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  • The football banquet is at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 24.
  • All state is on Saturday, Oct. 23.
  • There's a state cross country qualifying meet on Wednesday, Oct. 20.
  • The volleyball season has come to an end!
  • The pink out game is on Friday, Oct. 22.
  • There is a girls basketball meeting with Mr. Vargason on Tuesday, Oct. 19.
  • The varsity football team plays Creston on Friday, Oct. 22.
  • Football and cheerleading senior night is Friday, Oct. 22 at the Trojan Bowl.
  • There is a fall vocal concert on Tuesday, Oct. 19.
  • The next driver's ed class begins on Oct. 25.
  • NHS is holding a blood drive on Tuesday, Oct. 19.
  • Order your yearbook!
Freshman Jaice Larson prepares for the next play. Larson has been playing basketball since middle school and plans to continue throughout high school as well.

The Future of Trojan Basketball

Freshman players work hard, looking forward to the future of Trojan basketball.
Taliya James, Editor February 8, 2021

While students and spectators enjoy watching athletes play varsity, they might not typically think about the future of the team. The freshman class comes into the high school hoping to live up to the lasting...

The third episode of The Point is all about sports. The Point can be streamed on Anchor and Spotify.

The Point: Stars on the Court, Ft. Garrett Reynolds and Maycie Waters

Boys and girls basketball continue to succeed as the season carries on.
Molly McFadden, Editor January 28, 2021

AHS kicks off the new year with school spirit. Molly McFadden sits down with seniors Garrett Reynolds and Maycie Waters to talk about basketball, future plans, and being a Trojan. Music by Anchor

Senior Craig Alan Becker watches the ball during the 2019/20 basketball season. This is Beckers fourth year of basketball.

Basketball Kicks Off Winter Sports

A double-header in Creston consumed the Trojan's Tuesday night.
Taliya James, Editor December 3, 2020

The Trojans kicked off winter sports with a boys and girls basketball game hosted in Creston on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The boys beat the Panthers 62-36, while the girls fell just short with a score of 67-65.  Boys...

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

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.

Boys Basketball Comes to a Close

The team lost in the first round of postseason play in overtime.
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...

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

Atlantic Boys Host Harlan

In Hawkeye 10 action, the boys basketball team played the Cyclones.
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’...

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

Back-to-Back Games for Trojan Boys

Atlantic goes 1-1 on the basketball court.
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...

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.

Girls and Boys Hoops Lose to Harlan

Trojan basketball heads into the final part of the season.
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...

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

Atlantic Basketball Falls to Denison-Schleswig

Both the girls and boys came up short to the Monarchs.
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...

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

Trojan Teams Go Even On the Road

The girls and boys basketball squads played Red Oak.
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...

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

Boys Basketball Plays at Wells Fargo

Despite sickness and injury, the Trojans competed on one of the state's biggest stages.
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...

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.

Atlantic Wins One, Loses One in Carroll

The Trojans played the Knights on Tuesday, Jan. 28.
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...

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