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Attacking the Track

Attacking the Track

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

The Arrow Points to Nationals

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

Siblings on the Same Team

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...

Trojans Attend State Wrestling Tournament

Trojans Attend State Wrestling Tournament

Kylie Neal, Editor

February 26, 2020

The State wrestling tournament was held at the Wells Fargo Arena on Thursday, Feb. 20 through Saturday, Feb. 22. Four Trojan wrestlers made an appearance, including seniors Cale Roller and Aybren Moore, junior Joe Weaver, and freshman Easton O’Brien.  In the 106 weight class, O’Brien went 1-2 ...

Shooting Their Way to State

Shooting Their Way to State

Molly McFadden, Editor

February 26, 2020

Atlantic sent many archers to compete at Valley on Saturday, Feb. 22. They competed in both a regular bullseye and a 3D tournament. Leading the team at the 9th Annual Valley Shoot Out was senior Clayton Jipsen with a score of 290, including 20 tens. Jipsen received first place. He was followed by fre...

Boys Basketball Comes to a Close

Boys Basketball Comes to a Close

Hana Holtz, Editor

February 25, 2020

The Atlantic boys basketball team wrapped up their regular season on Thursday, Feb. 20 and began the postseason on Monday, Feb. 24. In their final regular-season game, Atlantic went on the road to take on the Denison-Schleswig Monarchs. At game time, the Trojans were 8-12 and the Monarchs were 12...

Basketball Girls End Season in Semis

Basketball Girls End Season in Semis

Hana Holtz, Editor

February 25, 2020

The postseason rolled on for Atlantic girls basketball after a dominating 58-14 win over Clarinda in the Class 3A Region 8 Regional quarterfinal game. The Trojans matched up with Hawkeye 10 foe Red Oak in the next round.  The 19-3 Tigers hosted the 9-13 Trojans on Wednesday, Feb. 19. The two squa...

The Importance of Sportsmanship — OPINION

The Importance of Sportsmanship — OPINION

Molly McFadden, Editor

February 24, 2020

The sportsmanship of a team says a lot more about them than how they actually perform. With this, the behavior of student sections and crowds represent a school as well. Being a cheerleader, and a huge Atlantic fan, I attend many activities throughout the year. In each one, I find that my enjoyment ...

Trojans on Their Way to State

Trojans on Their Way to State

Dani Mathisen, Editor

February 19, 2020

As the end of the postseason approaches, four Atlantic-CAM wrestlers still have the chance to earn a State title. On Saturday, Feb. 15, seven Trojan wrestlers battled to finish first or second at 2A Districts, held in Atlantic, to advance onto State. Juniors Payton Fewson and Devin McKay were both...

Another Record in the Books

Another Record in the Books

Molly McFadden, Editor

February 19, 2020

Atlantic’s archery team broke the high school record on Saturday, Feb. 15 in Holstein. The high school team had an overall score of 3,389 at Holstein’s Ridge View tournament. With the new record, the squad earned first place at the meet, topping a field of seven teams. Sophomore Cooper Jipsen led the...

Atlantic Boys Host Harlan

Atlantic Boys Host Harlan

Hana Holtz, Editor

February 19, 2020

For the second Monday in a row, the Atlantic boys basketball team took on Harlan. This week’s contest was played in Atlantic.  Upon arrival in Trojan territory, the Cyclones were 14-5. The Trojans’ record was 8-11. In their previous meeting, Atlantic came up short after the Cyclones dominated ...

Meet a Stud: Haley Rasmussen

Meet a Stud: Haley Rasmussen

Brynna Ray, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Junior Haley Rasmussen has been involved in sports since a young age. She has participated in volleyball, basketball, dance, softball and track during her high school years. Rasmussen enjoys all of the sports she participates in. For her junior year, Rasmussen is involved in volleyball, basketball, and ...

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