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Monday, April 21, 2014

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Streaking Spartans Tame LadyCats

Streaking Spartans Tame LadyCats

Berthoud Girls Top Estes Park For Fifth-Straight Win By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   In every facet of life, success breeds confidence. The world of sports is certainly no exception. After having notched five consecutive victories, the Berthoud High girls basketball team has plenty of reason to be brimming with confidence. The Lady Spartans’ latest victims were the Estes Park LadyCats whom Berthoud dispatched 53-36 Monday evening on the BHS hardwood. “As we’ve ... Full Story

Busy week for Premier Gymnastics

The competitors from Premier Gymnastics of Loveland have had a very busy week, one filled with travel. The last Friday of January found the group in San Antonio, Texas for the Alamo Classic. Last Friday, Saturday and Sunday, they were in Colorado Springs for the Pikes Peak Cup. Here are the results of those competitions as submitted by Julee Graham.   Alamo Classic San Antonio, Texas Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies in Loveland had their second Optional Team meet of the ... Full Story

Eagles Get Back on Track with 6-3 Win in Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Colorado Eagles snapped a franchise long-tying four game winless streak with a 6-3 victory over the Bakersfield Condors in the first of back-to-back meetings between the teams this weekend.  Aaron Schneekloth scored twice for Colorado, including the game-winner, re-claiming his position as the ECHL's leading scorer among defensemen. The Eagles out-shot the Condors, 17-5, and out-scored them, 3-0, in the first period of play.  Joey Sides, playing in his first game ... Full Story

Berthoud Boys Basketball Team Routs Highland

Berthoud Boys Basketball Team Routs Highland

Spartans Top Huskies 67-45 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   Even in the world of sports, bigger does not always mean better. The Berthoud and Highland boys high school basketball teams learned that fact on Tuesday evening as the Spartans routed the Huskies 67-45. Even before the opening tipoff, Highland appeared to have a significant advantage in the game thanks to having trio of players who measure in at 6’4” or taller, including 6’7” senior Kyle Stuehm. In contrast, ... Full Story

Wranglers Sweep Series at BEC

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Las Vegas Wranglers defeated the Colorado Eagles, 6-2, taking the third game in four nights this week at the Budweiser Events Center.  Steve Haddon took advantage of fortunate bounces in getting both of Colorado's goals, while five different Wranglers found the back of the net. The teams played an even first period that saw each register nine shots on goal, but the Wranglers were able to get one of theirs past Kyle Jones to take a 1-0 lead into the first ... Full Story

Las Vegas Deals Eagles’ First Home Shutout in

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Las Vegas Wranglers blanked the Colorado Eagles, 5-0, handing them their first home shutout in the ECHL & just their second at home in team history.  Joe Fallon stopped 26 shots, netting his league-leading 22nd win in the process, as the 2nd-place Wranglers (27-13-4, 58 pts.) were too much for a depleted Eagles lineup (just 14 skaters) in the second game of this week's three-game set between the squads. The teams played an even first frame in terms of chances & ... Full Story

Las Vegas Clips Eagles in Final Minute of Overtime

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Las Vegas Wranglers edged the Colorado Eagles, 3-2, with a goal in the final minute of overtime.  Eric Lampe -- the ECHL's leading goal scorer -- notched both of the Wranglers' regulation goals as he continued his personal success against Colorado (21 points in seven games). Andrew Penner stonewalled the Wranglers in the first half of the opening period, moving from his right to left to stop Lampe on a back-door feed seven minutes in.  Then two minutes later, he ... Full Story

Eagles Split Series, Ontario Reigns 4-2 in Victory

ONTARIO, Calif. - The Colorado Eagles fell, 2-4, to the Ontario Reign, splitting their weekend series at Citizens Business Bank Arena.  Ontario scored the game's first three goals before the game's mid-point, giving them all they would need as four different players in all put the puck past Colorado's Kyle Jones. The home team dominated the first portion of the opening period, out-shooting Colorado, 11-2, early on and striking first when Bill Bagron found the back of the net just 4:20 ... Full Story

Ulanski Plays Hero Again in Back-and-Forth Game

  ONTARIO, Calif. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Ontario Reign, 6-4, in a back-and-forth affair to kick off a weekend set between the teams. Kevin Ulanski scored the game-winner and Chad Costello iced the contest with an empty-net tally as each player scored a pair of goals in the win. Ontario got the game's first goal on their first shot when Bill Bagron scored from atop the left circle on a shorthanded rush at 3:21. But just 27 seconds later, Costello (the league's leading ... Full Story

Brush Takes The Broom To Berthoud Basketball

Brush Takes The Broom To Berthoud Basketball

Boys and Girls Teams Lose to Beetdiggers By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   The Berthoud High boys basketball team had no trouble finding the rim in their Friday night game with the Brush Beetdiggers. Getting the ball through the net for points, however, was a different story. The Spartans lost 48-42 to their 3A Patriot League rivals thanks in large part to a dismal 14-for-58 shooting effort. The loss drops Berthoud to 6-5 on the season with a 2-2 mark in conference play. The ... Full Story

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