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Marching Band Makes History Again

Marching Band Makes History Again

Cathrine Lilja, Photo Editor

December 19, 2016

    The Amador Valley High School Marching Band is used to breaking records with their scores and their participation. In this years Championship competition they made history when they placed for the first time in Amador History, coming in third with a score of 91 flat, only a tenth of a point out of...

Differences in Cheer

Differences in Cheer

Fiona McHugh, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

    Many students know the typical high school cheerleader, but not many know what else there is to cheerleading. Cheerleading is not just pom poms and spirit anymore, and all the different types can get a little confusing.    The most well known type of high school cheerleading is sideline...

Tragedy Strikes the Chapecoense Football Team

Tragedy Strikes the Chapecoense Football Team

December 6, 2016

    Last Monday, November twenty-eighth, LaMia Airlines Flight 2933 crashed in Colombia. The plane carried a total of seventy-seven people, including the Chapecoense Football Team.    “When my mom told me [about the plane crash] I was shocked” said JV soccer player Sebastian Gil (‘19). ...

Hockey Club

Hockey Club

Matt Sioson, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016

    The Hockey Club has been around for about 3 years now, and many wonder why it is a club, and not an official Amador sport.     “While the team considers ourselves the Amador Dons and we have all the same rights as official Amador sports, Amador itself is not responsible for our team in any ma...

New Look Lakers

New Look Lakers

December 5, 2016

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

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

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

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

    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

    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

    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

    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...

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