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The student news site of Atlantic High School


Eye of the Needle 3.23

May 11, 2023

In this week's episode, we talk about the upcoming homecoming week, volleyball, and all-state band and choir!

The girls come together to celebrate after winning a point in a match during a game last season.

Volleyball Girls Battle it Out

Camryn Church, Editor October 17, 2020

The girls took on Red Oak and Shenandoah on Oct. 13 in a triangular, losing to the Tigers and coming out on top against the Mustangs. The score against Red Oak was 25-18, 25-18, and 25-13 respectively....

Senior Caroline Pellett waves to the crowd at Senior Night. The girls lost to the Saintes 2-3.

Girls Volleyball Senior Night

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor September 28, 2020

Senior Night for the Girls Volleyball team took place at home on Thursday, Sept. 24. The girls played against St. Albert Catholic. They won the first two matches but fell short to the Saintes on the last...

Junior Haley Rasmussen sprints down the track during the 2018-19 seasons. The track season began on Monday, Feb. 17 for students not involved in a winter sport.

Meet a Stud: Haley Rasmussen

Brynna Ray, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

Junior Haley Rasmussen has been involved in sports since a young age. She has participated in volleyball, basketball, dance, softball and track during her high school years. Rasmussen enjoys all of the...

Chloe Davis, Emma Templeton, and Kenzie Waters pose with their roses on Senior Night. The three girls were involved in volleyball all four years of high school.

Atlantic Volleyball Says Goodbye to Seniors

Malena Woodward, Staff Writer November 6, 2019

The volleyball seniors have packed away their knee pads and spandex. After their four years as Trojans, Emma Templeton, Chloe Davis, and Kenzie Waters are saying goodbye to the volleyball court.  Together...

Junior Haley Rasmussen sets the ball in the final match of the season against Red Oak. Rasmussen totaled 580 assists on the season.

Volleyball Season Ends in Red Oak

Hana Holtz, Editor October 28, 2019

In the first round of postseason play, Atlantic was matched up against Red Oak. The Tigers were ranked #3 in class 3A by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. The regional quarterfinal match was played...

Junior Haley Rasmussen bumps up the ball. Rasmussen plays setter and hit 1,000 career assists this weekend.

Atlantic Volleyball’s Last Tournament

Hana Holtz, Editor October 22, 2019

The Atlantic volleyball squad headed to Winterset bright and early Saturday morning to compete in the last tournament of the season. The girls took on East Mills, Gilbert, and Carlisle in pool play. Hot...

The front row crew of juniors Caroline Pellett and Haley Rasmussen, along with freshman Aubrey Guyer go up against Creston this season. Pellett and Guyer are hitters, while Rasmussen is the setter.

Three Sets to Atlantic

Hana Holtz, Editor October 17, 2019

In their last home contest of the season, Atlantic played Shenandoah and Red Oak. It was also senior night, honoring the trio of Chloe Davis, Emma Templeton, and Kenzie Waters. The Shenandoah Fillies...

Senior Emma Templeton and freshman Aubrey Guyer come together at the net to put up a block. Templeton plays right-side hitter, while Guyer is a middle hitter.

Trojan Volleyball Gets a Set on Denison

Hana Holtz, Editor October 10, 2019

Another team in Atlantic’s sights was Denison-Schleswig, after the Trojans upset the Creston Panthers just a week prior. The two squads clashed in Denison on Tuesday in a conference matchup. The Monarchs...

The Atlantic girls hug it out on the home court. The Trojans record is 6-29.

Volleyball Team Puts in Weekend Work

Hana Holtz, Editor October 9, 2019

Bright and early Saturday morning, the Trojan volleyball team headed to Neola to take on a slate full of teams. In round-robin play, the Trojans were stacked up against Red Oak, IKM-Manning, Lawton-Bronson,...

Junior Caroline Pellett digs the ball while fellow junior Maycie Waters and freshman Aubrey Guyer stand by. Pellett is third on the team in the dig category.

Atlantic Girls Take On Kuemper

Hana Holtz, Editor October 8, 2019

The Trojan volleyball team hosted the Kuemper Catholic Knights on Thursday, just two days after they broke the eight-year conference curse against Creston. The Knights boasted a record of 23-2, their only...

The freshmen volleyball team huddles after an exciting point. Smith plays on the varsity and freshmen teams.

Gaining Varsity Volleyball Experience as a Freshman

Connor Church, Editor October 4, 2019

Aubrey Guyer and Abby Smith suit up for varsity volleyball as freshmen. In fact, Guyer starts. She is a middle hitter in the varsity lineup. Smith plays freshmen volleyball, along with subbing in for varsity....

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