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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

Eagles Stretch Winning Streak to Six With 5-1 Win Over

Eagles Stretch Winning Streak to Six With 5-1 Win Over Steelheads

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Idaho Steelheads, 5-1, extending their winning streak to six games with balanced scoring as five different players found the back of the net.  Kyle Jones picked up his sixth win in a row as well, increasing his season total to 23 -- 2nd-most in the ECHL. The teams skated to a scoreless opening frame that saw Colorado out-shoot Idaho 11-4, despite the Steelheads being awarded the only two power plays of the period. There was an extra 30 minute ... Full Story

Valentine’s Day Not So Sweet For Spartans

Valentine’s Day Not So Sweet For Spartans

Berthoud Girls and Boys Teams Fall To University By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   Despite a valiant effort on Valentine’s Day, it was the home time who found their game just a few candies short of a full box. In their regular season home finale against the University Bulldogs, the Berthoud High Lady Spartans ended up on the short end of the 38-33 final score. More specifically, it was in the second period where the Lady Spartans found their basketball bouquet lacking. Berthoud was ... Full Story

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 at ... 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 wrestling coach ... 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 goaltending at both ... 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 the ... 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 gotten each win, ... 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 season this on ... 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 as ... Full Story

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