you're about to die, ... Full Story

Lady Spartans look to stay hot in Saturday regionals

By Katie Essig Berthoud Recorder Berthoud’s softball seniors had a reason to celebrate Friday. After having their game postponed Thursday, the Lady Spartans celebrated Senior Night with an 11-1 victory over the Greeley West Wildcats a day late. (more…)

BHS girls win Karspeck Invite; boys take 2nd

By Michael Hicks Berthoud Recorder The fact that Hannah Kirk and Stefani Messick ran so well wasn’t all that surprising. But the fact that the Berthoud runners were neck and neck with each other throughout most of the David Karspeck Invitational at Berthoud High School on Oct. 7 proved to be instrumental in the Lady Spartans’ victory in the four-team varsity race. “I knew they’d run strong,” said Berthoud Head Coach Curt Ranweiler, who watched Kirk finish third in 19 minutes, 43 ... Full Story

BHS Roundup: Soccer rolls past Valley, 4-0

Berthoud Recorder Berthoud High School soccer fans got just what they wanted Thursday against Valley — a win for the Spartans. Even with below-freezing temperatures, Berthoud beat the visiting Vikings 4-0 at Max Marr Field. (more…)

Ruebesam, defense stand tall as Spartans overcome

Berthoud 14, Fort Morgan 12By Michael HicksBerthoud RecorderTemperatures were dropping into the low 20s with a wind chill making it feel much colder. Oh, and there was snow. As the Berthoud players standing on the sideline Friday night at Max Marr Field said, this is football weather.But with his team clinging to a 14-12 lead, sophomore quarterback Zach Ruebesam had to make a football play to preserve the victory and the Spartans’ third straight win.Six yards later, Ruebesam did just ... Full Story

'Black and Blue' never looked so good

By Dani White Berthoud Recorder Spandex, kneepads, roller skates and formalwear are just the highlight of this year’s FoCo Girls Gone Derby signature “Black and Blue Ball.” The derby girls of Fort Collins will be pummeling, stylishly into the Rollerland arena with full contact speed skating and evening dresses. The fourth annual event genially mocks the concept of formal dances and will feature new recruits as “debutantes.” The season starting bout (derby match) is the most ... Full Story

Boys soccer coach Barron adds girls job to resume

By Michael HicksBerthoud RecorderJohn Barron is about to find out what Jeff Benjamin has been doing the past five years.Berthoud’s boys soccer coach was named the head coach of the girls team for the upcoming 2010 season, Athletic Director Mark Avery confirmed Tuesday morning. (more…)

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