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Beaverton Hummer

The Official Website of Beaverton High School's Student-Run Newspaper

Beaverton Hummer

The Official Website of Beaverton High School's Student-Run Newspaper

Beaverton Hummer


Beaverton played McNary in its home opener on a Thursday night [Image courtesy of Jason Sarmiento].

Thursday Night Lights

Samuel Maanao, Staff Writer September 27, 2023

The Beaverton Beaver’s home opener for this varsity football season was scheduled for a Thursday. That was not supposed to happen. The roster of officials has been stretched thin since the beginning...

The start of a new match: Boyer launches new Women’s Wrestling Team

The start of a new match: Boyer launches new Women’s Wrestling Team

Natalie Crabill, Social Media Editor October 7, 2022

Almost every high school in the United States offers a wrestling team or program. According to a survey by College Wrestling Recruiting in 2016, around 259,000 high school students participated in the...

The boys golf team, left to right: Daniel Rue, Colin Fowler, Spencer Buth, Nels Fowler, Colby Wissmiller, and Coach Romanick

Stand-out boys’ golf team headed to States

Samson Naleway, Editor-in-Chief May 15, 2022

Beaverton boys’ golf is headed to Corvallis on Monday for the first round of the State Golf Tournament. Last week, Beaverton placed in the top three at Regionals to clinch a spot at the tournament. The...

Beaverton fans celebrates a narrow win against Grant last week.

Recap: First week of basketball playoffs

Beatrice Kahn and Samson Naleway March 8, 2022

Tuesday 3/01 Boys vs. Bend Score: 63-42 Bend had a long way to travel for a quick defeat by the Beavers. The game started off close, with scores and responses from each team. It was not until the second...

The team celebrates two second place wins in the Oregon High School Racquetball League.

Racquetball places second at States

Samson Naleway, Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2022

Racquetball is probably the most decorated sport at Beaverton you have never heard about. With 21 state titles and 10 national championships, the only evidence of the team is a banner hanging in the lower...

The Washington Football Team vs. Los Angeles Rams at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. October 11, 2020

Hummer Highlight: Demaryius Thomas and the Super Bowl

Zack Parker, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

Broncos player Demaryius Thomas dies The famous football star Demaryius Thomas, who played for the Denver Broncos died in December. He was found dead in his home, and his family believed he had a seizure...

Fans cheer on a boys basketball game prior to the Districts new COVID-19 policies, introduced earlier this month.

Basketball persists amid Omicron wave

Samson Naleway, Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2022

Recently, the Beaverton School District announced a new COVID policy regarding the surge in Omicron-fueled cases across the district. The week before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 20-30% of students were...

This years Beaverton Cross Country team takes a group photo at the Metro League Championship in October.

Cross country team looks to recruit runners in future seasons

Samson Naleway, Editor-in-Chief December 10, 2021

Cross country is often overlooked in the frenzy of fall sports. This year, while the action played out under the floodlights, cross country coach Ian Gillespie struggled to form scoring teams. With only...

Fireworks go off on the field following the Portland Timbers win against Real Salt Lake on Saturday, December 4.

Portland Timbers advance to MLS Cup

Tierney Griffiths, Staff Writer December 9, 2021

This past Saturday, the Portland Timbers won the Western Conference final, 2-0, against Real Salt Lake (RSL), earning the title “Best in the West” and advancing to the Major League Soccer (MLS) Cup...

Roxanne Rundle chases the ball at Beavertons championship game against Grant

Girls’ soccer goes to state for first time in 30 years

Samson Naleway, Editor-in-Chief November 26, 2021

It’s been a thrilling season for girls’ soccer, ending in a historic playoffs run. For the first time since 1991, Beaverton made it to the state championship, and it’s the second time the team has...

Beaverton freshman Ryan Mares won seventh place at the state championships for mountain biking at Klamath Falls in October.

Mares places seventh at state mountain biking championship

Samson Naleway, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2021

Beaverton freshman Ryan Mares started mountain biking a few years ago and hasn’t stopped since. “I went to this bike park near my house and I messed around with some jumps and I got addicted to it,”...

Junior Roxanne Rundle scores a goal against Centennial on Saturday.

Recap: First round of soccer playoffs

Samson Naleway, Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2021

Blowout against Centennial  Girls’ soccer recorded a 7-0 win over the Centennial Eagles. The Beavers started out strong with a goal in the first minute, and a second goal in the 25th minute put them...

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