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Fall In Aspen Doesn’t Only Bring Yellow Leaves; It Also Bring Rugby!

Fall In Aspen Doesn’t Only Bring Yellow Leaves; It Also Bring Rugby!

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

It was 1985. Aspen Mountain was covered in a sea of golden, yellow Aspen trees. Strong winds were blowing a huge white cloud towards the town of Aspen and the temperature was dropping by the minute. A huge crowd watched Aspen’s rugby team, the Gentlemen of Aspen, play the final match of Ruggerfest...

AHS Senior Qualifies for Dew Tour

AHS Senior Qualifies for Dew Tour

Gage Redman, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

AHS senior and amateur skier, Cassidy Jarrell, recently received an invitation to ski in the upcoming Dew Tour on October 10. The Winter Dew Tour is a ski and snowboard competition that offers aspiring athletes, like Jarrell, the opportunity to compete against some of the most talented skiers and sn...

AHS Boys Look For Volleyball Team Start Up

AHS Boys Look For Volleyball Team Start Up

Gage Redman, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

AHS boys watch from the sideline and wonder what it would be like to compete the way the girls do. As the AHS Girls volleyball season kicks off there has never been a boys volleyball team at AHS, but that may change this year... The prospect of a boys volleyball program has lurked the halls of AHS for ...

Boys Tennis Team on the Rise

Boys Tennis Team on the Rise

Olivia Zwieg, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

The AHS boys tennis team has had an exciting undefeated season this year. The team of eleven is looking forward to their upcoming Regional Tournament on Oct 3. Last year’s team won 2nd place at regionals, but this year they have greater aspirations. “The singles have been doing super well at...

AHS Skiers Fight the Longhorns in White

AHS Skiers Fight the Longhorns in White

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The wait is almost over for rivals Aspen Skiers and Basalt Longhorns to face off. Number six Aspen, which is undefeated, will meet 12th-ranked Basalt on Friday for Aspen’s homecoming game. Kickoff is 7 p.m. Last Friday, the Skiers took the win against Coal Ridge, finishing on top with a score of 34-2...

AHS Volleyball Team Preparing for League Championship

AHS Volleyball Team Preparing for League Championship

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The 2017 AHS volleyball team, led by coach Bailey Holmes, is currently working towards a league championship. This year’s team has shown their strength throughout the season and are determined to compete in the league's final rounds. The final tournament will take place during the first week of Novemb...

AHS Golf Team is back and better

AHS Golf Team is back and better

Gage Redman, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

The AHS golf team hopes to be a major for the state championship this year after winning the Vail mountain regional tournament. The six-person team has seen many courses over the past few years, but could never sweep the win going into later rounds. “We’re looking to take home the win this year. We have proba...

AHS Skiers Make Absence a Victory

AHS Skiers Make Absence a Victory

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

After an Ex Ed week break, the Skiers came back with a win against Grand Valley (30-26) putting the team 4-0 and ranked number 11 in the 2A division. The Skiers are also ranked number eight in a calculation called the “RPI,” which is a CHSAA-endorsed ranking system that helps determine playoff spots...

AHS Grad Shooting for the 2018 Olympics

AHS Grad Shooting for the 2018 Olympics

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

As he shoots for the 2018 Winter Olympics, Aspen High School alumni, Alex Ferreira, has the confidence of a season-opening win in the superpipe in his back snow pant pocket. He took first in the FIS event in Cardrona, New Zealand on September 1. Ferreira, 23, and a 2013 AHS graduate, is preparing...

Fantasy Football Hits AHS

Fantasy Football Hits AHS

Sam Kahn, News Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

  It is 11:30 am at AHS and three distinct groups of students are huddled around different tables in the commons. The atmosphere is hushed and serious. Fantasy Football season has begun, and these powwows are tense strategy sessions that involve careful data analysis and some high stakes bidding. E...

Martha Richards Takes Athletic Director Job

Martha Richards Takes Athletic Director Job

Sam Kahn, News Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

  Wisconsin native, Martha Richards, has been plotting her return to small town life for some time now. After coaching women’s golf at various top-tier Division One schools all over the nation, Richards decided it was time for a change of scenery and moved with her fiance to Aspen a year ago.   ...

AHS Golf Team Is Back And Better

AHS Golf Team Is Back And Better

Gage Redman, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Aspen High School’s 2017-18 golf team seeks to grab a State Championship as they enter prestigious tournament Aug 29-30. AHS golf team has some of the most skilled golfers Aspen has to offer. The six person team has seen many courses over the past few years, but could never sweep the win going into ...