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Junior Lane Nelson preps for a swing at a home match. At the Hawkeye Ten Championship, Nelson placed 7th individually with a score of 80.

Boys Golf Wins Hawkeye Ten Championship Fourth Year in a Row

The boys' hard work this season paid off at the Hawkeye Ten Championship where they won first place for the fourth year in a row.
Da'Jai Wesson, Editor May 13, 2021

Working through their season, the Atlantic Boys Golf team has been picking up a handful of wins since the beginning of spring.  On May 10, the team competed at the Hawkeye Ten Championship, earning...

Sophomore Abby Smith preps for a swing at a home meet. A large portion of the girls golf team consists of underclassmen who didn't have the opportunity to play last season.

Girls Golf Prepares for Final Matches

With just four matches left, the Atlantic girls golf team hopes to earn state qualifications.
Da'Jai Wesson, Editor May 7, 2021

Starting off the season in April, the Atlantic girls golf team has teed off a number of matches. As the end of the school year approaches, they have only a handful of matches left until the final tournaments...

The girls pose after beating Shenandoah 5-4. This was the first time in 11 years that the girls have taken home the Pyramid of Power.

Trojans Make a Racket This Season

Both boys and girls currently have a winning record and hope to do big things in the Hawkeye-10.
Molly McFadden, Editor April 28, 2021

The Trojan tennis teams have been working hard at practice each day since March and are now cruising through their season. The girls currently have a winning record of 5-3 with most meets having a score...

Senior Caroline Pellett keeps her eyes on the finish during the 100m hurdles. Pellett has been in track, among other activities, throughout her high school career and will be playing softball at Simpson College next year.

A Peek into the Girls Track Season

The girls have competed in 8 meets so far this season.
Lexie Trotter, Editor April 27, 2021

The girls track team started their season off with a scrimmage at the middle school against AC-GC and Treynor. Following that, the freshmen and sophomores went to Glenwood to get some experience under...

BIG THROW - Sophomore Tristan Dorscher upsets the number one seed with a huge throw and pin. Dorscher advanced tot he State tournament for the first time in his young career.

Images of AHS Wrestling

A collection of photos from the 2020-21 season by Eleanor Greving
March 7, 2021

Senior Devin McKay chases after the ball during a game in 2019. McKay will be competing for his fourth year during this upcoming season.

Starting Spring Sports

While last year’s spring was season cut short, student athletes are eager to return to their sports for the 2021 season.
Molly McFadden, Taliya James, and Da'Jai Wesson February 23, 2021

With less than 30 days until spring, and the winter season of competition coming to a close, spring sports preparation is underway. Students have been attending meetings and hitting the gym for this upcoming...

Encountering new regulations, the girls basketball team stayed masked as often as they could. The girls were able to play all of their games this season despite COVID.

Girls Basketball: Season Update

The girls basketball team looks back on the triumphs and growth of their season.
Taliya James , Editor February 16, 2021

With spring sports approaching, the girl’s basketball team is onto districts. This gives the girls time to evaluate the season and celebrate their success. Coach Dan Vargason said, “I thought we had...

Freshman Jaice Larson prepares for the next play. Larson has been playing basketball since middle school and plans to continue throughout high school as well.

The Future of Trojan Basketball

Freshman players work hard, looking forward to the future of Trojan basketball.
Taliya James, Editor February 8, 2021

While students and spectators enjoy watching athletes play varsity, they might not typically think about the future of the team. The freshman class comes into the high school hoping to live up to the lasting...

Senior Mia Trotter wrestles her way through the Girls State Tournament, ending the day 2-2. Three girls from Atlantic represented our school at the tournament.

Wrapping Up Girls Wrestling

Girl’s wrestling was a season for growth, ending the season with four wrestlers.
Taliya James, Editor February 2, 2021

With many new wrestlers this year, girl’s wrestling was a season for growth. The team was striving for success and came out stronger than before, with hopes to continue growing the program. Coach Tim...

The third episode of The Point is all about sports. The Point can be streamed on Anchor and Spotify.

The Point: Stars on the Court, Ft. Garrett Reynolds and Maycie Waters

Boys and girls basketball continue to succeed as the season carries on.
Molly McFadden, Editor January 28, 2021

AHS kicks off the new year with school spirit. Molly McFadden sits down with seniors Garrett Reynolds and Maycie Waters to talk about basketball, future plans, and being a Trojan. Music by Anchor

Sophomore Dayna Dreager and senior Joseph Sonntag prepare to shoot at State Archery last year. Both Sonngtag and Dreager think the team is doing well this season, and they hope to continue improving.

Archery Meets Go virtual

While the archery team is still competing this season, the meets are mostly virtual.
Taliya James, Editor January 22, 2021

With practice four days a week and tournaments on weekends, the archery team is working hard this season. The team has competed in a few tournaments, mostly virtual this year, and has a few team scores...

Coach Mike McDermott addresses the crowd at the Homecoming pep rally on Oct. 5, 2020. The rally was held in the newly renovated Trojan Bowl.

McDermott Resigns as Football Coach

The resignation is due to family reasons.
Brooke Thompson and Ethan Steffens January 21, 2021

After five years of coaching for Atlantic, head football coach Mike McDermott is resigning. McDermott said, “Year five was the most rewarding, as well as the most challenging.” He started his football...

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