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Victor Ceja places third at state wrestling match despite injured ankle

Lizzie Slate, Staff Writer

March 3, 2014


Filed under Sports

The state wrestling tournament was held at the Memorial Coliseum on Friday and Saturday this past weekend. There were four Tigard athletes that attended the tournament; including senior Victor Ceja who injured his ankle in his first match, but kept fighting through the pain. “I thought I wasn’t going to b...

Tigerettes dance to impress

Tigerettes dance to impress

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer

March 2, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Celebrating this weekend is the Tigerettes dance team, who competed against other skillful dance teams at the Metropolitan Dance Festival, hosted at Centennial High School, on Saturday night. A daunting competition to prepare for, the girls gave their all and accomplished second place overall. Taking fi...

Tigard swimmers represent at state championship

Maddie Fiorante, Staff Writer

February 24, 2014


Filed under Sports

The efforts put in to hours of practice, endless directions from coach John Ruzicka, and pushing themselves to the best of their abilities paid off for Tigard’s state swim team. With tough competition from around Oregon participating, the team represented at Oregon class 6A state championships. The teams...

Pink Out Mixer and Double Header on Friday

Lizzie Slate, Staff Writer

February 21, 2014


Filed under Sports

Come support the Tigard varsity boys and girls basketball game this Friday against Forest Grove in the T.H.S. main gym! The game is a double header where the girls game starts at 5: 45 p.m. and the boys begins at about 7p.m. There will also be a pink out mixer after the game in order to support and ...

Tigard cheer competes at state for the first time in over ten years

Tigard cheer competes at state for the first time in over ten years

Tate Watson, Staff Writer

February 18, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The 2014 Oregon high school cheerleading state championships took place at the Veteran Memorial Coliseum in Portland on this last Saturday, Feb. 15. The cheerleading teams competed in accordance with the division their school is in, with state championships being given in 7 different divisions. Tigard compe...

Tigard triumphs over Tualatin in second rivalry game

Lizzie Slate, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014


Filed under Sports

It was a battle for the ages between the Tigard High School Tigers and crosstown rivals the Tualatin Timberwolves, who had their second basketball doubleheader on Wednesday, Feb. 12 in the T.H.S. main gym. To start the night off, the varsity girls put up both a strong defensive and offensive game a...

Super Bowl Sunday spectacular

Super Bowl Sunday spectacular

Caitlin Britch, Staff Writer

January 31, 2014


Filed under Sports

Between the hilarious commercials, outstanding halftime performances, and competitive combat between the teams, Super Bowl Sunday is sure to please. This year, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks are batting heads for the title. For the first time in many years, the game will be played outside, ...

Tigard triumphs over Hillhi in boys basketball game

Lizzie Slate, Staff Writer

January 29, 2014


Filed under Sports

Tigard’s boys varsity basketball team took on Hillsboro High School on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 7 in the T.H.S. main gym. The boys came out strong and determined to win with high energy. Both teams were passing well and working hard with their teammates in order to score. At the end of the half, Tigard wa...

Tigard wrestling places second at Southridge tournament

Rebecca Ramirez, Staff Writer

January 23, 2014


Filed under Sports

The Tigard High wrestling team attended a tournament at Southridge High School and placed second behind Southridge. Southridge came in first with a total of 306.5 team points while Tigard had 289 team points. Third place went to Milwaukie High School with 185 points. “We competed exceptionally well,...