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Zoe Guthrie Rides into IEA National Finals

Zoe Guthrie Rides into IEA National Finals

Chloe Brettmann and Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

AHS sophomore Zoe Guthrie rides for the Aspen Equestrian Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) team, and recently made history by being the first Aspen rider to qualify for and compete at the national finals held in Lexington, Kentucky. “I didn’t think I was going to make it this year because the...

AHS Spring Sports Lead to Victory

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

From March through late May, AHS spring sports athletes focus on their techniques and tactics in the short spring season. During the past couple of weeks, student athletes have been traveling all over the state to compete in events representing the Aspen Skiers. Girls Golf:   Aspen Girls Golf team recently ...

Lacrossing the Nation

Lacrossing the Nation

Jordan Fox, Online Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Spring break is often a time to relax and take a break from school and sports, but for the boy’s and girl’s lacrosse teams, this break was quite the opposite. Over spring break, the boy’s lacrosse team stayed at Casa Grande in Arizona with Trilogy Lacrosse and played two teams, while the girl...

AHS Skier Flips into World Championships

AHS Skier Flips into World Championships

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

ASPEN-- On March 23, the U.S. Free Skiing Team sent several student athletes to compete in the 2017 International and skiing Federation Junior World Championships. One of these students was Aspen High School junior Cassidy Jarrell, who qualified for men’s half pipe event in Crans-Montana, Switzerland....

Seasons change but skiing continues

Seasons change but skiing continues

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Arapahoe Basin-- While ski resorts in Aspen close for the season, A-Basin in Summit County is scheduled to stay open until the first Sunday in June. Adrienne Saia Isaac, A-Basin’s spokesperson, explained recently that depending on snowfall, there could be an even later date to the last day of skiing “We...

Generation Z making the dream into reality

Generation Z making the dream into reality

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

March 19, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The youngest racers competing in the 2017 FIS Ski World Cup Finals may have started at the back of the pack and in the ruts, but all said, they made the most of their World Cup Finals experience. Still, competing at this level means giving up what could be considered normal teenage life and high school....

Skiers at States

Skiers at States

Chelsea Moore, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Brisk air and a lowering sun enveloped a hundred nervous girls who waited as the clock counted down for the start. The Aspen team, made up of only four skiers, was hard to pick out through the sea of competitors; Vail, Summit, Steamboat, Battle Mountain, and more. After the girl's ski team won States last ye...

A Look Back at World Cup Ski Racing History

A Look Back at World Cup Ski Racing History

Chloe Brettmann, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

The 1A side of Aspen Mountain is buzzing with activity as crews prepare for World Cup skiing. From March 15-19th, Aspen will host the 2017 World Cup Finals on Aspen Mountain. Before the much anticipated event begins, and fastest ski racers in the World take on the formidable America’s Downhill course, le...

Ski Team at Sixteen

Ski Team at Sixteen

Chloe Brettmann, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Does anybody remember the 2010 Vancouver Olympics when Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso skied to gold and silver medals in the downhill? This was when I discovered ski racing for the first time. Like many nine year olds captivated by this same event, I was determined to become a ski racer myself, but ...

Swim Team Wins First State Championship

Swim Team Wins First State Championship

Jordan Fox, Online Editor

February 21, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Most people believe that is strength in numbers, but the AHS Girls Swim Team proved that victory can still be accomplished without the masses. For the first time in Aspen High School history, the girls swim team won the state championships as well as ended the season with many first place individual fin...

Racing to the finish at Ski Cooper

Racing to the finish at Ski Cooper

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Heavy snow greeted AHS Alpine skiers during their race on Feb. 2 at Ski Cooper. According to coach Jennifer Morandi-Benson, there were seven girls who finished in the top 20 and three boys in the top 15. Morandi-Benson said the new student athletes are diving right into the sport of ski racing. “...

AHS High Alpine Team Wins Home Race

AHS High Alpine Team Wins Home Race

Quinton Carroll O'Keeffe, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Aspen High School’s High Alpine Ski Team executed perfection to start off the new season last Friday at Aspen Highlands. AHS coach Jennifer Morandi-Benson was ecstatic about the way both teams performed. “The boys did awesome," Morandi-Benson said. "We came in first as a team and it ...