Spirit Week Set for October 8-12

The 2018 Spirit Week festivities will begin on Monday, October 8. “The Viking Way” will be the theme for the week, as the volleyball, cross country and football teams set out to be victorious in each team’s competitions.

Kicking off the week, Vikings supporters will cheer on the JV football team as they compete in Alma. “Fight for a Victory” is the theme of the day and each class is asked to participate in a “color war” by dressing in the color assigned to each class.

The Freshman-Sophomore girls are asking for “support from all ages” on Tuesday when they will compete in the freshman-sophomore tournament at Southern Valley.  Dress for the day will include seniors as “senior citizens”, juniors as “middle aged, sophomores as the “tweens” and freshman as “babies”.

“Welcome to the Jungle” is the theme for Wednesday’s festivities as student are asked to dress in jungle theme attire.

On Thursday, the cross country team will be “shooting for state”, as they compete in the district meet.  Along with the volleyball team taking on Kenesaw at home, a western theme has been chosen.  Students are asked to dress in their favorite western clothes.

“Show your Viking Pride” with the traditional blue and white dress as everyone cheers on the football team as they take on Overton on Friday.

The festivities will conclude with the crowning of this year’s spirit week royalty after the football game followed by the traditional “cook out” and dance in the high school commons area and gym. Freshmen will be asked to clean up after the conclusion of the dance at midnight.  Sophomores are asked to bring chips and dips, and juniors are asked to bring desserts.

Everyone is encouraged to attend the week’s contests and show your support for the Vikings as they compete “The Viking Way.”



The Bertrand Vikings 2018 fall sports are underway and this year’s Wolfkings cross country team is bringing back seniors Atlee High, Olivia O’clair, Austin Long, and manager Kassidy Drain. Juniors Marley Gonzalez, Cailey Grabenstein, Natalie Johnson, Isaiah Schwarz, and sophomores Trista Callahan and Landon Andersen, round out the returning runners from last year’s team after losing 4 seniors last season. With the addition of junior Grace Straight, and senior boys Brian Hemmele and Joesiah Zeiger, the team looks to have another successful season. They have a good group of strong runners and are looking forward to seeing how they place.

This year the Wolfkings will have 6 meets before the conference meet on October 4th. The RPAC Conference meet will be held in Alma. The first meet of the season will take place in Gibbon on Thursday August 30th.  The district meet location will be announced at a later date.

2018 Football Season Looks Bright For Vikings

The 2018 Viking Football Team looks to rally back for the upcoming season. After suffering a devastating 2017 season with a record of 1-7 the vikings return 7 of their 8 starters. The returning starters include: Miles Peterson ( 6-0, 195, Sr., TE/LB), Jordan Holen (5-9,195, Sr., RB/LB), Tyler Callahan (5-9, 170, Sr., QB/LB), Dylan Boggs (6-1, 230, Sr., L), Pepe Estrada (5-7, 185 Sr., L), Ignacio Estrada (5-8, 155, Sr., RB/LB) and Jose Murillo (5-10, 150, Jr., WR/DB).

In 2017 Holen earned All district LB honors, Peterson earned 2nd Team All District End honors,  and Callahan was named 1st Team All District Punter. The Vikings are hoping to compete in their district. Having seniors who have good experience will hopefully will lead to a successful season.

Together we will have a Brotherhood that will be aggressive, who will hold each other accountable with a strong attitude not only on defense but on offense and off the field. Individually we are weak, Together we are strong, we are a family.  -Tyler Callahan

In addition to Bertrand the D-2 7 district includes: Loomis, Anselmo Merna, Elwood, Overton, and Pleasanton.

Non district games on the Viking’s schedule includes: Alma, Amherst, and Franklin.

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