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Friday, August 29, 2014

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Colorado Breaks Idaho’s Heart With 3-2 Shootout

Colorado Breaks Idaho’s Heart With 3-2 Shootout Win

  LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles scored a goal in the final minute of the third period to extend their contest against the Idaho Steelheads into a 3-2 shootout win.  Jerry Kuhn stopped 51 shots as the Eagles set a season high with 54, getting both regulation goals from Michael Forney in his first game back from the AHL. Forney, who returned to the team's roster earlier in the day after a three-game stint with the St. John's IceCaps, scored the lone goal of the first frame ... Full Story

Five Spartan Wreslters Qualify For State

Berthoud Sending Five Wrestlers To Pepsi Center By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   After the 2010-11 season where the Berthoud High school wrestling team sent a whopping 12 wrestlers to the state tournament in Denver and brought home a pair of state champions, it was hard to imagine what the Spartans would do for an encore. The 2011-12 team, despite being younger and far less-experienced in the rigors of varsity wrestling, put together an impressive season. Long-time Berthoud ... Full Story

Eagles Win 4th Straight

Eagles Win 4th Straight

Eagles Win 4th Straight After Weekend Sweep Against Stockton LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Stockton Thunder, 4-1, behind the strength of Kyle Jones' 41-save effort in his 21st win of the season -- and the 50th of his career with Colorado.  Ben Chiarot picked up the game-winner -- the first of his career -- with a shorthanded penalty shot in the third period. The teams exchanged unsuccessful power plays early in a wide open first period that saw great ... Full Story

Eagles over Thunder

Eagles over Thunder

Eagles Top ECHL's Hottest Team With 5-2 Win Over Thunder LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles stretched their winning streak to three games with a 5-2 victory over the Stockton Thunder, who had entered the game as the ECHL's hottest team, featuring an 8-1-1 record in their past 10 contests.  Steve Haddon and Joey Sides each had a pair of goals in the victory, while Kyle Jones picked up his 20th win of the season. Colorado took a 2-0 lead into the first intermission after out-shooting ... Full Story

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

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