The A-Blast

Postseason run ends at states

David Hookey, Co-Editor in Chief

March 8, 2011

Playing in an unfamiliar gym in front of a hostile crowd against the defending state champions, it’s easy to see the kind of opponent the boys basketball team was up against in the first round of the Virginia AAA State Tournament...

Boys fall to 2-1 vs. Stallions

David Hookey, Co-Editor in Chief

January 5, 2011

In the first two games of the season, the varsity boys basketball team was able to overcome sluggish starts to defeat Wakefield and J.E.B. Stuart High Schools. On Dec. 10, however, the team dug itself too big of a hole and never...

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Atoms go green

September 24, 2010

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...

Mr. Annandale crowned

Haumaira Safi, Staff Writer

March 10, 2010

This year’s annual Mr. Annandale competition proved to be entertaining, interesting and exciting as senior Charles Simpson took home the crown as “Mr. Annandale.” Mr. Annandale is an annual event hosted by the AHS Leadership during which senior and junior male...

Harlowe, Anderson, Velazquez represent Atoms in state competition

David Hookey, Sports Editor

March 3, 2010

Fresh off an undefeated season and Patriot District team title, the AHS wrestlers moved on to individual competition at both the regional and state levels. First up was the Northern Region Tournament. The top performances were tu...

Boys basketball falls in regionals

David Hookey, Sports Editor

March 3, 2010

Following a very successful regular season, the boys varsity basketball team headed into the postseason with high hopes. Unfortunately, the Atoms’ play faltered, resulting in early exits at both the district and regional tournament...

Sheehy seals Atoms win on senior night

David Hookey, Sports Editor

February 19, 2010

First it was freshman Diana Hurtado and the girls team against Woodson. Then it was senior Chris Sheehy and the boys team against West Potomac. For the Atoms, buzzer beaters are becoming a regularity. “It was exhilarating and its something I will probably never forget about hi...

The Adams legacy

David Hookey, Sports Editor

February 6, 2010

After thirty years in the AHS football program, the last 19 as head coach, Dick Adams has resigned from the position. “It may be hard for people to understand because they think I’m this guy with all kinds of energy, but...

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