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The student news site of Atlantic High School

AHSneedle

The student news site of Atlantic High School

AHSneedle

OUT FORE VICTORY- Garrett McLaren hits a ball on the green.

Right On Par

Elizabeth Anderson, Editor April 6, 2022

The boys' golf team faced off against Kuemper Catholic on April 5, 2022. In an interview, Coach Ed Den Beste said “Kuemper will be the toughest competition this season. We always battle back and forth...

TEE TIME- Senior Lane Nelson spikes the ball down the green grass.

In Full Swing

Riley Wood, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

“Our top strength will be our experience,” said women's golf coach Kathy Hobson as she looks ahead to the upcoming golf season. There are five returning golfers from last year’s team, senior Reagan...

HIT- Anna Weiser takes a stide to hit the ball. She was on the varsity team last year.

Serving Up Perfection

Riley Wood, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

Returning four out of six starters for girls and boys, coach Mike McDermott has a positive outlook for the upcoming tennis season. There are 45 people out for tennis this season, and they will compete...

SOARING OVER - Sophomore Joe Weaver leaps over the hurdle during his respective leg of the shuttle hurdle relay. Weaver has participated in track for two years.

Boys Track Season Preview

Alex Sonntag, Staff Writer March 25, 2022

As winter finally comes to an end, spring has begun and so have spring sports. Track and field, along with multiple other spring sports, had officially started. The boys had an opportunity to come in on...

Girls track competed in the Lied Fieldhouse in Ames.

Girls Run First Meet at Ames

Abbi Richter, Staff Writer March 15, 2022

The Atlantic girls track team competed in their first meet of the season at Iowa State University on Thursday. The first event of the night for 3A was Shot Put. Abbi Richter threw an indoor PR of 30’...

Junior Lane Nelson preps for a swing at a home match. At the Hawkeye Ten Championship, Nelson placed 7th individually with a score of 80.

Boys Golf Wins Hawkeye Ten Championship Fourth Year in a Row

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor May 13, 2021

Working through their season, the Atlantic Boys Golf team has been picking up a handful of wins since the beginning of spring.  On May 10, the team competed at the Hawkeye Ten Championship, earning...

Sophomore Abby Smith preps for a swing at a home meet. A large portion of the girls golf team consists of underclassmen who didnt have the opportunity to play last season.

Girls Golf Prepares for Final Matches

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor May 7, 2021

Starting off the season in April, the Atlantic girls golf team has teed off a number of matches. As the end of the school year approaches, they have only a handful of matches left until the final tournaments...

The girls pose after beating Shenandoah 5-4. This was the first time in 11 years that the girls have taken home the Pyramid of Power.

Trojans Make a Racket This Season

Molly McFadden, Editor April 28, 2021

The Trojan tennis teams have been working hard at practice each day since March and are now cruising through their season. The girls currently have a winning record of 5-3 with most meets having a score...

Senior Caroline Pellett keeps her eyes on the finish during the 100m hurdles. Pellett has been in track, among other activities, throughout her high school career and will be playing softball at Simpson College next year.

A Peek into the Girls Track Season

Lexie Trotter, Editor April 27, 2021

The girls track team started their season off with a scrimmage at the middle school against AC-GC and Treynor. Following that, the freshmen and sophomores went to Glenwood to get some experience under...

Senior Devin McKay chases after the ball during a game in 2019. McKay will be competing for his fourth year during this upcoming season.

Starting Spring Sports

Molly McFadden, Taliya James, and Da'Jai Wesson February 23, 2021

With less than 30 days until spring, and the winter season of competition coming to a close, spring sports preparation is underway. Students have been attending meetings and hitting the gym for this upcoming...

Joe Weaver 2019 track season

NEWS BRIEF – Boys Track Organizes Wednesday

Caden Andersen and Jada Jensen January 12, 2021
Students interested in track participation should plan to attend.
Freshman Jazzy Dagel practices her skills at track practice. She competes in sprinting events.

Attacking the Track

Taliya James, Staff Writer March 11, 2020

Atlantic High School is filled with extraordinary students, including freshman Jazzy Dagel. Known for her passion for the sport of track and field, Dagel has been running and training for four years, both...

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