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Seniors Anabel Lowe, Emma Baer, Jimena Islas, Avianna Easterday, and Anvi Bejjanki celebrating senior night with teammates and family.

Varsity Girls Basketball Senior Night Recap

Varsha Harnoor, Staff Writer February 1, 2023

On January 31st, the Varsity Amador Girls Basketball team celebrated their seniors during Senior Night, before playing their last home game of the season, against Granada High School. From decorating the...

Baseball player Tyler Kubo plays outfielder for Amador Valley and recently committed to Occidental College.(Photo provided by Tyler Kubo).

Tyler Kubo commits to Occidental College for baseball

Christiana Cook , Staff Writer January 30, 2023

Tyler Kubo (‘23) recently committed to Occidental College in Los Angeles, CA to pursue his baseball career. Kubo is a senior at Amador Valley who has spent the majority of his life training and playing...

Amador Athletics Director Alphonso Powell held the informational seminar regarding spring sports

Spring sports overview: tryouts, games and more

Vincent Ma, Staff Writer January 26, 2023

With spring tryouts around the corner for multiple sports, there are multiple key things to take note of during the application and actual tryout process. Each sport has a different requirement but all...

Amador girls basketball is welcoming many younger players this year and still able to create a strong bond.

New players fight hard in Girls Varsity basketball team

Makenze Mapes, Staff Writer January 26, 2023

Amador Valley’s girls basketball team is filled with many younger players joining this season. Upperclassmen have helped out the new incoming players and have found ways to create a strong team dynamic.  Due...

James Rothstein played Tight End and Defensive End for the Amador Valley Dons and looks to put forth his best effort in bringing success to West Point.

Footballer James Rothstein (’23) commits to Army

Joseph Chiu , AVT Sports Editor January 26, 2023

Amador Valley’s standout Tight End James Rothstein has committed to play football for the Army Black Knights and serve in the United States Military Academy. Rothstein visited West Point over the summer...

Kannu in an intense match

Aarnav Kannu (’24) earns a spot to wrestle in Japan

Julia Evans and Liane Ghazanfar January 25, 2023

In sixth grade, Aarnav Kannu (‘24) began his long-time passion for wrestling. Now a junior in high school, Kannu received an opportunity to wrestle in Nagasaki, Japan. Kannu had applied for a program...

The Competition Cheer team poses for a group photo while at their regional competition.

Competition cheer wins first place at USA regional competition

Emerson Muise, AVT Page Editor January 25, 2023

Amador Valley Competition Cheer took home first place at Deer Valley Regionals on Jan. 7 after an undefeated season.  “My team ultimately stood out from other teams because our routine had the highest...

The six Amador Dancers show off their talent by performing at halftime during the Varsity Basketball game.

Amador Valley Dance Team performs at Varsity Basketball game halftime

Jackie Pecavar, Staff Writer January 24, 2023

On Friday, Jan. 13, JV and Varsity basketball played their opening night games against De La Salle. During the halftime break, the Amador Valley Dance Team showed off their first routine of the year. The...

AJ Johnson (‘23) being named winner of his match against a Monte Vista opponent.

Senior wrestlers share career and college plans

Dante Solari, Staff Writer January 23, 2023

With the wrestling season underway, many seniors are taking part in their final high school sport experience, with players choosing different routes for post-graduation.  Players love the individuality...

Darsh Shah (24) gets ready to teach some basketball skills to young players in Young Champions Academy.

Darsh Shah (‘24) creates Young Champions Academy to empower local community

Vincent Ma, Staff Writer January 11, 2023

Since he was young, Darsh Shah (‘24) loved basketball. While the sport started off as a hobby for him, basketball eventually became much more than merely a game.  “I wanted to help my community,...

Therapy is a form of medical treatment which has many false myths of weakness and reliance.

The stigma around therapy: what’s true and what’s not

Parth Mishra and Chirag Pandey December 19, 2022

Therapy is considered a valid form of treatment for emotional distress of any kind, whether it be a mental illness or an emotional wound. However, in spite of its effectiveness, it is often stigmatized...

Math teacher and now girls’ varsity lacrosse coach, Kyle Riddle helps players train during preseason.

Math teacher Kyle Riddle takes on coaching girls lacrosse

Tatum Krekorian, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

Amador Valley math teacher Kyle Riddle was recently named the 2023 Girls’ Varsity Lacrosse head coach. Riddle played boys lacrosse for Amador Valley during high school and played in his last three years...

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