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  • The district FFA Convention will be Saturday, March 6 at Harlan
  • State girls basketball is this week
  • The late winter band and vocal concert is Thursday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m.
  • There will be a 1.5 hr early dismissal Wednesday, March 3
  • The mobile food pantry will be open Wednesday, March 3 from 3-6 p.m. in HS commons
  • Varsity boys basketball substate is Monday, March 1 at Indianola
  • Girls and boys track practice starts this week!
  • Order your yearbook!
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...

Halle Copeland shoots at a home tournament from last year. Copeland said take into consideration stance, form, and where to aim before shooting an arrow.

An Archer’s Point of View

Regardless of any other thoughts they may have, an archer must focus completely on their target while they shoot.
Taliya James, Editor December 18, 2020

Many do not truly know what goes through an archer’s head when they are standing on the line awaiting their turn to shoot. When standing seconds before a flight, an archer’s mind must be focused on...

Junior Kadin Stutzman wrestles at the Hawkey-10 tournament his sophomore year. Stutzman will be returning for his third season this year.

Winter Sports are Underway

AHS offers a wide variety of sports for students to be involved in during the winter season including archery, basketball, wrestling, and boys swim.
Taliya James, Editor November 9, 2020

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

The Arrow Points to Nationals

Atlantic archery competed at State last weekend.
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...

Sophomore Tristan Mathisen zones in on the target. Mathisen shot a 225 at the bullseye tournament on Saturday.

Shooting Their Way to State

Atlantic archery had many participants qualify for 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...

Junior Joe Sonntag prepares to shoot his bow at archery practice. Sonntag shot a 265 at the Nodaway Valley meet.

Another Record in the Books

Atlantic's archers competed at two tournaments this past weekend.
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...

Senior Dustin Dreager prepares his shot. Dreager has been involved with archery all four years of high school.

Trojans Attend Bluejay Bullseye

Atlantic archers hit the road to compete in another tournament.
Molly McFadden, Editor February 11, 2020

The Atlantic archers took a trip to Bondurant on Saturday, Feb. 8 to compete at the Bluejay Bullseye tournament. The team ranked second out of three with a score of 3,345 points. The Trojans had 168 tens...

Sophomore Cooper Jipsen carries his arrows at this season's home tournament. Jipsen shot a 296 at the Creston tournament this past weekend.

Taking Shots in Diagonal and Creston

Atlantic archery broke records at recent tournaments.
Molly McFadden, Editor February 5, 2020

Over the weekend, the Atlantic archery team traveled to two different tournaments. The team ranked second out of four at the Diagonal Maroons Shootout and first out of four at the CAT Bullseye tournament...

Freshman Halle Copeland collects her arrows during the bullseye event. Copeland finished first amongst the Trojan girls in the bullseye competition.

Atlantic Archery Takes Second at Home Meet

The team also had strong individual showings on Saturday.
Anastasia Muell, Editor December 18, 2019

The archery team competed at home on Saturday, Dec. 14. While the team usually competes at the high school in the gym, with all the varying activities also taking place that day, the competition was split...

Archers prepare to shoot their arrows. The archery team is comprised of middle and high schoolers.

2019-20 Archery Preview

Trojan archery has high expectations for upcoming season.
Connor Church, Editor December 6, 2019

The 2019-20 archery season is here. The Atlantic archery team is getting ready for a new season, with seven tournaments on tap. There are many returning archers. This year's seniors on the archery team...

READY, AIM, FIRE - Sophomore Lea Lillard draws back her arm to make a shot.

All About Archery

The archery season has commenced, with the Trojans placing third at their first tournament.
Bodie Johnson and Mia Trotter December 18, 2018

The Atlantic Archery team is held to high standards, as they placed third in their first tournament of the season. There are 35 high school students and 35 middle school students who participate in archery....

A middle school girl receives help with her bow before taking a shot.

Archers Take Aim

Photos by Hayley Gibson and Jordan Zarbano.
Kole Hansen January 27, 2017

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