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AWHS varsity girls lacrosse team huddles around Assistant coach Ted Hellman during their game against San Rafael high school.

AWHS girls lacrosse coach released from coaching position

Ila Rees and Jasmin Desruisseau March 19, 2022

Last week, AWHS girls lacrosse coach, Alex Gauna, was abruptly released from his coaching position at AWHS. The reason for this event is undisclosed, yet has affected the team greatly. The team started...

March Madness predictions.

The Pitch’s guide to March Madness and the Round of 64

Ethan Frankel and Jackson Oliver-Roa March 17, 2022

The NCAA Division One basketball tournament, better known as March Madness, starts Thursday, Mar 15. The Pitch is here to guide you through your bracket picks for the Round of 64, and the rest of the tournament....

AWHS sophomore Charlie Butler spikes the ball over the net, earning the Falcons a point.

Falcons’ Varsity boys volleyball continues winning streak, looking ahead to state

Elliot Smith, Photography Editor March 13, 2022

On Thursday, Mar. 10, the AWHS Varsity boys volleyball maintained its dominance over its Marin County Athletic League (MCAL), beating Marin Catholic (MC) in a three-set sweep at their home court. The Falcons...

Owen Benson (#24) celebrates after scoring the Falcon’s first goal of the game shortly after the beginning of the second half.

Falcons boys Varsity Soccer comes up short to Marin Academy’s Wildcats in Northern California State Championship final

Jasmin Desruisseau, News and Spanish Editor March 6, 2022

The Falcons boys Varsity soccer, known also as the “Bleach Boys,” played in the California Interscholastic Federation Northern California State Championship (CIF-NCS) game Saturday, Mar. 5. After an...

The team runs towards Zach after he makes the winning save.

Boys Varsity soccer advances to the semifinal of Northern California State on penalty kicks

Ezra Thaler, Photography Editor March 4, 2022

The AWHS boys varsity team, more commonly known as the  “Bleach Boys,” narrowly beat Richmond High School (RHS) Tuesday, Mar 1. The game went into overtime due to late goals by both teams in regular...

Senior Abby Murphy and sophomore Amelia Richer playing catch to warm up before practice.

Girls softball hopes to hit expectations out of the park in upcoming season

Ethan Frankel, Business Manager February 22, 2022

After going 1-14-1 in the 2021 season, the AWHS softball program hopes to improve their record in the upcoming 2022 season. This year, the program is hoping to amplify their wins and challenge the normal...

Junior and middle Will Gustafson, dives to pass the ball, attempting to save the Broncos from gaining a point.

Boys Varsity volleyball begins strong season with win against Broncos

Ila Rees and Avery Josephs February 22, 2022

The AWHS boys Varsity volleyball team started off their season with an intense home game Wednesday, Feb. 16 against the Northgate High School Broncos. It was a close game, however the Falcons came out...

AWHS senior Cal Amborn, prepares to shoot a free throw after drawing a foul.

Boys Varsity basketball enters NCS with defeat against Rancho Cotate

Avery Josephs February 18, 2022

AWHS Varsity boys basketball kicked off the North Coast Section (NCS) round one game against Rancho Cotate at their home court Tuesday, Feb. 15. Dominating the game, the Falcons beat the Cougars 78-36. Starting...

Girls LAX try-out attendees, some returning players and some first-timers, getting into position for a new drill, led by Coach Alex Gauna.

Girls lacrosse swings into spring season

Corina Karr, In-Depth Editor February 14, 2022

AWHS girls Varsity and JV lacrosse (LAX) tryouts have commenced as of Monday, Feb. 7, and are already drawing out nearly 50 participants. Last year’s season, although just out of quarantine, created...

Freshman Donovan Traub grabs the back of his opponent’s head to try and take him down.

Boys Varsity wrestling gets taken down by Novato despite individual match wins

Ellis Chamberlin, Sports Editor February 5, 2022

The AWHS boys Varsity wrestling team took on Novato High School in a dual meet Wednesday, Feb. 2 at AWHS. While the Falcons had five individual wins, the Hornets had twice as many players and came...

Freshman Carly Amborn drives to the basket to add two to the scoreboard, advancing the Falcon’s score.

Falcons flock to celebrate seniors at Senior Night basketball games

Avery Yudice, Website and Social Manager and Opinion Editor February 4, 2022

Both the boys and girls Varsity basketball teams took on the Novato High School Hornets on Tuesday, Feb. 1. The night was special, as it was both teams’ last home game and “Senior Night.”  Festivities...

Senior striker Owen Benson takes a free kick from just outside the 18 yard box, which was saved by the goalie.

Boys Varsity soccer misses crucial goal against Redwood

Ethan Frankel, Business Manager February 4, 2022

AWHS boys Varsity soccer faced off against Redwood High School Tuesday, Feb. 1 in a must-win game. If they had beat Redwood on Tuesday, AWHS would have been one step closer to securing a Marin County Athletic...

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