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  • Good luck to the girls swim team against Lewis Central on Saturday, Oct. 19!
  • The volleyball team is playing in the Winterset Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 19. Good luck!
  • The movie in the Trojan Bowl is Saturday, Oct. 19.
  • The last home football game of the season is Friday, Oct. 18. Good luck!
  • The first quarter ends on Friday, Oct. 18.
  • Good luck to the cross country teams at the conference meet on Thursday, Oct. 17!
  • The 2018-19 Javelin is in!

Trojans Fall to the Rams in Homecoming Game

Trojans Fall to the Rams in Homecoming Game

Connor Church, Editor

October 15, 2019

The Trojans fell to the Greene County Rams in their homecoming game this past Friday. The Trojans were looking to move to 3-4 overall, and 2-1 in district play. However, the Rams were the third ranked team in the state, which made it a tall task. The Rams started the game with the football, as they...

Cross Country Continue Season at Home

Cross Country Continue Season at Home

Grace Clay, Editor

October 14, 2019

Due to rainy weather, the cross country meet that was scheduled on Thursday, Oct. 10, was postponed until Saturday, Oct. 12. It was the teams’ final home meet until Districts, which will be held on Thursday, Oct. 24. The girls’ team earned seventh place with one runner finishing in the top ten. Fr...

Wrestling and Weights Coach Welcomed at AHS

Wrestling and Weights Coach Welcomed at AHS

Lexie Trotter, Staff Writer

October 13, 2019

Connor Larson is the new weights teacher, eighth grade football coach, and high school wrestling coach for both the girls and boys. Larson went to Webster High School and later attended college at Grand View University.  Larson came to Atlantic when Coach Tim Duff told him he would like to have hi...

Trojan Volleyball Gets a Set on Denison

Trojan Volleyball Gets a Set on Denison

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 10, 2019

Another team in Atlantic’s sights was Denison-Schleswig, after the Trojans upset the Creston Panthers just a week prior. The two squads clashed in Denison on Tuesday in a conference matchup. The Monarchs rolled into the match with a 12-15 record. The Trojan crew played Denison-Schleswig early in...

Homecoming 2019 Football Game Preview

Homecoming 2019 Football Game Preview

Connor Church, Editor

October 10, 2019

The Trojans will take the field against the Greene County Rams on Friday for Homecoming. The Rams come into the game with a 6-0 record, while the Trojans come in with a 2-4 record. The Trojans will look to knock off the Rams to move to 2-1 in district play. If the Trojans win this game, their playoff...

Volleyball Team Puts in Weekend Work

Volleyball Team Puts in Weekend Work

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 9, 2019

Bright and early Saturday morning, the Trojan volleyball team headed to Neola to take on a slate full of teams. In round-robin play, the Trojans were stacked up against Red Oak, IKM-Manning, Lawton-Bronson, Westwood, and the home team.  The Red Oak Tigers came into the tournament as one of the Hawkey...

Trojan XC Run Hard Against Tough Competition

Trojan XC Run Hard Against Tough Competition

Grace Clay, Editor

October 8, 2019

The Trojan cross country teams ran at Southeast Polk this past Thursday. The boys team earned tenth place, and the girls earned 11th. They both ran against a field featuring mostly 4A teams. The boys had one runner in the top ten. Junior Craig Alan Becker earned seventh place with a time of 17:05.7. ...

Atlantic Girls Take On Kuemper

Atlantic Girls Take On Kuemper

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 8, 2019

The Trojan volleyball team hosted the Kuemper Catholic Knights on Thursday, just two days after they broke the eight-year conference curse against Creston. The Knights boasted a record of 23-2, their only losses coming from Spirit Lake and Harlan, which was a non-conference game. Kuemper Catholic was ranked #7 in class 3A by...

Trojans Fall to the Falcons

Trojans Fall to the Falcons

Connor Church, Editor

October 7, 2019

The Trojan football team was defeated by the OA-BCIG Falcons this past Friday. The Trojans were looking to go 2-0 in district play. It was OABCIG's Homecoming. The Trojans got off to a fast start, as they forced the Falcons to fumble the ball. The Trojans recovered, and they started out with good field...

Gaining Varsity Volleyball Experience as a Freshman

Gaining Varsity Volleyball Experience as a Freshman

Connor Church, Editor

October 4, 2019

Aubrey Guyer and Abby Smith suit up for varsity volleyball as freshmen. In fact, Guyer starts. She is a middle hitter in the varsity lineup. Smith plays freshmen volleyball, along with subbing in for varsity. Her position is outside hitter. "I have played volleyball for three years," Smith explained....

The Eight-Year Streak Comes to an End

The Eight-Year Streak Comes to an End

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 3, 2019

The Trojan volleyball team was still searching for that precious, curse-breaking conference victory when they took on Creston and Lewis Central on Tuesday. On the home court, Atlantic played Creston first. Creston came to town with a record of 8-11. They had been victorious against a few conferen...

Trojans Win a Thriller in Carroll Against the Knights

Trojans Win a Thriller in Carroll Against the Knights

Connor Church, Editor

October 1, 2019

The Trojans won a thriller against the Kuemper Catholic Knights on Friday night. The Trojans were coming off of a loss to Harlan, so they wanted to start district play on the right foot. The Knights got the ball first, but the Trojans forced them to punt. The Trojans would drive the ball down the...

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