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Winter sports to keep an eye on

Eva McConnell, Staff Writer

December 4, 2014


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With fall sports ending (with the exception of football heading to the state championships), winter sports is beginning. The boys and girls basketball teams plan to take this years new lineup by storm as they play in the most difficult league; the Three Rivers League. Stay tuned for these games by che...

Onwards to football finals

Taylor Wilhoit, Staff Writer

November 28, 2014


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Playing against the West Salem Titans in the 6A semifinals, the Tigard Tigers pulled another win with a final score of 17-14. Leading 10-0 at halftime, the Tigers had to fight for a chance at the finals in the second half. With an interception by senior Tysen Prunty and a touchdown by senior Brady McGetr...

42-41 after the third overtime against Jesuit

Eva McConnell, Staff Writer

November 21, 2014


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Tigard Tigers pull out a 42-41 win after three overtimes against Jesuit Crusaders in state quarter finals at Tigard High School. By the end of the third quarter, the Crusaders had a 21-7 lead leaving the Tigers in a tough spot. With a sudden change in mindset, Tigard pulled it together in the last few minutes of the...

Tigard continues on to victory

Sydney White, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014


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The student section roars as the ball is carried into the end zone, the dedicated students then continue to celebrate the accomplishment by repeatedly cheering “Hey we got a touch down” at the top of their lungs. Friday night, Tigard football fought in the second round of playoffs, coming out with ...

Tigers win first playoff game 70-49 recap

Maddie Fiorante, Newspaper Editor

November 7, 2014


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The first playoff game for the undefeated Tigers’ season against David Douglas on Friday night was, no surprise, an impressive win for Tigard. With a final score of 70-49, the two teams brought as much offensive force as they could gather for a combined more than 1,000 yards of total offense. Davi...

Tigard Tigers close out the league season with 59-26 lead over Tualatin

Eva McConnell, Staff Writer

November 3, 2014


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With the Tigers leading 59 to 26,  Tigard Tigers beat the Tualatin Timberwolves yet again, ending the league with a perfect 9-0 record. With Halloween on a Friday, the Tigers last league game, and not to forget, against their ultimate rivals, these factors added pressure and hype for the highly antic...

Tigers beat Pacers 45-35

Taylor Wilhoit, Staff Writer

October 25, 2014


Filed under Sports

  The Tigard Tigers gained another victory tonight, beating the Lakeridge Pacers 45-35. After a close game in the first half, the second was started 24-14, with the Tigers keeping the lead until the end of the game. Tigard Head Coach Craig Ruecker said, “We got contributions from all facets of ...

Tigard beats West Linn

Taylor Wilhoit, Staff Writer

October 20, 2014


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Rain doesn’t deter the Tigard football team or it’s fans. An undefeated team, the tigers beat the lions this weekend 45-35. Things started heating up in the last half as the players on both teams scrambled to score a touchdown in the drizzle. The game ended with West Linn scoring a touchdown at 0:00, but...

Tigard’s volleyball team wins their last home game of the season

Sydney Dauphinias, Staff Writer

October 17, 2014


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Tigard’s Varsity volleyball team hugged one another with huge smiles on their face, thanks to their most recent victory against the St. Mary Blues. It was their last home game of the season, and for some senior team members, it was the last home game of their volleyball careers. St. Mary’s is one...

Tigard beats Lake Oswego 41-36

Sydney Dauphinais, Staff Writer

October 12, 2014


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Decked out in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness, the Tigard Tigers had yet again another victory this Friday night, this time against rivals Lake Oswego. Though the game had a good start with senior Brady McGetrick making the first touchdown, what followed was not as promising. Lake O quickly tied, then had...