The Paw

Winter sports to keep an eye on

By Eva McConnell, Staff Writer

December 4, 2014

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 ...

2013- 2014 Tigerettes dance team announced after three grueling days of tryouts

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

May 17, 2013

After three grueling days of tryouts, the new 2013- 2014 Tigerettes dance team was announced. This years tryout process included a performance of the jazz and pom routine, splits, turns, and kicks. Approximately 70 girls showed...

Tryouts for the state and nationally ranked Tigerettes dance team begin Monday

By Rebecca Ramirez, staff writer

May 12, 2013

The Tigerette dance season ended in March, and the team is holding tryouts starting this Monday, May 13. Taking third place at state, the team is looking for strong dancers. Tryouts will be held in Tigard High’s small gym ...

Tigerettes place first at Canby’s Winter Festival of Dance

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

January 29, 2013

The Tigerettes made their first winter season appearance at Canby’s Winter Festival of Dance on Sat Jan 26. It was the first time the team debuted their state routine which they have been working on since December. The routine...

Tigerettes take home first in three divisions at Clackamas High School

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

November 11, 2012

The Tigerettes dance team made their competition season debut on Saturday Oct. 10th at the Clackamas High School Competition. After a tough week of midterms and sickness; a long week of practice and a football halftime performance,...

Protege teaches Synergy football routines for next week’s ‘Pink Out’

By Shaelyn O'Gorman, Guest Writer

October 23, 2012

On Tuesday, Tigard Protege was hard at work teaching Synergy, the middle school dance team, the football routines for the  ‘Pink Out’ football game on Friday! The two football routines that the Tigerettes, Protege, and Synergy...

Tryouts for nationally ranked dance team begins Monday

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

May 8, 2012

Do you like to dance? Come tryout for the Tigard dance team on May 7- 9 from 6 - 8:30 p.m. in the small gym. All 8th- 11th graders are invited to tryout.  Members of the new team will dance at halftime games, participate in parades,...

Tigerettes take home another 1st place trophy at Parkrose

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

February 23, 2012

After a long day of competition the Tigerettes took home another 1st place trophy on Saturday Feb. 18. The competition took place at Parkrose High School, where 24 teams competed. Tigerettes coach David McCall was hoping to improve...

Tigerettes surprise crowd with outstanding projection and places 1st at Canby High School

By Amanda Lam, Staff Writer

February 8, 2012

The Tigerettes competed at their first winter season competition Saturday Jan. 28 at Canby High School. They placed 1st in the 6A division with a final SQS of 73.72 and qualified for the Dance/Drill Championships in March. This...