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CU Wins the South Pac 12 Division

CU Wins the South Pac 12 Division

Olivia Clauss, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

On Nov. 26, the Buffs held their ranking of 9th with a 27-22 win against Utah at Folsom Field. Despite the frigid temperatures, fans were not quick to leave. Once the clock stopped, the security took down the field goals, and the fans charged onto the field, smothering the players. Gold fireworks shot out o...

A Love Beyond Baseball

A Love Beyond Baseball

Olivia Clauss, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Halfway into flight 288 on Oct. 28 servicing Denver to­­ St. Louis, the flight attendant got on the loud speaker and informed the passengers of some “bad” news. The flight’s atmosphere grew from restful to agitated, and for a few seconds there was sheer panic of what this bad news had in store...

Aspen Equestrian Team Connects and Supports Riders of The Roaring Fork Valley

Aspen Equestrian Team Connects and Supports Riders of The Roaring Fork Valley

Chloe Brettmann, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Did you know that Aspen has an equestrian team? Probably not, because unfortunately, it is not a varsity sport at our school. But Michelle Bonfils Thibeault and Lisa Hall Flynn, Aspen Equestrian Team coaches, are making sure that the equestrians of the Roaring Fork Valley are not left hanging and have...

To Be a Senior

To Be a Senior

Paige Quist, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

ASPEN -- Not all AHS students choose to seek the IB Diploma Program, but those who do know it will challenge them to balance school, sports, and a social life. Seniors are especially busy with college applications due and graduation just steps away. Kennidy Quist, an accomplished competitive swimmer recently acce...

The Buffaloes are Charging the Pac12 South Division

The Buffaloes are Charging the Pac12 South Division

Olivia Clauss, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

"Arizona State (ASU) is a great football team. We just have to play ball. We're an elite football team, too," University of Colorado (CU) running back Phillip Lindsay said before the two teams fought it out at Folsom Field on Oct. 15. Lindsay was not wrong to say that his team is “elite” this...

AHS Cross-Country: Run for Fun

AHS Cross-Country: Run for Fun

Chelsea Moore, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

There are three types of fun: type I fun is enjoyable while it's happening, type II fun is miserable while it's happening, but fun in retrospect, and type III is not fun at all, not even in retrospect. It’s very unusual for running to be anything but type III fun, but on the Aspen High School ...

AHS student swims up to Harvard

AHS student swims up to Harvard

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

October 23, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

As she splashed through the water as a 5-year-old in Michigan, AHS senior Kennidy Quist knew she had found a passion for swimming. Quist early on made decisions about discipline, studying, and dedication that would impact her much later in life. It was that kind of focus that led Quist, who was recognized...

Kowar Skates into Nationals

Kowar Skates into Nationals

Jordan Fox, Online Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Apparently all it takes to become the number one figure skater in the country is, “Just a lot of practice and mental preparation,” said freshman Klara Kowar. And, while this seems daunting to most people, she makes it look easy. Kower recently won first place at the National Solo Dance Competition...

Aspen Lacrosse Players Score on Elite Team

Aspen Lacrosse Players Score on Elite Team

Jordan Fox, Online Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

ASPEN--Balancing school and sports is challenging for most student athletes with late night or early morning practices and far away games, but two AHS students are taking that commitment a little further. AHS junior RJ Peshek and freshman Ty Tullar both play on the Denver Elite Lacrosse Team, a club tea...

Aspen Boys Hit the Slopes in Chile

Aspen Boys Hit the Slopes in Chile

Harry Kahn, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

   ASPEN -- While AHS students had the chance to travel across the country to participate in a wide range of unique, exciting Experiential Education courses early in September, AHS senior Devon Toribio and junior Dexter Edelman sought out their own adventure in La Parva, Chile, where they spent 10 days...

Knees on the Field for Hands in the Air

Knees on the Field for Hands in the Air

Quinton O'Keeffe, Staff Writer

October 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

One of the most enduring American sports traditions occurs before the start of any game, the singing of the national anthem. From high school all the way up to the professional level, athletes, coaches and fans are prompted to stand and pay respect to the stars and stripes that represent our nation's...

The SEC: Super Excellent Conference

The SEC: Super Excellent Conference

Olivia Clauss, Staff Writer

October 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Just because the University of Colorado belongs to the PAC 12, does not mean that we should give up on loving football. The PAC 12 might be pretty lame, but there is a little thing called ESPN where you can watch a not so lame conference play some damn good football and exhibit school pride like nothing...