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2012 Girls’ Tennis Team makes a statement

2012 Girls’ Tennis Team makes a statement

Cassidy Christopher

May 30, 2012


Filed under Athletics, Home, News, News, Spring, Tennis

It all started off with a few major changes to the tennis program at Ashland High School. The junior varsity teams were banished due to budget, and a new coach gripped onto the girls’ team. For the AHS girls’ tennis program, there was no more messing around this year. It was time for the team to make its statement as a successful sport at AHS. The Ashland ...

Mt. Vaughan Expedition 2012

Mt. Vaughan Expedition 2012

Aimee Miller

March 20, 2012


Filed under Feature, Home, Photo Gallery, School, Student Life, Track & Field

This December, AHS Junior Brandon Vaughan will be traveling to Antarctica to summit Mt. Vaughan. At a young age, Vaughan first heard the story about Norman, his Great-Grand Uncle, and his mountain. Brandon’s mother had a couple of Norman’s books and Brandon had the opportunity to read them. Vaughan expresses being “so im...

Grizzly Ski Team Fares Well at State

Grizzly Ski Team Fares Well at State

Ada Lawson

March 7, 2012


Filed under Alpine ski, Athletics, Uncategorized, Winter

This past weekend, Ashland High School Grizzlies appeared on the slopes of Mt. Hood. The state skiing qualifiers were Alexandra Frol, Maya Terry-Shindelman, Megan Ganim, Maddy Chaves, Madelyn Getzoff, Leah Wessler and Alek Bishop. There were 110 girls participating and a total of 120 boys. The athletes ventured onto the fresh snow which had accumulated to abou...

Bitter Work on the Diamond

Mitchell Harfst

February 28, 2012


Filed under Athletics, Baseball, Softball, Spring, Uncategorized

The season of bats took flight this past Monday, February 27th. Despite the freezing cold, occasional snow, and slight drizzle of rain, baseball and softball players hit the fields this week. For the baseball team, this season brings the hope of having another stellar season, and accomplishing what they failed to d...

Lady Grizz Seek to Storm Past Spartans

Lady Grizz Seek to Storm Past Spartans

Mitchell Harfst

February 22, 2012


Filed under Athletics, Basketball, Winter

This Friday, the Ashland Grizz Girls Basketball team looks to make it to the OSAA State Tournament in their play-in game at home against Marist. The game looks like a battle royale in the making, with both teams having a 14-10 record on the year as they scrap to keep their season alive. Led by Se...

Swimming their way to Districts

Swimming their way to Districts

Ada Lawson

February 15, 2012


Filed under Athletics, Fall, Home, Swimming

The Ashland High School Grizzly swimmers competed against the Mountain View Cougars, Bend Lava Bears and Summit Storm in Bend, Oregon, on Friday, February 10.  The team drove up through the bitter cold and immense mountains to hit the water at 4:15pm.  Only then did the swimming prelims begin. Each...

Oregon Polar Plunge

Oregon Polar Plunge

Aimee Miller

January 20, 2012


Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Athletics, Home, Local, News, Student Life, Winter

Do you like to help others? Are you good at raising money? Are you always the first person to try something new? Have your friends ever called you “crazy” or a “daredevil”? If you’ve answered “YES” to any of these questions, you’re the perfect candidate for the Oregon Polar Plunge. ...

Special Olympics Oregon

Special Olympics Oregon

Cassandra Anderson

January 20, 2012


Filed under Athletics, Feature, Home, Local, News, Student Life, Uncategorized

The Southern Oregon University athletics department has recently announced their partnership with the Jackson County division of Special Olympics Oregon. As a result of this partnership, the SOU athletics department will be heavily involved in this years Polar Plunge, a fundraiser for Special Olympics...

Is Chess a Sport?

Is Chess a Sport?

James Risner

January 11, 2012


Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Athletics, Extra Curricular, Opinion, Student Life

Chess has traditionally been labeled as a nerd’s game, for those too weak for the physical sports such as football, basketball or even tennis. However, for those brave enough for the academic world, this limits the selection of academic sports to shuffleboard and chess. Chess was invented in ancient Indi...

Girls Water Polo: Wrapping Up the Season

Girls Water Polo: Wrapping Up the Season

Ada Lawson

November 30, 2011


Filed under Athletics, Uncategorized, Water Polo

Ashland Water Polo girls had a solid season. Unfortunately, having lacked much competition throughout their regular season, they were unprepared for the challenge against West Albany at State. The girls first had to play against Madras and defeated them with a score of 9-16. Then they moved on to...

Getting Fit for a Winter Sport

Getting Fit for a Winter Sport

Ada Lawson

November 22, 2011


Filed under Athletics, Student Life, Students Speak, Winter

After having an off season it tends to be quite difficult to get back into shape for a winter sport. Athletes who have participated in a fall sport have major advantage over those who did not. Although oiled up body builders make it look so easy to lose fat and gain muscle it’s not. The Rogue News online team has compiled the best of the many tatics you can use to get ...

State Champions: Slideshow

State Champions: Slideshow

Alexander Sukles

November 17, 2011


Filed under Athletics, Fall, Home, Multimedia, News

It was an emotional weekend in Corvallis at the Water Polo State championship. It was the last time that the water polo starting line up would ever play together, and the last time Christi Gilmore would be coach of the Ashland team. Yet through all of the sadness, a victory was found. After a gru...

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