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How to Balance Both School and Athletics: Becoming Successful Against All Odds

How to Balance Both School and Athletics: Becoming Successful Against All Odds

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

January 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

For many, the American Dream revolves around the idea of going to college, although not many people are able achieve this dream without making a sacrifice. However, for Jamison Fuentes, one of the best baseball players at AHS, this dream has become tangible due to his continued effort in both school...

Lack of snow for AHS Skiers

Lack of snow for AHS Skiers

Niko Hansen, Staff Writer

January 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Winter is coming, right? Ski season has finally hit Aspen, but this year, it’s with a lack of snow. The preliminary monthly weather report at the Aspen Water Plant shows it snowed 10.8 inches in November, about half the average of 21.84 inches. This leaves Aspen natives all around the town with finge...

AHS Swim Team Back After States Win

AHS Swim Team Back After States Win

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

After winning states last year, the AHS girl’s swim team is back and ready to once again claim the title. Coach Kathleen Callahan has been training the girls with the help of her assistant coach to ensure that the girls are ready and work well together. Swimming with the high school requires the gi...

AHS Basketball Returns with High Expectations for the Season

AHS Basketball Returns with High Expectations for the Season

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Generally, high school sports captivate the attention of students and the local community, providing fast paced entertainment for many people. AHS basketball has officially started for the 2017/18 season led by former Division I player, Alex Schrempf. After reaching playoffs last year the team is hoping fo...

AHS Hockey Team Starts Season With High Hopes

Gage Redman, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The AHS hockey team is back for the 2017-18 season and are ready to take on Cherry Creek for their first game, on December 2nd. The team has been looking forward to hitting the ice for about a year now. With tryouts just beginning, new freshman try to prove themselves to the coaching staff, returnin...

AHS Grad Skates with Disney on Ice

AHS Grad Skates with Disney on Ice

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

While the majority of the class of 2017 follows the college route, Sari Behr skates the world with Disney on Ice. Behr, 18, is taking a gap year to follow her passion as a professional skater. Sari Behr has skated since she could walk and was inspired by her mom, Peggy Behr, a former nationally rank...

AHS Cross Country Team Runs To States

AHS Cross Country Team Runs To States

Niko Hansen, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

With snow beginning to fall and temperatures starting to drop, fall sports have come to an end. The AHS Cross Country Team has made it to the 2017 State meet. Qualifying for the state meet required the team to finish top four in the 3A region. The student athletes finished third, which means that they ear...

AHS Mountain Bike Team Takes on Young Athletes

AHS Mountain Bike Team Takes on Young Athletes

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

The AHS Mountain Bike Team is among many fall sports but is unique, not only because they have kids from nearby mountain towns, such as Basalt, but because they this year, against all the odds,  have two 11-year olds on the team. Sixth graders at Aspen Middle school, Brody Fox and Chase Kelly ...

AHS Climbing Team Returns for 2017/18 Season

AHS Climbing Team Returns for 2017/18 Season

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The AHS Climbing Team, led by coaches Kim Hammond and Alex Reginelli, has returned for the 2017-2018 season, and continues to push high school climbers to new heights. As one of the only clubs at AHS that rewards a varsity letter, it has gained many new talented members. “Every Tuesday from 4-6 pm, the Red Brick ...

AHS Skiers Enter Playoffs Ranked 12th

AHS Skiers Enter Playoffs Ranked 12th

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The Aspen Skiers head into the playoffs this weekend, ranked 12th in the Western Slope 2A League by the Colorado High School Activities Association, which announced its seeds on Sunday. Aspen will play fifth-ranked, Classical Academy, on Friday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m., in an away game. Both teams have an 8...

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...