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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!
The football team poses for a picture with their state-qualifying banner. This is the first time in 18 years the Trojans qualified for state.

Football Win Qualifies Trojans for State

The football teams will head to West Marshall on Oct. 30.
Kenzie Hoffman, Editor October 28, 2020

The Trojans won a home game against the Des Moines Christian Lions Friday, Oct. 24 with a score of 21-0. This is the first time in 18 years the Trojans qualified for state. They will take on the West Marshall...

Sophomore Jayden Proehl runs the ball. This was the Trojans first varsity game in the new Trojan Bowl.

Trojans Trample the Tigers

Atlantic has a big win over the Red Oak during the Homecoming game.
Kenzie Hoffman, Editor October 14, 2020

The Trojans won against the Red Oak Tigers 42-0 on Oct. 9. This is the Trojans first homecoming game win in two years. Junior Garrett McLaren scored three touchdowns, threw 95 yards, and 80% of his throws...

Senior Bodie Jonson celebrates during the football game against Clarinda. After the game against Shennandoah, Jonson said, “It was an amazing experience with my teammates, but we’re not satisfied yet.” 

Trojans Secure District Title

The Trojan football team won in Shenandoah, securing the first district title since 2002.
Kenzie Hoffman, Editor October 6, 2020

The Trojans won against Shenandoah 28-0 on Oct. 2, securing the district title. The Trojans haven’t won the district title since 2002. “We didn’t score the first half, but during the second we really...

Sophomore Caden Anderson gets ready to throw a pass downfield against Underwood.

Coaching Throughout COVID-19

A look into what guidelines coaches have been given for fall sports.
Tanner O'Brien, Staff Writer October 6, 2020

With the 2020-2021 sports seasons in full swing on restrictions for COVID-19 are making it more difficult for coaches and players. Atlantic Middle School football coach Connor Larson said, “We have to...

The Trojans huddle up while preparing for the next play.  The Trojans are currently 3-1.  Grant Sturm had four interceptions last Friday night.

Trojans Keep the Winning Streak Against Clarinda

The Trojans win a home game, in Glenwood, 7-0 against Clarinda on Friday night.
Kenzie Hoffman, Editor September 22, 2020

The Trojans took the win against Clarinda 7-0 at Glenwood on Friday night. Sophomore Caden Anderson threw 167 yards. Senior Bodie Johnson rushed 51 yards and senior Collin Mullinex received 77 yards. Anderson...

The Trojans huddle in during the game against Underwood to devise a plan. The boys will play the Cardinals in Glenwood on Sept. 18.

Trojans Set to Play in Glenwood

The football game planed to be held in the newly renovated Trojan Bowl has been moved to Glenwood.
Molly McFadden, Editor September 16, 2020

The home football game set for Sept. 18 against the Clarinda Cardinals has been moved to Glenwood due to the incompletion of the Trojan Bowl. Face coverings will be required for all students and are expected...

Colten Tasto catches some air at Friday nights game. The Trojans kicked off the season in Underwood.

Trojan Football Kicks Off the Season

Kenzie Hoffman, Editor August 31, 2020

The Trojans lost 39-0 on Friday night in Underwood. Garrett McLaren threw 82 yards. Ayden Brown rushed 13 yards, and Collin Mullinex received 51 yards. Grant Sturm received 49 yards. The Trojans had 7...

Junior Colin Mullenix sprints up the field. Mullenix finished the season with five touchdowns.

Season Finale Win for Trojan Football

The Trojans pick up a win and end the season on a high note.
Connor Church, Editor October 29, 2019

The 2019 Trojan football team went out in style against the Red Oak Tigers this past Friday. The Trojans were looking to win their season finale, and they did just that in a clean shutout of the opposition. The...

Senior Tyler Moen takes it to the house against Creston earlier in the season. Moen has played football all four years of high school

Trojans Fall to the Falcons

The Trojans are 1-1 in district play and 2-4 overall.
Connor Church, Editor October 7, 2019

The Trojan football team was defeated by the OA-BCIG Falcons this past Friday. The Trojans were looking to go 2-0 in district play. It was OABCIG's Homecoming. The Trojans got off to a fast start, as they...

Trojan Football Drops One to Harlan

Trojan Football Drops One to Harlan

Connor Church, Editor September 23, 2019

The Trojans fell to the Harlan Cyclones on Friday night. The Trojans were hoping to bounce back after they lost to Clarinda the week before. Atlantic also honored the 1965 football team at halftime. The...

ITS OFFICIAL - Zade Niklasen smiles as he makes his commitment to Dordt College. Niklasen has been a four year letter winner for the Trojan football team and also participated in basketball and track during his years at AHS.

Niklasen Signs with Dordt College

Zade Niklasen will be continuing his football career with Dordt College in Sioux Center, IA.
Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor December 13, 2018

For senior Zade Niklasen, the days of helmets, pads and line-striped fields are not yet over. On Saturday, Dec. 1, he signed with Dordt College to continue his football career and become a Defender. Located...

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.

Meet a Five-Sport Athlete: Chase Mullenix

Senior Chase Mullenix has decided to dual-sport with basketball and wrestling for the 2018 season.
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,...

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