The A-Blast

Baseball strikes out against Bruins

David Hookey, Sports Editor

April 9, 2010

Under the lights of the AHS baseball field, the varsity baseball team took on the Lake Braddock Bruins on April 9. Though the team looked to upset the Bruins, they got off to a sluggish start and never recovered, losing 15-2. “Our pitchers need to throw strikes and compete throughout the whole g...

AHS Baseball

April 9, 2010

Girls lacrosse competes in Annandale Invitational tournament

David Hookey, Sports Editor

April 5, 2010

On March 20 and March 27, the varsity girls lacrosse team competed in the Annandale Invitational tournament held here at AHS. The team placed second out of five teams, losing to Chantilly HS in the final, 8-7. For more photos of ...

Uneasy start to Boys Tennis season

Natalie Johnson, Staff Writer

March 26, 2010

The 6-3 loss against Woodson on Thursday, March 25 is not going to hold the Atoms boys tennis team down. Key players Courage Okungbowa, Erik Morton, David Hookey, and Connor Volk strengthen the boy’s tennis team and often lead...

Boys Soccer wins 3-1

Alley Adcock, Sports Editor

March 25, 2010

The boys varsity soccer team started off their season with a strong 3-1 win against the Centreville Wildcats March 19. Goals came from junior forward Paulino Arevalo as well as senior midfielder Eugene Tuffer, who scored twic...

Girls soccer ties Centreville 0-0

Kristen Hennessey,Photographer

March 25, 2010

As the whistle blew at the end of regulation, the Atoms looked up at the scoreboard to find themselves tied 0-0 with one of the top teams in the region. On Friday March 19, the girls varsity soccer team played the Centreville Wildcats at Centreville High ...

Atoms continue winning streak

Esra Gokturk

March 25, 2010

With a strong head start in the beginning of the varsity softball season, the team has already proven their skills in the pr-season. Their first win was against Woodbridge High School 5-2 on March 10. They continued winning in ...

Lax starts season strong

Jake Barnes

March 25, 2010

“The season is going fantastically well, but we still have a few things we need to work on,” said assistant coach Bonnie Vining.  AHS varsity girls lacrosse has started the season 2-0 in non-district play, defeating the Marshall...

Boys tennis dominates early

Kelsey Knoche, Sports X-tra Editor

March 23, 2010

The AHS boys tennis team’s 2-0 record does not tell the full story. Not only has the team as a whole not lost a match, no player on the team has even dropped a set. Following a 9-0 rout of West Potomac HS on Thursday, March 18, the ...

Boys lacrosse overpowers Falls Church

David Hookey, Sports Editor

March 23, 2010

Through two games this season, the boys varsity lacrosse team has dominated their opponents. Their goal differential in that span is 34, a statistic that should have other teams in the Patriot District nervous about playing the...

Baseball opens season with win

David Hookey, Sports Editor

March 23, 2010

With the bases loaded and junior shortstop Jake Barnes at the plate, the Atoms knew they were within one hit of taking the lead on the 6th ranked team in the Northern Region. Barnes did not let this opportunity go to waste as...

Ping-pong club makes a name for the sport

Katie Masters, Staff Writer

March 12, 2010

The AHS ping-pong club meets every Wednesday after school, with twenty-five to thirty members crowding into chemistry lab 107 at any given session. The club is supervised by science teacher Ms. Zagurski, with junior James Yu and...

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