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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.
Sophomore volleyball player Kaitlynn Peterson serves the ball during the Dig Pink game against Lakeridge. The team only won one set, but they raised $859 for breast cancer.

Digging the pink and burying cancer

By Ashley White and Delena Do February 6, 2020

     Although October, also known as “Breast Cancer Awareness Month,” has come and gone, the Dig Pink volleyball event provided an example of how students can come together to support a Tigard...

Find out how money makes its way from the community and families through the separate accounts to eventually benefit the team.

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...

Senior Hunter Gilbert rushes through Mountainsides defense to score a touchdown. The Nov. 15 playoff game was Tigards first and last loss of the season with a score of 31-34 in overtime.

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...

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