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

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

Recap: Football Team Beats Brownsburg 38-0 to Take Sectional Title

By Morgan Jones | Reporter On Friday night, Avon took home a victory as they played Brownsburg during sectional action of the IHSAA state tournament. The big game was marked by personal achievements for many: senior Jalen Peterson scored three touchdowns, senior Alex Griffith had a total of nine solo tackles, while sophomore Henry Hesson passed a total of 318 yards. The last time Avon … Continue reading Recap: Football Team Beats Brownsburg 38-0 to Take Sectional Title

Football Teams Beats HSE in 3rd Win of the Season

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor The Avon Orioles varsity football team took on Hamilton Southeastern at home on Aug. 31 for their third game of the season. The Orioles won 29-6 against the 1-2 overall Royals. The undefeated Orioles now stand 3-0 overall. Junior Nick Birch said the student section is always exciting, win or lose. “It was so lit,” Birch said, “We … Continue reading Football Teams Beats HSE in 3rd Win of the Season

Freshman Cookout and Operation Football Share ALC Before Cheering On Orioles Against HSE

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor Operation Football typically works outside, away from the freshmen cookout. The two events had to share the ALC cafeteria on Aug. 31 due to a chance of rain before Avon took on Hamilton Southeastern for their Friday night football game. Operation Football is a program started by WTHR-TV 25 years ago that covers high school football, cheerleaders, marching bands, and … Continue reading Freshman Cookout and Operation Football Share ALC Before Cheering On Orioles Against HSE