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  • The varsity cross country qualifying meets are Wednesday, Oct. 21.
  • There will be a 1.5 hr early dismissal Wednesday, Oct. 21.
  • The fall vocal concert is Tuesday, Oct. 20.
  • The NHS blood drive will be held Tuesday, Oct. 20.
  • Varsity volleyball match vs Clarinda Monday, Oct. 19 at AHS.
  • Atlantic will host the first football playoff game on Oct. 23.
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Boys Basketball Comes to a Close

Junior Grant Sturm scopes out the floor for an open teammate. Sturm ended the season with an average of 7.5 points and 3.4 rebounds per game.

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...

Atlantic Boys Host Harlan

Senior Nile Petersen plays tough defense. On Monday night, Petersen had seven rebounds and five points.

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 ...

Back-to-Back Games for Trojan Boys

Sophomore Dayton Templeton gets ready to have the ball passed to him. Templeton averages 5.7 points and 3.6 rebounds per game.

Hana Holtz, Editor

February 17, 2020

To end the week, Atlantic boys basketball played two contests, one at home and one on the road.  On Thursday, Feb. 13, the Trojans took on Maryville. This was the final new opponent the Trojans had to face this season, with the other two being Des Moines Lincoln and Saydel. The Spoofhounds made th...

Girls and Boys Hoops Lose to Harlan

Junior Skyler Handlos tips the ball at the beginning of the Denison-Schleswig game. On Monday night, Handlos was the leading scorer, hitting 18 points.

Hana Holtz, Editor

February 13, 2020

Atlantic basketball went on the road on Monday, Feb. 10 to take on the Harlan Cyclones. This was the last double-header of the 2019-20 season. The 8-12 Trojan girls played the 11-9 Cyclones in the first half of the double-dip. Atlantic was on a five-game losing streak while Harlan had come up sho...

Atlantic Basketball Falls to Denison-Schleswig

Senior Corri Pelzer boxes out her girl on a free throw shot. Pelzer averages 5.3 rebounds per game, leading her team.

Hana Holtz, Editor

February 10, 2020

Trojan basketball took on Denison-Schleswig on Friday, Feb. 7. The game was part of the Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser, with paper basketballs being sold and hung up the week before the game. Students also collected money for the organization in between the girls’ and boys’ games. To top it all of...

Trojan Teams Go Even On the Road

Junior Grant Sturm brings the ball up the floor in Red Oak. In Tuesday night's game, Sturm scored five points.

Hana Holtz, Editor

February 7, 2020

The Trojan basketball teams competed in Red Oak on Tuesday, Feb. 4. This was the second time Atlantic faced Red Oak this season. The Atlantic girls were 8-10 when they arrived in Tiger territory. The girls were on a three-game losing streak. The #8 Tigers were 14-3 and coming off a big win over t...

Boys Basketball Plays at Wells Fargo

Senior Nile Petersen watches a free throw fall. Petersen leads his team in assists and rebounds.

Hana Holtz, Editor

February 4, 2020

The boys basketball team got the chance to play at Wells Fargo Arena on Saturday, Feb. 1. In an afternoon contest, the Trojans took on the Des Moines Lincoln Railsplitters for the second straight season.  The Trojan boys were 6-7 at the time of play, and the Railsplitters were 9-4. Atlantic was ...

Atlantic Wins One, Loses One in Carroll

Freshman Jada Jensen waits for her teammates to get open on an inbounds play. She is credited with 13 points, eight rebounds, and five steals on the season.

Hana Holtz, Editor

January 30, 2020

After a postponement on Friday, Jan. 10, the Trojan basketball teams made up their game against the Kuemper Catholic Knights on Tuesday, Jan. 28.  The Trojan girls’ record was even at seven wins and seven losses. They were also coming off a huge win over Des Moines North. On the other hand, Kuempe...

Trojans Top Saydel in Boys Hoops

Junior Skyler Handlos goes in for a layup. He leads the team in scoring, averaging 16.9 points per game.

Hana Holtz, Editor

January 29, 2020

After beating Clarinda and Red Oak in Hawkeye 10 action, the Trojans boys basketball team was looking for their third victory in a row on Friday, Jan. 24. The boys traveled to Saydel. The match against the Eagles was the first of three new games added to the Trojans’ schedule, with the other two co...

Basketball Teams Split Against Red Oak

The Trojan girls scramble for the ball. Currently, the team is sixth in the Hawkeye 10, after losing to Red Oak, the only squad who is perfect in conference play.

Hana Holtz, Editor

January 24, 2020

Atlantic hosted Red Oak in Hawkeye 10 play on Tuesday, Jan. 21. This was the first time the Trojans played the Tigers this season. The Trojan girls were coming off a solid win over the Clarinda Cardinals a week prior. With a record at 6-6, the Trojans took on the 12-2 Tigers, who were ranked #6 in cla...

Trojans Sweep Cardinals

Junior Craig Alan Becker shakes hands with his teammates during the team introductions. Becker averages 5.7 points per game.

Hana Holtz, Editor

January 16, 2020

After a postponed Friday contest in Carroll, the Trojan basketball squads got to put their skills to the test against the Clarinda Cardinals on Tuesday, Jan. 14. Earlier in the season, both the boys’ and girls’ teams snagged wins over the Cardinals. On the girls’ side of things, the Trojans ...

Boys Basketball Loses First Game Back

Junior Skyler Handlos waits for a play to open up on the home court. Handlos leads the team in scoring, averaging 16.8 points per game.

Hana Holtz, Editor

January 9, 2020

For the second time this season, Atlantic boys basketball took on Glenwood. The Trojans hosted the Rams on Monday, Jan. 6.  Earlier in the season, Glenwood topped Atlantic, 75-65. Since then, the Trojans and the Rams each won three games. The boys planned to use their knowledge from earlier in t...

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