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Posts Tagged ‘Spartans’

Last-Second Heroics Propell Lady Spartans to Victory

Last-Second Heroics Propell Lady Spartans to Victory

Berthoud Girls Basketball Claim Third in Patriot League Districts By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   In the world of sports, the term “clutch” is reserved for those rare athletes who raise their game to highest levels in the most pressure-packed situations. This past week, Berthoud High guard Kendall Baker has been the epitome of a clutch player for the Lady Spartans basketball team. In the opening round of the Patriot League district tournament on Tuesday, Baker scored 12 of ... Full Story

Berthoud Wrestling Fares Well At State

Berthoud Wrestling Fares Well At State

Spartan Wrestlers Ellis, Hennig Place at State   By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   For the Berthoud Spartans, the 2011-12 state wrestling championships provided a demonstration of the circle of life of a high school wrestling career – a promising young sophomore took his first big steps toward state-wide prominence and a graduating senior finished off his career with a standout tournament performance. Berthoud senior Cory Ellis capped off a stellar high school wrestling stint ... 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. ... Full Story

Berthoud Boys Basketball Team Routs Highland

Berthoud Boys Basketball Team Routs Highland

Spartans Top Huskies 67-45 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   Even in the world of sports, bigger does not always mean better. The Berthoud and Highland boys high school basketball teams learned that fact on Tuesday evening as the Spartans routed the Huskies 67-45. Even before the opening tipoff, Highland appeared to have a significant advantage in the game thanks to having trio of players who measure in at 6’4” or taller, including 6’7” senior Kyle Stuehm. In contrast, ... Full Story

Brush Takes The Broom To Berthoud Basketball

Brush Takes The Broom To Berthoud Basketball

Boys and Girls Teams Lose to Beetdiggers By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   The Berthoud High boys basketball team had no trouble finding the rim in their Friday night game with the Brush Beetdiggers. Getting the ball through the net for points, however, was a different story. The Spartans lost 48-42 to their 3A Patriot League rivals thanks in large part to a dismal 14-for-58 shooting effort. The loss drops Berthoud to 6-5 on the season with a 2-2 mark in conference play. The ... Full Story

Eaton Leaves Berthoud Basketball Teams Seeing Red

Boys and Girls Teams Fall to Eaton By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   Both the Berthoud High girls and boys basketball teams lost their respective contests with the Eaton Reds on Tuesday evening. The boys team lost 70-56 while girls fell 62-42. The losses are first of the season both Spartan teams in 3A Patriot League play. The boys team (6-4, 2-1) got off to a rough start as they found themselves trailing 14-6 after the first period. Berthoud rebounded nicely in the second ... Full Story

Lady Spartans Silence Lions

Lady Spartans Silence Lions

Berthoud Girls Basketball Bests Lyons 43-15 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   Thanks to a dominating performance on both sides of the floor, the Berthoud High girls basketball team reduced the roar of the Lyons Lions to a mere purr on Thursday night at the Berthoud High gym with a commanding 43-15 win. “We were just doing the right things, playing the way we’re supposed to play,” said Berthoud High Head Coach Randy Earl after his team’s 28-point victory. The Lady ... Full Story

Fast Start Propells Spartans Past Mavericks

Fast Start Propells Spartans Past Mavericks

Berthoud Boys Basketball Bests Mead 65-62 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   Good starts often lead to good finishes. That was certainly the case for the Berthoud High Boys basketball team last night as they topped the Mead Mavericks 65-62 in the BHS Gym. The Spartans opened the game with a 12-2 scoring run, started the second period by besting Mead 8-2 in the first two minutes and began the fourth period with a 10-2 run that gave the home team an 11-point lead. “I was pretty ... Full Story

Eagles Soar Past Lady Spartans

Eagles Soar Past Lady Spartans

Berthoud Girls Basketball Falls to Thompson Valley 49-40 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   The Berthoud High girls basketball team lost in the opening game of the Berthoud Tournament to the Thompson Valley Eagles 49-40 on Wednesday afternoon. The loss drops the Lady Spartans to 2-2 on the young 2011-12 season while the victory improves Thompson Valley to 3-0. Despite out-shooting Thompson Valley 40% (14/35) to 34% (15/44), sloppy play cost the Lady Spartans as Berthoud committed ... Full Story

Kiah Leonard, all-state 3A cross country honors

Kiah Leonard, all-state 3A cross country honors

          Berthoud's Kiah Leonard cool all the way to all-state 3A cross country honors By Kyle Koso Assistant Sports Editor Posted: 10/29/2011 09:03:48 PM MDT AURORA -- Getting comfortable in a pulse-pounding 5-kilometer footrace sounds next to impossible, but sometimes the youngest athletes seem to have the most reasonable plan of attack. Berthoud High School freshman Kiah Leonard knew her generally successful debut as a varsity cross country ... Full Story

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