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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...

Shooting Their Way to State

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

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...

Another Record in the Books

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

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...

Trojans Attend Bluejay Bullseye

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

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 throughout the day. Sophomore Cooper Jipsen shot a 291, winning the tournament and leading the Troja...

Taking Shots in Diagonal and Creston

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

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 in Creston.  At the Diagonal meet, the Trojans scored 3,348 points, setting a new team record. The ...

Atlantic Archery Takes Second at Home Meet

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

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 between the middle school and Schuler gyms. The team competed in both a 3D tournament and a bullseye tournam...

2019-20 Archery Preview

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

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 are Dustin and Derek Dreager, Savannah Cameron, Clayton Jipsen, Harley Oliver, McCade Stillian, and...

All About Archery

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

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. During a competition, each contestant is given five arrows and shoots four times at 10 meter...

Archers Take Aim

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

Kole Hansen

January 27, 2017

Archers Prepare to Shoot Into the New Season

Two archers pull their arrows back as they prepare to shoot.

Paige Williams, Editor

November 7, 2016

The Atlantic Archery Club will be shooting into the new season on Monday. Coaches Dent Petty and Clent Roland will be taking the reins this year. The club holds practices in the Washington Elementary gym from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, Friday evenings. Approximately 50-60 archers...

Archers Place Third at First Tourney of the Year

Nathan Gray and Heather Freund site in alongside their competition at a home archery meet last year.

Paige Williams

December 14, 2015

On Dec. 5, the Atlantic archery team traveled to Tama, Iowa, for their first tournament. Seventeen archers attended at the tournament, placing third out of twelve teams. “I thought we shot well for the first shoot of the year,” said coach Justin Williams. “Last year we shot a 2700 as a team, this y...

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