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Boys Soccer – States

Boys Soccer – States

Elizabeth Kostalnick, Page Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Sports

This past season for Amador Boys Soccer has been very successful. They were able to make it to semifinals in NCS and now are competing to win state championships. “We are the first Amador boys soccer team to ever make it to states. We beat the one’s seed last night, which was pretty cool....

Esports in College: College open majors about Esports now

Esports in College: College open majors about Esports now

Yuwei Dou, Page Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Sports

Across the country, many students have started to think about post-high school plans, whether it be heading off to college or beginning work. Still, those attending a four year university struggle when it comes to choosing their major. In recent years, Esports has become extremely popular. Universit...

Gaming Universities

Gaming Universities

Nanette Lui, Amadon Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2018


Filed under Sports

As the season of college applications nears its end, some students may be curious which schools have strong gaming programs, whether it be competitive or for game design. “eSports aren’t the future, they’re the present. True skill at video gaming is just as impressive-- and just as legitim...

AVHS Girls Golf Team Wins EBAL Tournament

AVHS Girls Golf Team Wins EBAL Tournament

Katalina Garber and Soumya Sahay

November 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

On Monday, October 15th, 2018, Amador’s Girls Varsity Golf Team won the EBAL tournament. They have had a relatively good season this year, and this was a good way to bring it to a close. “We’re in the most competitive league in all of Northern California, so winning the League tournament was a ...

Triumphant 5: World Title Fight

Triumphant 5: World Title Fight

Casey Chang, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018


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October 13, 2018, John Hurney won the fight with Stephen Bobinchuck for two world title belts. Hurney competes in Muay Thai for over a decade, winning his first world titles a few weeks ago. Stephen Bobinchuck is from Florida and has had over 20 fights on the official US Muay Thai team. Hurney trains...

Middle Schoolers at Football Games

Middle Schoolers at Football Games

Sara Sanguinetti, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports, Uncategorized

A home football game is not the same without the usual highlights: excited cheering, purple and gold spirit wear, and crowds of middle schoolers hanging out by the snack bar. Recent concerns, such as running, fighting, and overall disruption of school events, have raised questions about proper superv...

Both Sides of the Net

Both Sides of the Net

Manogya Bharathula and Kenlyn Cashion, Staff Writers

September 17, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Sports, Uncategorized

  Both Sides of The Net: Pro Serena Thirty-six year old world-renown tennis champion Serena Williams was recently charged with three code violations by umpire, Carlos Ramos. The player was furious about the unfair charge, and voiced her frustration. Serena spoke about how unfairly...

2018 NFL Mock Draft

2018 NFL Mock Draft

Dominick Mazotti, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

  #1: Cleveland Browns The Pick: Josh Allen With the first pick in the NFL draft, the Browns select Josh Allen, quarterback from Wyoming. The Cleveland Browns addressed that their quarterback for this season is going to be Tyrod Taylor, which means they can take Josh Allen and let him le...

Amador Valley March Madness Recap

Amador Valley March Madness Recap

Jerry Garcia, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

    The championship game of Amador’s annual March Madness tournament consisted of power teams “NC State” and “BBO”. A thrilling regulation play lead the game to overtime, resulting in a victory for NC State. The final score of the game was 16-14.     BBO was a team full of a seniors that ...

The 2020 XFL Reunion

The 2020 XFL Reunion

Zachary Kolia, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

    On January 25th, former pro wrestler Vince McMahon announced that the Professional Football League, the XFL, is returning in 2020.  The league is planned to consist of eight teams centrally owned and operated by the league, competing in a ten-game season and a two-week postseason in the winter...

The Dons Complete the Sweep

The Dons Complete the Sweep

Zachary Kolia, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

    Rivalry week was yet again a success for the Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball teams. After a 65-63 overtime win for the lady dons on Thursday and a 45-35 boys win on Friday, the season sweep of the falcons was complete. The JV lady dons took care of business in their first meeting with foothill at hom...

Welcome Home Steve Piscotty

Welcome Home Steve Piscotty

Jared Caldwell, Staff Writer

December 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

    Monday December 11th marked the start of the 2017 MLB Winter Meetings. The Oakland A’s went into the meeting with a right-handed outfielder on the top of their wish list.     The following Wednesday night, the Oakland Athletics traded 2 minor league prospects for 26-year-old outfielder ...

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