Avon vs. Franklin Central Football Game Recap

Josh Hartman | Managing Editor Last Friday, the Avon Orioles football team hosted Franklin Central for the Orioles’ senior night and homecoming game. Avon, at 0-4, was still searching for their first win while the Flashes of Franklin sat with a .500 record of 2-2.  The Orioles drove down the field quickly to start out the game, showing no signs of slowing down. However, a fourth down would … Continue reading Avon vs. Franklin Central Football Game Recap

Avon vs. Brownsburg Football Game Recap

Josh Hartman | Managing Editor Week four of the football season brought the rival Brownsburg Bulldogs to Avon as the Orioles were still searching for their first win. At 0-3, Avon was desperate for a win, as well as revenge for the loss that the Bulldogs handed them last year in the playoffs.  The Orioles started off hot right out of the gate, as sophomore quarterback … Continue reading Avon vs. Brownsburg Football Game Recap

Avon vs. Hamilton Southeastern Football Game Recap

Josh Hartman | Managing Editor The Avon football squad was “On the Road Again” for Western night as they took a visit up north to Fishers, Indiana. Looking for their first win of the season, the Orioles were taking on the undefeated Hamilton Southeastern Royals that showed many threats to the Avon offense and defense.   The Royals’ offense was firing on all cylinders as they were up 13-0 less than five minutes into … Continue reading Avon vs. Hamilton Southeastern Football Game Recap

Avon vs. Ben Davis Football Game Recap

Josh Hartman | Managing Editor Week two of Friday Night Lights had our Avon Orioles traveling to Wayne Township to take on the Ben Davis Giants. This game brought us a lot of offense and exciting plays throughout the entire contest. Both the Orioles and Giants were searching for their first win, but Ben Davis would be the team to get it.   Two minutes into the game, Ben Davis had the lead, 15-7, after two touchdowns with a … Continue reading Avon vs. Ben Davis Football Game Recap

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Kickoff with Coach Bless: Football Season Preview

Josh Hartman | Managing Editor Another school year has started, which means another football season just days away from kick off! Football teams throughout the state will take the field on Friday, August 20th to kick off their seasons, and Avon is no exception. The journey to State begins at home against the Lawrence North Wildcats. Going into his 12th year of coaching, head coach Mark Bless has been getting his team prepared for the start of the … Continue reading Kickoff with Coach Bless: Football Season Preview

Boys’ Basketball Season Ends After Tough Loss to Plainfield (OPINION)

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Friday was the sectional semi-final game as Avon welcomed the neighboring Plainfield Quakers to the “Orena” for a chance to play for the sectional championship vs Brownsburg on Saturday night. It was win or go home for both teams and our Orioles were hoping to pull off an upset against the 21-2 Quakers. After one quarter of play, Plainfield was … Continue reading Boys’ Basketball Season Ends After Tough Loss to Plainfield (OPINION)

Men’s Basketball Sectional Preview

Kyle Morgan | Reporter With little time left for the varsity boys’ basketball team against Mooresville, senior Mitch O’Mara pulled up from the mid-range and hit a buzzer beater to win the matchup 73-72. As the news later hit Twitter, AHS’s school spirit club, the Oriole Army, gave a shoutout to O’Mara, giving him the nickname “Mo Buckets.” O’Mara’s teammate, senior Zion Lindsey, said O’Mara … Continue reading Men’s Basketball Sectional Preview

Boys’ Basketball Ready to Prove Themselves

Abby Gambrall | Reporter Boys’ basketball is tipping off their season with a challenging start. Over half of the Varsity returners were quarantined during the first day of try-outs and could not attend. Luckily, those students were able to try out at a later date. Senior Zion Lindsey, who has played for Avon since his freshman year, said the pandemic has heavily impacted the team … Continue reading Boys’ Basketball Ready to Prove Themselves