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Kelley Chamberlain signs her letter of intent at the ceremony at Berthoud High School on Nov. 11.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Sign on the dotted line

8 Berthoud athletes extend their athletic careers By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor It’s often the journey, not the final destination, that’s the most memorable. For eight Berthoud High School seniors,… Read more »

Berthoud assistant coach Mil Santos encourages the Lady Spartans after losing the first set to Ponderosa on Nov. 13 25-18.
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Ponderosa, Longmont too much for Berthoud at state

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Sometimes the better team wins. Playing at the 12-team state tourney at the Denver Coliseum on Nov. 13 and 14, the Berthoud High volleyball team… Read more »


Photos: BHS Veterans Day Ceremony

Images from the Veterans Day ceremony at Berthoud High School on Nov. 11. All photos © John Gardner / The Surveyor


Former Trustee Shepard tapped to fill vacancy

By Rudy Hemmann The Surveyor Following a very deliberate and deliberative process, during which the six remaining trustees of the Berthoud Board of Trustees interviewed six applicants for the seat… Read more »

The Berthoud Volleyball team poses for a photo after winning the Class 4A Region 11 tournament and punching their ticket to the state tournament in Denver, starting Nov. 13 at the Denver Coliseum. 
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Lady Spartans repeat as regional champs

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor They say those things worth having are worth fighting for. To win their second consecutive regional championship and make a return to trip to state,… Read more »

Berthoud defensive lineman Ben Douglas (62) celebrates a Roosevelt fumble that was recovered by Berthoud on the first drive of the game. The result was a Spartans' touchdown. 
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Berthoud football falls to Roosevelt to end season

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor In a strange way, the final game of the year for the Berthoud High School football team was something of a microcosm of their season… Read more »

Brick Oven Pizza and Subs owner, Cliff Montano, poses for a photo inside his pizza shop on Mountain Avenue in Berthoud. There's more to Montano than his ability to make great pizza. 
May Soricelli / The Surveyor

Cliff Montano: The man behind the pizza

By May Soricelli The Surveyor When 12-year-old Cliff Montano, from the Bronx, stood scrutinized for constantly and perfectly stirring the sauce in his father’s pizza shop, he envisioned his ideal… Read more »