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Trojans Earn Their First Win of the Season

Trojans Earn Their First Win of the Season

Connor Church and Colin Mullenix

December 4, 2018


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

Coming off a tough loss to the Winterset Huskies as a start to the season, the Trojan boys' basketball team got their first win against the St. Albert Falcons on Friday, Nov. 30 at home. The Falcons came to the game as their season opener. Seniors Jalen Petersen, Nathan Behrends, Chase Mullenix and Lo...

Wrestling Season Takes Off at Audubon

Wrestling Season Takes Off at Audubon

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

Trojan wrestling started out the season strong with three dual victories at Audubon on Thursday, Nov. 29. The team had solid leads over each of the competing teams, topping Griswold’s 16 points with 64, Clarinda’s 30 with 54 and Audubon’s 10 with 66. Throughout the evening, the Trojans were able ...

Girls Basketball Begins a New Season

Girls Basketball Begins a New Season

Madison Botos and Maycie Waters

December 1, 2018


Filed under Girls' Basketball, Sports

Basketball season has officially begun for winter sports and their athletes. For the girls’ basketball team, a preseason conditioning week was held prior to the first day of practice, which was Monday, Nov. 4. With conditioning, came many days of running, shuffling and jumping. Attendance hovered aro...

Trojan Boys Basketball Suffers a Tough Loss in Season Opener

Trojan Boys Basketball Suffers a Tough Loss in Season Opener

Connor Church

November 30, 2018


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

The Trojan boys basketball team suffered a tough loss to the Winterset Huskies. The Trojans introduced coach Ebling as their new coach after former coach Alan Jenkins took a head coaching job at Southeast Polk. The Trojans were looking to get the season off to a good start, and their first test was the...

Trojan Girls Hold Scrimmage Against ACGC

Trojan Girls Hold Scrimmage Against ACGC

Hana Holtz, Editor

November 29, 2018


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

The Atlantic girls’ basketball team squared off against ACGC in a Hall of Pride scrimmage on Tuesday night. The purpose of the event was to experiment with new plays and player combinations. “It’s not about winning. It’s a time for us to work on ourselves,” sophomore Kennedy Goergen said a...

Trojan Wrestlers Face-Off for Varsity Positions

Trojan Wrestlers Face-Off for Varsity Positions

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Wrestling

A new season for wrestling means another round of wrestle-offs to determine the varsity squad. Held on Monday, Nov. 26 in the multi-purpose room, community members were welcome to attend and "meet the team." Two mats were used for the dueling pairs and fans were able to line the outside of the room. ...

NEWS BRIEF – Winter Sports by the Numbers

NEWS BRIEF – Winter Sports by the Numbers

Connor Church

November 26, 2018


Filed under Activities, Boys' Basketball, Girls' Basketball, News Briefs, School News, Sports, Swimming, Wrestling

Winter sports are in full swing at AHS, with the beginning of five seasons: boys' basketball, girls' basketball, boys' swimming, archery and wrestling. The boys' basketball team is looking to start a new chapter this season as head coach Jeff Ebling takes over for former coach Alan Jenkins. The boys finished with a 14-9 r...

Girls’ Basketball to Host Hall of Pride Scrimmage

Girls’ Basketball to Host Hall of Pride Scrimmage

Kennedy Goergen and Braden Smith

November 26, 2018


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

The girls' basketball team is preparing to host a Hall of Pride Scrimmage against ACGC on Nov. 27 in the AHS gym. There will be two games: JV at 5:30 p.m., followed by varsity at 7 p.m. It will run as if it were a regular game and everyone is welcome to support. Head coach Dan Vargason said this will be a ...

Atlantic Girls Fall on the Road

Atlantic Girls Fall on the Road

Hana Holtz, Editor

November 25, 2018


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

The Atlantic girls took on their first conference opponent on Tuesday--Denison-Schleswig--in a non-conference game. The Monarchs were ranked 14th in class 4A by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s preseason poll. This matchup was the first of the season for the opposition, while Atlantic had ...

Girls’ Basketball Season Opens at Home

Girls’ Basketball Season Opens at Home

Hana Holtz, Editor

November 23, 2018


Filed under Girls' Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The winter sports season kicked off at home as the Trojans took on the Carroll Tigers on Monday. This was the first competition among all of the winter sports--boys’ basketball, boys’ swimming, wrestling, and dance team. This was the first game of the season for both the Trojans and the Tigers. ...

Meet a Five-Sport Athlete: Chase Mullenix

Meet a Five-Sport Athlete: Chase Mullenix

Kennedy Goergen, Lauren Nicholas, and Ashley Wendt

November 16, 2018


Filed under Boys' Basketball, Boys' Track, Features, Football, Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

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, this year he will not only be a four-sport athlete but a five-sport athlete. Mullenix has decided t...

Trojan Wrestling Starts Practice

Trojan Wrestling Starts Practice

Bodie Johnson

November 16, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

Wrestling began on Monday, Nov. 12. The team looks to have another successful season, with the usual goal of having team members earn a spot in the State tournament. The Trojans will be returning several wrestlers and seven from the varsity lineup. Senior Chase McLaren, who placed 7th at last year...

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