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Northern Colorado roars to 118-52 win for 6th victory

Dec. 11, 2018 11:23 PM EST

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Jordan Davis scored 24 points and Trent Harris added 21 as Northern Colorado roared out to an early lead on its way to an 118-52 victory over Division III Johnson & Wales (Colo.) on Tuesday night. Northern Colorado set a school record for largest margin of victory at 66 points....

Boy hits target, convinces town to scrap snowball fight ban

Dec. 4, 2018 7:04 PM EST

SEVERANCE, Colo. (AP) — A 9-year-old boy has convinced the leaders of a small northern Colorado town to overturn a nearly century-old ban on snowball fights, and he already knows who his first target will be — his little brother. Dane Best, who lives in the often snow-swept town of Severance,...

Convicted murderer quiet on why he killed wife, daughters

Nov. 20, 2018 1:51 AM EST

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Christopher Watts cried, shook and stared into his lap as a judge told him he would spend the rest of his life in prison for the murders of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters. But he spoke only once at his sentencing hearing and that was to decline the opportunity to give...

Davis scores 32, Northern Colorado beats Pepperdine 88-80

Nov. 13, 2018 11:43 PM EST

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Jordan Davis scored 32 points with four 3-pointers and Northern Colorado pulled away from Pepperdine late to win 88-80 on Tuesday night. Matej Drgon and Trent Harris scored 12 points apiece off the bench and Jonah Radebaugh added 11 for the Bears (2-0), who made 25 of 32 free throws...

Northern Colorado routs D-III Colorado College 126-56

Nov. 10, 2018 12:01 AM EST

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Trent Harris made 11 3-pointers and finished with 33 points and Northern Colorado won its season opener with a 126-56 rout of Division III Colorado College on Friday night. Harris was 11 of 15 from the floor with all of his baskets coming from long range. Sam Masten made four...

Colorado man pleads guilty to trespassing at Old Faithful

Nov. 9, 2018 4:25 PM EST

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A 27-year-old Colorado man who walked dangerously close to Old Faithful geyser in September is banned from Yellowstone National Park and nearby Grand Teton National Park for five years. Gabriel Villalva of Greeley pleaded guilty Thursday to disorderly conduct and foot...

Colorado man pleads guilty to killing pregnant wife, kids

Nov. 6, 2018 5:57 PM EST

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man charged with killing his pregnant wife and two daughters pleaded guilty Tuesday under a plea deal allowing him to avoid the death penalty but putting him in jail for life without a chance of parole. Christopher Watts entered his plea Tuesday during a court hearing,...

Barriere runs for 2, passes for 2, E. Washington rolls 48-13

Nov. 3, 2018 5:34 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Eric Barriere ran for two touchdowns and passed for two and Eastern Washington rolled to a 48-13 win over Northern Colorado on Saturday. Barriere scored on runs of 9 and 15 yards and finished with 64 yards on the ground to help the Eagles (7-2, 5-1 Big Sky Conference) pile up 292 of...

Northern Colorado whips Northern Arizona 42-14 for first win

Oct. 20, 2018 6:04 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Keaton Mott threw for three touchdowns and ran for another and short-handed Northern Colorado picked up its first win of the season 42-14 over Northern Arizona on Saturday. The Bears (1-7, 1-4 Big Sky Conference), who suspended 12 players for unspecified reasons earlier in the week,...