AHS girl’s softball team wins first game since 2009

The AHS softball team doing their warm-ups during practice.

Alex Engelmann, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

The Aspen High Girls Softball Team is starting off the season strong with a win of 19-18 in their 5th game of the season. The last time the AHS Softball Team won a game at the varsity level was in 2009, and since then the players have kept their spirits high and have continued to practice year after year. Th...

AHS boys golf team comes home as state champs

From the left, AHS boys golf team players Colter Zwieg, Jack Pevny, Dawson Holmes, Jack Hughes and Dominic Lanese take home a championship win for the Skiers October 1-2

Zoe Cramer, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2018

BOULDER–– The boys stepped onto the green. It was a bit wet, but nothing they hadn’t dealt with before. Less than a month ago the AHS boys golf team faced the regional championship’s rolling hills and won, carrying on their streak of ten years. After coming in second in state championships l...

Believe In Something, Even If It Means Losing Everything

New Nike ad featuring Colin Kaepernick.

Tessa guthrie, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

Nike recently released a new advertisement prompting customers to burn and destroy their Nike products. The ad featured athletes including Serena Williams, Eliud Kipchoge, Alphonso Davies, Lebron James, the US Women's Soccer team, Shaquille Griffin, and Colin Kaepernick. It featured these athletes, and...

AHS Football to kickoff the 2018 Season

Ethan Hunt, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018

With the AHS football team’s record-breaking distances last season, they have a lot to live up to in 2018. In the fall of 2017, AHS made it to the playoffs with an upsetting loss to TCA in the first round ending the season. It was an especially heavy loss as the team had to let go of several senior...

A Hole in One for Girl’s Golf

A few members of the golf team and the coach pose for a picture in front of the score board.

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018

After many practices and long hours on the range, the girl’s golf team is ready for their upcoming tournament at regionals. Golf is an individual sport, so the scores are different for every player. Their team score overall has been higher than the other teams in the league; however, each tournam...

Boys’ Baseball Recap

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018

The AHS baseball team had 16 wins and 5 losses and traveled to several different towns to achieve these victories. David Fuentes, the baseball coach, is very proud of his team and excited for next year. “The season went great and although we lost in the Regional Finals we did win a playoff game ...

Cross-training with AHS track and field

AHS track-stars on the bus driving to their track meet.

Maeve McGuire, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018

Living in an extremely active community such as Aspen, it’s not uncommon for kids to balance playing multiple sports at the same time, year round. Many athletes and coaches believe that playing a variety of sports can help improve their skills in all aspects. Specifically, the skills used in track and fi...

The benefits of participating in high school athletics

The AHS Softball team poses for their team photos at the beginning of the season.

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

May 6, 2018

Sports help train the body, both physically and mentally, which benefits the student's health overall and also teaches them life traits for later down the line. Many AHS students participate in sports, but some kids don’t see value in participating in athletic activities. However, the benefits of doing ...

NHL playoff recap

NHL playoff recap

Gage Redman, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

Every year, hockey fans from all over the country look forward to National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs. The NHL playoffs are known for exciting, fast-paced play. Playoff teams enhance their style of play and strategy after the regular season, particularly on the offensive front. The playoff series is be...

To the next phase of college athletes

Chelsea Moore racing in the sprint at Nationals.

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

April 30, 2018

While seniors prepare for the upcoming college journey, AHS student-athletes take a different route by continuing their athletic career. After years of daily practice and competitions, they are finally being rewarded for their hard work by getting the chance to continue playing the sport they love in ...

AHS Girls Tennis Team Looking for a State Championship

Members of the AHS Girls Tennis Team preparing for the upcoming regional tournament.

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

April 28, 2018

The 2018 AHS girls tennis team, led by coach Steve Sand, is determined to continue last years winning season, and hope to perform even better at the state tournament. After winning throughout the beginning of the 2018 season, the team is preparing for their shot at the state trophy later this May. ...

AHS Spring Soccer kicking into the season

AHS Spring Soccer kicking into the season

Gage Redman, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

The AHS spring soccer team kicked off their season two weeks ago. The spring program has many returning players from AHS fall soccer and a few additional athletes from Glenwood and Basalt. Since it’s a club team, they are allowed to roster kids from out of the district, unlike the fall team, which...