The Paw

Accounting for Athletics

Accounting for Athletics

By Jared Debban, Co Editor In Chief

December 4, 2019

     Story originally published in the 2019 edition of The Paw, our quarterly magazine.       Playing a sport at Tigard is expensive.      For baseball players on top of the pay-to-play fee of $225 are the personal costs of cleats, a glove, a bat, a batting helmet. Then add in the tea...

Friday night lights: No. 1 Tigard loses to No. 16 Mountainside in 6A playoffs

Friday night lights: No. 1 Tigard loses to No. 16 Mountainside in 6A playoffs

By Olivia Young, Online Editor

November 26, 2019

     OregonLive. Students. Staff. And coaches. Many thought that Tigard would rise above the Mountainside Mavericks in the second round of the 2019 6A football playoffs. This was proven to be false after a shocking Maverick touchdown in overtime. As that ball was caught, a question emerged from the...

Band adds another year to the championship banner

Band adds another year to the championship banner

By Jared Debban

November 25, 2019

           The marching band regained the title again this year. After finishing in second place last year, they were named the A Class Champions in this year’s 2019 NWAPA Championships, hosted at the University of Oregon.       The band spent many long hours over the course of t...

Wave goodbye to “Truckin'”

Wave goodbye to “Truckin'”

By Jared Debban and Meghan Turley

October 2, 2019

This past week #beststudentsectioninthestate ran into some trouble with new Principal Brian Bailey. As the Tigers rolled to a 31-7 win over Lake Oswego, Tigard students rolled over each other in the stands which led to rising concerns from the sidelines of the football field by Principal Bailey. Students falling off of the bleacher’s while participating in cheers throughout the game led to a temporary ban of THS’ beloved “Truckin’” cheer. 

One hill of a sport

One hill of a sport

By Abbi Elliott and Noah Vu

September 20, 2019

With the fall season here, Tigard’s cross country team has already finished their first two meets. Coaches Holly Paris and Chris Westover are looking forward to a great season and encouraging their team members with their saying, “You get the race you train for.”

Debban gets the goal, boys defeat Tualatin

Debban gets the goal, boys defeat Tualatin

By Maria Sotelo, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

     The boys varsity soccer team played their first conference game on Sept. 12 against school rival, Tualatin. Varsity player Senior Jared Debban scored the team’s winning goal, leading them to their first triumph in league play with a final score of 1-0.       Every seat was ...

Baseball takes the field

Baseball takes the field

By Maria Sotelo and Citlally Mexicano, Staff Writers

February 28, 2019

    The boys baseball team will touch bases on March 11 by starting off the season with a jamboree tournament hosted here at Tigard High. The soon-to-be-formed team looks full of potential this year according to head varsity coach Tom Campbell.     Tryouts will be held Feb. 25 through M...

OHSET isn’t horsing around

OHSET isn’t horsing around

By Jessica Krueger, Staff Writer

February 9, 2019

     OHSET's first meet of 2019 starts Thursday, Feb. 14 at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds.       What is OHSET? This is a question I am asked often. I usually give a quick response—I clarify that it is more than a club; it is a sport in which horseback riders from various high schools...