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Junior Isabel Pope is running as a candidate for the students of the year program with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. She is putting on the tournament to help raise money for the cause.

Tigard March Madness begins Friday

By Gavin Easterday, Staff Writer March 17, 2022

     Tomorrow night at 6:00 PM in the small gym, the Tigard March Madness 3v3 Tournament will kick off.       The tournament format will be a 13 team single elimination bracket. This means...

Senior captain Jamie Toda, competes in the Sherwood dance competition on Feb. 19. The Tigerettes finished in 1st place against five other teams in the 6A group. “We were definitely nervous with our competition, as the teams we were going against are very talented! We just went out there and did what we love to do and it was successful,” Toda said.

They may not be able to go to nationals, but Tigerettes keep dancing

By Madi Vogel, Staff Writer February 23, 2022

     They danced their way to win at a competition held at Sherwood on Saturday, but they haven’t figured out a way to dance to nationals this year.         The Tigard Tigerettes are a...

Ada Yake plays in the Oct. 8 game against the Oregon City Pioneers. Yake has been playing football since she was 10.

Yake tackles gender norms

By Mia Dodson, staff writer January 13, 2022

     The whistle blew and the crowd was screaming as number 56 made her way onto the football field, ready to block, tackle, and pave the way for future female football players.       Junior...

The javelin throw area and the softball field sit adjacent to each other in the southeast corner of campus. In past seasons, foul balls would land in near the javelin runway.

Softball’s foul balls cause trouble for the javelin team

By Ashley Sample, Staff Writer April 15, 2020

     The cancelation of spring sports bought time for Tigard to solve the space conflict between the softball program and track and field—specifically the dangerous area beside the varsity softball...

Tigard alumna Nicole Mazzeo plays at the schools old tennis court. This year, the girls tennis team faces freezing weather as the season begins.

Girl’s tennis season starts with love

By Ashley White and Rachel Jacobson March 11, 2020

     In spite of the freezing winter winds, the girls tennis team is bracing to endure the weather these next few months. The tennis season started on March 2, with practices taking place Monday through...

Sophomore Summer Schroder starts her run-through for the Banked Slalom competition on Feb. 5. Theres nothing quite like the feeling of snowboarding, its rewarding to not only be able to do it but to be good enough at it to compete at state is really cool, Schroder said.

Winter sports take on STATE!

By Liz Blodgett, Design Editor March 5, 2020

      With all of the winter sports wrapping up, Tigard’s success within each sport is starting to show. Many teams and groups have made it to their upcoming state competitions. As of now, Tigard...

The new softball field and hitting barn, being finished now make a prominent impact on the upcoming softball season.

Stepping up their game

By Ashley Sample, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

   Story originally published in the January 2020 edition of The Paw, our quarterly magazine. By the time the season starts, the softball team will have a brand new facility–turf field, batting...

Junior Jaden Nguyen dives into his 100 breast. Nguyen qualified for the 6A state swim tournament for the 2019-2020 school year.

From beginning to end, the swim team makes waves

By Noah Vu and Abbi Elliott February 21, 2020

     Last week swimmers competed in varsity districts at the Mt. Hood Community College pool Swimmers who placed 12th or better in their event in Prelims on Friday qualified for Finals which took...

Sophomore Megan Wargo placed sixth overall at the Ski Bowl meet on Jan. 8.

Ski girls keeping the lead

By Liz Blodgett, Design Editor February 11, 2020

     While the first ski race was cancelled due to extreme weather conditions, that didn’t stop Tigard’s boys and girls teams from pulling through with a win the following week. In the first race...

Letterman jackets are becoming a thing of the past. Locally, they are not as trendy.

Are Letterman Jackets going extinct?

By Abbi Elliott, Staff Writer February 7, 2020
   Settlemier Jackets and Logos in Portland makes and sells letterman jackets along with everything that can go with them. Aaron Settlemier, the owner’s son, explains that he has seen a dip in sales around the West Coast area. He believes that this is because students aren’t seeing their peers in the jackets and that they are more common in smaller towns where school spirit is more important.
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