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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...

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.
DOWN THE HOME STRETCH - Senior Chase Mullenix strides down the straightaway at the co-ed home track meet. Mullenix qualified in several events for the state meet.

Boys’ Track Qualify Nine Events to State Meet

Maycie Waters May 14, 2019

On the boys’ track team, nine different events qualified for the state meet with two runners earning spots in the open 200m, 400m, and 800m. The Trojans ran at the co-ed state qualifying meet held in...

GIMME FIVE - Junior Cale Roller gives sophomore Joe Weaver a good-luck high five before he competes in his race. Roller can often be seen on the throwing field, while Weaver competes in various hurdle events.

Trojans Go Back-to-Back

Erin Wendt May 9, 2019

The Atlantic boys’ track team came home as the 2019 Hawkeye-10 champions at the conference meet hosted by the Lewis Central Titans on Thursday, May 2, earning a total of 145 points. The Harlan Cyclones...

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.

Track Boys Earn Trojan Relays Title

Maddie Botos, Staff Writer May 2, 2019

The Atlantic boys track team snatched the win at their home meet on Monday, April 29. With 139 points, the Trojans took first with a 12.5 point lead ahead of second-place Glenwood. Nathan Behrends,...

WORKING TOGETHER - Senior Chase Mullinex and Sophomore Craig Alan Becker push each other during their race. Mullinex and Becker have been solid runners for the boys team.

Atlantic Boys Finish Third at Co-Ed Ram Relays

Maycie Waters, Staff Writer April 25, 2019

The Atlantic boys' track team had a successful night at the Co-Ed Ram Relays hosted by Lewis Central on Monday, April 22. The team finished third with a total of 104 points, just behind Glenwood in second...

EYES ON THE PRIZE - Freshman Gannon OHara sprints his leg of a relay.

Trojans Participate in Tiger-Knight Invitational

Madison Botos and Maycie Waters April 22, 2019

The Atlantic boys’ track team traveled to Carroll on Thursday, April 18 to participate in the Tiger-Knight Invitational on the new track at the facility. Many members of the team said their turf was...

INCHING AWAY -  Senior Jalen Petersen creeps into the lead position during the 3200m run at the Denison meet. Petersen took first during that race and again in Harlan.

Trojans Take Second at Ken Carstens Invitational

Madison Botos and Maycie Waters April 16, 2019

The Atlantic boys' track team took second place at the Ken Carstens Invitational in Harlan on Tuesday, April 9. According to head coach Jordan Mullen, junior Tyler Moen “just keeps getting faster.”...

UP AND OVER - Sophomore Colin Mullinex sprints his leg of the shuttle hurdle relay event. Mullinex was joined by senior Connor Pellet, sophomore Joe Weaver and freshman Kadin Stutzman.

Boys’ Track Beat Out Rams for First Place

Madison Botos and Maycie Waters April 5, 2019

The boys’ track team secured the win at the Ram Relays hosted at Lewis Central on Monday, April 1. The Trojans beat Glenwood for first by eight points, and some highlights from the meet include junior...

FLYING HIGH - Junior Spencer Ray makes another attempt during the high jump event at the Denison track meet. Ray qualified for the state meet in high jump during the 2018 season.

Boys’ Track Starts Season Off Strong

Madison Botos and Maycie Waters April 1, 2019

The Trojan boys' track team finished second at Denison in their first outdoor meet of the season on Tuesday, March 26. Prior to this, they had two indoor meets at Northwest Missouri State and Iowa State....

ONCE A TROJAN, ALWAYS A TROJAN - Senior Jalen Petersen is joined by NIACC head cross country coach Curtis Vais and Atlantic head cross country coach Dan Vargason. Petersen has participated in cross country, basketball and track throughout his high school career.

Petersen Commits to NIACC

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor December 14, 2018

As the semester winds down, yet another senior has made the commitment to participate in college athletics. Jalen Petersen, a three-sport athlete for the Trojans, has signed to continue his running career...

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