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Boys’ Track Qualify Nine Events to State Meet

DOWN THE HOME STRETCH - Senior Chase Mullenix strides down the straightaway at the co-ed home track meet. Mullenix qualified in several events for the state meet.

Maycie Waters

May 14, 2019

On the boys’ track team, nine different events qualified for the state meet with two runners earning spots in the open 200m, 400m, and 800m. The Trojans ran at the co-ed state qualifying meet held in Carroll on Friday, May 10. Junior Tyler Moen and senior Zade Niklasen made it in the open 200m dash and ...

Trojans Go Back-to-Back

GIMME FIVE - Junior Cale Roller gives sophomore Joe Weaver a good-luck high five before he competes in his race. Roller can often be seen on the throwing field, while Weaver competes in various hurdle events.

Erin Wendt

May 9, 2019

The Atlantic boys’ track team came home as the 2019 Hawkeye-10 champions at the conference meet hosted by the Lewis Central Titans on Thursday, May 2, earning a total of 145 points. The Harlan Cyclones came in second, 20 points behind the leading Trojans. The team also won in 2018, making them back-t...

Track Boys Earn Trojan Relays Title

SOARING OVER - Sophomore Joe Weaver leaps over the hurdle during his respective leg of the shuttle hurdle relay. Weaver has participated in track for two years.

Maddie Botos, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

The Atlantic boys track team snatched the win at their home meet on Monday, April 29. With 139 points, the Trojans took first with a 12.5 point lead ahead of second-place Glenwood. Nathan Behrends, Craig Alan Becker, Bradley Dennis and Chase Mullenix also broke the previous meet record for the 4x800m ...

Atlantic Boys Finish Third at Co-Ed Ram Relays

WORKING TOGETHER - Senior Chase Mullinex and Sophomore Craig Alan Becker push each other during their race. Mullinex and Becker have been solid runners for the boys' team.

Maycie Waters, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

The Atlantic boys' track team had a successful night at the Co-Ed Ram Relays hosted by Lewis Central on Monday, April 22. The team finished third with a total of 104 points, just behind Glenwood in second with 109 points. Sophomore Craig Alan Becker finished first in every event he participated in....

Trojans Participate in Tiger-Knight Invitational

EYES ON THE PRIZE - Freshman Gannon O'Hara sprints his leg of a relay.

Madison Botos and Maycie Waters

April 22, 2019

The Atlantic boys’ track team traveled to Carroll on Thursday, April 18 to participate in the Tiger-Knight Invitational on the new track at the facility. Many members of the team said their turf was “so soft it was like a blanket.” The 4x400m dash consisting of Zade Niklasen, Craig Alan Becker, Ty...

Trojans Take Second at Ken Carstens Invitational

INCHING AWAY -  Senior Jalen Petersen creeps into the lead position during the 3200m run at the Denison meet. Petersen took first during that race and again in Harlan.

Madison Botos and Maycie Waters

April 16, 2019

The Atlantic boys' track team took second place at the Ken Carstens Invitational in Harlan on Tuesday, April 9. According to head coach Jordan Mullen, junior Tyler Moen “just keeps getting faster.” Moen won the 200m dash with a time of 22.72. Senior Zade Niklasen also won in the 400m dash with a tim...

Boys’ Track Beat Out Rams for First Place

UP AND OVER - Sophomore Colin Mullinex sprints his leg of the shuttle hurdle relay event. Mullinex was joined by senior Connor Pellet, sophomore Joe Weaver and freshman Kadin Stutzman.

Madison Botos and Maycie Waters

April 5, 2019

The boys’ track team secured the win at the Ram Relays hosted at Lewis Central on Monday, April 1. The Trojans beat Glenwood for first by eight points, and some highlights from the meet include junior Tyler Moen winning the 100m dash and the 200m dash, senior Zade Niklasen winning the 400m dash, sophomor...

Boys’ Track Starts Season Off Strong

FLYING HIGH - Junior Spencer Ray makes another attempt during the high jump event at the Denison track meet. Ray qualified for the state meet in high jump during the 2018 season.

Madison Botos and Maycie Waters

April 1, 2019

The Trojan boys' track team finished second at Denison in their first outdoor meet of the season on Tuesday, March 26. Prior to this, they had two indoor meets at Northwest Missouri State and Iowa State. Some highlights from the meet were Jalen Petersen winning the 3200m run, Craig Alan Becker winn...

Petersen Commits to NIACC

ONCE A TROJAN, ALWAYS A TROJAN - Senior Jalen Petersen is joined by NIACC head cross country coach Curtis Vais and Atlantic head cross country coach Dan Vargason. Petersen has participated in cross country, basketball and track throughout his high school career.

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

December 14, 2018

As the semester winds down, yet another senior has made the commitment to participate in college athletics. Jalen Petersen, a three-sport athlete for the Trojans, has signed to continue his running career at North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) in Mason City, making the switch from an Atlantic Tro...

Meet a Five-Sport Athlete: Chase Mullenix

LOOK CLOSE -- Senior Chase Mullenix turns his attention towards the game. Mullenix has played an active role in the athletic program during his years of high school, participating in football, basketball, wrestling, track and baseball.

Kennedy Goergen, Lauren Nicholas, and Ashley Wendt

November 16, 2018

Involved is an understatement when it comes to Chase Mullenix and athletics. For the past three years, Mullenix has participated in four sports year-round: football, basketball, track and baseball. However, this year he will not only be a four-sport athlete but a five-sport athlete. Mullenix has decided t...

Trojan Runners Make History at State Track

Trojan Runners Make History at State Track

Ashley Wendt

May 21, 2018

Five broken records, five State champions, eight medal earning times and a runner-up team finish. The Trojan boys' track team had a busy and successful weekend at the Iowa High School State track meet held over the course of three days: May 17, 18 and 19. They competed in 11 events, bringing along 12...

Trojan Track Hosts District Qualifier

Trojan Track Hosts District Qualifier

Dillon Sonntag and John McConkey

May 11, 2018

Runners to your marks. Get set. Go! Several events for the boys' and girls' track teams are on their way to the Blue Oval after a successful State qualifying meet held at home on Thursday, May 10. The boys qualified 11 different events with 14 entries and finished second with 143 points. Here are...

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