AHS Track Team Off To The Races

AHS Track Team Off To The Races

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

May 7, 2015


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

AHS Sophomore Sunday Abarca won the 400-meter dash on May 2 in a blazing 49.93 seconds, one of the top times in the state for his division. Later that day, at Stocker Stadium in Grand Junction, Abarca made it two-for-two by taking the 200-meter dash with an official time of 22.18 seconds. Abarca and...

Junior Gents Rugby Team’s Successful Season

Junior Gents Rugby Team’s Successful Season

Laura Wolf, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015


Filed under Sports

As the saying goes, soccer is a gentleman's game played by ruffians, and rugby is a ruffian's game played by gentlemen. So, it makes sense that the valley wide club rugby team featuring six players from Aspen is named the Junior Gents. So far this season the passionate team members of the Junior Gents...

Aspen Boys Lacrosse Dodge their Way into Playoffs

Charlie Van Allen, Staff Writer

April 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Aspen Boys Lacrosse Team (11-2), the pride of Aspen High, will face off against Battle Mountain (10-3), on home turf Friday for the Mountain League championship. Aspen is coming off a 12-5 victory against mountain rivals Summit and are hoping that their recent win will give them confidence coming...

Girls Golf Drive Their Way to Regionals

Girls Golf Drive Their Way to Regionals

Katherine Doherty, Design Writer

April 13, 2015


Filed under Sports

With the 2015 spring sports season rapidly coming to a close, the AHS girls golf team is happy to finally be able to play on an actual golf course that’s outside. Usually the girls are confined to practicing in the Junior Golf building at the Aspen Golf Course because there is still snow on the ground...

Springing into Spring Sports

Springing into Spring Sports

Jordana Rothberg, Staff Writer

April 9, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Spring can be a bit of an awkward season. We can have a sixty degree day followed by a blizzard at fifteen degrees. Mud and slush overwhelm the streets one day and the next is all dry pavement. During this strange time of year it can be hard to know what to do. With all of the strange weather and varying...

March Will be Filled With Madness

March Will be Filled With Madness

Ryer Gardenswartz, Staff writer

April 7, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the Nauset Ball tournament comes and goes AHS can get riled up for another major tournament: March Madness. The NCAA men’s basketball tournament that crowns the national champion is right around the corner. Last year 7th seeded Connecticut beat number 8th seeded Kentucky in the National Championsh...

Spring Sports In Full Bloom

Spring Sports In Full Bloom

Ryer Gardenswartz, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015


Filed under Sports

As the winter sports season melts away, the spring sport season begins to bloom. Though it may not feel like spring outside, the first day for official spring sport practices is February 23rd. Spring teams have already been getting prepped for the final sport season at AHS. While some teams had a grea...

2015 Winter X Games Highlights

2015 Winter X Games Highlights

Nathaniel Karbank, News Editor

January 29, 2015


Filed under Sports

This year’s Winter X Games brought an estimated 115,000 spectators, awarded 54 individual gold medals, medals for e-sport events, four headlining musical performances, two new 2015 Jeeps, and flooded Aspen with streams of buses- all within the span of five days. Since 2002, Aspen has hosted the...

When in Doubt, Sled Out

When in Doubt, Sled Out

Ryer Gardenswartz, Staff Writer

December 12, 2014


Filed under Sports

Aspen is world renowned for top notch skiing that attracts thousands every year. However, there is another winter sport that is also available: sledding. Yes, the fun-filled activity that has been in skiing’s shadow for so long is finally getting more public recognition. For those who are not the big...

Girls Hockey Dominating Once Again

Girls Hockey Dominating Once Again

Charlie Van Allen, Staff Writer

November 20, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The U19 Aspen Leafs girls’ hockey team has won the last six state championships in a row, but they are nowhere near tired of winning. They showed that by obliterating their fierce rivals, Steamboat, by five goals to zero in the finals of the annual Fall Face Off tournament, which took place Oct...

A Skater’s Story

A Skater’s Story

Carson Friedland, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014


Filed under Sports

After watching videos of  professional skaters landing ludicrous jumps and hearing worldwide applause this weekend, Sari Behr turned to me and exclaimed “I am obsessed with them, all I want to do is be just like them”. Behr, a sophomore and competitive skater at AHS, has been skating for nearly...

Introducing the New College Football Playoff

Introducing the New College Football Playoff

Ryer Gardenswartz, Staff Writer

October 27, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Sports

For the past 16 years college football fans have been wishing and willing their team to a cherished BCS (Bowl Championship Series) game. The BCS system has featured five bowl games that would put the top teams across the country in the spotlight. Games would be played in some of the biggest and most...