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The student news site of Amador Valley High School


Boys Varsity runners Shayan Mukerjee (22), Aditya Chudasama (23), Robert Sitter (22), Arnav Mukerjee (22), Eaton Huang (23), Mason Romant (22), Ryken Mak (23), Steven Li (23), lined up after the race, with Amador Cross Country alums Aiden McCarthy (20) and Euan Houston (21) who came out to support.

Amador Valley Cross Country finishes their season strong at NCS Championships

Thomas Kim, AVT Editor November 27, 2021

Amador Valley’s cross country team finished their season strong at NCS, with the boys placing 5th and the girls placing 7th out of 20 schools, both just seconds away from qualifying for the state meet. “The...

Fantasy Basketball is incredibly easy to set up as well. All you need is a group of friends and a computer.

A comprehensive guide to Fantasy Basketball

Kevin Zhu, Senior Staff Writer November 22, 2021

As the NBA season finally kicks off, fantasy basketball leagues are starting to spring up. Whether it’s one among your friends, or one you joined on your own, here’s a comprehensive guide to making...

Girls Tennis has had their best season on record this year, which they will hopefully be rounding out with a win at the CIF tournament.

Girls Tennis wins EBALS undefeated and moves onto the NorCal CIF Tournament

Sarah Yang and Jamilla Zuniga November 18, 2021

After winning EBAL with a score of 22-0, the girls’ tennis team is moving onto the NorCal CIF Tournament this weekend.  This final tournament will end off a season of hard work, perseverance, and...

Buster Posey won his first World Series in 2010 against the Texas Rangers.

San Francisco Giants legend Buster Posey announces retirement

Thomas Kim, AVT Editor November 17, 2021

After 12 years in the MLB with the San Francisco Giants, Buster Posey has announced his retirement. He's decided to end his MLB career due to the physical strain of playing baseball along with desiring...

The water polo team at Amador has been around for 19 years, and this years varsity girls have gone the furthest.

Girls Water Polo wins EBAL Championships for first time in Amador history

Matthew Carter, AVT EIC November 12, 2021

Our varsity girls water polo team recently took home the victory at the EBAL championships. Their win is no average feat, as they’re now officially the first girls water polo team in Amador history to...

Murphy is a forward at Sonoma after playing attacking midfield at Amador.

Amador graduate Molly Murphy wins CCAA Player of the Week honors for Sonoma State soccer

Matthew Carter, AVT EIC October 27, 2021

A few weeks ago Amador graduate Molly Murphy won CCAA Player of the Week honors for Sonoma State soccer. Sonoma competes in the Division 2 conference every year, where once a week one talented player from...

Amador Valley overtook Foothill in the EBAL rankings last week with their well-earned victory.

Girls Volleyball triumphs over Foothill on Senior Night

Thomas Kim, AVT Editor October 26, 2021

Amador Valley’s girls volleyball team upset rival Foothill for the second time this season in a 3-1 victory on Senior Night.  “Winning on senior night not only meant better seating at NCS, but...

Girls soccer is one of the winter sports with the most athletes who try out.

Winter sports try outs: advice from coaches and players

Thomas Kim, AVT Editor October 22, 2021

With winter sports tryouts coming up in the next couple of weeks and many winter sports not having a complete season since 2019, coaches and players wanted to share their advice for new athletes trying...

Baseball Coach Cesario presents new Wall of Fame with their Wall of Fame plaque.

AV Boosters hosts inaugural induction ceremony for new Wall of Fame

Thomas Kim, AVT Editor October 21, 2021

Amador Valley’s Athletic Booster Club held an inaugural induction to the new AV Athletics Wall of Fame on Friday, 10/15, at Walker Field. The Wall of Fame is an honor granted to stellar graduated Amador...

The AV girls after their first meet of the season.

Girls tennis team is owning the courts with an undefeated season

Matthew Carter, AVT EIC October 19, 2021

As of right now, Amador's girls tennis team remains undefeated since the season began. It's very rare for a team to achieve such an accomplishment, especially for a team who plays as often as tennis does. “I...

 Basketball has gathered huge amounts of attention-and thus, James’s words and actions have a wide audience.

LeBron James’ COVID-19 vaccination leads to NBA controversy

Kevin Zhu, Senior Staff Writer October 18, 2021

NBA superstar LeBron James has recently received his COVID-19 vaccination amid skepticism from anti-vaxxers.  “Overall, vaccine mandates are a choice, but players should be aware of the huge consequences...

When you’re in the fourth quarter and it’s 7-7, I think the team that has high character is going to come through and win that game, said Coach Danny Jones.

Keeping Amador athletes accountable

Mandy Wong, AVT EIC October 7, 2021

On Friday, September 16th, Coach Danny Jones decided to cancel the freshman football team’s game after incidents that have continued to call into question student maturity and responsibility.  “There...

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