The A-Blast

Wrestling triumphs in playoff season

Tyler Plank, Sports Editor

February 25, 2020

The Atoms have closed the season in a successful manner, even if it hasn’t happened the way they’ve hoped. The Atoms finished second in the districts but were able to pass on four wrestlers into the regional tournament. Seniors...

Lady Atoms struggle to find hope in regionals

Tyler Foti, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

The Lady Atoms have had a very rough season as they ended the long winter season with a record of, 1-21. On Feb.14, the Lady Atoms fell in the Gunston District quarterfinals to the, 6-16 Mount Vernon Majors, by a score of 37-25....

Students weigh in on the upcoming XFL season

Cyrus Assadzadeh, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

With the NFL playoffs coming to an end, football fans are excited about the return of the XFL. “I’m ready for the season to start and more football,” freshman Robel Asefa said. While some students may be excited for XFL,...

Game over? Esports club canceled

Duc Ngo, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

The hype was growing within the walls of AHS leading up to the debut date of the Esports club earlier this month. Ultimately, there was no debut of the Esports club. In fact, the after school activity will have to be delayed...

Top five athletes to watch out for in 2020

Tyler Foti, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

Baseball, Danny Salisbury Class of 2021: “Danny Salisbury has been the second-team all-region as a freshman and sophomore and as a junior, we’re looking for him to kind of breakthrough and be a first-team all-region type ...

Shot put doing well as districts approach

Evan Burita, Sports Editor

January 22, 2020

The Atoms shot put team has thrived this season, and throwers are recording impressive stats, including personal records, placings, and meets. The Montgomery Invitational meet was held for some of the best throwers in the area. Annandale...

Track team looks to continue success through district tournament

Cyrus Assadzadeh, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

The AHS winter track season is coming to a close, and there are only 15 days left in the season before the district tournament. AHS track is currently preparing for the tournament as districts come closer. “We’ve normally...

Victories remain elusive for Lady Atoms

Tyler Foti, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

The girls varsity basketball team may have gotten off to a rocky start only winning one game and losing 10, but they are looking to improve from here on out. The team puts in a lot of effort every day with practicing six days...

Students predict NCAA football playoffs winners

Tyler Foti, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

The college football season is coming to an end, but not before all 41 bowl games and the College Football Playoff (CFP). The four-team playoff was added in the 2014-2015 season. This year, the playoff consists of LSU, Ohio State,...

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