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Girls Champion Softball

Girls Champion Softball

David Lopez, Editor-in-Chief

June 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Napa High School Girl’s Varsity Softball team are CIF-San Joaquin section champions! The Indians were the eighth seed in the section playoffs and started hot by upsetting the number one seed, by a score of 4-1. Freshman Grace Guzman had one RBI and scored twice. Jenna Baker pitched a complete ...

Martinez Named New Football Head Coach

Martinez Named New Football Head Coach

Will Shull, Sports Editor

June 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

On May 24th, Principal Annie Petrie announced that the search for the new Napa High football head coach was over. The new coach is Jesus Martinez. Martinez has been a coach of Napa football since 2006, coaching next to ex-head coach Troy Mott for an impressive 10 years. “We were very aware of the...

Champions League Final Preview

Champions League Final Preview

Daniel Rodriguez, Reporter

May 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Road to Cardiff is set! The eyes of the world will be glued to their televisions on June 3, 2017 as they enjoy the much anticipated Champions League Final. The Champions League is the most prestigious club soccer tournament in the world. The road to the Champions League Final in Cardiff, Wales first s...

Indians Annihilate Armijo

Indians Annihilate Armijo

Will Shull, Sports Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a big 4-1 win from the Crushers on monday May 8th, the Indians guaranteed their spot in postseason play. With a guaranteed spot in the postseason, now the Indians were looking for the best seed as possible. The only team standing in their way of second seed was a last placed regular season ...

Indians Tie Varsity Softball Big Game Series 1-1

Indians Tie Varsity Softball Big Game Series 1-1

Will Shull, Sports Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Indians met the Crushers last friday, April 21. It was their first time seeing the Crushers since their tough 15-6 loss road game the month prior. The game was the second of the three game series, but was the only Indians home softball Big Game this season. The game started at four but durin...

Napa Track meet vs. Vacaville

Napa Track meet vs. Vacaville

Kenji Deragon, Reporter

April 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Wednesday, March 29th, Napa High’s Track and Field team went against their strongest opponent, Vacaville High School. With the JV Girls and Boys falling behind in the running events, it was made worse with the field events. Napa claimed victory in Varsity boys, but fell short everywhere else. With ...

Player Profile: Brianna Bowers

Player Profile: Brianna Bowers

Gillian Ferro, Reporter

April 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Brianna Bowers is a junior at Napa High and is also a player on the varsity softball team. Bowers has been an avid softball player for 8 years and intends on playing in college. “I plan on attending San Diego State on an athletic scholarship.” Bowers has already verbally committed to S...

Indians Beat Crushers in Big Game Baseball

Indians Beat Crushers in Big Game Baseball

Will Shull, Sports Editor

March 31, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

When you are a Napa High Indian athlete, there's somethings that you just can't wait to do. One of these items is to play in a Big Game. After devastating losses last year to rival Vintage Crushers, a 3-0 loss, a 12-1 loss and a 7-0 loss, the Indians varsity baseball team were hungry for revenge....

Napa Strides Past Vintage in Big Meet

Napa Strides Past Vintage in Big Meet

Kenji Deragon, Reporter

March 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Wednesday, March 15th, Napa high Track and Field went against their rival at Vintage high school, running, jumping and throwing their way to a close victory. With the JV Girls and boys falling behind in the running events, they recovered after being saved by the field events. Napa claimed victory ...

Troy Mott and the Football Program

Troy Mott and the Football Program

Will Shull, Sports Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year’s football season could not have been better for previous varsity head coach Troy Mott. The Indian’s Varsity football team ended their season with a 7-4 overall record, and a impressive undefeated 5-0 record in league play, and a massive 35-0 blowout in Big Game XLV. There was a hitch...

Player Profile: Marco Rosales

Player Profile: Marco Rosales

Bertha Gallegos, Reporter

March 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Marco Rosales is a 9th grader at Napa High, but when he's on the track, it's at the varsity level. He formerly attended Harvest Middle School where he broke a record for the fastest mile ever ran by a boy. His current fastest mile time is 4 minutes and 49 seconds. In 7th to 8th grade Rosales was on the track...

Being a Napa High Athlete

Being a Napa High Athlete

March 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Video

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