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Berthoud's Jessica Boruff knocks one out of the park during a game this season against Windsor. Boruff had a strong senior season which earned her a first-team all-state selection this year. 
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Boruff, Armitage make CHSAA all-state teams

By Surveyor staff The Surveyor Berthoud’s Jessica Boruff and Taylor Armitage were selected by the Colorado High School Athletic Association as members of the 4A 2014 all-state teams. The association… Read more »

All the veterans in attendance posed for a photo outside of the Berthoud High School auditorium after the recognition ceremony on Nov. 11. 
Jan Dowker / The Surveyor

Veterans Day events a growing tradition

By Jan Dowker The Surveyor In a time-honored tradition, recognition of the sacrifices that our veterans have made is celebrated throughout the country on Nov. 11. Historically, dating back to… Read more »

Berthoud senior Alyssa Peacock takes her turn at working toward a kill against Lewis Palmer at the state championships on Nov. 7 at the Denver Coliseum.
Paula Megenhardt / The Surveyor

Berthoud’s small squad yielded big results

Lady Spartans have three All-Conference players and Tri-Valley Coach of the Year By Paula Megenhardt The Surveyor The Lady Spartan volleyball team wrapped up the season with a banquet to… Read more »

Berthoud head football coach Troy Diffendaffer talks with the team about the loss to Discovery 
Canyon, 41-0, in the first round of the state playoffs on Oct. 7. It’s the first time the BHS football team has had postseason play since 2008.
Jan Dowker / The Surveyor

2014 is a year to remember for Spartans football

By John Hall The Surveyor The Berthoud Spartans’ football program saw its season come to a close in the first round of the state playoffs on Nov. 7 at District… Read more »

Community Calendar: Nov. 13-19

comm calendar nov. 13, 2014

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Crumbling streets, heaving sidewalks concern trustees

By Rudy Hemmann The Surveyor Town trustees viewed PowerPoint presentations during the Oct. 28 board meeting by Town Engineer Stephanie Brothers and Scott Sickler of the consulting firm, Ground Engineering,… Read more »

From left to right: Berthoud’s Brendon Stanley, Chad Ellis, Cody Braesch, Jimmy Fate, Stephen Lockard and Jackson Hall have played football together since fourth grade. Now, all juniors at BHS, they prepare to play in their first playoff game as Spartans. 
Photo by Dan Megenhardt

On and off the field

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Barely 12 hours removed from a disappointing loss to Holy Family, and not even 30 minutes after completing a grueling Saturday morning conditioning drill, a… Read more »