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Berthoud’s Tristan Pope races to cross home plate to score the Spartans’ second
run of the game versus Erie on Sept. 27. Despite the 10-2 loss, the Spartans remain in good shape with a 10-6 overall (7-4 conf.) record so far this season.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Lady Spartans split games with TVC’s best and worst

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Games often serve as measuring sticks, providing teams with a chance to gauge where they stand relative to the rest of their league. In their… Read more »

Spartans shut out by top-ranked Fort Morgan, focuses on Thompson Valley

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor The biannual conference realignment did not do the Berthoud High School (BHS) football team any favors. The Spartans have played three straight road games, traveling… Read more »

Kailey Berry goes up for a kill versus Windsor. Berry had a great game and had several kills that helped the Spartans sweep the Wizards. 
Paula Megenhardt / The Surveyor

Berthoud volleyball sweeps TVC foes Frederick, Windsor

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor When an ordinary team gets on a hot streak they can be tough to beat. But when a good team gets on a hot streak… Read more »

Kelly Hines Keller, right, from Plant A Row for the Hungry is photographed with First Presbyterian Church members Sally Seitz, left, and Donald Houle, center. Keller delivers extra produce grown locally to the House of Neighborly Services that operates out of the church on Tuesdays. Houle and Seitz contribute produce grown at the church. All the food goes to families in need. 
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Growing a gift

Berthoud organization helps beat hunger with fresh, local produce By Katie Harris The Surveyor In the fall of 2011, Kelly Hines Keller found herself with time on her hands, a… Read more »


Jason Charles Holden: Aug. 1973 — Sept. 20, 2016

Jason Charles Holden, “Jay,” a resident of Berthoud, Colo., died unexpectedly on Sept. 20, 2016, at the age of 43 when struck by a car while road biking in the… Read more »

The Chalet Dancers entertain Oktoberfesters with a traditional dance during the
fifth annual Berthoud Oktoberfest in Fickel Park.
Surveyor file photo

Raise a glass (or a wurst) to the sixth annual Berthoud Oktoberfest

By Katie Harris The Surveyor Don your dirndl or lederhosen for Berthoud’s sixth annual Oktoberfest at Fickel Park on Sat., Oct. 1. The festival begins at 11 a.m. with the… Read more »


Ivy Stockwell’s Carnival and Car Show: An event for the whole community

By Katie Harris The Surveyor Ivy Stockwell Elementary School’s sixth annual Carnival and Car Show will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the… Read more »

R to L: Carter von Seggern, Bryce Mitts, Rowan Carr, Will Payne, and Samuel Hatton each ran personal best times at the John Martin Invitational in Ft. Collins last Friday. Carr (20:33), Hatton (20:34) and Mitts (20:36) finished within three seconds of one another in the boys open division of the 5K race.
Courtesy of Karen von Seggern

Personal records set in Ft. Collins

By Kristi Leonard The Surveyor Berthoud’s Josh Doyle was told to get out fast at the John Martin Cross Country Invitational on Friday. Berthoud had been assigned to box No…. Read more »

Berthoud’s Jessa Megenhardt sets the ball during the match against Roosevelt in Johnstown on Tuesday. The Spartans won the contest 3-0.
Paula Megenhardt / The Surveyor

Persistent Spartans sweep Roosevelt

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor “Our persistence paid off … we just didn’t give up,” said Berthoud High School (BHS) volleyball player Jessa Megenhardt after the Lady Spartans’ 3-0 (25-23,… Read more »

Spartans sports roundup: Sept. 14-20

Softball: Berthoud wins two of three against the TVC As they begin the stretch run of the season – five Tri-Valley Conference (TVC) games remain on the schedule – the… Read more »