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Tigard excels in OSAA Academic All-State this school year

Tigard excels in OSAA Academic All-State this school year

Kaitlyn Wornath, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Tigard High students have made it clear that academics are just as important to them as their athletics and activities. This year, we have done better than ever before when placing in our spring sports and activities in the OSAA Academic All-State. Whether it be softball, band, or girls tennis, OSAA has...

Drifting into Tigard

Drifting into Tigard

Hamilton Pool

May 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

A local go-kart facility is now holding open drift events so high schoolers and race car enthusiasts can bring their cars and drift. The drift events are held once a month on a Sunday, located 30 minutes from Portland at the Pat’s Acres Racing Complex in Canby. Drifting is one of most thrilling/heart raci...

UEFA Champions League Tournament

Jared Debban, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

UEFA Champions League is one of the most widely viewed sporting events in Europe and around the world. Watched in over 200 countries and creating a total revenue of over 100 billion dollars, the Champions League includes 78 participants fighting for one of the most envied soccer trophies in the world. ...

Girls varsity basketball wins two league titles

Hailey Wyatt, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

The girls’ basketball team hustled all season to get an 18-6 record, make the playoffs and win two league titles. The girls were Three Rivers League Champions for a second year in a row and their head coach, Steve Naylor, was named the Three Rivers League Girls’ Coach of the Year. There w...

Records smashed at state swimming competition

Allegra Wesson, Copy Editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

During the state championships this weekend, Tigard High’s swimming team broke records and won a few races.     Sophomore Ben Miller led the way for our Tigard team at the district meet, as he won the championship in the boys 100-yard butterfly event with a time of 51.06 seconds, bre...

Seven seniors sign on Feb. 1

Seven seniors sign on Feb. 1

Ryan Dexheimer and Jared Debban

February 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Although their high school football careers are over, seven Tigard athletes have taken a gigantic step on National Signing Day by committing to play football in college. Justin Lyons, Brock Klosterman, Ryan Worthley, Ryan Minniti, Jash Allen, Jordan Fullerton, and Jared Stewart  signed on Feb. 1....

Winterhawks new old coach and rookies brings excitement to preseason

Winterhawks new old coach and rookies brings excitement to preseason

Ryan Dexheimer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

With the return of head coach Mike Johnston and the release of five starting players, the Portland Winterhawks will prove to be an underrated threat as the Western Hockey League season approaches. Former NHL coach Mike Johnston returned to the Winterhawks during the offseason after being fired from the Pittsburgh Penguins in the NHL. John...

Sports Corner, Week of Oct. 9

Peyton Lieuallen

October 19, 2016


Filed under Sports

Varsity Football W-5 L-2   @ Sherwood      Tigard Tigers VS Sherwood Bowmen FINAL SCORE: 20 - 35   The Tigers leave Sherwood with another unfortunate loss. They were forced to add another loss to their record after a hard fought game. On Friday they will be going to face Canb...

Sports Corner Week of Sept. 26

Sports Corner Week of Sept. 26

Peyton Lieuallen

September 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

Varsity Football W-4 L-0 This Past Week: @ Tigard Tigard Tigers VS Newberg Tigers FINAL SCORE: 51 - 21 Tigard came out with a great victory this week against Newberg. They made some outstanding plays including an amazing 80 yard running touchdown. Another great performance from our amazin...

Tigard defeats Newberg 51-21

Tigard defeats Newberg 51-21

Eddie Bednarek

September 25, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The THS football team kept this season’s momentum going with another huge victory over the  Tigers from Newberg High School. Sept 23 was a cool and temperate night that began with minimal to no rain and a Tigard student section decked out in all green. THS started on defense with senior Garrick...