The student news site of Atlantic High School


The student news site of Atlantic High School


The student news site of Atlantic High School


Ryan Hawkins was the top scorer with 21 points during this AHS basketball game his junior year.

Legacies of Atlantic: Ryan Hawkins

Claire Pellett and Abigail Muller March 27, 2023

Ryan Hawkins. A small-town kid that made it big. From bouncing the ball around in the YMCA league to playing in the NBA, Ryan Hawkins lived the dream that many kids hope to achieve. And it all started...

Comparing the Cheifs and the Eagles

Comparing the Cheifs and the Eagles

Conner Silence, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

The biggest event on T.V. a few Sundays ago: The Super Bowl. The two best teams in the NFL went head-to-head. Who do you think will win the Super Bowl? The Chiefs quarterback, Patrick Mahomes finishes...

Senior Miles Mundorf squeezes tight for the pin.

Wrestling Season at AHS

Emma Rose, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

A lot of people like watching wrestling meets, but does everybody know what goes on behind the scenes? The AHS wrestling program has been going smoothly over the years but has undergone some changes that...

Coach Gaylord Schelling has coached Trojan Baseball in the past.

Coach Schelling Makes a Comeback

Isabelle Symonds, Staff Writer February 28, 2023

The 2023 baseball season in Atlantic is welcoming back Coach Gaylord Schelling to replace Coach Joseph Brummer. Brummer has decided to resign as head coach of baseball and many are wondering why. According...

The Super Bowl is run by the National Football League.

Super Bowl Halftime Shows

Gradyn O'Hara, Staff Writer February 7, 2023

Some of you will tune in to the Superbowl to watch the Chiefs hammer their competition. Some might watch to see the Eagles make dust of the Chiefs. But some of you will be there not for football, but for...

Freshman Hunter Quist talks to his mom after his race. Quists mom was helping with the meet while cheering him on.

Boys’ Swim Team Makes Waves this Season

Katie Birge, Editor February 3, 2023

The boys swimming season has been thriving for the past two months. According to Dean Junker, the high school boys, and girls swim team and YMCA Flying Sharks’ team Coach, the boys swim team has swum...

Working Towards Improvement

Working Towards Improvement

Claire Pellett, Editor February 1, 2023

“You know we’ve had our struggles, had our ups and downs, but we’re starting to play better basketball,” said senior Jackson McLaren. The boys basketball team’s record is 6-11. It may not seem...

Girls Basketball Team Soars Towards Success

Girls’ Basketball Team Soars Towards Success

Claire Pellett, Editor February 1, 2023

The dream season. After a slump in the girls basketball program for seven years, the team set high goals for the 2022-23 season. They have been breaking records and are among the top teams in the state....

Coach Dan Vargason strategizes with his team during the Pink Out game. The girls pink jerseys were made specifically for this game.

Coaches vs. Cancer

Alyssa Neal, Editor January 30, 2023

Every year the Pink-Out basketball games get closer and closer, and the students of AHS begin to see things like basketball stickers on the wall, and decorations in the gym. But what is Pink-Out? Who is...

Sports at AHS are a big deal. Many students attended football games last fall.

Athletes’ Superstitions

Gradyn O'Hara, Staff Writer January 25, 2023

All have seen or heard of elite sportspeople performing a ritual movement, dance, or, the same warm-up before competing. For a track athlete, doing the same warm-ups before running a hundred meters, or...

Junior Colton Rasmussen high-fives fans at a basketball game. Parents and students alike cheer on athletes from the stands.

Parent’s Involvement in School Sports

Matalynn Harter, Staff Writer January 3, 2023

Many athletes get easily overwhelmed by sports and the daily struggles within them. Parent's involvement with school sports might be crucial to athletes' success or even the breaking point for many of...

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