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Spartan Boys Basketball Wins Second Straight

Spartan Boys Basketball Wins Second Straight

  Berthoud tops Thompson Valley 52-48 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud Spartan boys basketball team won their second consecutive game on Saturday night in their final contest of the Spartan Basketball Invite. Berthoud edged out Thompson Valley 52-48, improving their record on the season to 2-4. Thompson Valley features the tallest players Berthoud has faced thus far in the season, including freshmen center Austin Dyer who measures 6’5” tall. To counter the height of the Eagles, ... Full Story

Falcon Basketball-Air Force 72, Wofford 66 in overtime

Falcon Basketball-Air Force 72, Wofford 66 in overtime

By Jerry Cross Athletic Communications Office Air Force Academy Evan Washington scored seven of his 14 points in overtime and Air Force shot 51 percent from the field as the Falcons won their first road game in nearly two years, defeating Wofford 72-66 Wednesday night in Spartanburg, S.C. The Falcons, who had not won a true road game since a 71-64 victory at Northern Colorado on Dec. 6, 2008, led the game for over 37 of the 40 regulation minutes and the last four minutes of the extra period. ... Full Story

Boys Basketball state finals — Sierra vs Pueblo East

It would have bee interesting to see both Longmont teams in the finals, but it was not to be as Pueblo East defeated the Trojans 59-52. Pueblo will face Sierra in Saturday's quest for the state championship. —

It is a Northern Conference Championship Game for

Broomfield and Longmont both won their brackets on Wednesday evening. Broomfield had an easy time with Conifer, winning 59-32. Meanwhile, in a low scoring game, the Longmont girls defeated Cheyenne Mountain  by 9 points, 49-40. They will play the finals on Friday. With Longmont still in the final four for tonight's boys semifinals, Longmont could have two champion basketball teams.

Update on State High School Basketball Tournament

Girls Basketball The Northern Conference is well represented with Half the teams in the Final 4 of the girls basketball. The Broomfield five elimainated Pueblo East 57-41 while Conifer ended Pueblo South's bid 59-46. in the other bracket, Longmont, starting as the 4th seed, bested Cheyenne Mountain 64-54 while Mullen won 64-55 over Mesa Ridge. The Final 4 game at the CU events center on Wednesday will be Broomfield vs Connifer and Longmont vs Mullen. Of those in the final 4, only Broomfield was ... Full Story

Saturday at the CHSAA State Basketball Tournament

Boys Basketball While Berthoud may be out of the action, the Northern Conference is well represented with three teams in the Great 8. In the Bill Weimer Region, #1 Sierra defeated #4 Northridge 88-63 while #3 Thomas Jefferson won in a mild upset over #2 Glenwood Springs. Sterling, the #1 seed, advanced as expected in the Jim Baggot Region, but it was not easy. The game went to two overtime periods before the Tigers managed a 65-61 victory over #4 Centaurus. Meanwhile, #2 Lewis-Palmer had a ... Full Story

On Deck

Tuesday, Feb. 16 Basketball Berthoud boys play Northridge away at 7 p.m. Berthoud Girls play at home against Fossil Ridge, 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 Northern Conference Basketball playoffs Thursday, Feb. 18 - Saturday, Feb. 20 State Wrestling Tournament: Pepsi Center

Girls lose first playoff game in overtime

Girls lose first playoff game in overtime

Box Score            1            2            2            4            OT             Final Berthoud            8            12            4            9            2            35 Mt View            8            8            9            8            8            41 Both squads had a cold ... Full Story

Basketball, swimming and wrestling this weekend

High School winter sports regular season is over and we are entering the post season competitions. Here is the lineup Basketball Thursday, Feb. 11 The Girls basketball team will play Mountain View High School at 5:30 p,m, Boys team will take on Silver Creek High School at 7 p.m. Both games will be played at Berthoud High School Swimming Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12 & 13 CHSAA 4A Girls’ Swimming & Diving State Championships – Mountain View High School (Loveland) Wrestling Friday, ... Full Story

Berthoud Boys 65—Fort Morgan 44

Berthoud Boys 65—Fort Morgan 44

The Spartans and the Fort Morgan Mustangs have similar records this year but you would not have know that from the first half of tonight’s game. The Spartans did not give the few Mustang fans that made the trip much to cheer about. Berthoud took the ball from the tip and Greg Hutchins made the first basket and Fort Morgan quickly evened the score. Maly put the Spartans ahead again and the Mustangs came back to tie 4-4, but that was all the scoring they would do for a while. The Berthoud squad ... Full Story

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