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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 ...

Winter Sports Preview

Soumya Sahay, Staf Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

School can take its load on people, but some people bear through it for one thing: sports. On November 6th, the winter sports season began, and basketball, soccer, and wrestling made their way into our school.    “I’m excited to start, because though sports are a large time commitment, I...

Football Recap

Isabella Fragomeli, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

Amador Football did great this season. Their finishing record was 7-5 and in league they were 5-3. What kept them winning and keeping a great record this year? “During practice we all come together as a team, we work together well, we pay attention to what the coaches tell us, and on Friday nigh...

World Series win is more than sports history for Astros

World Series win is more than sports history for Astros

Mark Liu, Editor-in-chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

    With an intense glare, Charlie Morton eyes Corey Seager for a moment before glancing away and winding up. Seager tenses in anticipation of a hit; the ball cracks off his bat towards right field before it is scooped up by Jose Altuve who sidearms it to Yuli Gurriel for the final out. As the Astro...

49ers trade for Jimmy Garoppolo

49ers trade for Jimmy Garoppolo

Mark Liu, Editor-in-chief

November 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

    This Monday, Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was traded to the San Francisco 49ers for a second round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. The trade was completed just twenty-four hours before the 2017 NFL trade deadline.    The trade came as a shock to many as Garoppolo was widely seen as current ...

Fantasy Football Update: Week 5

Fantasy Football Update: Week 5

Zachary Kolia, Sports Editor-In-Chief

October 4, 2017


Filed under Sports, Student Columns

    Throughout the first four weeks of the NFL season, people have been stressed out and excited due to their fantasy football team’s performances.    In week four there were many star players that received significant injuries. Raiders Quarterback Derek Carr suffered a fracture in his lo...

Girls Volleyball Update

Girls Volleyball Update

Emma Hodges, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

   Amador varsity volleyball has started the season off very well and has brought home nine outstanding wins and two losses.    “I think that starting the season off so well was definitely a big boost to our confidence as a team and it really proved to us what we can and can’t do” sai...

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