THE SKIER SCRIBBLER

The Death of a Legendary Turf

The Death of a Legendary Turf

Ava Thornely and Stef Wojcik, Staff Writers

June 5, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

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...

#Proudtobeaskierwithyou Movement

#Proudtobeaskierwithyou Movement

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The #proudtobeaskier movement is a social media platform that strives to empower women's sports within the Aspen School District. The initiative was started by the girl’s golf coaches, Shannon Worth and Kate Korn, who are teachers at the Aspen School District. It was partly inspired by the Instagram ...

Trey Thorpe: The Life of a Spirited Athlete and Driven Student

Trey Thorpe: The Life of a Spirited Athlete and Driven Student

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Between football, skiing, baseball, and additional conditioning, Trey Thorpe’s athletic hours range from 12 to 18 hours a week. With this, he must also set aside time for his academics as he takes three IB classes as well as AP calculus. Between his academic, athletic, and social life, though it's ch...

Kelley Francis: AHS’s record-breaking athlete

Kelley Francis: AHS’s record-breaking athlete

Hannah Yeary, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Ambitious, hard-working, sophomore Kelley Francis approaches the height of her second season on the AHS varsity girls soccer team after her record-breaking freshman year. Last year, Francis not only made varsity as a freshman, but she also scored 32 goals--breaking the single-season record for go...

Synchro Skiing

Synchro Skiing

Annika Nichols, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It’s like ski ballet or a dance team on skis! The annual Aspen World Synchronised skiing competition which takes place on April 11th through the 13th on Aspen Mountain above Bonnie's restaurant. Founded in 1998 and brought to Aspen in 2001, this competition has become an event that both spectators a...

AHS Girls Golf team tee off new season with new coach

AHS Girls Golf team tee off new season with new coach

Tatum Diemer, Layout Editor

April 18, 2019


Filed under Sports

As the lifts have stopped spinning in Aspen, spring sports have come into full force, with renowned programs such as Lacrosse and Soccer taking the attention of the school and community. However, in addition to the more popular sports, other teams have begun their seasons as well, with new developments,...

Juggling a Spring Sport

Juggling a Spring Sport

Annika Nichols, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the fourth quarter begins, so does grind-time for all students patiently anticipating summer break. With two months to go- roughly 35 days (but who’s counting)- tests like the ACT, SAT, or PSAT are in session as well as finals. Fourth quarter can be extremely stressful for students, especially those ...

Varsity Letter Motivation at AHS

Varsity Letter Motivation at AHS

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

80% of the Aspen High School student body participates in sports, but the reasons are unknown whether or not they truly enjoy the sport or are using it as a boost for their college applications. AHS Athletic Department Administrative Assistant and girls lacrosse coach Amanda Trendell believes that...

Athletic Funding: a breakdown

Athletic Funding: a breakdown

Taylor Pattillo, Staff Writer

December 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

80% of the Aspen High School student body consists of athletes, all taking advantage of the uniforms, equipment and funding, but few know where this money is coming from and how the money is divided between sports. Chief Financial Officer, Kate Fuentes, offers an explanation. Skier Scribbler: “What is the annual sport...

Goals of the Aspen High School Dance Team

Goals of the Aspen High School Dance Team

Davy Brown, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Aspen High School’s Dance Team went to the Colorado State Championships where they competed to qualify for National finals in Florida. The team had been training intensely for the past few weeks before states as they prepared to execute a perfectly groomed performance at States. They felt encour...

Girls basketball gets a fresh start with Aldridge

Girls basketball gets a fresh start with Aldridge

Taylor Pattillo, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

As AHS gears up for another successful winter sports season, the Girls Basketball team preps for something else: a new coach. After former coach Greg Peterson resigned at the end of the 2017-18 season, James Aldridge will take over the coaching position. “I was actually supposed to be coaching bo...

Chris Keleher: An Aspen Running Legend

Chris Keleher: An Aspen Running Legend

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

8th-grade teacher at Aspen Middle School and Cross Country team coach Chris Keleher is driven by his dreams and lives life doing what he loves. Keleher grew up in the valley and is an avid runner who has dedicated his life to mentoring runners and students in the valley. Read on to find out more about ...