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Boys Varsity Soccer Season Recap

Boys Varsity Soccer Season Recap

Daniel Rodriguez, Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Another year gone and new memories created. The Napa High Boy’s soccer team has ended their season as they played out a hard fought 2-0 loss to Cosumnes Oaks in the quarterfinals of the San Joaquin Sections Playoffs. The team finished M.E.L with a 7-3 record, seeing a 4-2 loss to Armijo and two ...

Player Profile: Jack Farver

Player Profile: Jack Farver

Will Shull, Sports Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Jack Farver is a senior at Napa High this year, beyond Farvers academic career, he also plays a sport which is often overlooked, tennis. He has been a part of the Napa High Tennis team since freshman year. Farver started seriously playing tennis at the age of 13, “I started playing at the courts up...

Player Profile: Daniel Gonzalez

Player Profile: Daniel Gonzalez

Julian Sosa, Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Coming in as freshman last year, Sophomore Daniel Gonzalez has stepped up to the challenge of leading the Junior Varsity Soccer team to another great season. Being part of last years undefeated JV team going 15-0-1 overall and 9-0-1 in league play, Daniel Gonzalez knows what it takes to have another u...

Indians Take Big Win From Wildcats

Indians Take Big Win From Wildcats

Will Shull, Sports Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Under Napa High long time coach Darci Ward, the Varsity Girls Basketball team has managed an impressive 17-10 overall record, and a 6-4 record in league play. The team was a top contender to make MEL playoffs. On the night of Valentine's Day, the Indians faced the Will C. Wood Wildcats. The Wild...

NHS Football Finishes Strong

NHS Football Finishes Strong

February 9, 2017
Filed under Sports, Video

Mustangs Run Away With Win From Indians

Mustangs Run Away With Win From Indians

Will Shull, Sports Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

With four games left in the season and no hopes of postseason play, the Napa High Indians are looking to finish regular season play with at least two wins. The Indians aren't doing well this year, going 1-5 in league, with their only win coming from a Big Game win. The Indians met the Rodriguez Mustangs the n...

Player Profile: Leo Ayala

Player Profile: Leo Ayala

Daniel Rodriguez, Reporter
January 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

It’s not easy retaining the boys M.E.L soccer title, a challenge to which Leo Ayala is looking to lead the Napa High squad. Being a part of the title-winning M.E.L team of 2015, Leo knows exactly what is necessary to reach success in the league. Leo plays central defender for Napa High and was named captain o...

Indians Take Crushing Defeat To Vacaville Bulldogs

Indians Take Crushing Defeat To Vacaville Bulldogs

Will Shull, Sports Editor
January 20, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

With only 8 games remaining in the Indians' season, they're more victory hungry than ever. The Indians are off to a 0-2 record in league play, and a 5-14 overall record, whereas last year under Scott Blunt the Indians managed to pull a 3-7 record in league play, and a 11-15 overall record. Things are...

Player Profile: Tomas Gomez-Espana

Player Profile: Tomas Gomez-Espana

Will Shull, Sports Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Tomas Gomez-Espana is a senior at Napa High this year. Tomas started playing basketball in 2006 and has played all four years at Napa High. He plays both point guard and shooting guard. Gomez-Espana is a starter on the varsity squad this year for the Indians, being co-captains with Zach Blackwood...

NHS Soccer Gives Back

NHS Soccer Gives Back

Daniel Rodriguez, Reporter
December 5, 2016
Filed under Editor's Picks, News, Showcase, Sports

Day well spent in the Yay Area! The Napa High Boys Soccer team spent a wonderful day as guests to the DeMarillac Academy in San Francisco on Friday November 18th. Head Soccer Coach Mr. Ochoa gladly invited Napa High Principal Mrs. Petrie and Athletics Director Mr. King to witness the Napa High boys s...

Big Game Blowout – Napa Defeats Crushers 35-0

Big Game Blowout – Napa Defeats Crushers 35-0

Will Shull, Sports Editor
November 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Friday November 4th isn't just a day grades are due for progress reports, it's also the day of Big Game XLV. Tensions were high as Napa High (now 5-0 in league play) and Vintage (3-2) faced each other for the last regular season game this year. The pre-game nerves were soothed by the mix between...

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