AHS Dance Team Places Second at Colorado State Championships

The dance team performs one of their routines at the State Championships.

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

January 8, 2018

Pom poms flew as the spirit teams of the state of Colorado competed to win the first place title and make it to Nationals. Over the weekend of December 8th to the 10th, the AHS dance team went to State Championships in Denver. The varsity competition team consisted of 12 AHS student who danced in th...

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

Jamison Fuentes signing with Division 2 School Adam State

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

January 5, 2018

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

No snow at Highlands

Niko Hansen, Staff Writer

January 3, 2018

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

The AHS swim team doing a team building activity.

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017

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

Coach Alex Schrempf with AHS players

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

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

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

Disney on Ice performing on November 4 in the Prudential Center. (Sari right)

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

November 15, 2017

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

Sophomores Kyley Grogan and Greta Hansen having fun at a XC meet.

Niko Hansen, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017

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

Chase Kelly, a sixth grader at Aspen Middle School, recently joined the high school team.

November 1, 2017

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 schedule and information

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

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

Junior Noah Hollander leaving Moffat County Bulldog on the turf and charging towards victory.

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

October 31, 2017

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

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...