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

Orioles Continue to Battle Rough Season as they Lose to Rival Brownsburg Bulldogs (OPINION)

Josh Hartman | Sports Editor The football squad is coming off of a 39-28 loss that occurred last Friday September 5 vs Hamilton Southeastern. Our 1-2 Orioles came into week four of the season hungry for a win. And what better team to do that against than 3-0 rival Brownsburg Bulldogs. The rematch from last year’s nail biter in the playoffs went down Friday September … Continue reading Orioles Continue to Battle Rough Season as they Lose to Rival Brownsburg Bulldogs (OPINION)

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

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

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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

Why Do We Care so Much About Celebrity Deaths? (Opinion)

Josh Hartman | Reporter Jan. 26, 2020, is a date that many people will remember forever. What started as a normal Sunday turned into a horrible nightmare as 41-year-old basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant, and seven others were killed in a tragic helicopter accident right outside of Los Angeles, CA. Following the tragedy, fans of Bryant voiced their grief on social … Continue reading Why Do We Care so Much About Celebrity Deaths? (Opinion)

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

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