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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

Confounding Denver Broncos Continue Winning Ways

Confounding Denver Broncos Continue Winning Ways

  Football Nation By Dan Karpiel   Confounding Denver Broncos Continue Winning Ways Once again in astounding, have-to-see-it-to-believe-it fashion, the Denver Broncos emerged victorious in another overtime affair on Sunday afternoon in the Mile High City.  READ MORE            

Thriller As Spartans Slay Roughriders

Thriller As Spartans Slay Roughriders

Berthoud Boys Basketball Tops Roosevelt 58-55 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   The Berthoud Spartans are grateful that high school basketball games run for only 32 minutes; if games lasted any longer the Spartans could very well have emerged from Friday night’s contest with Roosevelt as the losing team rather than the winning one. The Spartans were able to hold off a fourth period rally by the visiting Roughriders to win the non-league contest by 58-55 final ... 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

Spartans Come Up Short Against Thompson Valley

Spartans Come Up Short Against Thompson Valley

Berthoud Boys Basketball Falls To Thompson Valley 80-64 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer   It was a tale of two halves for the Berthoud High boys basketball team on Thursday night as the Spartans fell 80-64 to Thompson Valley in the opening game of the Berthoud Tournament. Berthoud jumped out to a 23-15 lead in the first period only to then get out-scored 65-41 in the next three periods. “We shot free throws well and we got off to a good start but we’ve just got to be able ... Full Story

This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 5

This Week in College Football History: 
Dec. 5 - Dec. 11 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 143 years FEATURED MOMENT: December 7, 1996 - For the first time in 33 years, No. 23 Army and Navy came to Philadelphia both sporting winning records. With President Bill Clinton in ... Full Story

Hungary’s Kris Antal Will Compete

Hungary’s Kris Antal Will Compete

              Hungary’s Kris Antal Will Compete In The Unlimited Division At The 90th Pikes Peak International Hill Climb In Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, November 28------------In recent summers at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, as well as throughout the history of the nation’s second-oldest motor sports race, the Unlimited Division has garnered intense interest. It peaked last year when Japan’s Nobuhiro ... Full Story

Derek Good stays on his feet

Derek Good stays on his feet

Late father continues to inspire CSU kick returner     Good follows dad's advice, stays on feet By Nick Frank Athletic Media Relations If you're not on your feet to catch it, it will go right past you. Growing up, that's what Derek Good's dad, Matthew, told him repeatedly. Initially, Derek thought that advice meant that he needed to be on his feet to catch a pass, or else of course, it would go right past him. Like a lot of children that look up to their ... 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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