The A-Blast

Boys lacrosse comes to a close

Jake Barnes, Sports Editor

May 28, 2010

The boys lacrosse season has finally come to a close, resulting in a winning 12-3 overall record for the team. After the slow start due to the massive snow storm, the boys lacrosse team was able to turn their season into a great...

Baseball loses in second round

David Hookey, Co-Editor in Chief

May 28, 2010

In a season full of highs and lows, the varsity baseball team ended their season on May 19 with a loss to the Woodson Cavaliers, 11-1. “It was a disappointing end to the season because we could have gone further if we had...

AHS Soccer

May 26, 2010

Strong defense keeps Atoms alive in tie game

Rachel Bergen, Photographer

May 10, 2010

On Friday, the Atoms varsity soccer team held off the Herndon Hornets in a double overtime game that ended 0-0. “I felt great and bad at the same time,” said senior goalie Rony Lopez. “Great, because I made a good save,...

Girls soccer ties Herndon on Senior Night

Betsy Kruse, Photographer

May 10, 2010

On Friday, May 6, the girls varsity soccer team celebrated their Senior Night with a tie against Herndon High School by coming back from behind late in the second half, finishing the game 2-2. Herndon scored early in the game,...

Softball steamrolls Titans 14-0

CJ Aftergut, Sports Editor

May 10, 2010

Coming off a tough loss against South County in which they played thirteen innings only to lose 0-2, the girls varsity softball team took on the T.C. Williams Titans at Booth Park Friday night. Having beaten the Titans 18-3...

Girls lacrosse takes districts 17-8

Kate Grandchamp, Staff Writer

May 10, 2010

With 12 wins and 3 losses, the female Atoms took the field Thursday against the West Potomac Wolverines, knowing that this game could make or break their ranking in the AAA Patriot District. On the starting line-up for the fir...

Lacrosse qualifies for regionals

Jake Barnes, Sports Editor

May 10, 2010

AHS boys lacrosse came into the Patriot District tournament with an impressive 11-1 record only to secure their 12th victory over the T.C. Williams Titans and a spot in the Northern Region playoffs.  The dramatic victory ended w...

Baseball continues hot streak

David Hookey, Co-Editor in Chief

May 10, 2010

On the heels of a thrilling 10-9 victory over Woodson, the varsity baseball team traveled to Simpson Field to take on the T.C. Williams Titans. The Atoms came out strong, using seven first-inning runs to propel the team to an...

Baseball comes from behind in 10-9 victory

CJ Aftergut, Sports Editor

May 7, 2010

Greatly in need of some momentum heading into the district tournament, the varsity baseball team faced the Woodson Cavaliers on May 4 at home. Having lost to Woodson earlier in the season, the Atoms were looking for revenge against...

What now for Washington?

Brenna O'Neill, Sports X-tra

May 6, 2010

It ended with the final buzzer ending the third period of Game 7 in the 2009-2010 NHL playoffs. Looking out into a sea of red, disappointment was the only emotion that filled the faces at the Verizon Center. The Washington...

Boys tennis 6-2

Kelsey Knoche, Sports Editor

April 20, 2010

Off to their best start in five years, the varsity boys tennis team looks to continue their success today against the West Potomac Wolverines. The Atoms are 6-2 on the season and are currently third in the district behind Lake...

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