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The Revolution

The Gelnovatch’s Go for the Gold

The Gelnovatch's Go for the Gold

Sarah Lemley, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2014

"I was raised with tremendous athletes. Both my parents are high level athletes and my sister and I as well. It's really cool to achieve what they have achieved as players and coaches. I hope to do the same when I'm older," junior Jake Gelnovatch said. The Gelnovatch family’s typical day is filled...

Lugus Leads Patriots to Success

Lugus Leads Patriots to Success

Alex Leslie, Online Editor

October 14, 2014

She stands at an intimidating six feet tall. She can spike the ball at 40 miles per hour. She began playing competitive volleyball in sixth grade and continued on to play for Albemarle’s varsity volleyball team this year. She is junior Stephanie Lugus. Lugus is passionate about the game of volleyball an...

Football Welcomes New Coach

Isaiah explains his process along with his expectations.

Ashley Bond, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2014

P-A-T-S PATS PATS PATS! Albemarle football players have been pumped for the Friday night games with the new head Coach Brandon Isaiah’s chant. “Something that I can say that I brought to the school.” Coach views the chant as “how you add your own little swagger, your own little taste to it.”...

Small Stature, Big Potential: Girls’ Cross Country Freshmen Dominate

Freshman Kenzie Lloyd races to the finish line at Panorama Farms in the annual Ragged Mountain Cup on Sept. 2.

Kate Edson, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2014

“When [I] go to the starting line, everyone’s so tall.” Freshman Gabbi Bock may only be 5’1”, but she stands tall as one of the cross country team’s top runners. Bock is one of four freshmen in the varsity team’s top five, along with Kenzie Lloyd, Jenn Wendelken, and Ryann Helmers. Racing in t...

Athletes Come Back From Long-term Injuries

Senior Kyle Seago defends the goal with his brace on.

Malcolm Meistrell, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2014

“It’s degrading being bad at something you once excelled at,” senior Gus Truslow said. In the world of sports, injuries are a common occurrence; however, what most people don’t realize is that many injuries are just as mental as they are physical. Truslow sustained shin splints while training...

Boys’ Lacrosse Gears Up for Regionals

Boys' Lacrosse Gears Up for Regionals

Bailey Bush, Online Editor

May 16, 2014

With a new head coach and dedicated players, the lacrosse team is working toward a winning season. As of May 12, their record is 11-1 with only two games left until Regional playoffs.  New head Coach Dave King has been part of the program for the last three years, working as an assistant coach. “...

Girls’ Lacrosse Sticks it to Their Competition

Kate Edson, Design Editor

May 16, 2014

The girls’ lacrosse team has had an increasingly winning season this year, recently defeating several local rivals and striving to reach the postseason. “This was definitely a rebuilding year for the team,” sophomore Gwen Pattison said. “Last year, we graduated eight seniors, three of which...

Track and Field Tramples Their Opponents

Track and Field Tramples Their Opponents

Asia Wallerd, Staff Correspondent

May 16, 2014

With the Conference Tournament still to come on May 17, several members of the track and field team are already bound for States. Freshman Kathryn Mayo has already qualified in the 800 and 1600 meter races, as has senior Ryan Thomas. Junior Zach Gentry qualified for the 1600 and 3200 meter by mid-season. The...

Boys’ Soccer Hopes To Reclaim States Title

Senior goaltender Matt Natale punts the ball during a home game against Western on April 10. The Patriots lost in a close game of 0-1 against the Warriors.

Justin Fisher, Staff Correspondent

May 16, 2014

Albemarle is marching their way to the postseason once again this year, earning a 10-3 record thus far. “The team chemistry is good and we share the ball well,” junior midfielder Marcel Berry said. “It’s not just one person scoring all the goals or doing everything. It’s a team effort.” “I’d...

Softball Meets Adversity with Teamwork

Senior pitcher Emily McAllister trots home for one of Albemarle’s 14 runs in a blowout win over Western Albemarle 14-4 on April 11.

Melanie Arthur, Managing Editor

May 16, 2014

On April 21, the Varsity Softball team was up 4-2 going into the bottom half of the seventh inning in a game against Monticello. Then, the team made three mistakes in a row. “It’s not what cost us the game, because we had opportunities to help push us forward a little more. It’s just that’s...

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