ThunderRidge High School
|ThunderRidge High School|
|1991 West Wildcat Reserve Parkway
Highlands Ranch, Colorado, 80129
|Type||Public High School|
|School district||Douglas County School District|
|Color(s)||Kelly Green and Navy Blue
ThunderRidge High School (TRHS) is a public high school serving the ninth through twelfth grade in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. It is part of the Douglas County School District. It was established in 1996 and has approximately 2000 students as of September 2013[update].
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ThunderRidge High School opened in 1996 and began varsity athletic competition in the 1998–1999 school year. TRHS competes at the 5A level in all athletic sports. ThunderRidge has won 20 state championships in various sports. They keep an athletic rivalry with Mountain Vista High School.
The girls basketball team won three state championships. In 2003 both the boys and girls won the state championship at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.
The ThunderRidge football team competed in 4A football until the 2007 season and now competes in a 5A schedule. They have won 3 state titles in 2001, 2004, and 2005.
The ThunderRidge baseball team won their first state championship for 5A in 2004. In 2013 the Grizzlies captured their second state championship with a 2-1 victory over Rocky Mountain High School. Thunder Ridge finished as the only undefeated team in the state tournament that year.
|Season||Sport||Number of Championships||Year|
|Fall||Football||3||2001, 2004, 2005|
|Basketball, Boys||2||2002, 2003|
|Basketball, Girls||3||2003, 2004, 2005|
|Spring||Golf, Boys||6||2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006|
|Soccer, Girls||3||1999, 2000, 2002|
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- Jesse Nading, NFL player for the Houston Texans
- Abby Waner, WNBA played for the New York Liberty
- Matt Bouldin, Israeli Basketball Super League player for the Hapoel Tel Aviv
- Emily Fox, WNBA played for the Minnesota Lynx
- Derek Tolan, PGA