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New Look Lakers

New Look Lakers

December 5, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

When people think of the Los Angeles Lakers they think of Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson, and Championship wins. However Bryant’s retirement last year has added to the Lakers recent struggles.     No one expects the lakers to be a winning team for a while without Bryant, but the young players ha...

We Are the Champions: JV Girl’s Volleyball goes Undefeated

We Are the Champions: JV Girl’s Volleyball goes Undefeated

Bliss Bergmark, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

Hannah Montana sings, “nobody’s perfect”, however the 2016 JV Girl’s volleyball team went 13-0 in league games this 2016 season. Their undefeated season made them the best JV team in the league this year. “I think the season went amazing; we won league and went undefeated in league. My teammates...

Big Game: The Cal vs. Stanford Showdown

Bliss Bergmark, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

UPDATE:  The Stanford Cardinals beat the California Golden Bears at the 119th Big Game. Unfortunately for Cal, this is the seventh time in a row that they have lost to Stanford.    Although the game was extremely close in the first half with Stanford leading Cal by only 17-14, the end of the game r...

Good vs. Bad Role Models in Pro Sports

Good vs. Bad Role Models in Pro Sports

Zachary Kolia, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

Professional athletes have to be good role models on and off the field because so many young people watch their games and look up to them. Some of these athletes do a better job than others.    Posey may be one of the best catchers in the MLB right now, but he also does amazing work off the f...

Students Predictions for Warriors Season

Students Predictions for Warriors Season

David Shih, Sports Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

    Even though the Golden State Warriors lost the championship, the offseason raised hopes and it seems that they are destined for another successful season.    Despite losing the first game, the Warriors have been successful almost every game since then.    Coming into this new season, t...

108 Years in the making

108 Years in the making

Cole Torquemada, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

    If you’re a sports fan, then I’m sure you watched this year’s Major League World Series. The championship went on until the 7th and final game where the Chicago Cubs battled the Cleveland Indians in the tribe’s hometown. The 9 inning war was extended to the tenth after the Indians erased ...

When Seniors Don’t Play

When Seniors Don’t Play

Claire Helmer, Sports Editor

November 14, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

    Playing sports can be very emotional for athletes, especially in high school. Athletes work hard and spend a lot of time practicing, so when it comes to game time everyone wants to play. Playtime is one of the most controversial elements of every team.    This year, during the Girls Varsity V...

Students React to Tragic Passing of Jose Fernandez

Students React to Tragic Passing of Jose Fernandez

Zach Kolia, Staff Writer

October 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

    This past month, we lost a professional sports figure.  All Star pitcher Jose Fernández passed away at the age of 24.     Jose Fernández was an instant star in Major League Baseball. He was a two-time All Star and Rookie of the Year with the Miami Marlins. Fernández died in a boating a...

Girls Tennis Update

Girls Tennis Update

Esha Chawla, Staff Writer

October 15, 2016


Filed under Sports

Amador has always prided itself in athletics, and the girls tennis team is continuing the tradition. The girls are off to a great start, and the JV team has even come in at first place in its very first tournament!    “So far Amador’s JV team has been doing phenomenally. We have a great gr...

Pink Out Game Makes a Difference

Pink Out Game Makes a Difference

Cathrine Lilja, Photo Editor

October 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

    Throughout the fall, there are several home football games, each with its own crowd of supporters. However, one of these games is celebrated as a special event.     The Pink Out Football game, an event to raise money and awareness for Breast Cancer, has been introduced in recent years. Spec...

Women’s Varsity Water Polo Pulverizes Mission San Jose

Women’s Varsity Water Polo Pulverizes Mission San Jose

Bliss Bergmark, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

    Football, rugby, and MMA fighting are arguably the most physical sports around, but what about water polo? Not only do the players have to keep their heads above water while being tackled by their opponents, but they are expected to score at all costs.   On Tuesday the 13th, the Amador women...

New Season, New Faces

New Season, New Faces

Mark Liu, Politics Editor

October 6, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

    With the start of the new football season, there are new faces on the coaching staff. Offensive coordinator Danny Jones has been promoted to head coach and his new coaching staff consists of Keith Roberts, Mike McCafferty, and Victor James.     Jones was a former Amador quarterback from 2000-200...

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