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High School Sports Transportation

Sarah Bestor, Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2015


Filed under Athletics, News, Showcase, Tennis

There are many misconceptions about the way different sports are treated in high school. People frequently believe that football is favored over other sports and when Rogue News heard that the Girls Tennis Team no longer had access to a bus for their away games, an immediate investigation ensued. “It is very...

Ashland Track and Field Continues Successful Season

Ashland Track and Field Continues Successful Season

Karl Moeglein, Reporter

April 20, 2015


Filed under Athletics, Showcase, Spring, Track & Field

Wyatt Thompson-Siporen continued his spectacular season, and Dominic Meads, Mel Elshalom, Chris Robinson and Ian Rinefort all placed when boy’s track and field took second place at the Crater Classic. On the girl’s side Sydney Norvell was victorious while both Hope Baldrica and Kelsey McKelvey got...

Ashland Track and Field Sweeps Eagle Point

Ashland Track and Field Sweeps Eagle Point

Karl Moeglein, Reporter

April 16, 2015


Filed under Athletics, Showcase, Spring, Track & Field

At Eagle Point, the Ashland boys picked up a close victory 75-69 while the girls coasted to a 83-56 win as the Grizzly Track and Field Team swept the Eagles in a duel meet. For the boys junior Shashi Penn and senior Wyatt Thompson-Siporen led the way with a combined seven event wins. Penn picked up...

Grizz Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Grizz Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Sarah Bestor, Editor-In-Chief

April 10, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Student Life, Wrestling

Ashland High School senior, Facienne Guerlanda Graham, signed her National Letter of Intent to play soccer for the Southern Oregon University (SOU) Raiders. SOU was never in Graham’s plan, she always wanted to go to California and not stay close to home, but when SOU started looking at her during her...

Ashland High Track Update

Ashland High Track Update

Karl Moeglein, Reporter

April 6, 2015


Filed under Athletics, Showcase, Spring, Track & Field

The 61st Medford Rotary Relays is unlike any other event in the track season. Like the name implies, relays ruled the day on Saturday April 4 where 17 schools competed. Wyatt Thompson-Siporen was the most successful Grizzly athlete. The senior won both the long jump and discus as the only individual...

Sydney Norvell: State Champion

Sydney Norvell: State Champion

Kleya Dhenin

March 18, 2015


Filed under Athletics, Showcase, Uncategorized, Wrestling

Despite attempts by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to ban wrestling from the 2020 Summer Games, the Ashland High School wrestling team remains strong. The IOCs justifications for dropping the sport focus on the lack of “global popularity” surrounding the sport. Although wrestling is not...

Basketball Uniforms

Basketball Uniforms

Lili Smith

February 18, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Winter

Over the past 60 years, basketball uniforms have drastically changed. The shorts have gotten longer, the tops have become baggier and the shoes have gone from Chuck Taylor All-Stars to Nike and Adidas leather high-tops. In the 1900's, most players preferred a tight-fit uniform until Michael Jordan...

Ashland High Boys Basketball

Ashland High Boys Basketball

Karl Moeglein

December 17, 2014


Filed under Athletics, Basketball, Winter

Ashland junior guard Walker Shibley-Styer had the best game of his career scoring 28 points with Dominic Meads adding 8 points in Ashland’s 47-42 victory against the Hidden Valley Mustangs Tuesday night. After pulling ahead early, the Grizzlies squandered a 15-8 lead at the end of the first quarter...

Trio of Grizzlies Set to Play College Sports

Trio of Grizzlies Set to Play College Sports

Karl Moeglein

December 3, 2014


Filed under Athletics

Senior at Ashland High School, Steen Fredrickson signed his National Letter of Intent to play baseball for the Montana State University Billings (MSUB) Yellowjackets next fall. The Yellowjackets first contacted Fredrickson near the end of summer. After the coaching staff saw him play in Washington...

Intramural Dodgeball Tournament

Intramural Dodgeball Tournament

Grace Pruitt

October 29, 2014


Filed under Athletics

Intramural Dodgeball is considered one of the most popular intramural sport AHS offers. It began Monday, October 6, at lunch in the lower gym. This intramural sport is extremely competitive. Steve Smith, Coordinator of Intramural Sports says, “Very seldom do we get a girls team”,crossing fingers...

Boys Soccer Clinches League Title

Boys Soccer Clinches League Title

Karl Moeglein

October 29, 2014


Filed under Athletics, Fall, Soccer, Uncategorized

This season the Ashland Boy’s Soccer Team has had a flair for the dramatics. Throughout the year they have overcome losing streaks, fought through overtimes and now are Midwestern League Champions. Going into Saturday’s game against the Springfield Millers, the Grizzlies needed victory to take...

Ashland Grad Makes History

Ashland Grad Makes History

Karl Moeglein

October 29, 2014


Filed under Athletics, Baseball, Spring

Update: He may not have an 100 mile per hour fastball or strikeout every batter, but consistency has paid off for Jeremy Guthrie. After allowing a combined three runs in ten innings pitched during the third playoff game, the Kansas City Royals will turn to Guthrie, who has the lowest ERA of any Ro...

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