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  • May 23The softball home opener is Friday against Thomas Jefferson. Good luck!

  • May 23The baseball boys take on Red Oak at home on Thursday. Good luck!

  • May 20Good luck to the singles players at state tennis on Friday and Saturday!

  • May 20Good luck to the golfers at state on Thursday and Friday!

  • May 20Good luck to the girls' soccer team on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday this week!

  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

Soccer Girls Enter Skid Before Regional Quarterfinal

Soccer Girls Enter Skid Before Regional Quarterfinal

Grace Clay, Editor

May 23, 2019


Filed under Girls' Soccer, Showcase, Sports

The Atlantic girls' soccer team put together a three-game win streak, after topping Creston, Riverside, and Carroll. The victory against Riverside was the first 10-0 win in Atlantic High School history. In the game against Carroll, sophomore Tatum Grubbs scored four goals and senior Alyssa Ginther a...

Atlantic Girls Hang Up Rackets

Atlantic Girls Hang Up Rackets

Molly McFadden and Hana Holtz

May 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Tennis

Girls’ tennis has come to a close for the Trojans after finishing their team season with a dual record of 3-9. The Atlantic girls grabbed wins against Harlan, Audubon, and Southwest Valley, which was the last dual of the season. The Trojans beat the Timberwolves 7-2, with every girl on the lineup g...

End of the Game? More Like Beginning of the Game — AVENGERS: ENDGAME REVIEW

End of the Game? More Like Beginning of the Game — AVENGERS: ENDGAME REVIEW

Grace Clay, Editor

May 16, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

Even the Russo brothers, who directed the movie Avengers: EndGame, warned people to not spoil this movie. So, here is my spoiler alert, and if you have not watched the movie yet, I would highly recommend you turn around now. I’ll try to keep the spoilers to a minimum but please don’t be mad if yo...

Team Play Ends for Trojan Boys’ Tennis

Team Play Ends for Trojan Boys’ Tennis

Hana Holtz, Editor

May 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Tennis

District play began shortly after 8 a.m. on Friday for the Atlantic boys’ tennis team. After a successful day on court, the boys challenged Norwalk in a dual for the preliminary sub-state match, in which they fell 1-5, ending their season. On Friday, the two Trojan doubles teams each won one match. Soph...

Trojan Golf is Winding Down

Trojan Golf is Winding Down

Grace Clay, Editor

May 14, 2019


Filed under Girls' Golf, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The girls’ golf team had a busy week in the first week of May. They teed it off with a home tournament on Friday, May 3. Following the weekend, the team competed in the conference meet at the Clarinda Country Club. Their week closed on Thursday, May 9 at an all-day tournament. At the Southeast Polk tourn...

Trojan Girls Track Headed to the Blue Oval

Trojan Girls Track Headed to the Blue Oval

Kennedy Goergen, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019


Filed under Activities, Girls' Track, Showcase

Trojan Girls Track traveled to Carroll for their state qualifier meet on Friday, May 10. As a team the Trojans finished second with 108 points. Nine events qualified for state including three relays and six individual events. Here are the qualifiers: Distance Medley: sophomore Haley Rasmussen, sophomore Alyssa Der...

Boys’ Track Qualify Nine Events to State Meet

Boys’ Track Qualify Nine Events to State Meet

Maycie Waters

May 14, 2019


Filed under Boys' Track, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

On the boys’ track team, nine different events qualified for the state meet with two runners earning spots in the open 200m, 400m, and 800m. The Trojans ran at the co-ed state qualifying meet held in Carroll on Friday, May 10. Junior Tyler Moen and senior Zade Niklasen made it in the open 200m dash and ...

Trojans are Victorious Over Bulldogs

Trojans are Victorious Over Bulldogs

Grace Clay, Editor

May 14, 2019


Filed under Girls' Soccer, Showcase, Sports

The Trojan Girls’ Soccer team earned their fourth win of the season on Monday, May 13 against the Riverside Bulldogs. The Trojans beat the Bulldogs 10-0, and the game ended early due to the mercy rule. Their first goal was scored fairly early on in the game by junior Kenzie Waters. Sophomore Tatum G...

Trojans Fight For the Win

Trojans Fight For the Win

Grace Clay, Editor

May 10, 2019


Filed under Girls' Soccer, Showcase, Sports

The Trojans have played multiple games in the past couple of weeks. The first was on Tuesday, April 30 against AHSTW at home. The girls’ lost 3-2, losing their 2 goal lead in the first half. Their second game was on Thursday, May 2 against WCV and was also at home. At halftime of the WCV game, the girls were ...

Trojans Go Back-to-Back

Trojans Go Back-to-Back

Erin Wendt

May 9, 2019


Filed under Boys' Track, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Atlantic boys’ track team came home as the 2019 Hawkeye-10 champions at the conference meet hosted by the Lewis Central Titans on Thursday, May 2, earning a total of 145 points. The Harlan Cyclones came in second, 20 points behind the leading Trojans. The team also won in 2018, making them back-t...

Students Duel in Grilled Cheese Cook-Off

Students Duel in Grilled Cheese Cook-Off

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

May 8, 2019


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

In a test of creativity, seniors Brandon Woodard and Christian Clausen decided to hold their own grilled cheese cook-off. The idea was first proposed on Thursday, May 2, and the pair were required to have their grocery lists prepared by Monday for the competition on Tuesday. The sandwiches were judged by A...

Falcons Outlast Trojan Tennis

Falcons Outlast Trojan Tennis

Hana Holtz, Editor

May 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

The Trojan boys’ tennis team travelled to Omaha to take on conference competitor St. Albert on Thursday. This was Atlantic’s first outing since the conference meet, where they placed 2nd. In the singles department, the bottom half of the lineup put the Trojans on the board against the Falcons. I...

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