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

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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

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

Nathaniel James Squats 750 Pounds, Is Featured on Instagram Account ‘BenchMob’

Senior Nathaniel James is Avon’s High School’s version of the Incredible Hulk. The 6’0″ 260-lb defensive lineman will be headed to Washington State next year to play football, but he’s not done smashing records at Avon. On Dec. 11, with about twenty teammates watching, James squatted 750 pounds, setting a new school record. The lift was featured on the Instagram account benchmob. See the video … Continue reading Nathaniel James Squats 750 Pounds, Is Featured on Instagram Account ‘BenchMob’

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

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