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Spartans soccer demolishes Mead for first win of season

By Aaron Reynolds The Surveyor Thanks to a loaded early season schedule the Berthoud Spartans boys soccer team found themselves playing five games in 10 days – overwhelming for any… Read more »

BHS sports roundup

Berthoud football falls to Lutheran For a team with as much youth as the Berthoud High School football team, the margin for error is minute. Playing in Parker against Lutheran… Read more »


George Maxson: Feb. 24, 1946 – Sept. 8, 2016

George Maxson, 70, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016. He was born in La Junta, Colo., on Feb. 24, 1946. George graduated from Wasson High School, Colorado Springs, in 1964…. Read more »

A blue spruce on the Berthoud High School campus that recently died was sculpted
into this piece, including a Spartans shield and sword, by Loveland artist Faye Braaten.
The sculpture stands on the west side of the building and is a monument to Spartans
past, present and future.
Surveyor photo

Spartan Tree stands proud at BHS, in honor of Spartans past, present, and future

By Katie Harris The Surveyor Thirty-five years ago an ecology teacher assigned his students a unique project. A brand new high school was being built on Spartan Avenue; with a… Read more »

Berthoud's Jack Hummel lines up a putt during Tuesday’s round at Ute Creek golf course in Longmont.

Spartans golfers take third at Ute Creek

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor As strange as it might sound, the better one gets at the game of golf, the more difficult the sport becomes. With some modest work,… Read more »

Berthoud running back Wyatt Woodrick (15) charges to the goal line during the first quarter of the Berthoud versus
Greeley Central game at Max Marr Field at Berthoud High School on Sept. 3. Woodrick took the ball to the 1-yard line and
set up a Brock Voth touchdown, the Spartans’ first of the game.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Spartans youth shows in 41-18 loss to Greeley Central

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Two of the most enduring qualities of sports are sometimes the final score can be deceiving and a big play or two can have an… Read more »

Berthoud setter Jessa Megenhardt goes up for a kill during the contest against
Holy Family on Tuesday in Broomfield.
Paula Megenhardt / The Surveyor

Lady Spartans serve up huge win at Holy Family

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor If there is such a thing as a big early-season win, the Berthoud High School volleyball team certainly got one Sept. 6 on the road… Read more »

Mistakes prove costly as Berthoud softball falls to Frederick

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor The first two innings told the tale as the Berthoud High School softball team dropped a Tri-Valley Conference (TVC) game on the road in Frederick… Read more »

Injury bug strikes BHS soccer team first week of season

By Aaron Reynolds The Surveyor Last season the young Berthoud High School boys soccer team limped to a 2-13 overall (2-10 conf.) record with growing pains to be expected, as… Read more »

Berthoud golfers claim season best second-place finish

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Since they officially began practicing just over three weeks ago, the Berthoud High School (BHS) boys golf team has made steady improvements. In their latest… Read more »