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Trojans fall to 2-2

Trojans fall to 2-2

Cooper McDermott

September 19, 2017


Filed under Activities, Football, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Friday night, Sept. 15, the Trojan football squad squared up against the Huskies from Winterset. The Trojans were beaten 0-21 by the Huskies. The defense kept the Trojans in the game allowing the Huskies to score three touchdowns. Junior Logan Reilly said, "I think we played as a cohesive unit,...

Trojans Suffer First Loss of the Season

Trojans Suffer First Loss of the Season

Cooper McDermott and Dillon Sonntag

September 12, 2017


Filed under Activities, Football, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Trojans took a tough loss after 48 bruising minutes with the Denison Monarchs Friday night, Sept. 8. The lead changed seven times between the opposing teams before the Monarchs took the lead for the final time with 50 seconds on the clock. The Trojans had one last chance at winning the game but ...

XC Teams Place Second at Clarinda Meet

XC Teams Place Second at Clarinda Meet

Erin Wendt

September 8, 2017


Filed under Activities, Cross Country, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Atlantic High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams traveled to Clarinda on Tuesday, Sept. 5, for their second meet of the season. Both varsity teams placed 2nd overall. The JV and Varsity teams ran together and the top seven overall for the team counted for the varsity score. The girl...

2-0 Trojans to Take on 1-Win Monarchs

2-0 Trojans to Take on 1-Win Monarchs

Dillon Sonntag and Cooper Mcdermott

September 8, 2017


Filed under Activities, Football, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

The Atlantic Trojans are off to their best start in five years. In their first two wins they have scored 40 or more points and only given up 14 total points. The Trojans are playing well but are facing a much more talented and experienced Monarch team who are led by senior quarterback Drew Polzin...

Trojan Volleyball Keeps Improving

Trojan Volleyball Keeps Improving

Cooper McDermott

September 7, 2017


Filed under Activities, Girls' Volleyball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Volleyball

Last Saturday, Sept. 2, the Trojan girls volleyball team went undefeated as they won the Championship at the Coon Rapids-Bayard volleyball tournament. The girls played 5 matches on Saturday. They beat Panorama 21-16 and 21-19. Then beat Paton-Churdan 21-15 and 21-7. The Trojans then squared of...

Senior Austin Alexander Signs With Northwestern College

Senior Austin Alexander Signs With Northwestern College

September 6, 2017


Filed under Activities, Boys' basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

Senior point guard on the Atlantic Trojans varsity basketball team signed to continue his basketball career at Northwestern college today. Alexander said Northwestern “made me feel really comfortable outside of basketball as well” due to “the faith aspect.” Austin verbally committed Aug. 8. And ...

Trojan Football Starts Season on the Right Foot

Trojan Football Starts Season on the Right Foot

Cooper McDermott and Dillon Sonntag

August 31, 2017


Filed under Activities, Football, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Trojan football team opened the season with a huge win against the Cardinals from Clarinda Friday night. Last Friday, Aug. 25th, the Atlantic football team traveled to Clarinda to take on the Cardinals in their 2017 season opener. The team won the game with a final score of 40-0. Coach Mik...

Cross Country Starts Season Off Strong at Glenwood

Cross Country Starts Season Off Strong at Glenwood

Noah Bruckner, Sports Editor

August 31, 2017


Filed under Activities, Cross Country, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

The Atlantic high school varsity boys' and girls' cross country teams traveled to Glenwood last Saturday, Aug. 26, for a co-ed meet. In the first meet of the year on the boys' side, junior Jaylen Petersen finished 2nd overall with a time of 17:53.43. Petersen was the only runner for the boys that...

Trojan Volleyball Shows Improvement as Season Opens

Cooper McDermott and Dillon Sonntag

August 28, 2017


Filed under Girls' Volleyball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, The Gallery, Volleyball

The Trojans girls volleyball came away with 2 victories Tuesday night in their home opener. On Tuesday, Aug. 22, the volleyball team hosted their home opener. It was a four team tournament that consisted of Atlantic, Earlham, Cam and ACGC. First match the Trojans squared of against the Earlha...

Back-to-Back State Appearances for Boys’ Golf

Back-to-Back State Appearances for Boys’ Golf

Dillon Sonntag

May 24, 2017


Filed under Boys' Golf, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Ben Renaud takes first place at state qualifying meet.

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Over View: Boys’ Soccer vs. Denison with Kyle Redinbaugh

Over View: Boys’ Soccer vs. Denison with Kyle Redinbaugh

Mariah Cook

May 19, 2017


Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, The Gallery

As the Boys’ Soccer team’s long and tough, three game week came to an end they took three hard losses. Their last loss being against Denison, 0-7. Atlantic has never beaten this team in soccer, goal Kyle Redinbaugh had some thoughts on not only this game but his soccer experience throughout li...

Boys’ Soccer vs. L.C. and Harlan

Boys’ Soccer vs. L.C. and Harlan

Mariah Cook

May 19, 2017


Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, The Gallery

The  Atlantic boys’ soccer team has had a tough week with three losses, all home. Tuesday, May 9, the team played Lewis Central, where they took a 4-0 loss. Last year when the Trojans played LC they lost 1-4.  Lewis Central is ranked 8th in the state at this time. Senior Taylor Kirchner said the team struggl...

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