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Winter Sports Preview

Soumya Sahay, Staf Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

School can take its load on people, but some people bear through it for one thing: sports. On November 6th, the winter sports season began, and basketball, soccer, and wrestling made their way into our school.    “I’m excited to start, because though sports are a large time commitment, I...

Football Recap

Isabella Fragomeli, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


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Amador Football did great this season. Their finishing record was 7-5 and in league they were 5-3. What kept them winning and keeping a great record this year? “During practice we all come together as a team, we work together well, we pay attention to what the coaches tell us, and on Friday nigh...

World Series win is more than sports history for Astros

World Series win is more than sports history for Astros

Mark Liu, Editor-in-chief

November 2, 2017


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    With an intense glare, Charlie Morton eyes Corey Seager for a moment before glancing away and winding up. Seager tenses in anticipation of a hit; the ball cracks off his bat towards right field before it is scooped up by Jose Altuve who sidearms it to Yuli Gurriel for the final out. As the Astro...

49ers trade for Jimmy Garoppolo

49ers trade for Jimmy Garoppolo

Mark Liu, Editor-in-chief

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

    This Monday, Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was traded to the San Francisco 49ers for a second round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. The trade was completed just twenty-four hours before the 2017 NFL trade deadline.    The trade came as a shock to many as Garoppolo was widely seen as current ...

Fantasy Football Update: Week 5

Fantasy Football Update: Week 5

Zachary Kolia, Sports Editor-In-Chief

October 4, 2017


Filed under Sports, Student Columns

    Throughout the first four weeks of the NFL season, people have been stressed out and excited due to their fantasy football team’s performances.    In week four there were many star players that received significant injuries. Raiders Quarterback Derek Carr suffered a fracture in his lo...

Girls Volleyball Update

Girls Volleyball Update

Emma Hodges, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

   Amador varsity volleyball has started the season off very well and has brought home nine outstanding wins and two losses.    “I think that starting the season off so well was definitely a big boost to our confidence as a team and it really proved to us what we can and can’t do” sai...

Pigskin Recap

Pigskin Recap

Jared Caldwell, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

     The school year may have started just about a month ago but one of Amador’s most anticipated and biggest social events of the year will leave a lasting impact on many.    Friday September 15th was Amador’s annual Pigskin Classic, which is an opportunity to watch Amador’s fi...

Varsity Football Update

Varsity Football Update

Bella Mayo, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


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   The Amador Valley Varsity Football team is 4-2 overall this season (3-1 in league) and still has the rest of the season to look forward to. The boys team is ranked 2th in all of EBAL and 8th in all of North Coast Section Division 1. Their last win came last Friday against Monte Vista, reigning E...

The Price of Perfection

The Price of Perfection

Thomas Hsu, Staff Writer

September 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

    Today, many student athletes feel pressured by their coaches to become the best, so they can win scholarships and feature it on their college apps. Except sometimes that same pressure can be harmful and backward.     Recently a controversial video was released to major news stations, including t...

Mayweather vs. Mcgregor: Amador Students Weigh In

Mayweather vs. Mcgregor: Amador Students Weigh In

Jerry Garcia and Zach Kolia

August 30, 2017


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On Saturday August 26, the two best fighters in the world faced off at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in what was dubbed as the “Money Fight” and “The Biggest Fight in Combat Sports History”. Forty year old world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather made the decision to put his legacy on the line and c...

Tenth In the State: Girl’s Lacrosse

Tenth In the State: Girl’s Lacrosse

Bliss Bergmark, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

With only two games left in the regular season, the Amador Valley girls’ lacrosse team finds themselves ranked top ten in the state. The girls’ team, with a 15-3 record, are ranked tenth in the state and sixty-fifth in the nation.    Although the girls’ lacrosse team has had many successf...

Profile of Tennis Star: Eswar Ramineni

Profile of Tennis Star: Eswar Ramineni

Bliss Bergmark, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


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Q: How long have you been playing tennis? A: “I have been playing tennis since I was five years old. I began competing seriously in tournaments at age eight.” Q: How was your season individually?     A: “I had a pretty good season overall and finished with an even 9-9 record. I played...

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