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Berthoud’s Sophie Kathol goes up for a block with the help of teammate Shay Pierick during the first round contest
against No. 1 seed Lewis-Palmer at the Denver Coliseum on Nov. 11. The Spartans lost the contest 3-0, and it was
the second year in a row that they drew No. 1 seed in the 4A state volleyball tournament.
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Lady Spartans fall to Lewis-Palmer, best Windsor at State Volleyball

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor At the end of every season, in every sport, at every level, there is only going to be one team that is truly satisfied. Last… Read more »

Berthoud Spartans celebrate their victory at the 4A Region 8 championships at Mountain View High School in Loveland on Nov. 4. The Spartans capped a great season with the regional championship and now head into the state tournament as the No. 8 seed. The Spartans face No. 1 seed Lewis-Palmer Friday. 
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Three times the champs

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor More than any other sport, volleyball is a game of momentum. That fact could not have been more clearly displayed than it was at the… Read more »

Berthoud’s Shay Pierick goes up for a kill against 5A opponents Loveland at the Golden  Tournament at Golden High School in Golden on Oct. 29. Despite losing to Loveland, the Spartans improved to No. 8 in class 4A after winning three
of four matches over the weekend. The Spartans host Region 8 competition at Mountain View High School in Loveland starting Friday.
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Lady Spartans prepare to defend regional title

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor With the regular season now complete, the Berthoud High School (BHS) volleyball team finds itself one step closer to the season goal of making a… Read more »

Berthoud’s Julie Ward goes for a kill against Windsor in the Spartans’ fi nal
regular season game at Berthoud High School on Oct. 25.
Photo by Paula Megenhardt

Berthoud Volleyball claims conference title

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor The Berthoud High School (BHS) volleyball team achieved one of its stated goals on Tuesday night in Windsor. In getting the four-set win 3-1 (25-18,… Read more »

Berthoud’s Sarah Howard returns a serve during a contest earlier this year at Berthoud High School. The Spartans have won four straight and six of their last seven contests going into the final weeks of the season. 
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Lady Spartans win fourth straight

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor There is no column in the standings for ugly wins. And while Tuesday night’s home match with Tri-Valley Conference (TVC) rival Roosevelt may not have… Read more »

Berthoud volleyball notches back-to-back wins

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor As they begin the homestretch of the 2016 season, the Berthoud High School (BHS) volleyball team is rounding into postseason form. The Lady Spartans won… Read more »

Berthoud's Sophie Kathol gets a dig during the game against Holy Family at Berthoud High School on Oct. 4. 
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Tigers Maul Spartans

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Tuesday evening was a night to forget, in more ways than one, for the Berthoud High School (BHS) volleyball team. Playing host to a Holy… 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. 
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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 »

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

Julie Ward goes up for a kill against Windsor at Berthoud High School on Sept. 13. 
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Lady Spartans tame Tigers, ground Falcons

By Dan Karpiel The Surveyor Even when a team is sixth-ranked in the state – maybe especially when a team is sixth-ranked in the state – there are valuable lessons… Read more »