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Doing More Than Athletics — OPINION

Senior Colten Tasto sings with the Chamber Choir at the Fall Debut Concert. Tasto participates in many activities at AHS including football, musical, basketball, and show choir.
All athletes should be involved in extracurriculars outside of their primary sport.
November 19, 2020

Former Head Coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes’ football team, Urban Meyer’s recruiting process is simple; “Recruit athletes, not football players.” Studies have shown that students who are actively...

Winter Sports are Underway

Junior Kadin Stutzman wrestles at the Hawkey-10 tournament his sophomore year. Stutzman will be returning for his third season this year.
AHS offers a wide variety of sports for students to be involved in during the winter season including archery, basketball, wrestling, and boys swim.
November 9, 2020

Football Win Qualifies Trojans for State

The football team poses for a picture with their state-qualifying banner. This is the first time in 18 years the Trojans qualified for state.
The football teams will head to West Marshall on Oct. 30.
October 28, 2020

The Trojans won a home game against the Des Moines Christian Lions Friday, Oct. 24 with a score of 21-0. This is the first time in 18 years the Trojans qualified for state. They will take on the West Marshall...

Third Place for Trojan XC

Freshman Claire Pellett runs hard at a meet earlier this season. Pellett has run varsity all season.
Both the girls and boys varsity cross country teams placed third in the conference.
October 19, 2020

The Atlantic Trojan cross country teams competed at the Hawkeye-10 meet on Thursday, Oct. 15. At the meet held in Denison, both the girls and boys varsity teams placed third. Senior Craig Alan Becker was...

Volleyball Girls Battle it Out

The girls come together to celebrate after winning a point in a match during a game last season.
The Trojans took on Red Oak and Shenandoah on Oct. 13.
October 17, 2020

The girls took on Red Oak and Shenandoah on Oct. 13 in a triangular, losing to the Tigers and coming out on top against the Mustangs. The score against Red Oak was 25-18, 25-18, and 25-13 respectively....

Atlantic Girls Swim Competes at Spencer

The Atlantic girls swim team traveled to Spencer Oct. 13. Eight of the girls swam at the triangular against Spencer and Perry.
The girls swim team traveled to Spencer for a triangular against Perry and Spencer.
October 15, 2020

The Atlantic girls swim team competed against Perry and Spencer on Oct. 13, 2020. Eight of the girls swam at the triangular in Spencer, taking home a couple of wins and a runner up from the competition.  Junior...

Trojans Trample the Tigers

Sophomore Jayden Proehl runs the ball. This was the Trojans' first varsity game in the new Trojan Bowl.
Atlantic has a big win over the Red Oak during the Homecoming game.
October 14, 2020

The Trojans won against the Red Oak Tigers 42-0 on Oct. 9. This is the Trojans first homecoming game win in two years. Junior Garrett McLaren scored three touchdowns, threw 95 yards, and 80% of his throws...

Trojans Secure District Title

Senior Bodie Jonson celebrates during the football game against Clarinda. After the game against Shennandoah, Jonson said, “It was an amazing experience with my teammates, but we’re not satisfied yet.” 
The Trojan football team won in Shenandoah, securing the first district title since 2002.
October 6, 2020

The Trojans won against Shenandoah 28-0 on Oct. 2, securing the district title. The Trojans haven’t won the district title since 2002. “We didn’t score the first half, but during the second we really...

Coaching Throughout COVID-19

Sophomore Caden Anderson gets ready to throw a pass downfield against Underwood.
A look into what guidelines coaches have been given for fall sports.
October 6, 2020

With the 2020-2021 sports seasons in full swing on restrictions for COVID-19 are making it more difficult for coaches and players. Atlantic Middle School football coach Connor Larson said, “We have to...

Senior Outlook of 2020 Cross Country Season

The cross country season has been running their season as usual. This year, one of their main goals is making it to state.
The seniors on the cross country team are looking forward to the rest of the season.
October 5, 2020

With COVID-19 sparking in the world, everyone has had to adjust to life with the new “normal.”The seniors on the cross country team have been figuring out how to adjust with their last year in high...

2020: The Year of the Trojans

TheTrojans say a word of prayer after the Des Moines Christian game. They won the game 38-0.
October 1, 2020

AHS Trojans have made their mark during their winning season. This year, they are 4-1 and have high hopes for the rest of their season. Coach Mike McDermott said, “Their effort and level of competitiveness...

Girls Volleyball Senior Night

Senior Caroline Pellett waves to the crowd at Senior Night. The girls lost to the Saintes 2-3.
The varsity girls volleyball played St. Albert Catholic at home for senior night.
September 28, 2020

Senior Night for the Girls Volleyball team took place at home on Thursday, Sept. 24. The girls played against St. Albert Catholic. They won the first two matches but fell short to the Saintes on the last...

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