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Girls’ Track Returns to the Blue Oval

Girls’ Track Returns to the Blue Oval

Ashley Wendt

May 22, 2018


Filed under Girls' Track, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Take back the track: that was the motto for the girls' track team this season and that's exactly what they did. Senior Jessica Hartwig, junior Taylor Hansen, and freshmen Alyssa Derby, Haley Rasmussen and Taylor McCreedy were the five participants at State track this year on the girls' side, qualifying...

Trojan Runners Make History at State Track

Trojan Runners Make History at State Track

Ashley Wendt

May 21, 2018


Filed under Boys' Track, Girls' Track, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Five broken records, five State champions, eight medal earning times and a runner-up team finish. The Trojan boys' track team had a busy and successful weekend at the Iowa High School State track meet held over the course of three days: May 17, 18 and 19. They competed in 11 events, bringing along 12...

Girls’ Soccer Wins Three Games in a Row

Girls’ Soccer Wins Three Games in a Row

Ashley Wendt

May 18, 2018


Filed under Girls' Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

A hat-trick for sophomore Kenzie Waters and two goals for junior Alyssa Ginther secured the win for the Trojan girls against the Carroll Tigers last night, May 17, with assists from sophomores Piper Zarbano, Chloe Davis and Waters. The team took 19 shots total, 12 of which were on goal. Sophomore goal-keeper...

Girls’ Soccer Wins at Riverside

Girls’ Soccer Wins at Riverside

John McConkey and Ashley Wendt

May 16, 2018


Filed under Girls' Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The girls' soccer team has earned their second win of the season in an away game against the Riverside Bulldogs with a score of 6-0.  This makes back-to-back wins after they beat AHSTW last Wednesday 3-2. The Trojans had a total of 21 shots, 12 of which were on-goal. Junior Alyssa Ginther and sopho...

Trojan Track Hosts District Qualifier

Trojan Track Hosts District Qualifier

Dillon Sonntag and John McConkey

May 11, 2018


Filed under Boys' Track, Girls' Track, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Runners to your marks. Get set. Go! Several events for the boys' and girls' track teams are on their way to the Blue Oval after a successful State qualifying meet held at home on Thursday, May 10. The boys qualified 11 different events with 14 entries and finished second with 143 points. Here are...

Alyssa Ginther Earns Top Spot for Hawkeye 10 Girls’ Golf

Alyssa Ginther Earns Top Spot for Hawkeye 10 Girls’ Golf

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

May 11, 2018


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

Coming back from a seventh-place finish in 2017, junior Alyssa Ginther took first at the Girls' Golf Hawkeye 10 Conference meet on Monday, May 7 in Shenandoah with a score of 79. She also made 1st Team All-Conference. Ginther has been involved with golf since her freshman year, where she placed fifth...

Trojan Boys Pick Up Three Conference Titles

Trojan Boys Pick Up Three Conference Titles

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

May 11, 2018


Filed under Boys' Golf, Boys' Track, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Tennis

Over the past week, three Trojan boys' spring sports claimed Hawkeye 10 team titles: tennis, golf and track. Boys tennis competed on Monday, April 30 at St. Albert and on Monday, May 7 golf was at Carroll and track was at Harlan. Atlantic scored 25 points to earn the title for boys' tennis, with...

A View on the Green

A View on the Green

Chloé Davis and McKenzie Waters

May 10, 2018


Filed under Boys' Golf, Showcase, Video

An afternoon on the golf course provided a look at what goes into a game of golf.

Busy Week Ends in a Win for Girls’ Soccer

Busy Week Ends in a Win for Girls’ Soccer

Dillon Sonntag and Ashley Wendt

May 10, 2018


Filed under Girls' Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Due to two reschedulings, the Trojan girls' soccer team played three games in a row, May 7-9: Monday vs. West Central Valley, Tuesday vs. Creston and Wednesday vs. AHSTW. West Central Valley ended in a loss with a score of 4-1 and Creston with a score of 0-2. However, things turned around for the girls...

Trojan Boys’ Track Wins Conference, Girls’ Take Fifth

Trojan Boys’ Track Wins Conference, Girls’ Take Fifth

John McConkey, Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Boys' Track, Girls' Track, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Last night, the Atlantic boys track team captured its first Hawkeye 10 conference title since 2009, edging out Lewis Central in the final race of the night. They were aided by taking home gold in eight events and silver in four. The Trojans racked up a massive 152.5 points. Here are the winning events: ...

Boys’ Golf Delivers Hawkeye Ten Title

Boys’ Golf Delivers Hawkeye Ten Title

Dillon Sonntag, Editor

May 8, 2018


Filed under Boys' Golf, Sports, Sports Showcase

On Monday, the boys' golf team brought home yet another Hawkeye Ten Conference title with a team score of 295, finishing four strokes ahead of second place finisher Kuemper. Sophomore Cyle Renaud was runner-up with a 69, losing to Ryan Leath of Glenwood in a play off hole. Most importantly, that...

Double-Header vs AHSTW Called Short Due to Weather

Double-Header vs AHSTW Called Short Due to Weather

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

May 2, 2018


Filed under Activities, Boys' Soccer, Girls' Soccer, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

With iffy weather in the forecast, the boys' soccer team kicked off the AHSTW double-header at 4:30 p.m. yesterday, May 1. The game ended in a loss of 2-1, with senior Brady Dickerson scoring Atlantic's only goal in the first half. AHSTW had no goals until the second half. Senior Night followed the...

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