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The student news site of Amador Valley High School


Athletes from Track to Softball all head towards their NCS/EBAL matches in hopes to qualify to state level competitions.

Final spring bloom: Spring sports wrap up their seasons for the school year

Brendan Ho, Staff Writer May 23, 2024

With the end of the school year nearing, many spring sports are wrapping up their seasons, with some teams making it to the East Bay Athletic League (EBAL), while others making it even further to the North...

Teams work all through the day, training and practicing to set themselves for success for Fall season.

Cooling down for the summer: The true importance of summer training for the Fall season

Ashlynn Suh, Staff Writer May 23, 2024

As summer approaches, summer training is almost set to be in session for athletes participating in fall sports. Hand in hand, performance, and health are vital for athletes to maintain throughout the season....

Maylen Montoya (25) expertly maneuvers the soccer ball during a match.

Maylen Montoya (’25) commits to University of Washington for soccer

Edwin He, AVT Editor May 21, 2024

After a lengthy recruitment process, Maylen Montoya (‘25) has committed to the University of Washington for soccer. A Passion for Soccer Ever since the age of 5, Montoya has been playing soccer....

The Volleyball team gets ready to receive a serve as they fight for the win.

Beyond the court: Unveiling the thrilling world of Amador’s Boys Volleyball

Hunter Gapol, Staff Writer May 2, 2024

The athletic world often overlooks some sports. Boy's volleyball, in many ways, has seen waning popularity in recent times. But, there is a world of discipline, strategy, power, and excitement waiting...

Her big deal of 5 million dollars from Ice Cube also highlights how Caitlin Clark has sparked something new for this generation.

Caitlin Clark: Can the gamechanger create a new path for the WNBA?

Amogh Belgal, Senior Staff Writer May 2, 2024

Caitlin Clark took the world by storm this year with her breathtaking performances in women’s college basketball, breaking multiple records in the process. Clark was drafted first overall into the...

Gavin Shimojima (27) finishes his race in effots to earn his spot in EBALS.

Down to the last stretch: How are Amador sports teams prepping for the end of the season?

J.T, Staff Writer May 2, 2024

As we approach the final stretch of the year, sports teams are gearing up for the NCS and EBALS championships this weekend. Teams are intensifying their training regimens to demonstrate their prowess in...

Amador Valley Varisty Winter Guard celebrates their fourth place in the Scholastic A competition.

Top to bottom, left to right: Emily Gable (26), Briahna Ma (27), Alexa Stone (27), Ashlynn Suh (26), Joe Choi (26), Arcadia Clarke (26), Malvika Nagaraj (26), Andie Edwards (26), Grace Choe (27), Lydia Frey (26), Kiki Yasui (26), Veda Dharshini Kumaresan (26), Kylie Bowen (26), Tanvir Kaur (28), Ace Yu (26), Saanvi Kulkarni (27), Varnika Duggirala (28), Maria Clara Sapriza (24), Anisha Madiraju (24), Anya Srinivasan (24).

“Thrilling and bittersweet:” Varsity Winterguard place as finalists in WGI Championships

Diego Sapriza, Senior Staff Writer May 2, 2024

This past month, our Amador Valley Winter Guard Varsity team competed in the WGI championship and got fourth place in the Scholastic A division scoring 95.290 points with their show Remember Me. This...

49ers will produce multiple types of plates with their individual costs, all being limited time deals

49ers support local environmental treasures through license plates

Julia Evans, Senior Staff Writer May 2, 2024

In honor of Earth Day, the 49ers Foundation and the California Natural Resource Agency have collaborated to introduce an official 49ers license plate that will go into production next year. The partnership...

AV Stunt gears up to head into another competition, ready to give it their all.

From sidelines to the limelight: What’s the difference between stunt and sideline cheer?

Jerry Liu, Senior Staff Writer April 29, 2024

As Amador Valley High School’s Stunt team ends its season with the NCS quarter-final game on April 27, many of the team members look forward to switching back to sideline cheer during the fall. But,...

Amadors Powderpuff team regroups after the exciting game.

Amador faces Foothill in annual Powderpuff football game

Eva Grove, Amadon Sports Editor April 26, 2024

On Saturday, April 20th, Amador hosted their annual Powderpuff game against their cross-town rivals. The game is held every April to raise money for the HERS Breast Cancer Foundation. The two schools switch...

Ajay Immadi hits a ball for 6 in the selection camp for the USA Under-19s National Team in June 2021. This took place in Morgan Hills, California during the training camp for the top 25 players in the USA and from the 25 they picked 18 players to represent the country and form the USA Under-19 National Cricket Team.

From pitch to profit: How India bowled over the world with an IPL revolution?

Zenil Koovejee, AVT Editor-In-Chief April 25, 2024

In the scorching Indian summer, amidst the cacophony of cheering crowds, vibrant team jerseys, and the crack of the bat, the Indian Premier League (IPL) emerges as a sporting spectacle unlike any other. With...

Devyn Caples (24) qualifies for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials 2024 for swimming.

Devyn Caples (’24) makes Olympic Trials

Gigi Zhang, Amadon Editor-in-Chief March 28, 2024

Devyn Caples (‘24) is a D1 student-athlete who recently qualified for the Olympic trials in the 400 IM event. Currently, he is a member of the Crow Canyon Sharks and plans to train with the team for...

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