The A-Blast

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....

Cross Country crosses the finish line

October 29, 2009

Wednesday, Oct. 28 the AHS cross country team had its final district meet. Months of training and hundreds of practice miles all led up to this final race. The girl's varsity team ran first, led by junior Caroline Kane who ...

Knocked out: athletes face concussions

October 28, 2009

For Tricia O’Neill, the end of her freshman year in high school brought excruciating headaches and a crushing diagnosis: a severe concussion that prevented her from going to school for the last three months of the year. While...

Field Hockey

October 28, 2009

Field hockey cut down early

October 21, 2009

The Atoms field hockey team played the W.T. Woodson Cavaliers on Oct. 13 at home and ended with a tough loss of 2-1 with the lone goal coming from junior Adrienne Williams. This was the last game of their regular season wh...


October 13, 2009

Volleyball defeats Washington and Lee

September 30, 2009

Thursday, Sept. 24 marked the Atoms varsity volleyball team’s eighth win in a row for their so far perfect season.  The impressive victory over Washington and Lee High School gave the Lady Atoms a large boost in conf...

New district alignment renews rivalry

September 12, 2009

Separated by five miles on a four lane road, Annandale and Woodson were once such fierce rivals that virtually everybody involved had their favorite story about their favorite game. They share a common border so large that ma...

Football Season Starts 1-0

David Hookey, Sports Editor

September 8, 2009

On Thursday, Sept. 3, the Annandale Atoms football team kicked off their 2009 regular season with a 21-14 victory over the Centreville Wildcats. “The game was fantastic,” said head coach Dick Adams. “It was very important for this...

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