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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

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Eagles Win Over Ontario

Eagles Win Over Ontario

LOVELAND, Colo. -The Colorado Eagles defeated the Ontario Reign, 5-4, in overtime, winning their second of three meetings this week.  Aaron Schneekloth, the league's leading scorer among defensemen, started the night being recognized for hitting 300 points in his Eagles career last week, and ended the game by playing hero with the overtime winner. Each team registered 10 shots in the first period, but the Reign controlled much of the play and took a 2-0 lead into the first intermission.  ... Full Story

Last-Second Heroics Propell Lady Spartans to Victory

Last-Second Heroics Propell Lady Spartans to Victory

Berthoud Girls Basketball Claim Third in Patriot League Districts By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   In the world of sports, the term “clutch” is reserved for those rare athletes who raise their game to highest levels in the most pressure-packed situations. This past week, Berthoud High guard Kendall Baker has been the epitome of a clutch player for the Lady Spartans basketball team. In the opening round of the Patriot League district tournament on Tuesday, Baker scored 12 of Berthoud’s ... Full Story

Eagles Falling, 8-9, to Ontario in Shootout

Eagles Falling, 8-9, to Ontario in Shootout

  LOVELAND, Colo. - The Ontario Reign edged the Colorado Eagles, 9-8, in a shootout that was one of the wildest games ever played at the Budweiser Events Center -- on several levels.  A total of 28 penalties were called between the two teams, resulting in a special teams nightmare that saw 11 of the 16 regulation goals scored via special teams (10 on the power play).  Five of the goals were scored on 5-on-3 power plays, including four in the second period alone. Several Eagles records ... Full Story

Nuggets on the Ropes

Nuggets on the Ropes

By Doug Ottewill I put a call into Robert Horry yesterday. Didn’t hear back. It’s cool, Bob. Catch ya next time. New phone? Probably didn’t recognize the number? No worries, my man. With San Antonio next up on the slate, I wanted to ask the former Spur one simple question: Why can’t the Denver Nuggets finish? Heading into last night’s game against the San Antonio Spurs, I predicted that the depleted Nuggets would once again give it their all – just like they’ve been doing ... Full Story

Silver Has It All Wrong

Silver Has It All Wrong

The Silver Standard A national writer once again trashes a local athlete By D-Mac Well, my good friend, Michael "The Machete" Silver, is at it again. For the third time this year, the highly esteemed national NFL writer from Yahoo! Sports has eviscerated Tim Tebow.    This time, Silver set out to destroy Tebow in the pages of GQ. Somewhere between cologne and tight fitting pants, America needed a year in review about Tebow   Now remember, this is the same national writer who brought you ... Full Story

Eagles Topple Reign, 6-4

Eagles Topple Reign, 6-4

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles ended a three-game losing streak in a big way with a 6-4 win over the Ontario Reign.  Kevin Ulanski (four points), Michael Forney & Joey Sides (three points apiece) led the Eagles' offense, while Kyle Jones backstopped his 24th win of the year (second-most in the ECHL). Riley Nelson put the home team up early, netting a rebound from the slot 3:16 into the game.  Two and a half minutes later, Ulanski sprung Sides on a rush with a bank-pass of the ... Full Story

Rockies Make a Shocking Move

Rockies Make a Shocking Move

By Eric Goodman You probably thought I was going to write about Brady Quinn’s comments and subsequent apology to Tim Tebow. Sorry to disappoint, but there’s a more relevant sports story in Denver that isn’t getting enough attention. And it should.    The Rockies have changed their mission statement as many times as the Broncos have changed quarterbacks since playing in the 2006 AFC Championship Game.    Dan O’Dowd’s regime started in 1999 by signing high-priced free agents, ... Full Story

Colorado Goes Winless in California

Offensive Funk Continues as Colorado Goes Winless in California STOCKTON, Calif. - The Stockton Thunder topped the Colorado Eagles, 3-1, ending their busy week of five games in six days with its third consecutive loss -- all in the state of California.  Colorado has failed to score a goal in six of the nine periods during the losing streak, and registered no even strength goals in the past two games. Unlike their previous three games, the Eagles were able to take a lead into the first period ... Full Story

Thunder Double-Up Eagles

Thunder Double-Up Eagles in First of Back-to-Back Meetings STOCKTON, Calif. - The Stockton Thunder defeated the Colorado Eagles, 4-2, in the first of back-to-back meetings this weekend.  The game was Colorado's fourth in five days, and the middle match of three in a row in the state of California.  Goaltender Robby Nolan stopped 31 of 35 shots in his Eagles debut. As is common when the Eagles & Thunder meet, the first period featured fast-paced action with plenty of scoring chances.  ... Full Story

Premier Gymnastics, Chicago Style

  By Julee Graham Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies in Loveland, participated this past weekend, in the largest gymnastic meet in the world. “Chicago Style,” in Chicago, Illinois. Over 4,ooo gymnasts participated from all over the country plus Mexico Bailie Holst, Level 10 Gymnast, won the All-Around title with a score of 36.825 in the 16yr. old Division. Holst placed 1st on Vault with a 9.5 and 1st on Beam with a 9.3. Holst also placed 3rd on Bars and 4th on Floor. Anisha Alvarado, ... Full Story

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