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Girls Tennis Update

Girls Tennis Update

Esha Chawla, Staff Writer

October 15, 2016

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

    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

    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...

Beane There, Done That: Amador Staff Reacts to A’s Downfall

Beane There, Done That: Amador Staff Reacts to A’s Downfall

Bliss Bergmark, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016

In 2014, the A’s went from having the best team in baseball for a majority of the regular season to losing a single wildcard elimination game. Ever since the team’s downfall, baseball has been a touchy subject for most A’s fans. Some would even say the 2014 season has marked the start of a le...

Don’t Like PE? Don’t Take it!

Matthew Sioson, Staff Writer

September 27, 2016

     The athletic PE waiver is a tool used by students to skip their second or even first year of P.E. To graduate at Amador, a student needs 20 P.E. credits, among other requirements.     A year of P.E. will earn you ten credits, five per semester. Most students take two years of P.E. to fu...

Girl’s Golf Team is on par

Girl’s Golf Team is on par

Filippa, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016

The golf season for girls just started and the 13 team members are excited for the new season. With 20 nine-hole matches and three months of practice, they expect a lot of improvement. The girls practice three hours a day Monday through Thursday. Among the 13 players, there are two captains and two...

3 Cheers for Cheer Camp

3 Cheers for Cheer Camp

Natalie McMacken, Op-Ed Editor

August 8, 2016

Amador takes pride in the spirit that floods the school every year and the cheer team had a head start with preparations. The cheer team began their practices early in the summer. Eventually they headed to the campus of UC Berkeley from July 21st to the 23rd, during their own personal retreat. “W...

AV Volleyball ‘sets’ up for a new season

AV Volleyball ‘sets’ up for a new season

Claire Helmer, Sports Editor

August 8, 2016

While the summer comes to an end, the Amador campus comes alive with sports like volleyball looking to get a head start.   The season has not started yet, but players are still working out to prepare themselves for the upcoming season. The Amador volleyball team has been holding open gym ...

Deflategate Scandal Hits NFL

Deflategate Scandal Hits NFL

Jacob Baer, Staff Writer

May 22, 2015

On Sunday, January 18, 2015, the Indianapolis Colts and the New England Patriots faced off in the AFC Championship game. This was a big moment for both teams, as the winner would advance to the Super Bowl. It would be Tom Brady’s 6th trip to the NFL championship game, or it could have been Andrew Luck’s...

Navy veteran makes MLB debut

Navy veteran makes MLB debut

Linden Moore, Managing Editor

May 9, 2015

It is not uncommon for United States veterans to come back stateside and find a job after deployment; however, for former United States Navy Lieutenant officer Mitchell Harris, his job consisted of returning to Major League baseball to pitch for the St. Louis Cardinals. The twenty eight year old pitcher...

NCAA Tournament Recap

NCAA Tournament Recap

Zach Stubbs, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015

This years NCAA Tournament provided fans with excitement, intensity, controversy and fun, all culminating in a wild Championship Game and finish to America’s most beloved Tournament.  The Regular Season also provided us with much entertainment and anticipation, leading up to the NCAA Tournament, or...

Recap: A Change for College Football

Zach Stubbs

March 2, 2015

With the first year of the new College Football Playoff in the books, fans around the world are raving about its huge success. The College Football Playoff, a four-team playoff format which replaced the long-standing two team format, got glaring reviews in its first year of existence. The College...

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