The Paw

Girls varsity basketball wins two league titles

By Hailey Wyatt, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

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

By Allegra Wesson, Copy Editor

March 7, 2017

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

More photos can be found under the photos tab. Folder: Signing Day 2017

By Ryan Dexheimer and Jared Debban

February 2, 2017

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

By Ryan Dexheimer

November 16, 2016

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

By Peyton Lieuallen

October 19, 2016

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

Junior Cora Rainwater takes control of the ball in a junior varsity girl's soccer match against McNary

By Peyton Lieuallen

September 30, 2016

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

By Eddie Bednarek

September 25, 2016

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...

Paven and Lenzy win 400m at Hayward Field

By Sydney Dauphinais and Francesca Bazzo

May 23, 2016

Tigard’s track teams continue to impress. This last weekend at the OSAA 6A State Tournament at Hayward Field in Eugene, OR, two individuals, sophomores Braden Lenzy and Lauren Paven, placed first in the 400m and the girl’s and boy’s teams finished fourth overall. Sophomore Braden Lenzy won the...

Leveling the Playing Field

The varsity softball infield celebrates after getting an out on their home field.

By Carla Gonzalez and JC Sautao

May 5, 2016

Ten members of the Lake Oswego girl’s softball team, student athletes ranging in age from 14-18, have filed a Title IX lawsuit against the Lake Oswego School District. Title IX, part of the 1972 Education Amendment Acts, states “no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be...

Girls varsity lacrosse

By Shaenna Soon and Amanda Aman

April 20, 2016

The Girls Varsity LAX team has improved immensely from last year. Despite a loss, they still have maintained a positive attitude. Sophomores and players Sophie Spisak and Shannon Conroy share their thoughts on the season and team. “A goal of mine is that we win more games than last year”, says Spisa...