Avon Falls Short in Sectional Semifinal (OPINION)

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor The varsity football squad played for the final time of the season on Friday, October 30 and left it all on the field. The boys have nothing to hang their heads about as they stuck with the second-best team in the state all night but fell a little short in a 34-31 battle vs rival Brownsburg. Maybe the most exciting … Continue reading Avon Falls Short in Sectional Semifinal (OPINION)

Westfield Beats Avon in a High Scoring Affair (OPINION)

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Avon went into week 7 with a record of 3-3. In front of them was a talented 5-1 Shamrock team who was looking to extend their winning streak to six games. Non-stop offense kept Avon’s trip to Westfield interesting during the first half of play. The Orioles started with the ball and took advantage to that. The offense worked its … Continue reading Westfield Beats Avon in a High Scoring Affair (OPINION)

Avon Varsity Football Team Leave Homecoming Game Victorious

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor It was a homecoming to remember on Friday, September 25 as our varsity football team welcomed the Fishers Tigers to town. Our Orioles looked to use the momentum they gained from week five’s big win at Franklin Central to try and build up a winning streak. The scoring for Avon was immediate as senior quarterback Henry Hesson hit senior receiver … Continue reading Avon Varsity Football Team Leave Homecoming Game Victorious

Recap of Avon Vs. HSE Varsity Football Game

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Week three of Indiana high school football had our Avon Orioles welcoming the Royals of Hamilton Southeastern to town. This game was a nail-biter all the way up to the final whistle. Going into the second quarter, the Royals had a 5-0 lead caused by a field goal and a wild snap on a punt attempt forcing a safety for … Continue reading Recap of Avon Vs. HSE Varsity Football Game

Avon Vs. HSE Football Game Preview

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Avon and Hamilton Southeastern will battle it out in a rematch from last year’s 35-27 classic on Friday night, September 4, at the Hendricks Regional Health Stadium in Avon. Here are five things to watch for: Avon’s wide receivers versus HSE’s secondary is the matchup to watch The Orioles have eight receiving touchdowns through two games, and they are averaging … Continue reading Avon Vs. HSE Football Game Preview

Q&A with Star Kicker Carson Holmer

Kyle Morgan | Reporter Q: Why did you start playing football? A: I started playing football because I could always kick a soccer ball very far and thought maybe I should try and transition to kicking a football.  Q: What are your goals for this season? A: My goals for this season are to go 9-0 in the regular season and then carry that on … Continue reading Q&A with Star Kicker Carson Holmer

Avon Orioles Beat Ben Davis Giants at Home

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor Week two of the Indiana high school football season opened up Friday, August 29 as our Orioles welcomed the Giants of Ben Davis into tow. Junior running back Chrishon McCray got the crowd going with a touchdown with five minutes left in the first quarter. Senior kicker Nick Bandy nailed the extra point and Avon had the lead 7-0. Early … Continue reading Avon Orioles Beat Ben Davis Giants at Home

Changes to Sitting in the Stands of Fall Sports

Kellie Reynolds | Reporter Many students’, staff, and parents’ concerns about fall sports have been rising with the uncertainty of COVID-19. People are wondering what will happen to our sports this fall season at Avon High School. Senior Amelia Collier, one of the Oriole Army Leaders at AHS, and Brad Holsinger, AHS’s athletic director, have been working hard to follow the IHSAA guidelines to continue … Continue reading Changes to Sitting in the Stands of Fall Sports

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 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