Racing for Severy at AHS

Aspen’s first varsity runner Hudson McNamee runs down into Haleakala

Jessica Tyler, Editor

October 22, 2013

On October 5, 2013, the Aspen High School participated in their only home cross-country meet, the Chris Severy Invitational. At this year’s 15th annual race, the team finished with runners placing in the top 23 for both girls and boys junior varsity and varsity. The Chris Severy course begins at...

AHS Athletes: The Struggle to be Seen

Senior Shannon Turbidy reaches for the ball in a home game.

Madi Cheo, Staff Writer

October 22, 2013

Exceptional athletes at AHS are finding it harder and harder to get recognized by colleges, even when they are beyond comparison to anyone else in our town.  Aspen is not only a small town, but it is also far away from other towns, only making it harder to get recognized. Junior Jack Doremus was...

On Par for the State Tournament

Clayton Crawford tees off on a local course in preperation for the State Golf Tournament.

Mackenzie Conner, Staff Writer

October 22, 2013

Teeing up for the first hole of the state tournament, the AHS golf team used every bit of their mental toughness to settle the butterflies in their stomachs. Only one of the four golfers had ever been to the tournament before, so naturally the nerves were intense.  The boys’ varsity team was made...

Speedos to Scholarships

Bryant stands atop the podium after winning the 200 butterfly state championship.

Matt Sovich, Staff writer

October 22, 2013

It’s 5:20 AM when Max Bryant stumbles out of bed gets dressed, packs his bags, and hops in his car. He’s headed to his first of two swim practices that day. He does this every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. He then attends school like the rest of his classmates. Bryant is also the only guy his age...

Just Keep Swimming

(from left to right) Kelcie, Kelli Callahan, Nina Christensen, and Claire Collier at the 2013 Western Slope Regional Championships. This was out 4x100 free relay

Jordan Cramer, Staff Writer

October 18, 2013

When life’s got you down you know what you’ve gotta do? Just keep swimming just keep swimming just keep swimming. With these inspiring words from Dori Finding Nemo in mind, AHS student Kelcie Gerson prepares herself for the possibility of spending the next four years as a Division I swimmer at her...

Cheo Leaps into Gymnastics

Cheo does giants on the bars during her four hour practice.

Kim Sandbach, Staff Writer

October 18, 2013

Sophomore Madi Cheo flies off the bars in the gym at the Red Brick 5 days a week thinking, “Someday, this will be worth it.” As the only competitive gymnast at Aspen High School, Cheo hopes to continue pursuing her passion in college. This requires focus, determination, and a lot of hard work in...