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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘football’

Silver Creek sails 41-7

Silver Creek sails 41-7

The Raptors did not give the Berthoud Spartans much to celebrate in Berthoud’s Homecoming Game. Silver Creek dominated the game and Berthoud rarely had possession in Raptor territory. The Berthoud defense stopped Silver Creek inside the 20-yard-line on several occasions, but the Raptors made most of their touchdowns on big plays. Raptor Quarterback Austin Apodaca frequently found his receivers open for big gainers while Silver Creek defenders nearly shut down Berthoud’s passing game. ... Full Story

Homecoming Parade kicks off the weekend

Homecoming Parade kicks off the weekend

The Berthoud High School Homecoming parade will be Friday, October 8 at 4 p.m. Enter a float or come to watch the parade go do Mountain Avenue. This year the students are honoring Brad and Diny Pickert as the Homecoming Grand Marshals. The senior Pickerts have made great contributions to the high school and have passed that tradition down to their children. Come out and give the Pickerts a big ovation. If you wish to help out or have a topless car for the parade royalty to ride in, ... Full Story

Berthoud tops Fort Morgan 16-14

Berthoud tops Fort Morgan 16-14

Spartans win third in a row with late touchdown By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud Spartan football team made their second trip of the season to the eastern plains on Friday night for a contest with the Fort Morgan Mustangs at Legion Field. The Spartans battled all game long and won with a late touchdown. The nail-biting 16-14 victory improves Berthoud to 3-2 on the season as they prepare to begin conference play next week. Junior quarterback Zach Ruebesam rushed ... Full Story

Berthoud Routs Ft. Lupton 44-3

Berthoud Routs Ft. Lupton 44-3

Spartans win second straight in dominating fashion By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer 44-3 was the final score of the Berthoud/Ft. Lupton football game Friday night at Max Marr Field. It wasn’t even that close. The Spartans dominated the Blue Devils in winning their second consecutive game and are now 2-2 on the season. Berthoud was without question the faster, smarter and better-coached team Friday night. Aside from a minor blip in the third quarter when the Spartans were first ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: Sept. 27

This Week in College Football History: Sept. 27 – Oct. 3

As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 141 years. FEATURED MOMENT: September 30, 1939- Fordham beat Waynesburg (Pa.) 34-7 in the first televised football game in history. Bill Stern called the play-by-play for W2XBS (now WNBC-TV) while a young announcer from Alabama named Mel Allen ... Full Story

Tigers Run Over Spartans

Berthoud drops to 0-2 after 49-28 loss By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Crisp and clear with a very slight breeze out of the north; it was one of those picture-perfect evenings for football on the high plains. Unfortunately for the Berthoud Spartans football team, the weather was the only pleasant thing about Friday evening. The Sterling Tigers ran over the Spartans, literally, accumulating close to 300 yards on the ground in a 49-28 rout. The loss drops the Spartans to 0-2 on the season ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: Sept. 13 –

This Week in College Football History: Sept. 13 – Sept. 19

As part of an ongoing series throughout the fall, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame posts This Week in College Football History, which takes a look back at some of college football's landmark moments over the last 141 years. FEATURED MOMENT: September 17, 1988- In Iowa City, 2010 College Football Hall of Fame inductee Alfred Williams led the Colorado defense with seven tackles, four for losses including two sacks, a forced fumble, a recovery, a ... Full Story

Rough Fourth Quarter Costs Spartans

Rough Fourth Quarter Costs Spartans

Berthoud falls to Greeley Central 11-9 in opener By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Spartans kicked off their 2010 campaign with a solid three quarters of football Friday night at Max Marr Field. Unfortunately for Berthoud the fourth quarter proved their un-doing. Playing their only bad football of the night at the worst possible time, the Spartans dropped their season opener 11 – 9 to the Greeley Central Wildcats. The Wildcats marched down the field on the opening drive of ... Full Story

Spartans lose 9 – 11

Spartans lose 9 – 11

Berthoud Spartans lose to Greeley Central by a score of 9 to 11. Game story Tomorrow.

The 2nd annual “Palisade Peaches”

The 2nd annual “Palisade Peaches” Fund-raiser

Peaches will be delivered to us from Palisade, CO in mid- August.  A large box of peaches costs $45.00 The fund-raiser will be used for a variety of things to help our players get better prepared (equipment, software, etc.).  Please place orders by August 8th. Call Dan McGinn @ 532-2335.  Please leave your name, number where you can be reached, and the number of boxes (of peaches) you would like.  These peaches are fantastic,  delivered to Berthoud, fresh.  Please help our ... Full Story

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