American Notches First Victory In League Play

Eagles propelled by stout defense, defeat Mission San Jose 57 – 38 Shawn Rocha Staff Writer     On January 6, 2016, American’s Varsity Boys Basketball team gained the first league victory of the season, beating the Mission San Jose Warriors 57 – 38. Although strong throughout defensively, American lacked an explosive offensive showing, allowing Mission to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Varsity Boys Basketball Falls Hard to Livermore

American fails to execute as planned during early-season game Sarah Jensen Staff Writer     American’s Varsity Boys Basketball team lost 39-70 to Livermore on December 8, 2015 in the American High School gym. The game started strong but quickly grew messy as American’s team consistently lagged at around half of Livermore’s score.     In the first quarter, […]

American Recovers After Slow Start; Clinch Chance at NCS

As season winds down, playoffs implications arrive James Salazar Staff Writer     After a slow start to the game, American High School’s varsity boys basketball team found their rhythm, and downed the Irvington Vikings, earning a chance at NCS, winning by a score of 75-63. In the process they leapfrogged Irvington and tied Logan for 3rd […]