Avon Boys’ Basketball Ends Season, Looks Ahead to Fall 2020

Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter The Avon Boys’ Varsity Basketball team’s 2019-2020 season has ended in defeat, as it eventually does for every team except for one. After a heartbreaking 55-49 loss to rival Brownsburg in the first game of Sectionals, the team looks ahead to next season.  Avon will only lose five seniors to graduation heading into next season. This will allow them to build up … Continue reading Avon Boys’ Basketball Ends Season, Looks Ahead to Fall 2020

Avon Wrestling Team Takes Seventh at IHSAA State

Camden Mercer | Reporter The Avon boys’ wrestling team participated in the IHSAA-sanctioned State competition on Feb. 21 and Feb. 22 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN. The team finished seventh overall, with a dual meet record of 11-6. One State wrestler from Avon, senior Ke’Tre Dickens, finished the season with a 15-7 record. “It was new. I’ve never made it to a State … Continue reading Avon Wrestling Team Takes Seventh at IHSAA State

AHS Swim & Dive Teams Reflect on Season, Boys Work Towards State Finals

Josh Hartman | Reporter With the current 2019-2020 swim season coming to a close, there are many achievements to look back on. Both the girls’ and boys’ teams had their own successes and even broke some records along the way. Junior Hannah Jones swam a new record for the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 55.33, breaking her own previous 2019 record of 56.92. Jones currently holds three swim … Continue reading AHS Swim & Dive Teams Reflect on Season, Boys Work Towards State Finals

Senior Haley Nichols Scores Her 1000th Point

Kaitlyn Mason | Web Managing Editor On Jan. 11, senior Haley Nichols scored her 1000th point in her high school basketball career, a feat she realized she wanted to hit going into junior year. She has played for the team since her freshman year. “My teammates are very supportive and have all said very positive things about [the point],” said Nichols. The point was not … Continue reading Senior Haley Nichols Scores Her 1000th Point

Senior Prabhvir Lakhan Trolled by Former Colts Punter Pat McAfee

During the Dec. 30 edition of The Pat McAfee Show, senior Prabhvir Lakhan called in to ask a question about the Colts’ quarterback situation. Pat McAfee took his call but then proceeded to prank Lakhan by not responding. What ensued was 25 seconds of dead air, during which Lakhan said “Hello?” five times while the show’s co-hosts and producers were seen stifling their laughter. Finally … Continue reading Senior Prabhvir Lakhan Trolled by Former Colts Punter Pat McAfee

Avon Wrestlers Participate in Brownsburg JV Invite

Sam Sublette | Reporter On Nov. 23, Avon High School’s wrestling team competed in a tournament against Brownsburg, Warren Central, Westfield, and Fishers. The Brownsburg JV Invite aims to help those who are new to the sport gain experience in wrestling. The wrestlers faced 156 matches and won 106 of those. Before walking into the tournament, sophomore Caden Brown said he had goals for himself … Continue reading Avon Wrestlers Participate in Brownsburg JV Invite

Kate Steiner’s Diving Career Cut Short Due To Hearing Condition

Savannah Abshire | Sports Editor Senior Kate Steiner has always been hard of hearing. She has to keep closed captioning turned on. Sometimes she talks loud. It wasn’t until last spring, however, that an MRI scan revealed Steiner would have to choose between the sport she loves and potential hearing loss. Steiner, who has been a varsity diver on Avon’s swim and dive team since … Continue reading Kate Steiner’s Diving Career Cut Short Due To Hearing Condition

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Victorious Against Pike Red Devils

Mckensie Kappel | Reporter The girls’ basketball team defeated Pike at home on Tuesday, Nov. 12 in their second game of the season. So far, the team has two consecutive victories after defeating Mooresville on Nov. 8. At half-time against Pike, Avon led by a score of 37-22. By the time third quarter was finished, Avon was 20 points ahead, and when the final buzzer … Continue reading Girls’ Varsity Basketball Victorious Against Pike Red Devils

Daniel Clements Plays in The National Wheelchair Basketball Association

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief Sophomore Daniel Clements has already mapped out his top choices for where he wants to play collegiate basketball. At the top of the list sits Auburn University in Alabama, one of only a dozen or so schools in the country that offers a wheelchair basketball program. For Clements, who was born paralyzed from his shins down, this a must-have. Basketball … Continue reading Daniel Clements Plays in The National Wheelchair Basketball Association

Avon Football Team Keeps Undefeated Streak Alive Against Westfield Shamrocks

Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter   The football team entered Friday night with a 6-0 undefeated streak, destined for a matchup with the Westfield Shamrocks. The Shamrocks entered the day with a 4-2 overall record and a 2-2 in conference record. First Half The scoring didn’t begin the way the Orioles would have liked as Westfield senior Eli Patchett put his first rushing touchdown of the … Continue reading Avon Football Team Keeps Undefeated Streak Alive Against Westfield Shamrocks