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Shooting Their Way to State

Sophomore Tristan Mathisen zones in on the target. Mathisen shot a 225 at the bullseye tournament on Saturday.

Molly McFadden, Editor

February 26, 2020

Atlantic sent many archers to compete at Valley on Saturday, Feb. 22. They competed in both a regular bullseye and a 3D tournament. Leading the team at the 9th Annual Valley Shoot Out was senior Clayton Jipsen with a score of 290, including 20 tens. Jipsen received first place. He was followed by fre...

Trojans on Their Way to State

Senior Aybren Moore raises his arm in triumph. Moore qualified for State in the 113 pound weight class.

Dani Mathisen, Editor

February 19, 2020

As the end of the postseason approaches, four Atlantic-CAM wrestlers still have the chance to earn a State title. On Saturday, Feb. 15, seven Trojan wrestlers battled to finish first or second at 2A Districts, held in Atlantic, to advance onto State. Juniors Payton Fewson and Devin McKay were both...

Another Record in the Books

Junior Joe Sonntag prepares to shoot his bow at archery practice. Sonntag shot a 265 at the Nodaway Valley meet.

Molly McFadden, Editor

February 19, 2020

Atlantic’s archery team broke the high school record on Saturday, Feb. 15 in Holstein. The high school team had an overall score of 3,389 at Holstein’s Ridge View tournament. With the new record, the squad earned first place at the meet, topping a field of seven teams. Sophomore Cooper Jipsen led the...

Trojans’ Postseason Rolls On

Junior Haley Rasmussen goes for three against the Cardinals. On Saturday night, Rasmussen hit three three-pointers.

Hana Holtz, Editor

February 18, 2020

The postseason began on Saturday, Feb. 15 for the Atlantic girls basketball team. The Trojans played host to the Clarinda Cardinals in the class 3A Region 8 quarterfinal match. In the regular season, the teams met twice. On Tuesday, Dec. 10, Atlantic was victorious, 78-23. The girls secured the season ...

Back-to-Back Games for Trojan Boys

Sophomore Dayton Templeton gets ready to have the ball passed to him. Templeton averages 5.7 points and 3.6 rebounds per game.

Hana Holtz, Editor

February 17, 2020

To end the week, Atlantic boys basketball played two contests, one at home and one on the road.  On Thursday, Feb. 13, the Trojans took on Maryville. This was the final new opponent the Trojans had to face this season, with the other two being Des Moines Lincoln and Saydel. The Spoofhounds made th...

Trojans Take On Regional Duals

Junior Joe Weaver goes against a Humboldt wrestler and gains another win. Weaver competes at the 126 weight class.

Dani Mathisen, Editor

February 14, 2020

While the postseason continues on, the Atlantic-CAM wrestlers competed in the varsity Regional team duals Tuesday, Feb. 11 in Atlantic. Although the Trojans put up a good fight, they fell to Humboldt 34-29 by one pin in the final round.  The Trojans first faced off against #26 Red Oak, winning 46-29. ...

Trojans Attend Bluejay Bullseye

Senior Dustin Dreager prepares his shot. Dreager has been involved with archery all four years of high school.

Molly McFadden, Editor

February 11, 2020

The Atlantic archers took a trip to Bondurant on Saturday, Feb. 8 to compete at the Bluejay Bullseye tournament. The team ranked second out of three with a score of 3,345 points. The Trojans had 168 tens throughout the day. Sophomore Cooper Jipsen shot a 291, winning the tournament and leading the Troja...

Wrestlers Prepare for Districts

Junior Joe Weaver holds his opponent to the mat moments before securing his first place win and advancing to Districts.

Kylie Neal, Editor

February 11, 2020

Postseason wrestling is now underway. The Atlantic-CAM wrestlers finished second at 2A Sectionals. The meet was held in Adel on Saturday, Feb. 8. Freshman Easton O’Brien at 106 pounds, senior Aybren Moore at 113 pounds, and junior Joe Weaver at 126 pounds secured first-place wins. Runner-up places included...

Trojan Teams Go Even On the Road

Junior Grant Sturm brings the ball up the floor in Red Oak. In Tuesday night's game, Sturm scored five points.

Hana Holtz, Editor

February 7, 2020

The Trojan basketball teams competed in Red Oak on Tuesday, Feb. 4. This was the second time Atlantic faced Red Oak this season. The Atlantic girls were 8-10 when they arrived in Tiger territory. The girls were on a three-game losing streak. The #8 Tigers were 14-3 and coming off a big win over t...

Taking Shots in Diagonal and Creston

Sophomore Cooper Jipsen carries his arrows at this season's home tournament. Jipsen shot a 296 at the Creston tournament this past weekend.

Molly McFadden, Editor

February 5, 2020

Over the weekend, the Atlantic archery team traveled to two different tournaments. The team ranked second out of four at the Diagonal Maroons Shootout and first out of four at the CAT Bullseye tournament in Creston.  At the Diagonal meet, the Trojans scored 3,348 points, setting a new team record. The ...

Atlantic-CAM Wrestlers Finish Runner-Up

Freshman Jarrett Armstrong defeats his opponent on Saturday, Feb. 1.

Dani Mathisen, Editor

February 4, 2020

The Atlantic-CAM wrestlers traveled to St. Albert to compete in a triangular which also included Shenandoah in attendance on Thursday, Jan. 30. The Trojans swept the competition with scoring 82-0 against Shenandoah and 67-6 versus St. Albert.  The following Saturday, Feb. 1, the Trojans placed second at the...

Atlantic Wins One, Loses One in Carroll

Freshman Jada Jensen waits for her teammates to get open on an inbounds play. She is credited with 13 points, eight rebounds, and five steals on the season.

Hana Holtz, Editor

January 30, 2020

After a postponement on Friday, Jan. 10, the Trojan basketball teams made up their game against the Kuemper Catholic Knights on Tuesday, Jan. 28.  The Trojan girls’ record was even at seven wins and seven losses. They were also coming off a huge win over Des Moines North. On the other hand, Kuempe...

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