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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


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

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


Filed under Sports

     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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under News, Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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...

San Francisco Giants Have Productive Off-Season

Zach Stubbs

March 2, 2015


Filed under Sports

A few months after cementing their status as a baseball dynasty winning their third world series title in 5 years, the Giants have been very active this offseason. It has been an offseason filled with highs and lows, filled with major acquisitions and also filled with surprising departures. Pablo...

Dons beat the Falcons in a sweep!

Dons beat the Falcons in a sweep!

AVT Staff

February 20, 2015


Filed under News, Sports

Boys basketball fought hard tonight and there was no doubt that the adrenaline was running high in the Foothill gym. As always, our boys impressed with their game and pulled off a sweep for AV. Students celebrated at Fiesta Taco following their storm of the court, raising money for the George Mark Children's...

What could you buy with what you’d pay for a super bowl ticket?

What could you buy with what you’d pay for a super bowl ticket?

Zach Stubbs, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015


Filed under Sports

For fans hoping to snag a few last minute Super Bowl tickets before the epic finale of the NFL Season, they were not in luck.  A Super Bowl that featured a highly entertaining battle between Football’s best two teams in the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks also experienced the highest ti...

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