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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...

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...

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...

Senior Alyssa Ginther swats the ball at a home meet. At the home tournament, Ginther placed second.

Trojan Golf is Winding Down

Grace Clay, Editor May 14, 2019

The girls’ golf team had a busy week in the first week of May. They teed it off with a home tournament on Friday, May 3. Following the weekend, the team competed in the conference meet at the Clarinda...

Sophomore Anna Wieser putts the ball on the green. This is Wiesers second year in golf.

Trojans Dominate the Green

Grace Clay, Editor April 26, 2019

Trojan girls’ golf had another meet on Monday, April 22 in Ames. It was an invitational against Ames, Waukee, and seven other teams. The girls placed 3rd overall with a score of 390, narrowly falling...

Senior Hannah Alff is on the green. Alff returned this year as a senior.

Trojans Compete In Two Meets

Grace Clay, Editor April 22, 2019

Over the past week, the girls’ golf team has competed in two meets. The first one was Monday, April 15 against West Des Moines Valley, and the second meet was on Thursday, April 18 against Clarinda....

Senior Alyssa Ginther eyes her putt at the Atlantic Golf and Country Club. Against Glenwood, Ginther shot a 41, tying teammate Baylee Newell.

Girls’ Golf Defeats Glenwood

Grace Clay, Editor April 10, 2019

The girls’ golf team had their first home meet on Tuesday, April 9 against Glenwood. They beat Glenwood with a score of 180, while Glenwood had 204. Seniors Alyssa Ginther and Baylee Newell both...

Senior Baylee Newell watches her drive from the tee off spot. Newell was a medalist at Denison-Schleswig with a score of 43.

Girls’ Golf Starts Rough But Bounces Back

Grace Clay, Editor April 9, 2019

The girls’ golf team had their first meet on Thursday, April 4. They fell to Creston 210-188. Senior Alyssa Ginther golfed a 41, senior Baylee Newell golfed a 45, and senior Hannah Alff golfed a 61....

BACK AT IT -- Sophomore Anna Wieser takes part in a golf meet at Atlantic Golf and Country Club last year. Last year, Wieser was a member of the varsity golf squad and is expected to maintain that position again this year.

Girls’ Golf Tees Off

Grace Clay, Editor April 1, 2019

The AHS Girls’ Golf team has officially teed off the season with practice starting on March 11. They held meetings to discuss the rules of golf. Junior Belle Wickman said she is looking forward to...

Alyssa Ginther Earns Top Spot for Hawkeye 10 Girls Golf

Alyssa Ginther Earns Top Spot for Hawkeye 10 Girls’ Golf

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt May 11, 2018

Coming back from a seventh-place finish in 2017, junior Alyssa Ginther took first at the Girls' Golf Hawkeye 10 Conference meet on Monday, May 7 in Shenandoah with a score of 79. She also made 1st Team...

Girls Golf Advances to the State Tournament

Girls Golf Advances to the State Tournament

Ben Renaud and Jaxson Eden May 24, 2017

The girls golf team won the Regional Final to advance to State, and try and defend their title. Although it wasn't their best team score they still managed to beat the second place team by 26 strokes shooting...

Trojan Girls Take Home the Regional Title

Trojan Girls Take Home the Regional Title

Jaxson Eden and Ben Renaud May 17, 2017

Monday May 15, the girls golf team took home the regional golf title at the Atlantic Golf and Country Club. They shot a 337 beating the second place team by 38 strokes. Atlantic and Shenandoah will...

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