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GIRLS TENNIS HONORS IT’S SENIORS

GIRLS TENNIS HONORS IT’S SENIORS

What a great day Senior Day yesterday and great match against Miramonte!  Thanks to Pam Dawkins for helping bring things together, all the parents for coming out, and to our Seniors Kayli Harley, Ella Morris, and Avery Bahl, for competing well and having a fantastic season! Cheers to them! Even though the Dons lost yesterday it could have gone either…

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Welcome Bill Powers as new Boys Varsity Basketball Coach

Welcome Bill Powers as new Boys Varsity Basketball Coach

The Acalanes community welcomes Coach Bill Powers, who has agreed to lead the Dons’ boys basketball program! Coach Powers team had 30+ years of experience coaching basketball and has been teaching for 29 years. He is currently a social sciences teacher at Monte Vista High School. He coached at Acalanes in 2013-2014 and is thrilled to be back in blue.…

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Olivia Williams caps Cross-Country team’s busy week with dominant win in DAL race

Olivia Williams caps Cross-Country team’s busy week with dominant win in DAL race

The Acalanes cross-country competed in two big meets in the past week starting with the 36th Annual Mariner Invitational in Hayward last Saturday, with over 40 schools from all over the Bay Area and beyond competing. With many upperclassmen unavailable, the Dons’ younger runners had a chance to compete at the Varsity division and delivered some strong performances. Varsity regulars…

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Acalanes Girl Don Golfers Honored: NCS Here We Come!

Acalanes Girl Don Golfers Honored:                NCS Here We Come!

The Lady Don golfers learned late last night that, based on the results of their season and performance at the DAL Championship, that they were invited to play in the NCS Division 1 Girls’ Golf Championship on November 1. A great season, a great journey and an incredible honor to a team that has resurrected a program. Congratulations to Makena…

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AGWP Loses Thriller to Campo in Double OT

AGWP Loses Thriller to Campo in Double OT

It was just 3 weeks ago that Acalanes went to Campo and won a thriller in double overtime. On Wednesday night it was Campo’s turn to return the favor, beating The Dons 8-5 in another double overtime battle. Campo came out strong, seeking revenge and opened up a 2-0 lead in the first quarter on a rainy night in Lafayette.…

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UNIFIED SPORTS IS BACK IN ACTION WITH FALL SOCCER–GOOD LUCK!

UNIFIED SPORTS IS BACK IN ACTION WITH FALL SOCCER–GOOD LUCK!

We are back!!! Acalanes High School is continuing to offer a Unified Sports Program in partnership with Special Olympics Northern California. Dedicated to promoting social inclusion through shared sports training and competition experiences, Unified Sports joins students receiving special education services and their general education peers on the same team. It was inspired by a simple principle: training together and…

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Dons Varsity Volleyball Wins on Senior Night

Dons Varsity Volleyball Wins on Senior Night

The Dons honored seniors Emma Johnson, Aly Kirke, Gianna Manzone, Kira Wood, Bela Yanakieva and Rachel Zhang on Thursday, October 14, when they hosted Alhambra. The Dons got off to a shaky star and lost the first game but rallied and swept the next three games, 25-15, 25-20 and 25-12. Johnson, Kirke and Yanakieva recorded multiple kills, Zhang registered several assists from the setter position, Wood made multiple digs and Manzone’s serving led to multiple points for the Dons.…

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JV Volleyball Takes Down Campo

JV Volleyball Takes Down Campo

The JV Women’s Volleyball team came out swinging tonight displaying a Think Pink attitude to raise awareness of breast cancer and a Cougar attack on their minds.  At 1-0 Outside Hitter, Sophie Foster had her first a many kills during the match.  Opposite Hitter, Chloe Lockwood showed up strong tonight with her first cross court kill at 2-1.  Libero, Jasmine…

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