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Al-Rikabi, Cleaver and Simonetti honored by Three Rivers League

Senior defender Sajjad Al-Rikabi jumps over the Canby forward to win a header in the air during a 6-0 win on Oct. 18.  Al-Rikabi was named TRL Co-Player of the Year.

By Olivia Niemi, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

     The boys Varsity soccer season comes to an end after a hard fight in the playoffs, sadly ending in the second round. With the teams’ hard work and dedication throughout the season, three of the members were able to obtain multiple Three Rivers League awards. Sajjad Al-Rikabi, a senior, won...

Girls soccer starts off undefeated

Varsity soccer player, senior Sydney Leinberger, surges through Liberty’s defense. Tigard won the Sept. 27 game 5-0.

By Olivia Niemi and James Favot

October 10, 2018

The girls varsity soccer team kicked off the season with an undefeated streak, now ranked ninth in the state with an overall record of 8-1. It was a superb fresh start for a team with new coaches, new players, and a new mindset altogether. This year, the girls soccer team is adapting to an entirely...

Tigers break Timberwolves winning streak

Junior Midfielder Trevor Smith (3) creates an attack play against two defenders from Hillsboro High School. Tigard won 1-0.

By Maria Sotelo and Katelyn Wilhoit, Staff Writers

October 8, 2018

     The boys varsity soccer team defeated Tualatin at a home game on Oct. 2, with a final score of 3-2. The close game filled the Tigers with pride as they broke the Timberwolves’ winning streak.          Varsity player sophomore Nick Leinberger only played for a short amount of tim...

Cross country hits the ground running

Senior Rebecca Christianson looks forward to the season. She finished 17th in 23:12.8 at the Sept. 12 meet at Canby.

September 28, 2018

       After a long summer of conditioning, the cross country teams opened the season with a couple successes. With only four meets, it’s too early to say where they will stand, but both teams are optimistic for the season.          On Sept. 19, the teams attended the TRL preview meet, wh...

Testing the smoke alarm

Testing the smoke alarm

By Jared Debban, Sports Editor

September 11, 2018

     The past two years have seen sports practices and games canceled due to smoke from wildfires. At a time when sports practices were holding tryouts or ramping up for the season, many coaches and athletes had to make creative plans to get in a workout. Is this the new normal?       ...

Catching success as a young team

THS's Girl's Varsity Softball may be young, but they still had a successful season.

By Makayla Schmierer, Online Editor

June 8, 2018

They may have been young, but that didn’t stop them from making the playoffs like old pros. Varsity girls softball had their last playoff game on May 25 in North Medford, closing their captivating season. Starting off strong and intense, the girls team went 11-3 in their league play ending 2nd ...

Unified Soccer season comes to a close

Unified Soccer season comes to a close

By Jared Debban

May 11, 2018

Unified has their last game of the season Saturday at Wilsonville High School. They’d appreciate a cheering section.   This season Unified Soccer has once again brought students together with another successful soccer season. The team filled with athletes eager to play and students willi...

Staff crushes students in basketball

Staff crushes students in basketball

May 9, 2018

    UPDATE: It seems that endurance wasn’t a problem for the staff team, who beat the student teams by a landslide. “It was by about 30 points,” assistant varsity basketball coach and health teacher Jesse Abell said.   Abell cited the students’ overconfidence a...

Lauren Paven and Lauren McFall sign letters of intent

Lauren Paven and Lauren McFall sign letters of intent

By James Canfield, Photo Editor

May 1, 2018

Two of Tigard’s track and field athletes, Lauren McFall and Lauren Paven, signed letters of intent on April 26. McFall received a scholarship to throw javelin for University of California Los Angeles’s track and field program. “I chose UCLA for many reasons, but the most important of them was t...

The fury rises from the field

The fury rises from the field

By Jared Debban, Sports Editor

April 25, 2018

      Midway through the 2018 lacrosse season, players feel a lack of support from the school.      On March 17 tempers flared after the fundraiser game for the girls and boys lacrosse program abruptly ended when the lights timed out for the night mid-game.      This wasn’t the first tim...