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Faith in the System

Faith in the System

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

Dream Come True

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

Walking Tall

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

Hard Work Rewarded

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...

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 5

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 5

Brian Tewles, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2018

Week Five can be a make or break time for owners who want to make their league playoffs. As owners of Mitch Trubisky and Patrick Mahomes celebrate their good fortune and Leonard Fournette owners desperately search for a replacement, this guide should help you stay with the pack.   Quarterb...

Football Experiences Growing Pains Heading Into Season

Football Experiences Growing Pains Heading Into Season

Delaney White, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018

With the loss of 21 seniors, the football team is working to rebuild into a “new phase of the program,” according to coach Brandon Isaiah. The Patriots are currently 0-4 and are struggling offensively after quarterback J’Quan Anderson’s graduation. Senior quarterback De'Quadre Taylor is in the...

Top Moments from Aug. 31 Game Against Colonial Forge

Top Moments from Aug. 31 Game Against Colonial Forge

Delaney White, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2018

  Seniors Reese Quillian and Hannah Bowles cheer on the Patriots during Friday nights game against Colonial Forge.     Senior quarterback, DeQuadre Taylor speaks with his coach before running a play with the team.       Senior defensive back Marquan Jon...

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