The Paw

Freshman baseball

By James Canfield, Student writer

April 20, 2016

Tigard’s freshman baseball team is currently sitting at a record of 8-3 overall, and 3-1 in league games. “The team is doing a great job hitting the baseball, and we even have a dinger [home run] from Caden Stinson,” said Coach Greg Bial. “Our pitchers are solid and we don't really have any ...

Varsity baseball

By Juliette Tisseur and Desirae Lewis

April 14, 2016

Varsity baseball is working its way to the top of the OSAA 6A rankings with 9 wins and 4 losses. They are currently ranked 13th with 12 regular season games left. They play rival Tualatin at home on May 11. With 45 years of coaching experience, Tom Campbell leads the team as head coach. Campbell playe...

Girl’s tennis

By Jalane Hailu, Student writer

April 14, 2016

Tigard tennis is really stepping up its game this year and trying to reach new limits and change how the community views the tennis team. “I've never been on a team before but I'm enjoying it a lot! I've learned and improved a lot. The coaches are great and I love all my teammates,” said senior ...

Varsity softball

Varsity softball

By Eva McConnell, Student writer

April 14, 2016

With a loaded schedule, practice every other day of the week, and games that last hours on end, the girl’s varsity softball team is off to a busy start as they begin their journey to playoffs. With pre-season nearing an end on Friday and a current record of 7 wins and 4 losses, along with 99 runs scor...

Varsity girl’s basketball finishes a great season

By Danny Lyons, Student writer

March 17, 2016

Tigard’s varsity girls basketball team went to the state championship for the first time since 1988. The team ended up getting second place in state, first in their league, and Tigard won the Sportsmanship Award. “The most memorable moment [this season], was the team coming together,” said varsity gir...

T.H.S. prioritizes football safety

T.H.S. prioritizes football safety

By Jailene Dejesus, Staff Writer

November 5, 2015

Within the last month in the United States, three high school football players have died from game related injuries. Close to home, Kenney Bui a high school senior at Evergreen High School in Seattle, Washington died after suffering a traumatic brain injury during one of their home games on October 2...



By Jaden Guerassio, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015

The Tigard Army raises spirit on the field and in the stands; it consists of the student section, led by the juniors and seniors who  pump up the crowd and football team. Throughout the entire game,  students stand and cheer for their team. Multiple chants are cheered such as “I Believe” which...

Class of 2016 powder puff threepeat

Photo by Hannah Curry

By Devon Frank and Soriya Poeu

October 2, 2015

The senior girls team handily won this year’s powder puff flag football tournament making it a threepeat for this talented group of girls. Powder puff turns the tables on the sexes. Instead of the girls cheering for the boys, the girls are being cheered by the boys. Powder puff games are a tradition ...

Digging for wins: volleyball struggles to find early momentum

Photos by Hannah Curry

By Isabel Juarez and Marco Fabela

October 1, 2015

Even though the girls are 2-7 in league games, Head Coach Robert Coelho is optimistic. He has been coaching volleyball for 27 years. He’s been coaching at Tigard for 12 years and nine of those years at the varsity level. So Coach Coelho knows a thing or two about success.  “We are right in the ...

Diving into boys water polo, and how to join

Junior Noah Torgerson, a player on varsity boys water polo

By Jacob Jones

October 1, 2015

Water Polo might be a great sport if you’re looking to try something new. “Anyone can play water polo,” said Head Coach Mr. John Ruzicka. “You do not need to be a great swimmer or even a star athlete. In fact, water is a great leveling element for those who aren't the fastest runners or highest...