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Testing the smoke alarm

Testing the smoke alarm

By Jared Debban, Sports Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

     The past two years have seen sports practices and games canceled due to smoke from wildfires. At a time when sports practices were holding tryouts or ramping up for the season, many coaches and athletes had to make creative plans to get in a workout. Is this the new normal?       ...

Catching success as a young team

Catching success as a young team

By Makayla Schmierer, Online Editor

June 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

They may have been young, but that didn’t stop them from making the playoffs like old pros. Varsity girls softball had their last playoff game on May 25 in North Medford, closing their captivating season. Starting off strong and intense, the girls team went 11-3 in their league play ending 2nd ...

Unified Soccer season comes to a close

Unified Soccer season comes to a close

By Jared Debban

May 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Unified has their last game of the season Saturday at Wilsonville High School. They’d appreciate a cheering section.   This season Unified Soccer has once again brought students together with another successful soccer season. The team filled with athletes eager to play and students willi...

Staff crushes students in basketball

Staff crushes students in basketball

May 9, 2018


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    UPDATE: It seems that endurance wasn’t a problem for the staff team, who beat the student teams by a landslide. “It was by about 30 points,” assistant varsity basketball coach and health teacher Jesse Abell said.   Abell cited the students’ overconfidence a...

Lauren Paven and Lauren McFall sign letters of intent

Lauren Paven and Lauren McFall sign letters of intent

By James Canfield, Photo Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Two of Tigard’s track and field athletes, Lauren McFall and Lauren Paven, signed letters of intent on April 26. McFall received a scholarship to throw javelin for University of California Los Angeles’s track and field program. “I chose UCLA for many reasons, but the most important of them was t...

The fury rises from the field

The fury rises from the field

April 25, 2018


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      Midway through the 2018 lacrosse season, players feel a lack of support from the school.      On March 17 tempers flared after the fundraiser game for the girls and boys lacrosse program abruptly ended when the lights timed out for the night mid-game.      This wasn’t the first tim...

Tigers sign to Oregon schools

Tigers sign to Oregon schools

By Jocelyn Paulus and CJ Hilgaertner

April 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Friday April 6, seniors Ashley Davis and Nathan Mallory signed letters of intent. Softball player Davis plans to attend George Fox in Newberg. Golfer Mallory plans to attend Northwest Christian University in Eugene.   Davis thought it was exciting and special that people came to see her sign h...

Dancing their hearts out

Dancing their hearts out

By Trinity Henderson and Riley Young

February 8, 2018


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The Tigerettes are one of the most hardworking teams in school and they’re very connected and dedicated to their dancing and teamwork. With the family-like bond of the Tigerettes this year, the team excelled in their dancing. Senior Claire Cordill has been dancing on the Tigard team for tw...

Kickin’ it with Protege

Kickin’ it with Protege

February 8, 2018


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Protege has been working hard all season's for Saturday's competition hosted by the Tigerettes at Tigard. It's a great opportunity to come out a support these dancers. Protege was off to a great start debuting their new routines during the first competition at Wilsonville High. They danced their he...

Wrestlers push to succeed

Wrestlers push to succeed

By Mackenzie Hotchkiss, Maria Sotelo, and Giselle Machorro-Avila

January 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

This week the wrestling team heads to Tualatin for the district meet.   This season started as a total of 54 students signed up for the sport, the most Coach Jarman has seen in a preseason. Among them two unique freshmen-- Sharon Cousineau, who has already faced some controversy for being a fem...