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SAL Doing More Than Keeping Kids Off the Streets

SAL Doing More Than Keeping Kids Off the Streets

Kyle Foster, Sports Editor
January 27, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

NAPA,CA-The Napa Sheriff's Activity League has been around for a while, since 1992 in fact. It started off as a way to keep young kids off the streets and under the supervision of law enforcement. Napa SAL offers many athletic enrichment programs, which include wrestling, baseball/softball, judo, so...

Napa Boys Blow Lead, Lose 53-47

Napa Boys Blow Lead, Lose 53-47

Kyle Foster, Sports Editor
January 27, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

NAPA,CA-It was another classic Tuesday night in Messner Gym. Armijo got the win in this one by a score of 53-47.   Napa led for most of the game. The Indians held leads of 16-12 after 1, 29-23 at halftime, and 35-30 after three periods. The Indians were then outscored 23-12 in the final quart...

Vacaville Edges Napa 57-51

Vacaville Edges Napa 57-51

Kyle Foster, Sport Editor
January 23, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

NAPA,CA-The Monticello Empire League is very even. It showed Friday night with Vacaville edging Napa by a score of 57-51.   “This is as wide open as I’ve seen the league.” Napa coach Scott Blunt said. “It’s wide open.”   The Bulldogs led from the start 17-13 after one, 2...

Indians Junior Varsity Outplays Mustangs

Indians Junior Varsity Outplays Mustangs

Dustin Damwyk, Sports Editor
January 22, 2016
Filed under Sports

ndian Junior Varsity team faced off against an MEL opponent in the Rodriguez Mustangs.       The first quarter was a low scoring affair. Both team’s defenses were playing at a high level. In the middle of the first, the Mustangs picked up the pace and lead by a 6 point margin. Despite the ...

After Being Down 12 Napa Boys Fight back to win 64-58.

After Being Down 12 Napa Boys Fight back to win 64-58.

Kyle Foster, Sports Editor
January 20, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

NAPA, CA-Bench guys can play a key role to a team, they did Tuesday night for Napa in their 64-58 win over Rodriguez-Fairfield   Rodriguez led for all but the final 2:30. They had a lead of 17-6 after a period, 35-24 at half, and 50-40 after three quarters, before being outscored 22-8 in...

Napa Girls Start League Play With Win

Napa Girls Start League Play With Win

Kyle Foster, Sports Editor
January 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

NAPA,CA-Monticello Empire League play began Friday night  between Napa and Wood. The Indians got the win by a score of 48-37.   Napa (7-9 overall,1-0 MEL) led 14-8 after a quarter, 27-18 at break, and 38-27 after three periods. The Indians also had a new demeanor to them as all their playe...

Napa Girls Lose in Route to Vanden, Face Benicia Next

Napa Girls Lose in Route to Vanden, Face Benicia Next

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

NAPA,CA-The Napa girls basketball team met a formidable foe in the Vanden Vikings of Fairfield  Thursday night in a 64-28 loss.   Vanden (8-5) led all the way through this one with leads of 14-8 after a period of play, 33-8 at half, and 49-20 after three quarters.   “A Darci ...

Indians Lose in MEL Opener

Indians Lose in MEL Opener

Dustin Damwyk, Sports Editor
January 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

    The Napa High Indians took on the Will C. Wood Wildcats in a packed MEL opener. The Indians unfortunately had a disadvantage of their short lineup against the Wildcats. The Wildcats dominated the middleweight class. Cody Healer (152 Pounds), Noah Teymouraz (160), and Drake Mckee(170) all won th...

After Back And Forth Game Napa Girls Get By American Canyon

After Back And Forth Game Napa Girls Get By American Canyon

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

NAPA,CA-Napa faced a fellow Napa Valley Unified and county rival American Canyon Saturday night on the NHS campus. The Indians won this game 59-50.   Napa had leads of 20-13 after a period of play, 33-24 at halftime and 43-35 after three quarters.   Every time it looked like the I...

Braves Huge Third Quarter Leads Way To Win

Braves Huge Third Quarter Leads Way To Win

Kyle Foster, Sports Editor
December 23, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Napa,CA-It was a battle of two Napa schools when the Napa Indians (5-4) met the Justin-Siena Braves (6-1)  in the Dan Clark Gymnasium Tuesday night on the Justin-Siena campus. Justin held on for the win 52-43.   “They were excited all week.” Justin coach Damany Hendrix said of the all Napa ma...

Napa Girls Win Close Game Over Justin-Siena

Napa Girls Win Close Game Over Justin-Siena

Kyle Foster, Sports Editor
December 23, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Napa,CA-It was an inter Napa battle Tuesday night, as the Napa Indians (5-4) met the Justin-Siena Braves (3-4) in the  Dan Clark Gym on the Justin-Siena campus. These two teams always have a bit of a rivalry. They both always have successful seasons. Napa won this meeting by a score of 47-40.  ...

East Survives a Late West Comeback, to Win 26-21

East Survives a Late West Comeback, to Win 26-21

Kyle Foster, Sports Editor
December 20, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Napa,CA-It was the annual East vs. West classic at Napa Memorial Stadium. Last year the East beat West 24-10 in the old Monticello Empire League vs. Solano County Athletic Conference format. In this game the organizer from the Vallejo Police Activities League and Kiwanis Club of Napa decided to move t...

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