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Berthoud’s Taylor Armitage on the pitcher’s mound during a game earlier this season. Armitage had an outstanding performance
at the 4A softball regional tournament Oct. 17, starting two games. Armitage struck out Silver Creek’s Casey
Wagner with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Spartans the victory.
Surveyor file photo / John Gardner

Spartans softball reign supreme as regional champs

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Timing is everything. And the timing of the Berthoud High School softball team could not be better. The Lady Spartans are playing their best ball… Read more »

Berthoud third baseman Lindsay Erickson tags out Holy Family’s Skylar Gardner at third base during
the final regular season game at Bein Field on Oct. 8. The Spartans begin Regionals this Saturday.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Berthoud softball wins season finale, prepares for Regionals

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Momentum, confidence, a positive vibe; these are not things that one can find in a box score or with a quick glance at the season… Read more »


Berthoud Softball vs. Holy Family Oct. 8

The Berthoud High School softball team won its last regular season game versus Holy Family 3-0 on Oct. 8 at Bein Field in Berthoud. The team begins Regional action on… Read more »

Berthoud first baseman Madison Herbert smiles as she approaches home plate after hitting a solo
home run in the fifth inning of the consolation game against Sterling on Sat. Sept., 12, as her teammates
lineup to congratulate her. The Spartans finished the tournament in third place, defeating Sterling 7-2.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Softball takes third in annual Spartan Invitational

By Dan Karpiel and John Gardner The Surveyor Their annual namesake tournament – the Spartan Invitational – could not have come at the better time for the Berthoud High softball… Read more »

Berthoud catcher Hannah Langer gets a runner out at home and throws to fi rst
baseman Madison Herbert in an attempted double play against Roosevelt at
Berthoud High on Sept. 3.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Berthoud Softball splits league contests with Roosevelt, Frederick

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Five games, or just about one-quarter, of their way through the regular season schedule and the Berthoud High School softball team has the look of… Read more »

Berthoud pitcher Larissa Royer is photographed pitching last season. 
Surveyor file photo

Lady Spartans back to winning ways

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor It was only a matter of time. It didn’t take long for the Berthoud High School softball team to break out of its (very) early-season… Read more »

Berthoud pitcher Taylor Armitage warms up against Erie on Aug. 25 at Bein Field at Berthoud High School. 
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Lady Tigers Maim Berthoud in Softball Opener

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Of all the possible ways the Berthoud High School softball team envisioned the 2015 season beginning, getting shut out – not to mention no-hit –… Read more »

First year softball head coach Buddy Kouns watches as more than 30 girls practice at Bein Field at Berthoud High School on Aug. 18. Kouns may be new to
the top spot in Spartans softball but he’s been, and remains, Berthoud’s baseball coach. Kouns said that this year there is a lot of interest for the team and
the amount of girls who’ve come out for a spot on the team is higher than it’s been in years.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Lady Spartans aim to return to the ranks of the Tri-Valley softball elite

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor It is rare to find a program, especially one that has been as successful for as long and as consistently as the Berthoud High School… Read more »

Jessi Boruff smiles after signing her letter of intent to play softball at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, on Nov. 12 at BHS.
John Gardner / The Surveyor

Berthoud’s Jessi Boruff to play ball at Colorado Mesa University

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor The question wasn’t if Berthoud standout softball player Jessi Boruff would play college softball, but rather where she would play. Boruff answered that question as… 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 »