Swimming and Diving Hopes For Successful Rest of Season

By Mira Branham | Reporter The powerful, steady strokes of muscled arms. The rhythmic thumps of diving boards. The refreshing splash of water. Swimming and Diving season has begun. With four meets already under their swim caps, both teams are deep into the season of tiring early-morning practices and competition schedules. How do they stay in such good spirits? Senior Victoria Wendt said positivity is … Continue reading Swimming and Diving Hopes For Successful Rest of Season

Avon Swim Team Loses to Plainfield in Second Meet of Season (Slideshow)

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor “Avon Relay.” The chant is unmistakable. A few dozen athletes line the edge of the pool in hopes of getting the closest they can without falling in. This is the Avon relay, the main event. The score, at least for now, doesn’t matter. In this moment, Avon needs to cheer the loudest and hopefully swim the fastest. On … Continue reading Avon Swim Team Loses to Plainfield in Second Meet of Season (Slideshow)

Football Finishes Season With 17-0 Loss to Center Grove

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor They sat bundled up tight in layers, blankets draped over their heads, protecting them from the on-again, off-again snow blowing in their direction. They weren’t the black and gold army our eyes have become accustomed to; if they hadn’t sat together on the visitor sideline, you’d have no idea that they were supporting Avon football in Center Grove’s … Continue reading Football Finishes Season With 17-0 Loss to Center Grove

Recap: Football Team Beats Brownsburg 38-0 to Take Sectional Title

By Morgan Jones | Reporter On Friday night, Avon took home a victory as they played Brownsburg during sectional action of the IHSAA state tournament. The big game was marked by personal achievements for many: senior Jalen Peterson scored three touchdowns, senior Alex Griffith had a total of nine solo tackles, while sophomore Henry Hesson passed a total of 318 yards. The last time Avon … Continue reading Recap: Football Team Beats Brownsburg 38-0 to Take Sectional Title

Avon Volleyball Prepares to Take On State Championship

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor Avon volleyball knows what it takes to win a state championship. For the second year in a row, the girls will compete for the Indiana 4A Volleyball Title. The match against Yorktown will be held at Ball State University on Saturday, Nov. 3. While Avon is ranked second in the state, Yorktown is ranked first. The Orioles faced … Continue reading Avon Volleyball Prepares to Take On State Championship

Senior Running Back Sampson James Commits to Indiana University (Q&A)

By Prabhvir Lakhan | Managing Editor Earlier this year in March, senior Sampson James announced he had committed to play football at Ohio State University. Last weekend the news broke that James had withdrawn his commitment from OSU. Within hours, he announced his decision to commit to Indiana University via twitter. Why did you decide to change your college from Ohio State to Indiana University?  … Continue reading Senior Running Back Sampson James Commits to Indiana University (Q&A)

Sophomore Sam Miller Is The Only Girl On The Football Team

By Grace Hicks | Reporter Avon High School is full of diversity and the football team is no different. Last year sophomore Sam Miller, a girl, played for Avon and scored over 40 points during the season and plans to continue the trend this season. Since it is common for soccer players to be kickers, Miller thought about playing football even when she was in … Continue reading Sophomore Sam Miller Is The Only Girl On The Football Team

Avon Volleyball Wins Against Westfield on Senior Night

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor “Keep chasing your dreams and always stay true to yourself.” That was Senior Chloe Rickenbach’s final take away after four years of Avon Volleyball. The girls wrapped up their last home game of the season with senior night on Thursday, Sept. 27. For some, it was their last time playing volleyball at Avon High School. The Avon Orioles … Continue reading Avon Volleyball Wins Against Westfield on Senior Night

Football Teams Beats HSE in 3rd Win of the Season

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor The Avon Orioles varsity football team took on Hamilton Southeastern at home on Aug. 31 for their third game of the season. The Orioles won 29-6 against the 1-2 overall Royals. The undefeated Orioles now stand 3-0 overall. Junior Nick Birch said the student section is always exciting, win or lose. “It was so lit,” Birch said, “We … Continue reading Football Teams Beats HSE in 3rd Win of the Season