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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, Editor-In-Chief 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, Sports Editor 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...

Senior center back Zack Lillington gets tripped by a Branson player in an effort to take the ball down the field. This trip caused Zack to fall to the ground.

Boys Varsity soccer loses the reins on the Branson bulls

Georgia Schroeder, Copy Editor January 29, 2022

With a record of seven wins, one loss, and four ties, AWHS boys Varsity soccer was hoping to add to their winning streak and advance their league record. On Wednesday Jan. 26, AWHS took on The Branson...

Senior Cal Amborn goes in for a layup under the basket.

The Falcon faithful return, rallying boys’ basketball to a bounce-back victory

Avery Yudice, Website and Social Manager and Opinion Editor January 26, 2022

AWHS boys Varsity basketball took on the Tamalpais High School Hawks in an exhilarating game on Tuesday, Jan. 25 at home. Coming off a tough loss to Branson, the AWHS Falcons bounced back with an energetic...

Sophomore guard Alex Martikan sets a screen on a San Marin defender, and junior guard Aiden Farnsworth attempts to dribble past the screened defender.

JV boys basketball loses the reins against San Marin Mustangs

Ethan Frankel, Sports Editor January 23, 2022

AWHS boys Junior Varsity basketball faced off against San Marin High School on Thursday, Jan. 20. AWHS went into the game with a 13-5 total record, and a 5-3 record in league play. After a tough loss against...

Senior Center, Charles Preston (#24) shoots over Redwood’s Ainsworth Fish.

Boys basketball’s undefeated season collapses against Redwood

Hayden Rhodes January 20, 2022

The COVID-19 Omicron variant has hit AWHS hard, including the players on the boys Varsity basketball team. Since their return from Winter Break on Jan. 5, 10 players and one coach on the AWHS boys Varsity...

Sophomore Elliot Smith races downfield to beat out a Terra Linda defender.

JV boys soccer team falls short to Terra Linda at final whistle

Ellis Chamberlin, Sports Editor January 20, 2022

The AWHS JV boys soccer team took on Terra Linda High School (TL) on Tuesday, Jan. 18 at the Red Hill field. The game ended in a loss for the Falcons with a final score of 2-0 in favor of TL. The Falcons...

Current Dance Troupe members practicing a dance in hopes of performing at a future school-wide event.

Dance Troupe aims to expand team with second round of tryouts

Kyra Featherstone, Arts and Entertainment Editor January 18, 2022

After witnessing the school-wide praise of Dance Troupe’s performances at many past games and rallies, students took advantage of a second opportunity to join the group. The first Dance Troupe tryouts...

Novak Djokovic, current world number one singles men’s tennis player, had his visa approved to play in the Australian Open despite concerns surrounding his COVID–19 history.

Australia: Hold Djokovic accountable

Henry Pratt, Reporter January 12, 2022

On Jan. 10, the decision to cancel tennis star Novak Djokovic’s visa, amid concerns about his vaccination status ahead of the 2022 Australian Open, was deemed “unreasonable” by an Australian judge....

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