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Amador Basketball

Original post made by Sports fan, Amador Estates, on Sep 1, 2012

This will be the year that amador will win EBAL basketball! They have strong core of players coming back! Foothill will be stronger too as there's a strong senior talent that will see more playing time.


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Posted by Staceleen
a resident of Bridle Creek
on Sep 1, 2012 at 9:57 am

This will also be a good year for ice cream sales! I love basketball and ice cream! They have many good players and many good flavors, respectively! Down with unions! Up with exclamation marks.

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Posted by Frank
a resident of Del Prado
on Sep 1, 2012 at 11:25 am

Your way ahead of yourselves..its fall, fall means football....wait until spring to start talking basketball...its like advertising for halloween before july 4th!

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Posted by D W
a resident of Dublin
on Sep 3, 2012 at 1:12 pm

Frank: Not everybody shares the same enthusiasm for football as most do. Let them have their fun.

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Posted by Ballstothewall
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 3, 2012 at 9:39 pm

Yea Frank. We can talk about Basketball as they prepare for the upcoming season. we can still talk about Football though.

As far as ice cream and flavors. Sounds yummy to me!

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Posted by lessismore
a resident of Amador Valley High School
on Sep 11, 2012 at 5:27 pm

Could be a good year for winter sports at Amador. The wrestling team will also make a run at winning EBAL. Livermore vs Amador is the 1st Ebal meet for both teams and the winner should run the tables in Ebal.

The Amador team is young also. Mostly Jr. lead by standout Tommy Yosso

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Posted by bball fan
a resident of Foothill High School
on Oct 15, 2012 at 10:34 am

I'm looking forward to this year. They have some really good seniors playing like Trinidad. There are also some strong upcoming juniors playing like Kirk. Have any pleasanton basketball players ever gotten a basketball scholarship? I know there is one kid that got football scholarship like Mannion who's doing really well in Oregon.

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Posted by FHS fan
a resident of Pleasanton Middle School
on Nov 1, 2012 at 8:40 am

Foothill has talent coming back this year and it'll be Foothill in EBAL top 3 behind DLS and Monte Vista. MV has the Castro Valley coach there now.

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Posted by Dunk
a resident of Mohr Park
on Jan 7, 2013 at 12:40 pm

Heard a sophomore at Amador just threw down a dunk at one of the games. Do I hear division one for this young man?

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Posted by Mike
a resident of Birdland
on Jan 19, 2013 at 5:25 pm

As a follow up to this post, Foothill Varsity hasn't won a game yet and Amador's sophmore will only go D1 if he plays AAU and builds muscle and toughness. Amadors varsity team has four sophmores which leads me to believe in future years they will be great contenders. Their JV team (the remainder of sophmores)has the talent but no leadership. Whomever is dictating their plays or lack of, has a lot to learn about utilizing players. Monte Vista and De La Salle again seem to be the teams to watch this year. Amador will be strong in years to come with Foothill still a wild card.

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Posted by Dunk
a resident of Mohr Park
on Feb 12, 2013 at 9:35 am

@Mike, I agree. The soph who dunked definitely has to build up muscle and play outside of the school's "aau" program. Many aau teams area already eye-ing this young man. I hope the parents are well-informed.

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Posted by Dunk
a resident of Mohr Park
on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:14 am

It seems that no matter how bad the Foothill varsity team is, they can always get a win against Amador on their home court. Amador coach and FOUR assistant coaches can't seem to figure out how to win on that court. They have lost every single time for the past 5 years. It was Foothill's senior night and was determined to win. I did feel bad for the Foothill seniors who didn't get to play 1 second of their last game. I heard Amador played all their seniors even the ones who never played during league and they are in NCS where Foothill didn't even have a chance.