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Girls Volleyball Powers Through

The Trojans celebrate a point together from their game in Harlan last Tuesday. They won their match against Clarinda, 3-2.

Camryn Church, Editor

September 18, 2020

Last Tuesday, Sept. 15, the Volleyball girls played in a triangular against Glenwood and Clarinda. The Trojans won against Clarinda 3-2 but lost to Glenwood 0-3. Sophomore Aubrey Guyer said she “played better” than she had in previous games this year. The girls also played the Harlan Cyclones on T...

Trojans Set to Play in Glenwood

The Trojans huddle in during the game against Underwood to devise a plan. The boys will play the Cardinals in Glenwood on Sept. 18.

Molly McFadden, Editor

September 16, 2020

The home football game set for Sept. 18 against the Clarinda Cardinals has been moved to Glenwood due to the incompletion of the Trojan Bowl. Face coverings will be required for all students and are expected for spectators while moving around. The bleachers will be marked with tape to show social distan...

Girls Swim Preview 2020-21

Junior Alexis Reynolds swims in a relay at last year's state competition. The girls placed 17th at state.

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor

September 11, 2020

The girls swim team has already returned to the pool and started training for the 2020-2021 school year. Both new and old swimmers join for competition this season.  Practice for the trojan swimmers began Aug. 12. The first week consisted of practice once a day, while the following week started pra...

Masks and Mindfulness at the Trojan Bowl

Student sections have already kicked off at away football games. While playing Underwood, last week's theme was Hawaiian. Social distancing was not enforced during the game.

Kenzie Hoffman, Editor

September 1, 2020

Lots of conversations have been brought to the halls of AHS, many of them concerning football games. Athletic Director Andrew Mitchell said student sections at home games are undecided as of right now. “We do not have any decisions on student sections yet, except that in the gym there are only four pe...

Starting the Season

Senior Ethan Williams races to the finish line. Williams is one of seven varsity runners on the boys team.

Molly McFadden, Editor

September 1, 2020

Trojan runners kicked off their season with a meet in Glenwood. Both teams placed 4th with a score of 94 each. Winning the team competition for girls was Harlan and boys was Urbandale. In the individual girls competition, senior Taylor McCreedy was the first trojan to cross the finish line coming i...

Trojan Football Kicks Off the Season

Colten Tasto catches some air at Friday night's game. The Trojans kicked off the season in Underwood.

Kenzie Hoffman, Editor

August 31, 2020

The Trojans lost 39-0 on Friday night in Underwood. Garrett McLaren threw 82 yards. Ayden Brown rushed 13 yards, and Collin Mullinex received 51 yards. Grant Sturm received 49 yards. The Trojans had 7 first downs but were unsuccessful in making a touchdown. Senior Grant Sturm said, “there were sanitati...

The Quarantine Cup Comes to a Close

Senior Kenzie Waters dribbles the ball down the field during a game last year. Waters participated in the Quarantine Cup.

Hana Holtz, Editor

May 22, 2020

After spring sports were cancelled on Friday, April 17, Atlantic teacher Dan Vargason developed an idea in which spring sport athletes would be able to compete in a fun and safe way. Dubbed the “Quarantine Cup,” athletes in the Hawkeye 10 conference were given the chance to participate in a thre...

Changes to the Sports Calendar

Junior Keagan Garcia drives forward with the soccer ball. Garcia has played soccer since his freshman year.

Hana Holtz, Editor

April 28, 2020

COVID-19 has impacted many aspects of daily life for citizens around the globe. Face masks are now the new must-have item and many people are staying at home. School activities weren’t spared by the virus, shutting down band and choir concerts, cancelling fine arts competitions, and pushing back Prom.  Arc...

Attacking the Track

Freshman Jazzy Dagel practices her skills at track practice. She competes in sprinting events.

Taliya James, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

Atlantic High School is filled with extraordinary students, including freshman Jazzy Dagel. Known for her passion for the sport of track and field, Dagel has been running and training for four years, both on her own and with the school program. Currently, Dagel is preparing for her freshman season with th...

The Arrow Points to Nationals

Senior Dustin Dreager aims his how at the State tournament. He competed in both the bullseye and 3D tournament.

Molly McFadden, Editor

March 10, 2020

Atlantic archery attended the State tournament this weekend in Des Moines. The event was held at the Iowa State Fair Grounds and Atlantic took 24 bullseye archers and 12 archers to the 3D tournament.  Placing 11th in the high school girls bullseye category was freshman Halle Copeland. She shot a...

Siblings on the Same Team

Twin brothers Derek and Dustin Dreager shoot with senior McCade Stillian and junior Zach Colton at archery practice. The Dreager boys have been involved with archery throughout high school.

Jayden Ford, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

There are many personalities and playing styles that come together to form an athletic team. The meshing of leadership and athletic skills is what makes each sports squad tick. However, this can get a tad complicated when sibling rivalry comes into play. Sophomore Ethan Sturm and junior Grant Sturm pl...

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