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Kacie Hu (24), balances being ASB President, DECA COF, and Varsity Basketball with school and applications as a senior.

Kacie Hu (’24) does it all

Maximilien Kiyoi, AVtv Segments Editor March 19, 2024

Kacie Hu (‘24) stands as a role model and leader for Amador’s school community. Hu fills the roles of Associated Student Body President (ASB), Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Distributive Education...

Lakers end the Warriors season six games, leaving many to wonder the future for the Warriors.

The Warriors: 2023 season recap

Case Bahl, Staff Writer May 18, 2023

The NBA playoffs continue as teams start entering their respective conference finals, but for some teams, their seasons are already over. The Warriors lost in the second round to the Lakers, 2-4, putting...

Joel Embiid gets ready to shoot a free throw in the midst of his 42 point game against the Golden State Warriors, propelling his MVP contention.

The race for MVP and the unpredicted statistics in the NBA

Case Bahl, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

NBA Playoffs’ regular season is finally over; one big question remains: who will become the 2022-2023 MVP? This has been one of the most heated MVP races in recent memory. Normally there is one stellar...

Boys varsity volleyball team defeats Foothill 3-1

Joseph Chiu and Nadya Carreira March 27, 2023

Amador Valley’s boys varsity volleyball team defeated Foothill in four sets on March 21, with a score of 3-1: 25-23, 25-18, 19-25, 26-24. The Dons currently hold first place in the East Bay division...

Ja Morant is the star player on 2nd best team in the west, The Memphis Grizzlies.

Ja Morant on suspension: how this effects the Memphis Grizzlies in the NBA playoffs

Emerson Muise, Page Editor March 13, 2023

Memphis Grizzlies’ starting point guard Ja Morant is currently under an immense amount of controversy after pulling out a gun in a Denver nightclub after a game. “I think someone who has been gifted...

Basketball fans at Amador wonder about how well their team will perform in the playoffs this season.

Where do Amador students stand in NBA playoffs?

Case Bahl, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

As the NBA 2022-2023 regular season comes to an end, students wonder how their supported teams will perform in the playoffs. Currently, the Golden State Warriors are in sixth seed, putting them in the...

Cash committed to Cal Lutheran in February just before the East Bay Athletic League and Northern California Sports playoffs. (Photo provided by Colton Cash.)

Q&A: Colton Cash talks commitment to California Lutheran University

Olivia Vukman, Page Editor February 27, 2023

As Amador Valley’s only basketball commit this year, Colton Cash has committed to play Division III basketball at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, CA. DISCLAIMER: All quotes from the...

Amador girls basketball is welcoming many younger players this year and still able to create a strong bond.

New players fight hard in Girls Varsity basketball team

Makenze Mapes, Staff Writer January 26, 2023

Amador Valley’s girls basketball team is filled with many younger players joining this season. Upperclassmen have helped out the new incoming players and have found ways to create a strong team dynamic.  Due...

Darsh Shah (24) gets ready to teach some basketball skills to young players in Young Champions Academy.

Darsh Shah (‘24) creates Young Champions Academy to empower local community

Vincent Ma, Staff Writer January 11, 2023

Since he was young, Darsh Shah (‘24) loved basketball. While the sport started off as a hobby for him, basketball eventually became much more than merely a game.  “I wanted to help my community,...

Cannon DiFraia (#24) stretches out on the floor to warm up for practice. He is one of the three transfers on Amadors roster this season.

Three New Basketball Players Transfer to Amador Valley

Dylan Breen, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

Amador Valley’s boys basketball team added three new transfer players this past summer. Seniors Cannon DiFraia, Yindja Fungula, and Mateo Jackson have settled into their new school through past connections...

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