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Girls’ Basketball Starts of Season 1-0

Girls’ Basketball Starts of Season 1-0

Noah Bruckner, Sports editor

November 21, 2017


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

On Monday, Nov. 20. The Atlantic girls' varsity basketball team traveled to Carroll to kick off their 2017-2018 season against the Carroll high tigers. The tigers finished with a 4-17 record last season while the trojans finished 2-20. Atlantic started off fast and strong, gaining the lead 12-11 by...

Girls’ Basketball Preview

Girls’ Basketball Preview

Chloe Davis and Mckenzie Waters

November 16, 2017


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

The Atlantic girls’ basketball team began practice on Monday, Nov. 6. The team is looking to improve upon their previous 2-20 record with guidance and direction from head coach Kelly Juhl and assistant coaches Daniel Vargason and Craig Fredin. “We want to have more of a full court defense and fas...

Injuries Impact AHS Athletics

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, The Gallery

After tearing his ACL and meniscus during an AAU basketball game, Bradley Dennis became a part one of the 2 million high school athletes injured each year. Although Dennis’s injury was pretty serious, most are just simple ankle sprains according to the school trainer Andy Niemann. Niemann is the sch...

Ally Anderson Signs Letter of Intent to Play Softball at DMACC

Ally Anderson Signs Letter of Intent to Play Softball at DMACC

Cooper McDermott

November 10, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Tuesday, Nov. 7, senior Ally Anderson signed her letter of intent to play softball at Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC). Her parents Mike and Kim Anderson, high school coach Terry Hinzmann, and hitting coach and recruiting coordinator of DMACC Daron Harris all attended the signing. Anderson...

Why Cross Country?

Why Cross Country?

Katie Saluk and Pluma Pross

November 10, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, School News, Showcase, Sports, The Gallery

When you think of cross country, what comes to mind? Hard practices, tough coaching, running miles, and shin splits. Over 450,000 high school student-athletes participate in the sport, according to Trainingpeaks, a website devoted to endurance training. For the 2017-2018 school year, 18 girls and ...

New Coaches Impact AHS

New Coaches Impact AHS

Grace Bruckner and Kelsie Siedlik

November 8, 2017


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

This 2017-2018 school year has brought new coaches to the AHS cross country team and girls track team. Former coach Paul Iekel resigned as the coach in both cross country and girls track due to another job opportunity. The search then began for new coaches. Daniel Vargason was hired as the new cross c...

McDermott Signs Letter Of Intent

McDermott Signs Letter Of Intent

Dillon Sonntag

November 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, senior Cooper McDermott signed a National Letter of Intent to play college baseball for Dakota State University in Madison, S.D., next fall. Dakota State University pitching coach Brady Banse, Atlantic Head Baseball Coach Gaylord Schelling, Cooper’s mom Christa and dad Mike were...

The 2017 Football Team Sets a New Standard for the Future

The 2017 Football Team Sets a New Standard for the Future

Noah Bruckner, Sport's editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Activities, Football, Sports, Sports Showcase

Going into the 2017 football season no one in the Atlantic community knew how good their football team would be. Many people had a lot of doubts after the team last year finished with a 1-8 record. This year, the seniors were ready to prove every one wrong and start a new legacy for trojan football. Atlantic...

Atlantic Plays Hard but Loses a Tough One to Harlan

Atlantic Plays Hard but Loses a Tough One to Harlan

Noah Bruckner, Sports Editor

October 24, 2017


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

For the last game of the season the Harlan Cyclones traveled to Atlantic to take on the 5-3 trojans. Harlan coming was 7-1 with there only loss coming to Lewis Central in the first game of the season. In the first half the teams battled back and forth, forcing each other to punt on each of there first...

Trojan Runners Qualify for State

Trojan Runners Qualify for State

Erin Wendt

October 20, 2017


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

The boys' and girls' cross country teams hosted a Class 3A district meet yesterday with a total of 13 teams. Two Trojans qualified for the State meet in Fort Dodge. The top fifteen individuals move onto the State meet. Freshman Taylor McCreedy placed fifth with a time of 20:23 and junior Jalen Petersen...

Trojans ends year in Carroll with most wins in seven seasons

Trojans ends year in Carroll with most wins in seven seasons

Cooper McDermott and Dillon Sonntag

October 19, 2017


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

Wednesday, Oct. 18, the girls' volleyball team traveled to Carroll to take on the Carroll Kuemper Knights. The Trojans took on the number 2 team in Class 2A. The girls fell short of the win, losing to the Knights with the scores of 10-25, 18-25, and 6-25. Senior Cheyenne Elliott and ...

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