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Successful Weekend for Trojan Wrestlers

Successful Weekend for Trojan Wrestlers

Ashley Wendt

February 22, 2018


Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

The Iowa State wrestling tournament held over this past weekend left two Trojans with podium finishes and a third with a State title. Senior John McConkey exited the Wells Fargo Arena Saturday night as the 2018 class 2A 285-pound champion, defeating Spencer Trenary of Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 7-6 and...

Trojans Defeat Panthers

Trojans Defeat Panthers

Dillon Sonntag, Editor

February 13, 2018


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

Last night, Feb. 12, the Trojans traveled to Creston and took down the Panthers with a final score of 72-66. The Trojans opened the game up 22-17 at the end of the first quarter, but the Panthers came back in the second quarter and took a three-point lead at half, making the score 35-32. In the...

Four Trojans are On to State

Four Trojans are On to State

Dillon Sonntag, Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Wrestling

Last Saturday, Feb. 10, district wrestling was held in Harlan.  Atlantic/CAM had four wrestlers qualify for the individual state tournament later this week. They include seniors Kole Hansen and John McConkey and juniors Chase Mclaren and Connor Pellett. Hansen also broke the record for most career...

Trojans Will Travel to Creston for Last Game Against the Panthers

Trojans Will Travel to Creston for Last Game Against the Panthers

Noah Bruckner, Editor

February 12, 2018


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

Monday, Feb. 12. The Trojan Boys will travel to Creston to take on the Panthers in a Hawkeye 10 conference matchup. For the Panthers, Senior Evan Jacobsen is leading scorer. He averages 17 points per game and shoots 41.1% from behind the three-point line. Freshman Cael Kralik leads the team with 89...

Trojans On the Road to Treynor

Trojans On the Road to Treynor

Dillon Sonntag, Editor

February 9, 2018


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

On Friday, Feb. 9 the Trojans will travel to Treynor to take on the undefeated Cardinals. The Cardinals are coming into the game with a perfect 20-0 record. Treynor is led by senior Luke Clausen, who averages 17.0 ppg. Sophomore Jon Schwarte is the team's leading rebounder with 158 on the season. The...

Trojan Swimmers Send One to State

Trojan Swimmers Send One to State

Ashley Wendt

February 6, 2018


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

This past Saturday, the boys swim team competed in the regional meet in Johnston. They finished sixth out of eight competitors with a total of 142 points. Their competition was made up of Johnston in first (467), Dowling Catholic taking second (431.5), Lewis Central in third (259), Grinnell BGM fourth...

Trojans on the Road at Clarinda

Trojans on the Road at Clarinda

Dillon Sonntag, Editor

February 6, 2018


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

On Tuesday, Feb. 6 the Trojans will travel to Clarinda after a postponed game Monday night at Creston. The Clarinda Cardinals are coming into the game with 6-12 record and are 3-9 in Hawkeye Ten play. Their leading scorer is sophomore Nathan Lindsay who averages 10 ppg. He is also the team's leading...

Eight Trojan Wrestlers Advance to Districts

Eight Trojan Wrestlers Advance to Districts

Ashley Wendt

February 5, 2018


Filed under Activities, Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

Eight Trojans will compete for a chance at State after finishing in the top two at Saturday's IHSAA 2A Sectional 8 wrestling tournament. AHS hosted the six-team tournament which included Harlan, Kuemper Catholic, Red Oak, Shenandoah, and Southwest Iowa. Atlantic-Cam took the sectional title with...

Boy-Girl Doubleheader to Take Place in Creston

Boy-Girl Doubleheader to Take Place in Creston

Noah Bruckner and Dillon Sonntag

February 5, 2018


Filed under Activities, Girls' Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized

Tonight, Feb. 5, the 2-16 Atlantic girls basketball team will travel to Creston in a boy-girl doubleheader. The girls will be taking on the 7-12 Panthers who are coming 0ff a loss to Red Oak. The girls are coming off of a home loss to Abraham Lincoln. Junior Baylee Newell is the leading scorer...

Trojans Host Abraham Lincoln

Trojans Host Abraham Lincoln

Dillon Sonntag, Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under Girls' Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

On Friday, Feb. 2, the Trojan girls will host Abraham Lincoln in a non-conference matchup. Trojans are coming into the game with a record of 2-15 and the Lynx have an 11-6 record. The Lynx are led by senior Claire Jones, who averages 11.4 ppg. Sophomore Lucy Turner is the team's leading rebounder...

Changes Coming to AHS Football

Changes Coming to AHS Football

McKenzie Waters

February 1, 2018


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

The Atlantic Trojan football team's new district pairings were announced on Thursday, Jan. 25. Moving districts can be a big adjustment for some football teams but head coach Mike McDermott thinks it will be good for the team because of the decreasing participation. Trojan sophomores Tyler Moen and Nile Peters...

Trojans Take Down No. 9 Cyclones

Trojans Take Down No. 9 Cyclones

Dillon Sonntag, Editor

January 31, 2018


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

Last night, Jan. 30, the Trojans got their tenth win of the season and knocked off No. 9 Harlan. Harlan put the first points on the board with a three by senior Logan Claassen and then another quick two. The Trojans settled in and by the end of the first quarter, the score was 15-13, in favor of the...

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