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Basketball Girls End Season in Semis

The girls go over the strategy one last time before the Wednesday night's game in Red Oak. The team finished the season with a record of 9-14.

Hana Holtz, Editor

February 25, 2020

The postseason rolled on for Atlantic girls basketball after a dominating 58-14 win over Clarinda in the Class 3A Region 8 Regional quarterfinal game. The Trojans matched up with Hawkeye 10 foe Red Oak in the next round.  The 19-3 Tigers hosted the 9-13 Trojans on Wednesday, Feb. 19. The two squa...

Meet a Stud: Haley Rasmussen

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.

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 sports she participates in. For her junior year, Rasmussen is involved in volleyball, basketball, and ...

Trojans’ Postseason Rolls On

Junior Haley Rasmussen goes for three against the Cardinals. On Saturday night, Rasmussen hit three three-pointers.

Hana Holtz, Editor

February 18, 2020

The postseason began on Saturday, Feb. 15 for the Atlantic girls basketball team. The Trojans played host to the Clarinda Cardinals in the class 3A Region 8 quarterfinal match. In the regular season, the teams met twice. On Tuesday, Dec. 10, Atlantic was victorious, 78-23. The girls secured the season ...

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...

Two Losses for Atlantic Girls Basketball

Senior Kenzie Waters looks for an open girl. She leads her team in assists with 52.

Hana Holtz, Editor

February 4, 2020

The Atlantic girls basketball team took on St. Albert and Harlan in Hawkeye 10 action, after coming up short to Glenwood on Thursday, Jan. 30.  The girls travelled to Council Bluffs on Friday, Jan. 31 to compete against St. Albert, who was ranked #12 in class 1A. This was the second time the two squads...

Basketball Girls Lose to Glenwood

Senior Corri Pelzer sets a screen for senior Kenzie Waters. Both girls have played basketball all four years of high school.

Hana Holtz, Editor

January 31, 2020

Atlantic girls basketball played the Glenwood Rams on Thursday, Jan. 30 for the second time this season. In their previous meeting, the Rams were victorious at home, 71-45.  On a two-game winning streak, the Trojans played host to the #4 team in Class 4A. Glenwood was a perfect 15-0 upon arrival i...

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...

Road Win for Atlantic Girls Basketball

Junior Taylor McCreedy hits a jumper. She averages 6.2 points per game.

Hana Holtz, Editor

January 27, 2020

The Atlantic girls basketball team took on an unfamiliar opponent on Thursday, Jan. 23 as they made the long haul to Des Moines. The Trojans faced off against Des Moines North, the final of their new schedule additions for the 2019-20 season. The Polar Bears had a record of 3-9, and they were coming off a ...

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 ...

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