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The Revolution

Waiting on Williamson

Waiting on Williamson

March 8, 2019

On Feb. 20, the “rip heard round the world” took place when star Duke basketball player (and inevitable #1 overall pick in this year’s NBA draft) Zion Williamson tore through his left Nike basketball shoe during a primetime game against North Carolina. As a result of the incident, Williamson suf...

Boys’ basketball wins most regular season games in school history.

Boys' basketball wins most regular season games in school history.

Thomas Fischbeck, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2017

After a 2015-16 season that many pegged as the greatest season in the history of Albemarle Basketball, this year’s squad has exceeded even the most optimistic of expectations. At this point last season, the Patriots were riding high heading into the tournament, but this year, AHS has been even better....

Jake’s March Madness Predictions

Jake's bracket, created through ESPN

Jake Elliott, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2016

March Madness is upon us again, as millions of us scramble to make brackets that will surely be “destroyed” or “ruined” after the first few games. I’ll take you through my bracket. Which has already been destroyed. I had Michigan State winning it all, then they decided to blow it to Mid...

Patriots Basketball Reaches States

Ben Yung, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2016

The Patriots basketball team advances to states following their 58-45 win against George Marshall on Tuesday. Any goals set by coach Maynard at the beginning of the season have been met and surpassed as the team carries on to states. “So far the team has reached its goal for the season, by bein...

VABA or Y-Ball? It’s Fun Either Way

VABA or Y-Ball? It's Fun Either Way

Madelyn White, Revolution Correspondent

December 15, 2015

“VABA is something to look forward to during the week, especially on Mondays when we have practice,” sophomore Dom Barr said. VABA, or the Virginia Basketball Academy, is a local organization that focuses on building character in children and teenagers through their basketball teachings. The le...


Sophomore Austin Katstra finishes a massive dunk against Fluvanna on Dec. 9. Katstra led the Patriots to a 70-49 victory over the Flucos. Katstra' dunks often motivate the crowd and get them more involved in the game.

Alex Leslie, Online Editor

March 9, 2015

With under four minutes left in the Feb. 6 rivalry game Western was pulling away. It was an even battle throughout the first half, but the Warriors controlled most of the second. Then came sophomore Austin Katstra. Albemarle sprinted back on defense while the Crozet-based team tossed the ball down...

Bball Bounces Back

Senior guard KK Barbour drives to the hoop.

Kate Edson, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2015

The girls’ basketball team  has stepped up this season to fill the shoes of last year’s graduated upperclassmen, with winning results. “We lost three seniors last year that really played important roles on our team, but this year a lot of underclassman really stepped up and we’re becoming su...

Why Do You Y-Ball

Seniors Drew Shifflett and Drake Bryant

Melanie Arthur, Managing Editor

February 27, 2014

“Y-Ball is life,” sophomore Doyeop Kim said. Y-ball is the popular abbreviation for the local Piedmont Family YMCA youth basketball program. Offering sports and recreation for toddlers to older adults, the local Y-ball scene has attracted more and more Albemarle students over the years. “A...

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