AHSneedle

  • May 26Good luck to the baseball and softball teams this week!

  • May 26Good luck to the girls' golf team at state on Tuesday and Wednesday!

  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

Baseball Team Starts Season Confident

Baseball Team Starts Season Confident

Hana Holtz, Editor

May 29, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The Atlantic baseball team kicked off the 2019 season with back-to-back home outings on Wednesday, May 22, and Thursday, May 23. The team graduated eight players, so a variety of positions were up for grabs. Besides a refurbished lineup, the team also has a new head coach in Joe Brummer. The Trojans put...

Softball Team Slaps Missouri Valley in Season Opener

Softball Team Slaps Missouri Valley in Season Opener

Hana Holtz, Editor

May 29, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The Trojan softball team got back in action on Wednesday, May 22 against the Missouri Valley Lady Reds in the season opener. After losing two lineup regulars in pitcher Ally Anderson and third baseman Alexis Handel, the Trojans were ready to test the waters with their updated team in regular-season ...

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...

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...

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 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...

Trojans Fight Through the Rain

Trojans Fight Through the Rain

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

May 7, 2019


Filed under Boys' Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Despite the rainy weather, the Atlantic Trojans took on the Treynor Cardinals and fought hard, losing 4-2. The game was hosted by the Cardinals and played on Monday, May 6. The Trojans had a total of six shots with one each from Ally Abdallah and Jackson Mullin and two from Beau Dickerson and Majerus Du...

Trojans Break a Streak of Losses

Trojans Break a Streak of Losses

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

May 6, 2019


Filed under Boys' Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

After a long streak of losses, the Trojan boys’ soccer team came out on top over the St. Albert Falcons on Saturday, May 4. The game was held at home on the upper practice field due to a YMCA track meet. Senior Alvin Nantz had 10 saves throughout the game, only allowing one goal to pass through. Junio...

Trojans Take on the Vikings

Trojans Take on the Vikings

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

May 3, 2019


Filed under Boys' Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The boys’ soccer team put up a fight against the undefeated AHSTW Vikings for their 10th game of the season. However, in the end, they were outscored 4-0, making their current record 3-7. In total, the Trojans took 14 shots. Out of those 14, 10 were on goal. Five shots were taken by Nathan Broc...

Track Boys Earn Trojan Relays Title

Track Boys Earn Trojan Relays Title

Maddie Botos, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


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

The Atlantic boys track team snatched the win at their home meet on Monday, April 29. With 139 points, the Trojans took first with a 12.5 point lead ahead of second-place Glenwood. Nathan Behrends, Craig Alan Becker, Bradley Dennis and Chase Mullenix also broke the previous meet record for the 4x800m ...

Atlantic Finishes Runner Up at Conference Tennis Meet

Atlantic Finishes Runner Up at Conference Tennis Meet

Hana Holtz, Editor

May 1, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Tennis

Two runner-up finishes and two more placeholders propelled the Trojan boys’ tennis team to a second place finish at the conference meet on Monday. Last year, the Atlantic squad earned top-dog honors at the Hawkeye 10 tournament. This year, the Trojans replaced the majority of their lineup and almost snag...

The student news site of Atlantic High School
Sports Showcase