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Indians Fall Against Crushers

Indians Fall Against Crushers

Jaxson Shull, Editor In Chief
February 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Indians fell short Thursday night in big game by a score of 44-37. A game in which neither team got in an offensive groove, defense and timely shooting were major keys to the Crusher win. "We really struggled to get into a rhythm tonight offensively," said both head coach Scott Blunt and Seni...

Second Half Lifts Indians Over Bulldogs

Second Half Lifts Indians Over Bulldogs

Kyle Foster, Sports Editor
February 10, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

NAPA,CA-During a course of a season teams will have some games that aren’t pretty. That happened for the Napa High girls basketball team Tuesday night in their 48-39 win.   The game had a slow pace in the first half, that had Vacaville leading 9-7 after a quarter. Napa led the rest of th...

Track Conditioning Starts

Track Conditioning Starts

Yunuen Camarena, Reporter
February 9, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Many teenage students condition for a sport that they like, which is the sport of Track. The way they practice is by running about 3 miles away from Napa High and back without stopping. Every day students run and run, it's not easy as it looks, but they push themselves to keep going. They cannot miss...

Napa Girls Move to 7-0 in MEL Play

Napa Girls Move to 7-0 in MEL Play

Kyle Foster, Sports Editor
February 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

NAPA, CA-It’s often hard to go undefeated in league play. The Napa girls continue to keep winning after their 52-46 win over Rodriguez-Fairfield. The Indians have now won eight straight.   Rodriguez led the first quarter 15-13, before the Indians took over leading 24-19 at halftime and 36-...

Crushers Slam Indians

Crushers Slam Indians

Dustin Damwyk, Sports Editor
February 5, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

  The Big Game Wrestling meet was held on Wednesday, at the Vintage High Gym.  The Indians were playing their last game of the season. Last season, the Indians demolished the Crushers at home 49-16.The Crushers were looking for redemption at their house.  The Crushers started off the night claimi...

Forster Signs with Dartmouth

Forster Signs with Dartmouth

Kyle Foster, Sports Editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

NAPA, CA-Napa High put yet another one of their players into division 1 football on Wednesday afternoon when Colton Forster signed a letter of intent to play football at Dartmouth College.   Many of his friends and family were in attendance for this major event.   “It was u...

A Change of Seasons for Soccer

A Change of Seasons for Soccer

February 3, 2016
Filed under Sports, Video

Second Quarter Downs Indians

Second Quarter Downs Indians

Kyle Foster, Sports Editor
February 3, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

NAPA, CA-The second half of Monticello Empire League play started Tuesday night. Wood maintained its first place hold on the league with their 60-42 win.   The Wildcats led all the way from the start. They held leads of 16-12 after a quarter, 38-17 at the break, and 49-33 after three. ...

Prolific Prep Beats Hillcrest Academy 77-72 in The Crush in the Valley Showcase

Prolific Prep Beats Hillcrest Academy 77-72 in The Crush in the Valley Showcase

Kyle Foster, Sports Editor
January 31, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

NAPA,CA-It was a battle of two number 1s for their respective classes at the Napa Valley College gym Saturday night, when Hillcrest Academy of Arizona faced Napa’s Prolific Prep. The Crew beat the Bruins 77-72 in a very closely contested game.   Josh Jackson led the Crew  (16-4) with 22 points, ...

Napa Girls Roll Past Oakland Tech

Napa Girls Roll Past Oakland Tech

Kyle Foster, Sports Editor
January 31, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

NAPA,CA-Napa played a rare non league game Saturday at Napa’s Messner Gym. The Indians won this game over Oakland Tech 62-35.   Napa led 21-6 after one, 31-15 at half, and 49-23 after three.   Napa (11-9 overall, 5-0 MEL) has now won six straight games, and have five games to go in ...

Indians Win First Big Game Basketball Meeting

Indians Win First Big Game Basketball Meeting

Dustin Damwyk, Sports Editor
January 30, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

   With the Vintage High gym packed with both Napa Indians supporters, and Vintage  Crushers  supporters, the first Big Basketball matchup looked electric as it always does. The Indians were coming in the game with a (9-11) record overall and the Crushers were one game ahead of the Indians (10...

Napa Girls Stay Undefeated In MEL With 48-34 Win Over Rival Vintage

Napa Girls Stay Undefeated In MEL With 48-34 Win Over Rival Vintage

Will Shull, Reporter
January 29, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Varsity Girls Basketball team “Crushed” Vintage in this year's first Big Game. The tensions at this game were high, both teams being rivals and the game itself. The Indians would win this one 48-34 over their rivals.   The game was very close in the first quarter, but Napa got an ea...

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