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Reese Fraser spiking the ball over the net.

Girls volleyball claim first CIF win against Mountain View High School

Kyra Featherstone, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 12, 2021

Putting the “dub” in “A-dub,” the AWHS girls volleyball team beat Mountain View High School on Nov. 9 at the AHWS home court in their first California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) game.  AWHS...

Senior middle blocker Josie Griffiths, and junior outside hitter Elsa Snipes go up for a block.

AWHS girls volleyball prevails against Miramonte High School in NCS semifinal match

Ethan Frankel, Sports Editor November 7, 2021

AWHS girls varsity volleyball faced off against Miramonte High School on Wednesday, Nov. 3 at the AWHS home gym. The Falcons came into the game as the #2 seed in the North Coast Section (NCS) Championships,...

Senior captain Audrey Johnston swinging at a tennis ball on the AWHS practice court.

Girls varsity tennis swings into MCAL playoffs for first time in decades

Corina Karr, Editor-In-Chief November 2, 2021

As the regular fall sports season comes to an end, the girls varsity tennis team continues to prepare for the Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) playoff tournament. This is the team’s first time in...

The AWHS football popping celebratory bottles after defeating San Rafael 29-22.

Falcon football crowned homecoming heroes after thrilling win over San Rafael

Hayden Rhodes November 2, 2021

Homecoming week at AWHS – when school spirit excels and the good times roll – is known to be one of the most exciting weeks of the year for students. However, this year’s homecoming week had...

Sophomore Reese Fraser (#2) sets up senior Josie Griffiths for an easy kill. The duo each had great games, which ultimately led to AWHS’s advancement in the NCS championships.

AWHS bounces back against Head-Royce Jayhawks in first game of North Coast Section Championships

Hayden Rhodes and Ethan Frankel October 28, 2021

On Tuesday, Oct. 26, AWHS girls varsity volleyball hosted the Head-Royce Jayhawks from Oakland, CA in the first match of the North Coast Section (NCS) Division 3 Championships. The tournament's two-seed,...

Senior Cole Wooster holds the ball out of the water while looking to pass it to a teammate.

The end of an era: Boys varsity water polo class of 2022 celebrates victory against Novato High on senior night

Ethan Frankel and Avery Yudice October 24, 2021

On Tuesday, Oct. 19, the AWHS Varsity boys water polo team reigned victorious over  Novato High School, concluding their home games for the regular season. AWHS defeated Novato by a score of 18-7. The...

Katharine DiPerna Pavlich, midfielder and AWHS junior, steals the ball from the Giants’ offensive player during the first half of the game on Friday, Oct. 22.

AWHS girls varsity field hockey puts up a strong defense, ultimate loss against Redwood

Jasmin Desruisseau, Editor-In-Chief October 23, 2021

The AWHS girls varsity field hockey team came into their second game against Redwood High School on Friday, Oct. 22 with optimism and determination, hoping to better their 0-12 regular season record. However,...

Middle Jasmin Desruisseau goes up to block an opposing spike from the right side.

AWHS JV girls volleyball ends season with disappointing two-set loss to Marin Catholic

Charlie Gaebe, Design Manager October 21, 2021

On Oct. 15, the AWHS JV girls volleyball team headed into their final match of the season. They had faith they could stay competitive against Marin Catholic High School, the leaders of the MCAL volleyball...

AWHS Sawyer Davis taking a shot on goal

AWHS boys varsity water polo takes down Redwood

Jackson Oliver-Roa, Editor-In-Chief October 19, 2021

The AWHS boys varsity water polo game against Redwood High School on Wednesday, Oct. 13 ended with a victorious final score of 12-9, AWHS. Although the AWHS boys were triumphant, Redwood was one of the...

AWHS varsity girls volleyball seniors line up in front of the ‘Falcon’s Nest’ for senior night gifts and speeches.

Newly named ‘Falcon’s Nest’ reopens during senior night volleyball game

Naomi Betz, Photography Editor October 16, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 9, seniors filled the first couple of rows of what was once called ‘The Pirate’s Cove’ for the first time since before the AWHS campus closed during COVID-19. Along with the Archie...

Sophomore Ryan Magnusson takes her first shot of the hole.

AWHS girls golf drives with determination

Ellis Chamberlin, Sports Editor October 13, 2021

The AWHS girls golf season teed off with two wins, 13 losses, and one tie. While most of the team members are new to the game, the Falcons’ biggest asset is their positive outlook and support for one...

Junior varsity running back takes the ball upfield during Saturday’s game in San Anselmo.

JV Falcon football gives Redwood a tough battle despite player injuries

Elliot Smith, Co-Photography Editor October 13, 2021

On the afternoon of Oct. 9, the AWHS JV football team took on Redwood High School at the AWHS home field. After losing many of their key offensive players to injuries, the Falcons came up scoreless. The...

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