AHS Hosts Annual Special Olympics

Special needs students from around the bay showcase their skills in competitive games Shawn Rocha Staff Writer On November 10, 2016, American hosted its annual Special Olympics. The event provided special needs students from around the Bay Area with the opportunity to socialize and play in a friendly, yet competitive game of soccer.     “Our students […]

American vs. Newark Memorial Track Meet Ends With Overall Success

AHS track team sends off seniors AJ De Las Alas Staff Writer     American’s track team competed against Newark Memorial’s team on Thursday, April 21 at Tak Fudenna Stadium. American beat Newark Memorial in three of the four divisions of the meet: Boys Frosh/Soph, Girls Frosh/Soph, and Girls Varsity.     “This is our fourth league meet, and […]

American Eagle’s Golf Team beats Washington’s Golf Team 213-241

Last match before MVALs ends in victory Jennifer Fong Staff Writer     Despite strong winds in the afternoon, the American golf team beat Washington’s team 213 – 241 at the Skywest golf course on Wednesday, April 13th.     “I felt like I was a little unprepared before the match, but after I got into it, I felt […]

American Begins Boldly, Slips in Second Half

After solid start, Varsity Boys Basketball loses to Mission, 44-58 Sarah Jensen Staff Writer      American’s Varsity Boys Basketball team lost their home game 44-58 against Mission San Jose on February 5, 2012. After a strong first half, American struggled to keep pace with Mission’s renewed push, resulting in a rough second half.     The game began […]

Victory in Final League Match

American’s Varsity Girls’ basketball team wins at Washington’s senior night, moves on to NCS Sarah Jensen Staff Writer     American’s Varsity Girls’ basketball team won their away game 36-51 against Washington High School on February 19, 2016, in the last game of the League. After a slow start, American caught up to Washington by the end […]

American begins fighting, loses momentum

    Varsity Girls Basketball loses to Newark Memorial, 42-61 Sarah Jensen Staff Writer      American’s Varsity Girls Basketball team lost its home game against Newark Memorial High School on Friday, January 8, 2016, with a final score of 42-61. After fighting with speed and energy in the first half, American grew messy and unfocused, letting […]

American crushed by intimidation

  Varsity Boys’ Basketball falls to Moreau, 37-82 Sarah Jensen Staff Writer     American’s Varsity Boys’ Basketball team lost 37-82 to Moreau Catholic in a home game on January 22, 2016. After a rough first half, American picked up their execution in the second half of the game, but not enough to overcome Moreau’s lead.     The […]

American jumps ahead early, wins with defensive playing

Varsity Girls Basketball wins against Pittsburg, 42-36 Sarah Jensen Staff Writer     American’s Varsity Girls Basketball team won their match against Pittsburg High School on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Contra Costa Community College. The evenly-matched teams battled constantly for the upper hand, American’s initial lead ultimately bringing their overall win.     American established a lead right […]