THE SKIER SCRIBBLER

AHS Junior Kelley Francis commits to D1 school for soccer

AHS Junior Kelley Francis commits to D1 school for soccer

Kayla Tehrani, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

AHS junior Kelley Francis committed to a Division 1 school for soccer in mid-January. Francis will be attending Bucknell University in Pennsylvania. Francis had been looking at schools with high-level soccer, with an excellent liberal arts program. She was also looking for a beautiful campus and a...

Aspen Equestrian Team qualifies for regionals

Aspen Equestrian Team qualifies for regionals

Mackenzi Hart, Writer

February 27, 2020

This year the Aspen Equestrian Team is getting the spotlight they have been working toward by qualifying for regionals. Coached by former AHS students Elisabeth Hall Flynn and Annie Gabber, the team has been paving a new road to success. The Aspen Equestrian team was established in 2015, since then,...

AHS Basketball Senior Night

AHS Basketball Senior Night

Lauren Fox, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

At the end of each sports season, the seniors are celebrated for their four-year commitment to their sport during Senior Night. As the winter sports season comes to an end, the seniors cherish their last weeks of games and practices. Basketball Senior Night, which took place on Thursday the 20th at the...

AHS girls swimming team heads to Western Slope Championships

AHS girls swimming team heads to Western Slope Championships

Harper Axelman, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

The AHS girls swim team is heading to the Western Slope Championships this week before competing the following week in the state championship. The class 3A Western Slope Championships will take place on Friday in Grand Junction. The swimmers will compete against teams such as Gunnison and Moffat County...

A big start for the AHS ski team

A big start for the AHS ski team

Emily Kinney, News Editor

January 29, 2020

With back-to-back state championship titles for the boys and a state championship and state-runner up titles for the girls under their belt, it is clear the Aspen High School alpine ski team is a powerhouse. However, it is little known that a team atmosphere is as important as performing well to the...

AHS’s new athletics operations coordinator: Larissa Bohn

AHS’s new athletics operations coordinator: Larissa Bohn

Lauren Fox, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

This November, Aspen High School's Assistant Girl's Lacrosse Coach, Larissa Bohn, stepped into the role of Athletics Operations Coordinator at AHS. Bohn moved to Aspen in 2015 to be a snowmobile guide at T Lazy. She moved to the East Coast for a year to go to medical school but soon moved back and...

The legend of snowboarding

The legend of snowboarding

Hannah Smith, Staff Writer

December 15, 2019

Snowboarders undoubtedly share a passion to “shred the pow.” From that passion, a deeper connection is built within the snowboard community. The rooted connection could be attributed to the idea that snowboarders have persevered throughout history, especially in this very town, Aspen. It is impossible...

AHS golf team swings for a win

AHS golf team swings for a win

Harper Axelman, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

The AHS boys golf team hopes to defend their state title as they head into the state championships this week as underdogs. After the Skiers finished second at regionals last Wednesday for the first time in years, they will head to the 3A state tournament in Colorado Springs. The four athletes heading...

AHS Homecoming Game 2019

Kaelyn Kroeger and Ava Thornely

October 4, 2019

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AHS spirit team sets high expectations

AHS spirit team sets high expectations

Ava Cherry, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

The AHS Spirit Team has high aspirations this year, including dancing at Nationals and cheering for a wide array of AHS sports teams. This year the cheering focus will not be centered around football alone. The team, led by head coach Maddison Miller, is working to build a more competitive team and...

AHS dance team spins in a new direction

AHS dance team spins in a new direction

Katelyn O'Callaghan, News Editor

September 19, 2019

Aspen High School’s Dance Team has a new head coach, Maddy Miller, who has extensive background experience in dance. Miller spent most of her childhood pursuing dance. Through long and rigorous lessons, she learned the basics and went on to dance for Cherry Creek High School in Denver. After high...

The Death of a Legendary Turf

The Death of a Legendary Turf

Ava Thornely and Stef Wojcik, Staff Writers

June 5, 2019

Aspen High School athletics is sad to announce the death of the legendary turf. It lived a long life of 13 years with many wins and memories; however, it will now be replaced...yes, replaced. The athletic department is ecstatic as the replacement will be a significant upgrade and will serve many mor...