The A-Blast

Boys lacrosse defeats Langley

Alley Adcock, Retiring People Editor

May 25, 2011

The AHS boys lacrosse team is one step closer to achieving their goal of winning a state championship. After defeating two time state champion Langley HS last night, the Atoms will not only advance to the regional finals, but...

Lax stuns Robinson, advances to regional semi-finals

David Hookey, Retiring Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2011

With 49 seconds left and trailing by a goal, the situation looked grim for the varsity boys lacrosse team. The Atoms hadn’t scored since the five minute mark in the third quarter and had been held without a legitimate scoring...

Basketball makes history, beats Langley in regional semis

David Hookey, Co-Editor in Chief

February 27, 2011

Prior to the 2011 Northern Region semi-finals, no boys basketball team had ever advanced to the state tournament in the 56-year history of AHS. After the Atoms’ game against Langley on Feb. 26, there was now one. “It feels...

Swim and dive set for states

Rowan Shartel, Staff Writer

February 15, 2011

In both swimming and diving, competitors have only seconds to make a statement. All of their hard work over the course of the season culminates in several minutes’ worth of competition, leaving them little room for error. One...

Winter athletes excel in postseason

David Hookey, Co-Editor in Chief

February 8, 2011

Plastered on the welcome sign outside AHS is the school’s motto: a tradition of excellence. The athletic side of this excellence shone through over the weekend, with the wrestling team, indoor track team and swim and dive team...

Golf finishes strong, looks ahead to next year

CJ Aftergut, Sports Editor

October 18, 2010

In the last 25 years of golf at AHS, never has the team sent more than one player to the regional tournament. This year, the team sent two, seniors Greg Nielsen and Eric Reynolds, to conclude what has been one of the Atoms’...

Girls lax concludes longest season yet

Rowan Shartel, Staff Writer

June 1, 2010

   When the AHS Girls Varsity Lacrosse team stepped off the field at the end of their game on May 26, the feelings among the players were bittersweet. Although they had fallen in a tough 16-10 loss to Madison, the team had...

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