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Hard Work Recognized- Senior Nights on Amador Courts and Fields

Linden Moore, Managing Editor

February 11, 2015


Filed under Sports

Amador winter sports are wrapping their seasons up in the month of February, and each team will bid farewell to their respective seniors, of whom have put forth tireless hours into his/her sport. The sports that will hold senior nights this month are Boy’s and Girl’s Basketball, and Boy’s and...

Dons finish season in NCS Round 1 Vs. Liberty: Fall Sports Recap

Dons finish season in NCS Round 1 Vs. Liberty: Fall Sports Recap

Chloë Shaw, Staff Writer, Photo Editor

December 2, 2014


Filed under News, Sports

On Saturday November 15th, our Amador Dons Varsity Football players played in the first round of NCS. The Dons travelled to Liberty’s field with the JV players as well as some freshmen. Unfortunately the game ended 33-14 to Liberty. Even though we did not advance to the next round of NCS, we are...

Dons battle Spartans on Halloween- October Sports Highlights

Dons battle Spartans on Halloween- October Sports Highlights

Jacob Duarte, Staff Writer

November 18, 2014


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What’s scarier than ghouls and goblins attacking you in a haunted house on halloween night?  Try going up against a high school football team that is ranked number five in the country and number three in the state, who has averaged 54.5 points a game, defeating every team who they faced by a margin...

Don Squad Storms the Foothill Pool- October Sports Highlights

Don Squad Storms the Foothill Pool- October Sports Highlights

Bri Reynolds, Staff Writer

November 18, 2014


Filed under Sports

Storming the field is a common tradition for Amador. Between Lacrosse games, tennis matches and the infamous 2012 Amador Football win against our rival school, storming the field is a way to unify all dons and a great way to show our school spirit. A sport that was originally thought to be “unstormable”,...

Baseball Playoffs 2014: Bay area either torn or thrilled

Baseball Playoffs 2014: Bay area either torn or thrilled

Danielle Klessel, Jr. Sports Editor

October 14, 2014


Filed under News, Sports

2014 is coming to a close, and so is the MLB baseball season.  For some Bay Area fans, it has already ended.  For others, the excitement is just beginning. The Oakland A’s had a great start to the season, but shortly after giving away Cespedes, they gave away the rest of their season.  They were...

New football jersey’s are not a big hit- The Pros and Cons of the uniforms

Megan Martin and Chloe Shaw

October 10, 2014


Filed under News, Sports

This year's new Varsity football jerseys have had a lasting effect on both parents and students, and the response has been a mixture of negative and positive feedback.   Amador’s Varsity boys have already started the preseason and first league game off to a great start with wins for both. W...

Amador wins the Homecoming game and the Homecoming court is revealed

Amador wins the Homecoming game and the Homecoming court is revealed

September 28, 2014


Filed under Photo Gallery, Sports

The Dons had another successful win on Friday against Granada, and the Homecoming Court was announced at the rally and on the field. Enjoy the photos below of the homecoming events. Congratulations to our football team. https://amadorvalleytodayhcweekendpics.shutterfly.com/

Cross Country Off to a Running Start

Zach Stubbs, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014


Filed under News, Sports

With the start of the new school year underway comes the start of a very popular fall sport at Amador: Cross Country. Cross Country involves long distance running, where Amador athletes compete and race against other athletes and schools at different venues. There are about seventy 70 runners on the...

All Eyes on Michael Sam

Zach Stubbs, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014


Filed under News, Sports

With the NFL officially underway, there is much to look forward to in the new season. During a time where the NFL is dominated by various headlines going into the season openers for teams, this new season is sure to be very intriguing. However, no storyline is generating more buzz than the arrival of...

San Jose Sharks 2014-2015 Season Preview

San Jose Sharks 2014-2015 Season Preview

Luke Zhang, Staff Writer

September 18, 2014


Filed under News, Sports, Uncategorized

  (http://usatftw.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/usatsi_7891677.jpg?w=1000&h=723) It was a peculiar offseason for the San Jose Sharks, who suffered a historic collapse in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, blowing a 3-0 series lead against the Los Angeles Kings in the first round to lose 4-3...

Varsity Football wins first game of season against Washington Huskies

Varsity Football wins first game of season against Washington Huskies

August 29, 2014


Filed under Sports

The boys beat Washington High with a strong game. The score tonight was 47-34. The Don Squad kept the game alive, even amidst a late start. Congratulations, Dons.

Sharks choke against LA

Sharks choke against LA

Nick Herbert, Staff Writer

May 12, 2014


Filed under News, Sports

Bay Area's hockey team, The San Jose Sharks, suffered stunning upsets as they entered the first round of the playoffs when they choked to the Los Angeles Kings after going up on the series 3-0. Sharks entered the playoffs as the second seed in the Pacific division bringing the first round of games...

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