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Indians Lose Against Mustangs

Indians Lose Against Mustangs

Dustin Damwyk, Sports Editor
April 27, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Napa Indians Girls soccer teams played an MEL conference match against the Rodriguez Mustangs. The Mustangs (2-1) were coming off a loss against Will C. Wood and the Indians (1-0) were coming off a loss against Armijo. The Mustangs are one of the favorites to win the MEL title. The Indians bega...

Errors Cost Indians in Loss to Justin-Siena

Errors Cost Indians in Loss to Justin-Siena

Kyle Foster, Sports Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

NAPA,CA-It was a NCS-SJS battle all within the town of Napa. Justin-Siena ended up prevailing in this one by a score of 5-3. The Indians had the advantage 3-1 in the top of the fifth inning in this game before everything unraveled. Indians pitcher Kale Olmstead had loaded the bases with two outs. ...

The Major League Baseball Season Has Arrived

The Major League Baseball Season Has Arrived

Will Shull, Reporter
April 15, 2016
Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Sports

The curtain went up on the baseball season two weeks ago this week. Lying dormant, with the hopes of many faithful fans, spring brings about the hope of a new season, and a chance to make a run for a world championship. This is a great time to be a fan of baseball. Where in the past the high bankr...

Vintage Beats Napa in a Pitchers Duel

Vintage Beats Napa in a Pitchers Duel

Kyle Foster, Sports Editor
April 9, 2016
Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Sports

Yountville,CA- Napa and Vintage met up Friday afternoon in a battle for Monticello Empire League supremacy. Vintage got the win 3-0 in this pitching duel.   This game was scoreless through the first two innings before the Crushers pushed two runs across on  Noah Vulk both of them being ...

Indians-Wildcats Game Ends In Draw

Indians-Wildcats Game Ends In Draw

Dustin Damwyk, Sports Editor
March 31, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Napa High girls soccer teams played a home game against league opponent Will C Wood at memorial stadium. The Indians were coming in the game off a draw against Christian Brothers, and the Wildcats were coming in with an impressive 6-1 win against Dixon High School. This was the first meeting betw...

Peterson Signs with Willamette

Peterson Signs with Willamette

Kyle Foster, Sports Editor
March 8, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

NAPA,CA-Yet another Napa Indian signed a letter of intent. Brendan Peterson will now be playing basketball for Willamette University in Salem, Oregon.   Basketball Career   Peterson was a captain his junior and seniors season. Last season Peterson had some amazing games, includin...

Life Of Student Athlete- Mitch Hippauf

Life Of Student Athlete- Mitch Hippauf

Dustin Damwyk, Sports Editor
March 2, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Mitch Hippauf is a sophomore attending Napa High. He plays the center position for the Napa High basketball team. He is well known for his height, being 6’8. Unlike most high school basketball players, Hippauf made the jump from the Freshmen team to the Varsity team. “Honestly it was an honor, bu...

It’s Baseball Season!

It’s Baseball Season!

Will Shull, Reporter
February 26, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

With Baseball season just a month away, Napa High Varsity and JV baseball teams are well into practice. With  Varsity carrying 19 players, and JV carrying 20, the teams are as big as ever. But what many don't see is the work that players, staff, and coaches put in during the pre-season. Before tryou...

Spring Sports Season is Here!

Spring Sports Season is Here!

Audrey Palmer, Reporter
February 22, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Napa High School has a variety of sports teams that play year round. The spring sports at Napa High start in February and end in May. All seasons end  with The Monticello Empire League game or meet and hopefully Sections. This year the spring sports are Girls and Boys Swimming, Baseball and Softball...

Napa Girls Roll Past Armijo on Senior Night

Napa Girls Roll Past Armijo on Senior Night

Kyle Foster, Sports Editor
February 17, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

NAPA,CA-After clinching the MEL title on Friday night the Napa girls basketball team looked to complete a perfect league season. They did with their 56-36 win over Armijo on senior night.   Napa came out of the gates hot with a lead of 14-4 after a period. Things changed in the second quarter ...

Indian’s Girls Sweep Vintage.

Indian’s Girls Sweep Vintage.

Will Shull, Reporter
February 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the second Girl's Big Game came about, tensions were at a utmost high as Napa led the Crushers in Big Game wins this year 1-0.   The game was a very close game, with both schools rooter sections cheering on their respective teams. Napa High students dressed pout in a Hawaii theme and Vintage Hig...

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