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Berthoud High School student and swimmer Jack Thorne and his mother, Jodi Juskie, expresses their
excitement after Jack committed to swim at Northwestern University in Illinois, on Nov. 13 at BHS. Thorne
swims with the Thompson Valley High School and the Loveland Swim Clubs and is a two-time defending 4A
state champion in the 100-yard backstroke and defending state champion in the 100 butterfly.
Photo courtesy of Kim Skoric

Thorne makes splash with Northwestern

By John Hall The Surveyor Berthoud High School senior Jack Thorne will swim in the Big Ten Conference for the Northwestern Wildcats next year. Thorne, the most accomplished male swimmer… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

The Berthoud High School volleyball team celebrates its victory at regionals on Nov. 1 at Berthoud High School. The team is on its way to the state championships, Nov. 7-8 at the Denver Coliseum, for the first time since 2008. 
Paula Megenhardt / The Surveyor

Spartans volleyball psyched for state championships

By Paula Megenhardt The Surveyor The Berthoud Spartans’ volleyball team has achieved a lot this season—it racked up a 20-5 overall record (12-2 Tri-Valley Conference), won regionals by going undefeated,… Read more »

Berthoud's Matt Bonds tackles Roosevelt's Cameron Hurtado on Oct. 31 in Johnstown. Despite losing the game 28-14, the Spartans still made the playoffs and are set to face No. 1 Discovery Canyon this Friday night in Colorado Springs. 
Karen Fate / The Surveyor

Anything is possible in the playoffs

By John Hall The Surveyor The growth and maturation of the Berthoud High School football program is evident over the course of this season. As parents, teachers, and fans, we… Read more »