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Why is Fantasy Football such a big deal to students at AV?

Matthew Kim, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

From cash prizes to humiliating punishments, fantasy football is an ultra competitive spin on football bringing together friends, coworkers, and family. Fantasy football is a unique take on the sport where fans can choose their favorite players and create the best team possible.  “Fantasy footb...

Amador Ice Hockey Club Success

Senyi Yang, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

Even though AVHS hockey isn’t officially considered a school sport, the club has had no less than stellar performance in the last few years. Previously, the team breezed through the regular season and cemented their place in the EBAL Championships.  In 2017, the team won the EBAL championships...

Kannon Dote Gets Support from Jimmy Garoppolo

Kannon Dote Gets Support from Jimmy Garoppolo

Brett Severance, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

During the first week of school, Kannon Dote, Amador football team’s starting quarterback, received a supporting video from Jimmy Garoppolo. Jimmy Garoppolo, the starting quarterback for the San Francisco 49’ers and arguably one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL, sent Kannon a near 20 second vi...

Chinyere Okore breaks records

Swetha Sirupa, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Chinyere Okore is something of a legend here at Amador. She can be seen training everyday after school for hours and racing in meets on Saturdays. Now, she’s leaving her mantle here at Amador for the University of Oregon, where she’ll continue her track career. “Oregon has been my dream school ...

Jacob Akanyirige: 17-yr old MLS player

Brett Severance, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

Jacob Akanyirige is a previous Amador Valley student who now plays on the San Jose Earthquakes. At the time, he was the youngest person to be drafted to the San Jose Earthquakes MLS soccer team. He was born  on December 30th, 2001 and went to Walnut Grove Elementary School, Harvest Park Middle Sch...

Boys Volleyball Won NCS- When Revenge is Sweetest

Boys Volleyball Won NCS- When Revenge is Sweetest

Elizabeth Kostalnick, Page Editor

May 15, 2019

This past week, Amador Boys Volleyball won the NCS Championships against Monte Vista High School at Monte Vista High School in San Ramon, California. While the first games against Monte Vista resulted in a loss, the comeback game that really mattered pulled through winning Amador the NCS Championshi...

AV Boys Tennis Team Wins EBALs

AV Boys Tennis Team Wins EBALs

Katalina Garber, Page Editor

May 3, 2019

On Tuesday, April 23rd, the Amador varsity boys’ tennis team faced off against the Foothill falcons in their last match of the season, which would determine who would take the EBAL title. The team went into the match undefeated with a 18-0 record and came out with a 6-3 win against Foothill. The...

Boys Soccer – States

Boys Soccer – States

Elizabeth Kostalnick, Page Editor

March 1, 2019

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

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

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

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

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...

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