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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Sports Briefs: Loberg Sisters Take Top-10 Finishes at Triathlon

Sisters Sarah and Amy Loberg completed their first triathlon, the Tri for the Cure, on Aug. 2 at Cherry Creek State Park.

Amy, 16, placed fourth in the 19-and-under age group in a time of 1 hour, 27 minutes, 19 seconds. Sarah, 17, finished eighth in the same age group in 1:28.56.

The Lobergs are students at Berthoud High School.

A triathlon is a three-sport competition that includes swimming, cycling and running.

Berthoud Rec Taking Registration for Fall Sports
Berthoud Parks and Recreation is registering for the following fall sports — youth volleyball, youth flag football, youth soccer, adult volleyball (co-ed and women’s) and men’s slow-pitch softball.

Registration ends Aug. 25.

For more information, visit www.Berthoud.org/rec.htm or call Brian Barnes at (970) 532-1600.

Borsheim Golf Tournament Sept. 4
The second annual Les Borsheim Celebrity Golf Tournament is set for Sept. 4 at Water Valley’s Pelican Lakes Golf and Country Club.

Borsheim, a former Colorado Eagles hockey player, was involved in a motorcycle accident in June 2008 that left him paralyzed. He has regained limited movement in his extremities.

Last year’s inaugural event raised $30,000 for the Les Borsheim Recovery Fund. The tournament will be a scramble format with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. For those interested in participating — either as a player or a sponsor — visit the Colorado Eagles Web site at www.ColoradoEagles.com or call Benson Verbel at (970) 686-7468 for more information.

McKee Masters Golf Tournament Sept. 11
The McKee Masters Golf Tournament will be held Friday, Sept. 11 at Mariana Butte Golf Course in Loveland.

The 18-hole scramble gets under way with an 8 a.m. start. Entry fee is $125 per player and $500 per team.

To sponsor the tournament call (970) 203-2519. For more information on the tournament, contact Cheri Lohnes at (970) 593-6038 or at cheri.lohnes@bannerhealth.com.

Budweiser Events Center to host NHL Exhibition Game
The Phoenix Coyotes and Tampa Bay Lightning will play an National Hockey League exhibition game at the Budweiser Events Center on Wednesday, Sept. 23.

The game will be the second time in the BEC’s seven-year history that the arena has hosted an exhibition game. The Colorado Avalanche and Florida Panthers, the finalists in the 1996 Stanley Cup championship series, played at the Budweiser Events Center in September 2003.

The preseason contest also offers fans a chance to see former NHL great Wayne Gretzky, who is the Coyotes’ managing partner, alternate governor and head coach.

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