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AHSneedle

The student news site of Atlantic High School

AHSneedle

The student news site of Atlantic High School

AHSneedle

Junior Lane Nelson preps for a swing at a home match. At the Hawkeye Ten Championship, Nelson placed 7th individually with a score of 80.

Boys Golf Wins Hawkeye Ten Championship Fourth Year in a Row

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor May 13, 2021

Working through their season, the Atlantic Boys Golf team has been picking up a handful of wins since the beginning of spring.  On May 10, the team competed at the Hawkeye Ten Championship, earning...

Sophomore Abby Smith preps for a swing at a home meet. A large portion of the girls golf team consists of underclassmen who didnt have the opportunity to play last season.

Girls Golf Prepares for Final Matches

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor May 7, 2021

Starting off the season in April, the Atlantic girls golf team has teed off a number of matches. As the end of the school year approaches, they have only a handful of matches left until the final tournaments...

The girls pose after beating Shenandoah 5-4. This was the first time in 11 years that the girls have taken home the Pyramid of Power.

Trojans Make a Racket This Season

Molly McFadden, Editor April 28, 2021

The Trojan tennis teams have been working hard at practice each day since March and are now cruising through their season. The girls currently have a winning record of 5-3 with most meets having a score...

Senior Caroline Pellett keeps her eyes on the finish during the 100m hurdles. Pellett has been in track, among other activities, throughout her high school career and will be playing softball at Simpson College next year.

A Peek into the Girls Track Season

Lexie Trotter, Editor April 27, 2021

The girls track team started their season off with a scrimmage at the middle school against AC-GC and Treynor. Following that, the freshmen and sophomores went to Glenwood to get some experience under...

Senior Mia Trotter wrestles her way through the Girls State Tournament, ending the day 2-2. Three girls from Atlantic represented our school at the tournament.

Wrapping Up Girls Wrestling

Taliya James, Editor February 2, 2021

With many new wrestlers this year, girl’s wrestling was a season for growth. The team was striving for success and came out stronger than before, with hopes to continue growing the program. Coach Tim...

The third episode of The Point is all about sports. The Point can be streamed on Anchor and Spotify.

The Point: Stars on the Court, Ft. Garrett Reynolds and Maycie Waters

Molly McFadden, Editor January 28, 2021

AHS kicks off the new year with school spirit. Molly McFadden sits down with seniors Garrett Reynolds and Maycie Waters to talk about basketball, future plans, and being a Trojan. Music by Anchor

Junior Kadin Stutzman reaves a poster and treats after joining the 100 Win Club. Stutzman received his 100th win poster at a dual in CAM.

Many Pins Adds Up to 100 Wins

Reese DeArment and Lexi Reynolds January 21, 2021

Junior Kadin Stutzman obtained his 100th win on Jan. 2 at a wrestling tournament at Eddysville High School. At the time, Stutzman felt “normal.” But when the match ended, he said it felt “awesome.”...

Senior Maycie Waters (22) goes up for the shot. 
The Trojans lost 68-52 against Glenwood. 
Waters ended the game with 10 points.

Girls Basketball Strides On

Alexis Noelck, Staff Writer December 22, 2020

The girls basketball team is almost halfway through their season with a 3-5 record. The team’s three wins were against Clarinda 73-31, Griswold 55-15 and Kuemper 60-48. Their losses were against Creston...

Junior Bryan York swims at a competition in Johnston last winter. This year their first competition was held at Boone High School where they earned fifth place.

Splashing Into a New Season

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor December 8, 2020

Saturday, Dec. 5, the boys swim team attended a varsity invitational at Boone High School. Six new and former Trojan swimmers kicked off the season, finishing in fifth place with an overall score of 20.  Juniors...

Junior Kadin Stutzman wrestles a Glenwood opponent at last years Hawkeye-10 meet. Stutzman was one of the individual champion at the Joe Fitch tournament this year.

Trojan Wrestling Starts Season Strong

Molly McFadden, Editor December 7, 2020

The Atlantic-CAM Trojans kicked off their wrestling season with a home dual against the Underwood Eagles on Thursday, Dec. 3. The Trojans took the win with a score of 39-34. In an important match of the...

Senior Craig Alan Becker watches the ball during the 2019/20 basketball season. This is Beckers fourth year of basketball.

Basketball Kicks Off Winter Sports

Taliya James, Editor December 3, 2020

The Trojans kicked off winter sports with a boys and girls basketball game hosted in Creston on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The boys beat the Panthers 62-36, while the girls fell just short with a score of 67-65.  Boys...

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