The legend of snowboarding

Snowboarder testing the new

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

(From left to right) Jack Pevny, Nic Pevny, John Hall, and Lucas Lee, the four AHS athletes competing at states this week.

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

AHS spirit team sets high expectations

AHS Spirit Team performs during halftime at a football game. Pictured from left to right: Louise Lipsey, Avery Hirsh, Margot Compois, Grace Romero, Jamison Delaney, Eryn Brettman.

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

 New head coach, Maddy Miller, posing for a picture with the Denver Nuggets. (Pictured center, 3rd row)

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

A sample of the new turf is available in the athletic department with additional access to other turf resources.

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...

#Proudtobeaskierwithyou Movement

Amanda Trendell and Martha Richards meeting with female sports teams about the movement.

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019

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 carves a perfect turn into a slalom gate, one of the winter sports he excels at.

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019

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 playing in an AHS varsity girls soccer game at the end of her freshman season.

Hannah Yeary, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

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

Skiers on Aspen Mountain watch teams in the synchro skiing competition ski down the run North American above Bonnie's restaurant on Aspen Mountain

Annika Nichols, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

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 with new head coach, Martha Richards. (Right)

Tatum Diemer, Layout Editor

April 18, 2019

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

Sophomore Edie Sherlock  pictured playing soccer

Annika Nichols, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019

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 ...