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Diving into boys water polo, and how to join

Diving into boys water polo, and how to join

Jacob Jones
October 1, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Water Polo might be a great sport if you’re looking to try something new. “Anyone can play water polo,” said Head Coach Mr. John Ruzicka. “You do not need to be a great swimmer or even a star athlete. In fact, water is a great leveling element for those who aren't the fastest runners or highest...

Track storms the season

Eva McConnell, Staff Writer
April 15, 2015
Filed under Sports

With spring in full swing, Tigard’s Track and Field has taken over. Up to two hours and five days a week, Tigard is taking their team to the next level as  the athletes advance to more competitive meets. Three meets into the season,  Tigard’s team worked hard t be able to dominate each opponen...

Ducks or Bucks?

Taylor Wilhoit, Staff Writer
January 11, 2015
Filed under Sports

This Monday 80,000 people will flood into Arlington Texas as the Oregon Ducks face the Ohio State Buckeyes for the 2014-2015 National Championship. Both teams have nationally recognized offenses; both excel at third down conversion percentage (Ohio third and Oregon fourth), first down offense (Oregon ...

Let’s play basketball

Taylor Wilhoit, Staff Writer
December 16, 2014
Filed under Sports

Basketball season has started across the country. According to the Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) over 26 million Americans play basketball. From young kids playing in the street all the way up to the NBA, people of all ages play this American  sport. All you need is a ball and a hoop. After...

The Tigard army’s future

Sydney White, Staff Writer
December 16, 2014
Filed under Sports

It is commonly heard among students and staff that THS has one of the strongest student sections, referred to as the “Tigard Army”, in the state of Oregon for high school football. Tigard football is loved by thousands at the school and in the surrounding community, but what about the other sports...

Championship defeat against Central Catholic

Taylor WIlhoit, Staff Writer
December 7, 2014
Filed under Sports

It took the state champions to stop Tigard. The football game didn’t turn in the Tigers' favor with a loss of 0-49, but it ended with tremendous support on and off the field. Both teams ended the season with a 13-1 record, but ultimately Central Catholic was the team that went home with the trophy. “I...

Winter sports to keep an eye on

Eva McConnell, Staff Writer
December 4, 2014
Filed under Sports

With fall sports ending (with the exception of football heading to the state championships), winter sports is beginning. The boys and girls basketball teams plan to take this years new lineup by storm as they play in the most difficult league; the Three Rivers League. Stay tuned for these games by che...

Onwards to football finals

Taylor Wilhoit, Staff Writer
November 28, 2014
Filed under Sports

Playing against the West Salem Titans in the 6A semifinals, the Tigard Tigers pulled another win with a final score of 17-14. Leading 10-0 at halftime, the Tigers had to fight for a chance at the finals in the second half. With an interception by senior Tysen Prunty and a touchdown by senior Brady McGetr...

42-41 after the third overtime against Jesuit

Eva McConnell, Staff Writer
November 21, 2014
Filed under Sports

Tigard Tigers pull out a 42-41 win after three overtimes against Jesuit Crusaders in state quarter finals at Tigard High School. By the end of the third quarter, the Crusaders had a 21-7 lead leaving the Tigers in a tough spot. With a sudden change in mindset, Tigard pulled it together in the last few minutes of the...

Tigard continues on to victory

Sydney White, Staff Writer
November 14, 2014
Filed under Sports

The student section roars as the ball is carried into the end zone, the dedicated students then continue to celebrate the accomplishment by repeatedly cheering “Hey we got a touch down” at the top of their lungs. Friday night, Tigard football fought in the second round of playoffs, coming out with ...

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