The Paw

Keeping it in the family

Pedro Simonetti '16 leads a cheer at the 2015 Back-to-School Assembly. This year he returned to campus as the boys' JV2 soccer coach.

By Allegra Wesson, Features Editor

November 2, 2017

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

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

Freshman goal-keeper Addie Green blocks a shot from the opposing team, Lake Oswego. Tigard’s JV team won the game 10-8.

By Laura Masters, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

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

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

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 ...

We believe that we have won

By Maddie Hagood and Mackenzie Hotchkiss, Staff Writers

September 22, 2017

On Friday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. Tigard held a home football game against the Lake Oswego Lakers that showed Tigard’s school spirit and how our students are proud to be Tigers. Tigard’s first home game was an exciting event. The cheerleaders animated the crowd with cheers like “Red Hot,” ...

Seniors who are going to play in college

By Ryan Dexheimer, Staff Writer

June 15, 2017

  Athletes playing in College This is our list as of June 7th, 2017. Let us know if we left anyone off the list and we will update our list online at [email protected] Football Jashua Allen, Western Oregon University   Jordan Fullerton, Western Oregon University ...

Tigard excels in OSAA Academic All-State this school year

Junior Ashley Davis pitches the ball for the Tigers.

By Kaitlyn Wornath, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017

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 at Pat's Acres.

By Hamilton Pool

May 19, 2017

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

By Jared Debban, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017

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. ...