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Trojan Boys’ Basketball Takes On a New Opponent

Trojan Boys’ Basketball Takes On a New Opponent

Hana Holtz, Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Boys' Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Des Moines Lincoln Railsplitters posed as a new competitor for the Atlantic Trojan boys’ basketball team in their matchup on Monday night. Lincoln is known for being one of the largest schools in the state of Iowa, enrollment-wise. According to publicschoolreview.com,  Lincoln is the second largest public high school in Iowa with 2,252 students. It is topped ...

Atlantic-CAM Wins John J. Harris Tournament

Atlantic-CAM Wins John J. Harris Tournament

Erin Wendt, Lead Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Wrestling

The 64th annual John J. Harris Tournament in Corning, IA was held on Jan. 19. Scheduled as a two-day tournament, severe weather caused the change to a one-day tournament. The Atlantic-CAM Trojans had a successful day, winning the tournament for the first time since 2011 and having 12 place winners, in...

Atlantic Sweeps Clarinda in Boys’-Girls’ Doubleheader

Atlantic Sweeps Clarinda in Boys’-Girls’ Doubleheader

Hana Holtz, Editor

January 18, 2019


Filed under Boys' Basketball, Girls' Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams headed for Clarinda on Thursday to take on the Cardinals. The game was supposed to be played the following night, but was moved up due to impending inclement weather. Because of the schedule change, the freshman teams and the girls’ JV team didn’t c...

Another Loss to the Knights for the Trojans

Another Loss to the Knights for the Trojans

Makynzie Steffens, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Boys' Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Trojan boys traveled to Carroll to face the Kuemper Catholic Knights on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Throughout the entirety of the game, both teams were head to head on the scoreboard. At the end of the first quarter, the Trojans were leading with a score of 8-7. Senior Chase Mullenix had the first baske...

Close Game for Trojan Girls

Close Game for Trojan Girls

Kennedy Goergen and Lauren Nicholas

January 17, 2019


Filed under Girls' Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Trojan girls basketball took a hard fall to the Kuemper Catholic Knights on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Head coach Dan Vargason said the plan of attack for the game was to “get more pressure,” make the Knights work full court to “get them out of their rhythm,” and be “more aggressive at the rim” offens...

Atlantic-CAM Places Second at Loyd Shaffer Tournament

Atlantic-CAM Places Second at Loyd Shaffer Tournament

Caroline Pellett

January 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Wrestling

The Atlantic-Cam wrestling team traveled to Marion, IA for the Loyd Shaffer Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 12. The wrestlers left after school on Friday and arrived later that night where they practiced and stayed overnight to avoid driving up early the next morning. Wrestling began at 10 a.m. on Saturday, but ...

Tough Week for Trojan Girls

Tough Week for Trojan Girls

Hana Holtz, Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Girls' Basketball, Showcase, Sports

In girls’ varsity action last week, Atlantic dropped both of their games. The Trojans fell to the Glenwood Rams on Tuesday in Glenwood, 69-37. Before competing against Atlantic, Glenwood held a record of 7-3. Atlantic was outscored in all four quarters by the Rams. Junior Kenzie Waters netted 11 points for th...

Trojans Toppled by the Titans

Trojans Toppled by the Titans

Colin Mullenix and Braden Smith

January 14, 2019


Filed under Boys' Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Last Friday the Atlantic Trojan boys basketball team took on the Lewis Central Titans. Lewis Central came into the game with a 7-3 record and one loss in the Hawkeye 10, while Atlantic came into the game with a 4-7 record and five losses in the Hawkeye 10. The night ended with a loss for the Trojans, wi...

Glenwood Rams Top Atlantic Trojans

Glenwood Rams Top Atlantic Trojans

Madison Botos and Maycie Waters

January 10, 2019


Filed under Boys' Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Glenwood Rams outscored the Atlantic Trojans in three of the four quarters during the game on Jan. 8 in Glenwood, dropping the Trojans' record to 4-7. The starters for the Trojans were made up of sophomore Skyler Handlos, junior Tyler Moen, and seniors Nathan Behrends, Chase Mullenix and Logan Reil...

Atlantic Girls Fall to Harlan at Home

Atlantic Girls Fall to Harlan at Home

Hana Holtz, Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under Girls' Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Trojan girls faced off against the Harlan Cyclones on Saturday night in the AMS gym. This matchup was for conference credit. Both teams played the night prior, with Atlantic suffering a loss to one of the Hawkeye 10’s toughest--Denison-Schleswig--and Harlan was beat up on by St. Albert. Harlan arr...

Two Trojans Earn a Rollin Dyer Title

Two Trojans Earn a Rollin Dyer Title

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

January 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Wrestling

The 40th annual Rollin Dyer Tournament was hosted by Atlantic-CAM on Saturday, Jan. 5. The Trojans left with two tournament champions: seniors Chase McLaren and Chase Mullinex. This was the fourth Rollin Dyer title for McLaren, who won it at 120 as a freshman, 126 as a sophomore and 132 as a junior. ...

Girls’ Basketball Loses First Game Back

Girls’ Basketball Loses First Game Back

Hana Holtz, Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under Girls' Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Following a massive overtime win against St. Albert, the Trojan girls’ basketball team took on Denison-Schleswig in their first competition back from Christmas break. Previously, the Trojans lost to the Monarchs 66-35. JV took the floor first. Through four quarters, it was Denison-Schleswig on to...

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