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Navy veteran makes MLB debut

Navy veteran makes MLB debut

Linden Moore, Managing Editor

May 10, 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...

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...

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...

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...

NFL supports first openly gay football player in history

NFL supports first openly gay football player in history

Richard Lee, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014


Filed under Sports

Michael Sam, a defensive lineman at the University of Missouri, has broken grounds by speaking publicly about his sexual orientation. Voted as most valuable player on his team and named the Associated Press defensive player of the year, Sam is undeniably talented and may become the first openly-homosexual...

The Final Play: Super Bowl Recap

The Final Play: Super Bowl Recap

Austin Kim, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014


Filed under Sports

The 2013-14 NFL season ended with a bang on Sunday, with the Seattle Seahawks mauling the Denver Broncos, 43-8. This victory was tied for the third largest margin of victory in Super Bowl history, and also gave the Seahawks their first Lombardi trophy. Last week, I predicted that the Broncos would...

Birds verses Dons: the battle town

Birds verses Dons: the battle town

Erica Goldhawk, Editor in Chief

January 26, 2014


Filed under Sports

Foothill verses Amador: the rivalry that never ends. From band competitions and academics, the rivalry between the two schools has been a continuous competition but especially in sports. With over 80 wins against Foothill in the past decade, Amador Valley sports has competed well with the school across...

Winter Sports Preview

Winter Sports Preview

Jacob Vance, Staff Writer

January 26, 2014


Filed under Sports

Basketballs being dribbled and people thrown onto mats and soccer balls glazing the turf leads into the start of winter sports. These teams end their pre-season anxiously waiting to start their games against opposing schools in EBAL’s. Senior Aaron Shreve, a member of the men’s varsity basketba...

Secrets to NCS

Secrets to NCS

Angelica Clark, Staff Writer

January 26, 2014


Filed under Sports

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