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Boys’ Basketball Welcomes New Coach

Boys’ Basketball Welcomes New Coach

Kennedy Goergen and Lauren Nicholas

November 12, 2018


Filed under Boys' Basketball, School News, Sports

Atlantic is welcoming a new coach to the district this year. Jeff Ebling, the new head coach for boys basketball, is currently on his 17th year of coaching high school basketball at various school districts. His most recent coaching position was at Norwalk as the assistant coach for three years. Accordin...

Twelfth Place Finish for Girls’ Swim Team

Twelfth Place Finish for Girls’ Swim Team

Erin Wendt, Lead Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Swimming

This past weekend, members of the girls’ swim team traveled to Marshalltown to compete in the State Swim meet held on Nov. 2 and 3. They competed in eight events, five individual and three relays. Overall, the girls’ placed 12th in a field of 31 teams. Clare Christensen and Anna Lowary were two o...

Two Trojans Commit to Grand View

Two Trojans Commit to Grand View

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

After much consideration, seniors Chase McLaren and Matt Gearheart have announced their commitment to Grand View University to extend their respective athletic careers of wrestling and golf. Grand View is a Division 3 private liberal arts college in Des Moines, IA. Wrestling since age four, McLaren said ...

One Last Go Around for Trojan XC

One Last Go Around for Trojan XC

Ashley Wendt, Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

Since 1979, girls and boys across Iowa have competed together in an annual statewide meet with 2018 marking the 89th year for IHSAA State Cross Country and the 53rd year for IGHSAU State Cross Country. Each of the Trojan cross country teams had the opportunity to compete this year on Saturday, Oct. 27 ...

Girls’ Swimming Dives in at Regionals

Girls’ Swimming Dives in at Regionals

Erin Wendt, Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Swimming

Six Trojan swimmers will be competing at the State meet in Marshalltown on Nov. 2-3. The girls’ swim team traveled to Johnston for their regional meet, finishing fourth out of a field of eight teams with 250 points. Ames came out on top with 569 points, a huge lead over second place Johnston with 356....

Kuemper Catholic Pushes Past Trojans and Other Area Teams

Kuemper Catholic Pushes Past Trojans and Other Area Teams

Maycie Waters

October 30, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, Sports, Volleyball

Bump, Set, Spike! On October 17, the Atlantic volleyball team played the first round of Regionals at Kuemper Catholic. In the first set, the girls lost 25-2 as they didn’t fight the tough Knights on the play-by-play. The set concluded in less than five minutes. Starting libero Mia Trotter said ...

NEWS BRIEF — Hawkeye Ten Teams Head into Volleyball Regional Finals

NEWS BRIEF — Hawkeye Ten Teams Head into Volleyball Regional Finals

Lauren Nicholas

October 28, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, Sports, Volleyball

Several Hawkeye Ten teams are still in the regional final lineup while others have already finished up their seasons. Last Wednesday, class 3A Hawkeye Ten teams Atlantic, Clarinda and Creston ended their seasons with losses. Shenandoah, ranked 15th in Class 3A, defeated Clarinda while Red Oak, ranked ...

NEWS BRIEF — Cross Country Qualifies for State

NEWS BRIEF — Cross Country Qualifies for State

Madison Botos

October 24, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, News Briefs, Sports

The cross country teams ran at Glenwood on Oct. 18 to qualify for State, with seven runners on both the boys’ and girls’ teams. Ten teams participated in each 3A district. In order to make it to State, schools must be one of the top three teams in the district. Individuals can qualify by finishing in t...

On the Road to Fort Dodge

On the Road to Fort Dodge

Ashley Wendt, Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

For the first time since 2002, cross country will be sending both the boys and the girls teams to compete at the State meet in Fort Dodge. Six runners qualified individually as well: Taylor McCreedy, Pluma Pross, Karsyn Rush, Jalen Petersen, Evan Brummer and Bradley Dennis. Returning from the 2017 meet ar...

NEWS BRIEF — Seniors Prepare to Celebrate 2018 Football Banquet

NEWS BRIEF — Seniors Prepare to Celebrate 2018 Football Banquet

Colin Mullenix

October 23, 2018


Filed under Football, Football, News Briefs, School News

The 2018 Football banquet will be held this Sunday, Oct. 28. in the Atlantic High School commons. The seniors, juniors and sophomores have to bring a side dish and table service. The freshmen are to bring a dessert and table service as well. There will be meat provided by Hy-Vee and drinks will be provide...

NEWS BRIEF — Trojan Swimmers Step up to the Blocks for Regional Competition

NEWS BRIEF — Trojan Swimmers Step up to the Blocks for Regional Competition

Bryer Rose

October 23, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, Sports, Swimming

Swim into Regionals with a splash! AHS girls' swimming has their Regional meet coming up on Saturday. The 11 girls will compete in Johnston at noon. The girls have been practicing since August and this will be the last meet until State. The Regional meet plays an important role in qualifying for...

NEWS BRIEF — Football Team Celebrates Last Team Night

NEWS BRIEF — Football Team Celebrates Last Team Night

Beau Dickerson

October 23, 2018


Filed under Football, News Briefs, Sports

The Football team had their last team night on Thursday. They went to the Super Bowl to go bowling and eat pizza. The time spent together is great for team bonding. Middle linebacker Bodie Johnson said team night was enjoyable as it was the last time the team would get to spend time together befo...

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