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Freshman girls are in the zone

Freshman girls are in the zone

By Caitlyn Cannan

January 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Basket after basket, girls freshman basketball kept making their shots, as they got ready for their games. The girls got in the zone as they warmed up and got rid of pregame jitters. The warm-ups must be working. As of Jan. 18 they are 10-4-0.   “You never know what the other teams are...

Practice makes PRs

Practice makes PRs

By Olivia Niemi and Ella Cowley

December 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The start of swim season kicked off on Nov. 13, and all the swimmers have been preparing and looking forward to the upcoming swim meets of the year.   A lot of practice has gone into getting ready for the upcoming meet on Thursday, Dec. 14 by working really hard on their strokes and compe...

Gailey and Goodell sign letters of intent

Gailey and Goodell sign letters of intent

By James Canfield

November 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Two of Tigard’s incredible student-athletes, Victoria Gailey and Spencer Goodell, committed to their colleges of choice on Wednesday, both receiving full-ride scholarships to their respective schools.   Golf and Gymnastics, Gailey and Goodell’s respective sports, are relatively underrepresen...

Football team fights on

Football team fights on

By Jared Debban

November 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The lights stayed on this past weekend as Tigard topped Tualatin, 34-9 in their second match up in two weeks. Tigard has made it to the quarterfinals in their playoff run, beating Barlow and Tualatin at home. Tigard’s next game will be away at West Linn, their biggest test in this playoff run so far...

Long time no see, Tualatin

Long time no see, Tualatin

By Jared Debban

November 7, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Hello, Tualatin. It’s been so long since we last met. The Tigers are playing the Timberwolves Friday for the second time in two weeks.   The Tigers won their first playoff game against Barlow in a close battle at home, with a final score of 42-35. The second round is at home again. It is ...

Keeping it in the family

Keeping it in the family

By Allegra Wesson, Features Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Pedro Simonetti is the new JV 2 freshman coach. He played on the varsity soccer team for four years in high school, and now finds a way to continue his passion for soccer as a coach.   His freshman year was spent at Southridge High School, and then he transferred to Tigard High School and graduat...

Blackout at the camo out

Blackout at the camo out

By Jacob Jones, Executive Producer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The student section roared with excitement as the lights completely died and the football field fell into pitch black. Some fans stayed to wave their phone’s flashlights and chant with the cheerleaders, and Tigard and Tualatin police officers took to the field with flashlights and told people to remain in th...

Water polo winning by waves

Water polo winning by waves

By Laura Masters, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Tigard High School’s JV girls and boys water polo teams have a successful season ahead of them. Throughout the fall season, the team’s bond has really helped them communicate and end up with great results. John Ruzicka coaches girls’ water polo, boys’ water polo and the swim team, ...

A march to victory

By Trinity Henderson, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Hoping to bring home a win at their first competition, the Tigard High School Marching Ensemble is hard at work on the football field at their regular Wednesday night rehearsal.   They may be small, but the THS marching band is mighty. With only a few more than 50 members, the group is an...

Powderpuff Preview

By Olivia Young, Introduction to Journalism Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

The annual Tigard High School powderpuff is an exciting time for girls of all grades to switch roles with football players, represent their class and also demonstrate Tigard High tradition. It brings classes together just in time for homecoming, and it lets football players try their hand at cheering the ...