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Avon Varsity Football Kicks off Season Against Lawrence North

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Our Oriole football squad opened up the season Friday night at Dwaine Bell Stadium, home to the Lawrence North Wildcats. Avon came in with high expectations after a disappointing finish to last season, falling to rival Brownsburg in the opening game of the playoffs. Just like Avon, the Wildcats were looking to start the season 1-0. And that’s exactly what … Continue reading Avon Varsity Football Kicks off Season Against Lawrence North

Avon Girls’ Soccer Team Alumna Reflects on HS Career After Joining Professional Team

Savannah Abshire | Sports Editor From a varsity position on Avon’s soccer team to playing in a professional soccer league, Avon alumna Kelsey Dossey has done it all. Dossey holds the Indiana high school career shut-outs record at 51. After high school, Dossey went on to play soccer at a division one school, University of Missouri, where she had 203 saves, becoming one of only four to … Continue reading Avon Girls’ Soccer Team Alumna Reflects on HS Career After Joining Professional Team

No ‘I’ in Team: Students Weigh the Difference Between Individual and Team Sporting Events

Josh Hartman & Sam Sublette | Reporters Focus. Concentration. Preparedness. Three key traits for any tennis player, singles or doubles. As someone who plays on both sides of this, sophomore Sean Nograles is ready to go before every match whether he has a partner or is all on his own. “Singles players usually work on their groundstrokes and approach shots while doubles players work more on serves and … Continue reading No ‘I’ in Team: Students Weigh the Difference Between Individual and Team Sporting Events

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