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Monday, October 20, 2014

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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 ... Full Story

Colorado Eagles to Host 2013 ECHL All-Star Game

Club Brings All-Star Game to Northern Colorado for 2nd Time in Five Years LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles and the ECHL announced this evening that the team will host the league’s All-Star game next season, bringing some of the world’s finest hockey players to Northern Colorado in January of 2013.  The Budweiser Events Center will host the All-Star game, presented by Poudre Valley Health System, on Wednesday, January 23. "Being able to host one of the league's biggest events is ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... Full Story

Berthoud Wrestling Fares Well At State

Berthoud Wrestling Fares Well At State

Spartan Wrestlers Ellis, Hennig Place at State   By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   For the Berthoud Spartans, the 2011-12 state wrestling championships provided a demonstration of the circle of life of a high school wrestling career – a promising young sophomore took his first big steps toward state-wide prominence and a graduating senior finished off his career with a standout tournament performance. Berthoud senior Cory Ellis capped off a stellar high school wrestling stint ... 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 ... 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 ... Full Story

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