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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘High School’

Spartans Win Ugly

Spartans Win Ugly

Berthoud Football Bests Fort Lupton 27-14 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   If there exists such a thing as an ugly win in the world of sports, the Berthoud High football team experienced it first-hand on a warm Friday evening at Bob Felps Field in Fort Lupton. Despite topping Fort Lupton by a score of 27-14, the Berthoud team was, to put it mildly, disappointed with a performance in which they were flagged a whopping 15 times. Incessant Spartan penalties kept a clearly-inferior ... Full Story

Berthoud over Brush 7-0

Berthoud over Brush 7-0

Victoria Puchino picks up the win as the Lady Spartans score 7 runs on 8 hits.

Warriors Out-Muscle Spartans

Warriors Out-Muscle Spartans

Berthoud Football Shut Out By Frederick 27-0 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer In sports, size does matter. That fact was painfully clear to the Berthoud High football team on Friday night as they were blanked 27-0 by a bigger, more physical Frederick team. Asked how a physically smaller team like the Spartans can overcome such a disadvantage, Berthoud Head Coach Dan McGinn said, “You counter it with technique and you counter with the things we do in execution. We’ve been size-challenged ... Full Story

Alicia Lentz dies at Denver Hospital

Alicia Lentz dies at Denver Hospital

Denver   Alicia Lentz, a 2009 graduate of Berthoud High School and a student at the University of Northern Colorado, died Wednesday at the Swedish Medical Center in Denver, a hospital spokeswoman said Friday. Lentz was a junior studying ecology and evolutionary biology. The UNC Mirror reported that Lentz died of a brain aneurysm. She played mellophone in the Pride of the Rockies marching band. The band is tentatively planning to wear red carnations and play “Amazing ... Full Story

Spartans Edge Past Tigers

Spartans Edge Past Tigers

Berthoud Football Defeats Sterling 27-21 In OT By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud High football team was able to overcome a couple of big mistakes and a few unlucky breaks to eke out their second consecutive victory of the 2011 season Friday night at Max Marr Field. It took an overtime period – where Berthoud’s defense shined – to top Sterling 27-21. “When the chips were down, we made some plays. We didn’t play well for about five or six minutes there, again, when we ... Full Story

40 Year Reunion for BHS Class of 71

40 Year Reunion for BHS Class of 71

  The Berthoud High School Graduating Class of 1971 would like to announce that we will be meeting at the Derby Grill at 5:00 p.m. Saturday September 17 for a dinner. This is for classmates, their spouses and guests only. Sunday, September 18, at noon there will be a picnic in Berthoud Park by the old swimming pool. Anyone who would like to stop in and visit is cordially invited to do so. If you wish to eat with the group, please bring a couple dishes and table service. Our thanks to ... Full Story

Spartans Wallop Wildcats in Season Opener

Spartans Wallop Wildcats in Season Opener

Berthoud Tops Greeley Central 47-27 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud High football team opened the 2011 season in impressive fashion on Friday night with a 47-27 victory over the Greeley Central Wildcats. The Spartans did the vast majority of their damage in the second quarter, scoring 27 points on four consecutive possessions. Thanks to big plays on offense and an opportunistic defense that forced a pair of Wildcat turnovers, Berthoud found the end-zone five times in the first ... Full Story

Softball: Erie Rolls Past Berthoud

Softball: Erie Rolls Past Berthoud

Daily Camera Softball: Erie Rolls Past Berthoud The Tigers walloped the visiting Berthoud Spartans on Thursday and did so in impressive fashion, 13-2. They collected 13 runs on 12 hits in only four innings at the plate to mercy-rule the Spartans. READ MORE

Spartan Football Eager For 2011 Season

Spartan Football Eager For 2011 Season

Berthoud Players and Coaches Optimistic By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Under the sweltering heat and bright sun typical of an August afternoon in Colorado, the Berthoud High football team has been hard at work on the practice field preparing for the upcoming 2011 season. The team is stacked with players and led by coaches who are eager for the season to begin. “I definitely expect us to over .500 this year and be competing for the playoffs like we know Berthoud football is supposed to ... Full Story

Spartan Softball Drops Season Opener

Spartan Softball Drops Season Opener

Berthoud Falls 11-4 to Loveland By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   Entering a season with sky-high expectations can be difficult for any team. That is precisely the situation the Berthoud High softball team finds themselves at the opening of the 2011 season. The 2011 team will attempt to replicate the success they enjoyed with a state runner-up finish in 2010. The Spartans dropped their season-opener by an 11-4 score to the Loveland High Indians on Wednesday afternoon in the ... Full Story

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