5 Takeaways from Avon’s 35-27 Win Over Hamilton Southeastern

Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter Avon’s Football team won their first conference game of the season against Hamilton Southeastern on Sept. 6 in a 35-27 game that wasn’t as close as the score cracks it up to be. Here are the top five things to take away from this week three matchup. Gall could be the next great Avon wide receiver. When you think of great … Continue reading 5 Takeaways from Avon’s 35-27 Win Over Hamilton Southeastern

The Best Football Teams in Indiana — Where Does Avon Rank?

Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter Is Avon’s football team the best in Indiana? This is a question four different ranking systems — AP Poll, Coaches Poll, MaxPreps Rankings, and the Sagarin Computer Model — have tried to figure out. The debate for the top spot is up to Avon, Brownsburg, Carmel, New Palestine, and Warren Central. Here’s why each team should (and shouldn’t) be No. 1 … Continue reading The Best Football Teams in Indiana — Where Does Avon Rank?

5 Takeaways from Avon’s 41-17 Win over Ben Davis

Stepehen Dumeyer | Reporter Number 1: Speed Kills The Orioles have showcased an impressive amount of speed, especially on defense and special teams. This is created at all levels on defense, starting with Washington State commit senior Nathaniel James on the defensive line, alongside senior Ross England, who made the transfer from linebacker to the defensive line this season, making him a speedy threat on the edge. … Continue reading 5 Takeaways from Avon’s 41-17 Win over Ben Davis

Avon Football Wins 48-14 at Lucas Oil Stadium

Savannah Abshire | Sports Editor On Aug. 23, the Avon varsity football team hit off their season with a game against Columbus North High School at Lucas Oil. The team beat Columbus North 48-14 and they were up the entire game. The football team was not the only group to represent Avon on the field. The dance team, cheerleaders, and Avon Marching Black and Gold … Continue reading Avon Football Wins 48-14 at Lucas Oil Stadium

Q&A with Washington State Commit Nathaniel James

Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter Q: What made Washington State so appealing? A: One of the main components that made it really appealing was that it is a small compact town; the hospitality of the people that lived there, not even those that work with the school. The [small town] down there is number one and number two is that the coaches and the players and … Continue reading Q&A with Washington State Commit Nathaniel James

Sophomore Blake Fisher Receives 17 College Offers

Tara Martin | Web Editor-in-Chief At 6’6 and 285 pounds, not much can stop Blake Fisher, both literally and metaphorically. As only a sophomore, Fisher has managed to rack up 17 college offers from across the country. Oh, and he plays football, too. Fisher, who began playing football in the sixth grade, has become a nationally ranked player in only two high school seasons. “I … Continue reading Sophomore Blake Fisher Receives 17 College Offers

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

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