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The Revolution

Patriots Prepare to Tackle Warriors Tonight

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.

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 up experience and skill after each practice and game; using each mistake or loss as a way to excel i...

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 Elliott and Mark Ingram) on bye this weekend, owners are looking for alternate ways to put up po...

Faith in the System

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

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. He had had some success on the West Coast, as he made a run to the Sweet Sixteen in 2008, with...

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, most peter out by the Elite Eight, but not without wreaking havoc on your bracket. These are a fe...

Dream Come True

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.

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 D2 or D3 school with more playing time verses coming to the University of Virginia as a walk-on. “I...

Walking Tall

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

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, 85-77 against the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Through perseverance and dedication, Virginia made the ultimate...

Hard Work Rewarded

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.

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 University of Virginia, has always loved the game of basketball. After playing for two years on the AHS v...

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 means that you have something to prove to everybody and yourself.’’   Berry started wrestlin...

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 commonplace during mountain bike races. This is the start of the second year for the AHS mountain biking...

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