Aspen Lacrosse Players Score on Elite Team

Aspen Lacrosse Players Score on Elite Team

Jordan Fox, Online Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

ASPEN--Balancing school and sports is challenging for most student athletes with late night or early morning practices and far away games, but two AHS students are taking that commitment a little further. AHS junior RJ Peshek and freshman Ty Tullar both play on the Denver Elite Lacrosse Team, a club tea...

Aspen Boys Hit the Slopes in Chile

Aspen Boys Hit the Slopes in Chile

Harry Kahn, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

   ASPEN -- While AHS students had the chance to travel across the country to participate in a wide range of unique, exciting Experiential Education courses early in September, AHS senior Devon Toribio and junior Dexter Edelman sought out their own adventure in La Parva, Chile, where they spent 10 days...

Knees on the Field for Hands in the Air

Knees on the Field for Hands in the Air

Quinton O'Keeffe, Staff Writer

October 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

One of the most enduring American sports traditions occurs before the start of any game, the singing of the national anthem. From high school all the way up to the professional level, athletes, coaches and fans are prompted to stand and pay respect to the stars and stripes that represent our nation's...

The SEC: Super Excellent Conference

The SEC: Super Excellent Conference

Olivia Clauss, Staff Writer

October 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Just because the University of Colorado belongs to the PAC 12, does not mean that we should give up on loving football. The PAC 12 might be pretty lame, but there is a little thing called ESPN where you can watch a not so lame conference play some damn good football and exhibit school pride like nothing...

AHS Athlete Profile: Paul Matzkin

AHS Athlete Profile: Paul Matzkin

Quinton O'Keeffe, Staff Writer

October 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

Paul Matzkin The varsity running back at Aspen High School entering his junior year has high hopes and expectations for the team and himself this upcoming football season. Transferring from Berkeley Prep, Florida, his AHS football debut has been highly anticipated since his arrival last February. Q...

Field Hockey at AHS: Not Yet a Sport?

Field Hockey at AHS: Not Yet a Sport?

Chelsea Moore, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Last year, for the first time in AHS history, students and coaches came together to form a girl's field hockey team. This team was expected to become a true high school sport this year and play in a competitive league, but their dreams didn’t come true. The girl's field hockey team remains a club spor...

New Year, New Cheers

New Year, New Cheers

Jordan Fox, Online Editor

September 19, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Aspen--The phrase “earn your poms” is usually limited to cheerleading movies but with the introduction of Hannah Gregory as the new head coach of the AHS dance team, that phrase may become a lot more commonplace, at least among dancers. After being the AHS dance team captain her junior and senior yea...

Missed Game, Everyone Came

Zoe Cramer, Staff Writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

With only a few high schools per county, the Aspen sports teams are bound to travel far for their games. Moffat, Colorado, is one of the furthest places the Aspen Volleyball Team has to travel to. A four-hour bus ride away, excluding traffic, creates quite a hassle.  The AHS volleyball players, however...

New season, New reasons to win

New season, New reasons to win

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

August 31, 2016


Filed under Sports

With a total of just two wins during 2015, the Aspen High School Football Skiers are ready for a comeback, this year with new coach Karson Pike. Even though their first game, Aug. 25, started with a loss to Middle Park, the Skiers hope for a better record this 2016 season. “My goal for this season...

A Spiking Challenge

Carson Friedland, Design Editor

August 30, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The right side of Wagner Park filled up with Aspen High School graduates, current seniors, and current juniors during a sunshower Sunday to put their spiking skills to the test with a Spikeball tournament.  The new sport dominating college fields and city parks recently leaked its way into the town of...

Aspen Baseball Makes a Comeback

Carson Friedland, Staff Writer

June 7, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Aspen Baseball team made an impressive comeback as the team closed up their 2016 season with their best record in the past couple of years.  The team ended the season with 6 wins out of the 17 games played, and were in the running for a playoff spot until the very end of the season.  As one of...

The Truth about Social Media and Sports

Harry Kahn, Editor

May 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

On Thursday, April 28, during the first round of the 2016 NFL draft in the Auditorium Theater in Chicago, Illinois, athlete Laremy Tunsil became known for much more than just his prowess on the football field. The six foot five 315 pound offensive tackle out of University of Mississippi was projected...