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AHWS senior Cal Amborn dunks the ball into the basket to score a point.

Boys varsity basketball begins compelling season with win against San Rafael High

Kyra Featherstone, Website and Social Editor December 3, 2021

The AWHS boys varsity basketball team played their first Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) game against San Rafael High School on Tuesday Nov. 30 at the AWHS home court. AWHS beat San Rafael High by...

Senior forward Lucy Johnson defends the San Rafael inbound pass.

Girls varsity basketball shoots into MCALs with tough loss against San Rafael bulldogs

Avery Yudice, Website and Social Manager and Opinion Editor December 3, 2021

The AWHS girls varsity basketball team took on the San Rafael High School Bulldogs on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at the AWHS gym. The Bulldogs defeated the Falcons by six points with a final score of 48-54.  With...

Senior midfielder Maya Wells dribbles around a San Rafael High player.

Girls varsity soccer blasts four goals past San Rafael High School

Ethan Frankel, Business Manager December 2, 2021

AWHS girls varsity soccer played their first game of the Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) season Tuesday, Nov. 30. The Falcons were undefeated in the preseason heading into the game, with wins against...

Runners hold the second place flag after the award ceremony at NCS

Boys cross country races into second place at NCS Meet of Champions

Ellis Chamberlin, Sports Editor November 24, 2021

The AWHS boys cross country team took second place at the North Coast Section (NCS) Meet of Champions on Saturday, Nov. 20, securing their spot in next week’s California’s State Championship in Fresno,...

#28, sophomore Pip Deery Devine, keeping the ball away from the opposing team.

Girls junior varsity soccer punts into pre-season, loses to West County

Corina Karr, In-Depth Editor November 20, 2021

The AWHS girls junior varsity soccer team kicked off their first preseason game on Thursday, Nov. 18, in Sebastopol against West County High School. With the Falcons close game ending in a score of 2-1...

Senior midfielder Maya Wells preparing to take the free kick, which ended up leading to the goal.

AWHS girls varsity soccer kicks off season with victory over Ukiah High School

Avery Yudice and Ethan Frankel November 18, 2021

The AWHS girls varsity soccer team played their first game of the season Tuesday,  Nov. 16 against Ukiah High School. The Falcons started the season off strong with a dominating 3-0 win over the Ukiah...

From left to right: Lyla Johnston, Olivia Dow, Jake Magnusson, Daniel Hadar, Maya Wells, Zack Lillington, Jake Dixon, Elliot Joslin, Toby Shaffer, Jonas Salk, and Cal Amborn after signing their NLI’s.

11 fantastic Falcon athletes put pen to paper on National Signing Day

Hayden Rhodes November 13, 2021

One of the most exciting moments for a student-athlete is receiving a verbal scholarship offer. However, nothing is official until they put the pen to paper and sign their National Letter of Intent (NLI),...

Reese Fraser spiking the ball over the net.

Girls volleyball claim first CIF win against Mountain View High School

Kyra Featherstone, Website and Social Editor November 13, 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, Business Manager 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, In-Depth Editor 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,...

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