The A-Blast

Basketball smashes the Spartans

David Hookey, Sports Editor

January 19, 2010

Basketball practice does not usually focus on running laps. Maybe it should after the Atoms seemingly ran circles around the West Springfield Spartans in their 77-44 win on Friday. “We ran a lot [in the game],” said senior...

Spartans top Atoms

January 19, 2010

The AHS girls basketball team fell again Thursday in a hard-fought game against the West Springfield Spartans with a score of 40-57.  This was the team’s second loss in the district, and their record now stands at 4-2 within...

Addition by subtraction

January 13, 2010

To the myopic Wizards fan, having your star player “suspended indefinitely,” following league Commissioner David Stern’s proclamation “that he is not currently fit to take the court in an NBA game,” would probably elicit feel...

Students hit the slopes

Carly Bouchard, Photographer

January 13, 2010

It is a chilly Saturday morning and you have no homework for the first time since school started. Rather than sitting and watching pointless reruns on television, you and a few friends elect to venture out into the cold. After...

Students experience ACL injuries

December 17, 2009

When junior Kristen Hennessey planted her leg to kick a soccer ball in the first day of tryouts last spring, she heard a noise she compared to “a piece of paper ripping.” As she felt her knee pop to the outside, she knew from...

Wrestling has solid outing

David Hookey, Sports Editor

December 16, 2009

Looking to start the season off well, the wrestling team competed in the Northern Region Classic wrestling meet at Fairfax High School on Saturday, Dec. 12. The team competed well and ended up finishing in fourth place out of ...

Atoms fall short to Stallions

December 16, 2009

The Atoms girls basketball team started off strong, dominating in their first two games against Wakefield and JEB Stuart High School. However, their third game against South County Secondary school did not go as well, with a 38-19...

Stallions top Atoms 83-72

David Hookey, Sports Editor

December 16, 2009

As a halftime lead turned into a double-digit loss, the AHS varsity boys basketball team looks to rebound from their game on Friday, Dec. 11. The team traveled to South County High School to take on the Stallions and, despite...

AHS Holds Fall Sports Banquet

David Hookey, Sports Editor

November 20, 2009

As the aroma of stale ketchup and old lettuce was drowned out by the smell of tasty homemade dinners and desserts, athletes, parents, and coaches settled in for an evening to celebrate and honor fall sports athletes. “I thought...

Golf-a-Thon Struggles

David Hookey, Sports Editor

November 12, 2009

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, the AHS Parent Teacher Students Association sponsored the third annual golf-a-thon at Penderbrook Golf Course. The event featured parents, students and coaches from the AHS community. In all, there were 18...

Atoms Rout Wolverines

David Hookey, Sports Editor

November 12, 2009

Mired in a five-game losing streak, the Annandale Atoms varsity football team were hungry for a win to finish off their season strong. On Friday, Nov. 6, they got it; a 34-12 victory over the West Potomac Wolverines. “The game went well...

Bruins spoil Atoms homecoming

David Hookey, Sports Editor

October 29, 2009

On Oct. 17, 2008 the Annandale Atoms spoiled the Lake Braddock Bruins homecoming with a decisive 27-point victory. This year, on Annandale’s homecoming, the Bruins had an equally dominant performance en route to a 48-3 win....

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