The A-Blast

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 takes 2nd in region, Spirit Bus provided for states

Kylee Nisker, Staff Writer

March 3, 2011

After a strong postseason run ended in a Northern Region Championship loss at the hands of T.C. Williams, the boys varsity basketball team is looking ahead to the first round of the Virginia AAA State Tournament. No AHS basketball...

Basketball prepares for regional final

CJ Aftergut, Sports Editor

February 28, 2011

For the first time in school history, the AHS boys basketball team is bound for states. The Atoms have never advanced this deep into regional play, yet tonight’s regional final will hold no surprises for the determined Atoms. The...

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...

Boys win fourth in a row

David Hookey, Co-Editor in Chief

January 20, 2011

First it was Lee. Then it was West Potomac. Now it is West Springfield; the latest team to lose to the varsity boys basketball team by double digits during the Atoms’ current four-game winning streak. “In the last couple...

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...

Students show science savvy

Jayran Moridzadeh, Staff Writer

February 19, 2010

After the many school cancellations, the annual AHS science fair finally took place in the cafeteria after school, Friday, Feb. 19. Over 650 students and 250 projects filled up the cafeteria. Science Fair is a requirement f...

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