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Niklasen Signs with Dordt College

Niklasen Signs with Dordt College

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Showcase, Sports

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 in Sioux Center, IA, Dordt is a private, Christian, liberal arts college and a member of the Nat...

Strong Start for Boys’ Swimming

Strong Start for Boys’ Swimming

Erin Wendt, Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Swimming

The boys’ swim team kicked off their season by traveling to Boone on Saturday, Dec. 1. They’ve also competed in meets at Sioux City and Marshalltown. To start the night at Boone, the 4x50 yard Medley relay, consisting of Cole Sampson, Alec Muff, Brayden Atkinson and Avery Andersen took fifth pla...

Trojans Pick Up a Big Win Against the Rams

Trojans Pick Up a Big Win Against the Rams

Connor Church

December 12, 2018


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

The Trojans picked up a big win against conference rival Glenwood on Tuesday. The Trojans were coming off of a tough loss to the Creston Panthers, and they wanted to pick up a huge win on their home floor with the Rams in town. The Trojans started Logan Reilly, Chase Mullenix, Jalen Petersen, Nathan...

Wrestlers Face Tough Competition at Council Bluffs Classic

Wrestlers Face Tough Competition at Council Bluffs Classic

Erin Wendt, Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

The Atlantic-CAM Trojans made their way to the Council Bluffs Wrestling Classic on Dec. 7 and 8, leaving with two wrestlers earning top ten finishes, including a runner-up. The two-day tournament kicked off on Friday, Dec. 7 with weigh-ins starting at 11 a.m. Matches began at 1 p.m. with round-robin...

Atlantic Boys Drop One to Creston

Atlantic Boys Drop One to Creston

Lauren Nicholas, Kennedy Goergen, and Hana Holtz

December 11, 2018


Filed under Boys' Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Trojan boys’ basketball team fell to Creston last Friday night. Although the Trojans lost, they finished strong and stayed close throughout the entire game. The crowd was on the edge of their seats, eagerly waiting to see how the game would turn out. Leading up to the Creston game, the boys foc...

Panthers Top Trojans in Girls’ Hoops

Panthers Top Trojans in Girls’ Hoops

Maycie Waters, Maddie Botos, and Hana Holtz

December 11, 2018


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

The Atlantic Trojans took on the Creston Panthers on Friday, Dec. 7. Coming into the matchup, the Trojans carried an 0-4 record while the Panthers had a 1-2 record. The Panthers beat the Trojans with a final score of 72-55, making the Panthers’ record 2-2 and the Trojans’ 0-5. Starting for Atlantic was ...

Trojans Suffer a Tough Loss to Creston

Trojans Suffer a Tough Loss to Creston

Connor Church, Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Boys' Basketball, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Trojans took a loss on the road against the Creston Panthers on Friday night. The Trojans were coming off of a win against Red Oak, and they were looking to make it two in a row against the Panthers. The Panthers were coming off of a win against Shenandoah. The Trojan starters were Jalen Petersen,...

Atlantic Girls Nearly Thwart Ranked Red Oak

Atlantic Girls Nearly Thwart Ranked Red Oak

Makynzie Steffens, Aliyah Jordan, and Hana Holtz

December 8, 2018


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

The Atlantic girls’ basketball team lost a nail-biting game to the Red Oak Tigers on Tuesday, Dec. 4. Going into the game, sophomore Haley Rasmussen said “we knew we were the underdogs. There wasn’t anything on the line, we were just going to play our hardest.” As the game began, Baylee N...

Wrestlers Earn Fifth Dual Win of the Season

Wrestlers Earn Fifth Dual Win of the Season

Dani Mathisen, Molly Mcfadden, and Erin Wendt

December 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

Coming off a strong meet in Audubon, the Trojans traveled to Creston and picked up two Hawkeye 10 Dual wins on Tuesday, Dec. 4, to bring their dual record to 5-0. The wrestlers competed against Creston and Red Oak, defeating the Panthers 40-27 and the Tigers, ranked fifth in a preseason poll, with a sco...

Wrestlers Snag Four Individual Titles at Humboldt

Wrestlers Snag Four Individual Titles at Humboldt

Caroline Pellett and Mia Trotter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

Friday, Nov. 30, the Atlantic-CAM wrestling team attended the Joe Fitch Invitational in Humboldt. To begin, the wrestlers were placed in two pools, labeled A and B. They would then compete within their pool to determine the final placing they’d later receive. After completing three rounds of wrestling, seve...

Trojans Make it Two in a Row Against Red Oak

Trojans Make it Two in a Row Against Red Oak

Connor Church, Editor

December 5, 2018


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

The Trojans boys basketball team picked up a big conference win against the Red Oak Tigers on Tuesday night. The Tigers were coming off of a 22-63 loss to Lewis Central. It was the Tigers' home opener. The Red Oak high school gym was being renovated, so the game was played in the Red Oak Middle School...

First Conference Game for Girls’ Basketball

First Conference Game for Girls’ Basketball

Hana Holtz, Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Girls' Basketball, Showcase, Sports

In their first conference matchup of the season, the Atlantic girls trekked to Council Bluffs to play St. Albert on Friday night. Previously in the season, the Trojans played conference opponent Denison-Schleswig in a non-conference game. Friday night was the first conference-contest for many teams around the area,...

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