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Napa Takes Great American Rivalry Series Win Over Vacaville

Napa Takes Great American Rivalry Series Win Over Vacaville

Will Shull, Sports Editor
October 25, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

With just two remaining games in Napa High football's regular season, desire to win is at an all time high for the year. This game was part of what's known as The Great American Rivalry Series. The Great American Rivalry Series illuminates school rivalries all across the country, and their main go...

Player Profile: Benoit El Chamas

Player Profile: Benoit El Chamas

Lili Mautner, Reporter
October 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior Benoit El Chamas is 18 this year and has just started his third year of waterpolo at Napa High.     He started playing waterpolo freshman year because, he says, “ Ever since I was a little kid I’ve been a fast swimmer and no other sports interested me competitively, so I went to ...

Player Profile: Makenna Walls

Player Profile: Makenna Walls

Kenji Deragon, Reporter
October 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

15 year old Makenna Walls is the youngest varsity player on the girls volleyball team. She had originally intended to play only on the high school level, but ended up joining a travel team.   When asked what inspired her to play volleyball in the first place Walls replied by saying that, ...

Player Profile: Cameron Ross

Player Profile: Cameron Ross

Julian Sosa, Reporter
September 23, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Inspired by his father, Cameron Ross a Junior at Napa High has become the starting tight end for the very successful Napa High football team.   Cameron now 17 years old started playing tight end since he was 7 years old, Football having a big impact in his life has taught him to be more dis...

Indians Take Big Game Volleyball Win From Crushers

Indians Take Big Game Volleyball Win From Crushers

Will Shull, Sports Editor
September 23, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On the night of September 21st, it was the night of Big Game volleyball. For some these will be the biggest Volleyball games they will ever play in. With over 200 fans in attendance throughout the night, its was a popular game to be at. The night started off strong for Napa, taking the first match by...

Napa Falls Just Short of Pitman

Napa Falls Just Short of Pitman

Daniel Rodriguez, Reporter
September 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

It was a far from entertaining night this Friday as Napa faced Pitman at home at Memorial stadium. The Pitman teamed took the field looking determined but the Napa football team didn’t show a single sign of fear. The two varsity teams were ready to kickoff at 7:30pm that Friday night. Pitman ha...

Video: NHS Football vs. Rocklin

Video: NHS Football vs. Rocklin

September 6, 2016
Filed under Sports, Video

Kelly Van Winden Chosen For New Volleyball Coach

Kelly Van Winden Chosen For New Volleyball Coach

Will Shull, Sports Editor
September 2, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the Sac Joaquin section gets ready for another year of fall sports, so do the Indians. The Varsity Girls Volleyball team had a crushing year last year going just 3-12 in league and 3-18 overall. With a win  percentage of .143%, it was time for a change. Undoubtedly the biggest change the Indians made th...

Will the Warriors Win it All?

Will the Warriors Win it All?

Will Shull, Reporter
June 8, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As of the past few year the Golden State Warriors have become one of the top teams in the NBA.  The Warriors have not only been extremely hot this 2016 season, the Warriors are able to defend their Championship status against the Cleveland Cavaliers .   The Warriors are not only in contention for ...

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