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The Revolution

Seniors MeMe Zarzyski, Aidan Shell, Andrew Scanlon, Ryleigh Katstra, Morgan Coleman, and Savannah Alexander sign their letters of intent to be student athletes at a variety of Virginia and North Carolina schools. The athletic department hosted a signing ceremony and reception for the six seniors on Nov. 20.

Taking the Next Step with Patriot Pride

Seniors sign letters of intent to become student athletes at six different universities
November 20, 2019

Junior smart safety Nolan Pitsenburger avoids a Fluvanna take-down during the Oct. 19 Homecoming game. The Patriots beat the Fluccos 24-21 after a final-second 27 yard field goal from senior kicker Yousof Algburi.

Patriots Prepare to Tackle Warriors Tonight

Delaney White, Staff Reporter October 25, 2019

As Coach Brandon Isiah continues his fourth season as head coach of the Patriots, he and his team stand in the season with a record of 3-5.  The young team of mainly sophomores and juniors has picked...

Fantasy Football Week 8: Start or Sit?

Fantasy Football Week 8: Start or Sit?

Brian Teweles October 23, 2019

With a dearth of healthy quarterbacks around the league (looking at you, Drew Brees, Cam Newton, Matt Ryan, Ben Roethlisberger and Patrick Mahomes) and some of  the season’s top running backs (Ezekiel...

Katstra and Kersey hoist the NCAA Championship Trophy. UVA beat Texas Tech 85-77 in overtime.

Faith in the System

How Tony Bennett Has Turned Around UVA's Basketball Program and Created National Champions
Brian Teweles, Staff Reporter April 10, 2019

In March of 2009, a new face arrived in Charlottesville. It was that of Tony Bennett, UVA basketball’s newest hire that was known for his defensive-minded approach that he brought from Washington State....

Upset Watch: The Picks That Will Save Your Bracket

Upset Watch: The Picks That Will Save Your Bracket

March 22, 2019

Every year, there are a few games where the winner is a heavy underdog (see: UMBC) and pulls off an upset that no one thinks possible. Occasionally, they make a deep run, like Loyola Chicago or VCU. However,...

Austin Katstra puts up a bucket against the Austin Peay Governors on Nov. 13, 2017. Katstra scored three points during his first time playing for the Hoos.

Dream Come True

Katstra walks into UVA hoops scholarship
Delaney White, Staff Reporter March 5, 2019

Austin Katstra, former Albemarle High School basketball star, has made a big splash into the pool of college basketball. Katstra (‘17), who is currently a second year, debated between attending a...

Katstra and Kersey hit the hardwood in the team's second game of the season against George Washington on Nov. 11.

Walking Tall

Two former Patriots are making their mark on the UVA hardwood
Delaney White, Staff Reporter March 5, 2019

Update (4/9/19): AHS Patriot alumni Katstra ('17) and Kersey ('16) can now add NCAA Champions to their scholastic and academic achievements. The Cavaliers won the National Championship in overtime,...

Grant Kersey grins while wearing the Cavaliers jersey for the first time on the court during the season opener against Towson on Nov. 6. Kersey found out the night before the game that he would suit up with the Cavaliers.

Hard Work Rewarded

Kersey moves from management to team member at UVA
Delaney White, Staff Reporter March 5, 2019

From Albemarle basketball work horse, to University of Virginia basketball manager, to the basketball player everyone cheers for, Grant Kersey has done it all.  Kersey (‘16), a third year at the...

Player Profile: Wrestler Senior Donovan Berry

Player Profile: Wrestler Senior Donovan Berry

Dijion Harris, Staff Reporter February 7, 2019

Senior Donovan Berry is one of Albemarle’s top wrestlers.    Berry confidently says he loves wrestling because, ‘’It’s no excuses if you win or lose because it’s only you out there and it...

Mountain Bike Team Pedals Into Second Its Second Year

Mountain Bike Team Pedals Into Second Its Second Year

Josh Ewing, Staff Reporter October 23, 2018

The sound of an announcer roaring out names, screeching and scraping of bikes on gravel, not being able to move due to the fact that there’s barely an inch of space between each person; these are pretty...

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