Senior Haley Nichols Scores Her 1000th Point

Kaitlyn Mason | Web Managing Editor On Jan. 11, senior Haley Nichols scored her 1000th point in her high school basketball career, a feat she realized she wanted to hit going into junior year. She has played for the team since her freshman year. “My teammates are very supportive and have all said very positive things about [the point],” said Nichols. The point was not … Continue reading Senior Haley Nichols Scores Her 1000th Point

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

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Victorious Against Pike Red Devils

Mckensie Kappel | Reporter The girls’ basketball team defeated Pike at home on Tuesday, Nov. 12 in their second game of the season. So far, the team has two consecutive victories after defeating Mooresville on Nov. 8. At half-time against Pike, Avon led by a score of 37-22. By the time third quarter was finished, Avon was 20 points ahead, and when the final buzzer … Continue reading Girls’ Varsity Basketball Victorious Against Pike Red Devils

Boys Volleyball Wins Against Tri-West

Kaitlyn Mason | Reporter On March 19, the Avon Boys’ Volleyball team faced Tri-West at Chapel Hill High School. Junior Luke Davis’ voice was heard throughout the game. Shouts of warnings and triumph came from him as the team played. Davis said he was extremely proud of the team and the work they put in. “We had people hustling all over the gym to help … Continue reading Boys Volleyball Wins Against Tri-West

Boys Basketball Wins Sectionals for Third Time in School History

Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter He sets his feet and puts up another three… Swish! A sound that junior Mason Miller became accustomed to last Saturday. Miller lead the team to a 56-34 win over Mooresville to take home the third sectional championship in Avon Basketball history (1978, 2002). “It’s crazy to even think that,” Miller said. “Words can’t explain it.” Miller lead the team in … Continue reading Boys Basketball Wins Sectionals for Third Time in School History

Elliot Cooper Breaks Record in Comeback Season

Savannah Abshire | Reporter Senior Elliot Cooper’s life was changed in many ways last summer when he was told he would need surgery to correct the 45 degree and 55 degree in his spine. Cooper, a swimmer of 10 years, was devastated by the news. “It felt terrible. I felt like there would be no way I could ever swim in college and even qualify … Continue reading Elliot Cooper Breaks Record in Comeback Season

Boys Basketball Wins Against Westfield (Slideshow)

Morgan Jones | Reporter On Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, the Avon boys’ varsity basketball team scored their seventh win of the 2018-2019 season against the Westfield Shamrocks. The game ended with a final score of 57-68.  Though the third quarter was close in score between the two teams, the Orioles came out on top. Sophomore Mitch O’Mara said that to win, the team must work … Continue reading Boys Basketball Wins Against Westfield (Slideshow)

Girls Basketball Wins Against Greenfield Central

Sofia Breuer | Reporter The Avon Orioles Girls Varsity basketball team won against Greenfield Central Thursday night with a final score of 40-35. It was the final home game of the season. The Orioles lead the majority of the game and defended themselves against the Greenfield Central Cougars through a close fourth and final quarter. Sophomore Indiah Kendrick said the team been in that situation … Continue reading Girls Basketball Wins Against Greenfield Central

Gallery: Q&A With Avon Swim and Dive Seniors

By Savannah Abshire | Reporter Elliot Cooper Q: How long have you been swimming? A: Ten years. Q: What is your favorite memory from swimming and diving? A: My favorite memory would be pointing at Austin when the whole team was huddled up in a circle. We thought it was the funniest thing and ever because it was so dumb. That’s the hardest I have … Continue reading Gallery: Q&A With Avon Swim and Dive Seniors

Avon Swim Team Loses to Plainfield in Second Meet of Season (Slideshow)

By Tara Martin | Social Media Editor “Avon Relay.” The chant is unmistakable. A few dozen athletes line the edge of the pool in hopes of getting the closest they can without falling in. This is the Avon relay, the main event. The score, at least for now, doesn’t matter. In this moment, Avon needs to cheer the loudest and hopefully swim the fastest. On … Continue reading Avon Swim Team Loses to Plainfield in Second Meet of Season (Slideshow)