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  • April 23Trojan Diner is this Friday.

  • April 23Boys' soccer hosts two games this week, on Thursday and Friday. Good luck!

  • April 23The Drake Relays start on Thursday. The girls' and boys' teams have sent representatives to compete. Good luck!

  • April 23Good luck to the girls' soccer team on Tuesday and Friday, as they take on St. Albert and Harlan.

  • April 23Girls' tennis has three meets this week, on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Good luck!

  • April 23Boys' golf has two home meets this week, on Tuesday and Thursday. Good luck!

  • April 23Boys' tennis has duals on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday this week. Good luck!

  • April 22The concert band will be holding their annual Patty Hannon concert on Sunday in the auditorium.

  • April 22The speech and debate team is hosting a showcase on Saturday in the commons and auditorium.

  • October 15Buy your yearbook!!!

Strong Start for Boys’ Swimming

Strong Start for Boys’ Swimming

Erin Wendt, Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Swimming

The boys’ swim team kicked off their season by traveling to Boone on Saturday, Dec. 1. They’ve also competed in meets at Sioux City and Marshalltown. To start the night at Boone, the 4x50 yard Medley relay, consisting of Cole Sampson, Alec Muff, Brayden Atkinson and Avery Andersen took fifth pla...

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...

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...

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....

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...

AHS Girls’ Swimming Wins AL Meet

AHS Girls’ Swimming Wins AL Meet

Grace Clay

September 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming, Uncategorized

With only eight healthy swimmers competing at Abraham Lincoln on Sept. 11, the Trojans still managed to win 10 of the 11 events against the Lynx with a whopping score of 95-50.  Three girls were out due to sickness but the Trojans powered through, winning all three relays and seven of the eight individu...

Eye of the Needle Sept. 14, 2018

Halsey Bailey, Noah Rutherford, Kelsey Siedlik, Katie Saluk, Aleigh Bean, Lucas Behrens, Brandon Woodard, Alex Harper, Chloe Davis, McKenzie Waters, and Anna Lowary

September 16, 2018


Filed under Activities, Band, Choir, Eye of the Needle, Features, Fine Arts, Football, Football, Girls' Volleyball, Humor/Satire, School News, Speech and Theater, Sports, Swimming, Video, Volleyball

[/video] Featuring School News: 2018 Homecoming court, college fair; picture day; Fine Arts: marching band performed Imagine Dragons, fall vocal concert preparation, fall play "Almost Maine" auditions; Sports: Football, Cross Country, Volleyball, Girls Swimming; Specials: Camblin Plumbing and Heating ...

Girls’ Swim Team Improves from Dowling

Girls’ Swim Team Improves from Dowling

Grace Clay

September 13, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming

This past Saturday, the AHS Girls' Swim Team swam for 10th place in Linn-Mar with 79 total points. Altogether there were 12 teams who competed. Sophomore Bryer Rose swam the 500 yd freestyle at both the Lin-Mar meet and the Dowling meet. She placed 22nd in the Linn-Mar meet, improving by 11 seconds....

Eye of the Needle Sept. 7, 2018

Grace Bruckner, Pluma Pross, Halsey Bailey, Aleigh Bean, Katie Saluk, Kelsie Siedlik, Lucas Behrens, Chloe Davis, Anna Lowary, and McKenzie Waters

September 8, 2018


Filed under Band, Choir, Cross Country, Eye of the Needle, Features, Fine Arts, Football, Sports, Swimming, Video, Volleyball

Featuring School News: A-O period, new 3:13 schedule, EON publication schedule; Fine Arts: marching band performed Broadway Show, show choir rehearsing Hero Show, All-State groups assigned; Sports: Football, Cross Country, Volleyball, Girls’Swimming; Specials: J&J Custom Graphis ad, Meet Mr. Mitchell,...

Eye of the Needle Aug. 31, 2018

Eye of the Needle Aug. 31, 2018

September 2, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Eye of the Needle, Fine Arts, Football, School News, Sports, Swimming, Video, Volleyball

Featuring School News: new teachers, A-O period; Fine Arts: marching band, All-State try-outs, Swiba Honor Band, Show Choir, Speech/Debate/Fall Play meeting; Sports: Football, Cross Country, Volleyball, Girls'Swimming; Specials: Fischer Photography ad, Behind the Doors of each classroom, Noah welcomes...

Girls’ Swim Team Makes a Splash

Girls’ Swim Team Makes a Splash

Grace Clay

August 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swimming

The AHS Girls' Swim Team competed in their first meet of the season on Saturday, Aug. 25 at Dowling Catholic High School, swimming against Pleasant Valley and Dowling Catholic, the number one team in the state. Head coach Dean Junker said he was "pleased with the way they swam for the first time out...

Trojan Swimmers Send One to State

Trojan Swimmers Send One to State

Ashley Wendt

February 6, 2018


Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Swimming

This past Saturday, the boys swim team competed in the regional meet in Johnston. They finished sixth out of eight competitors with a total of 142 points. Their competition was made up of Johnston in first (467), Dowling Catholic taking second (431.5), Lewis Central in third (259), Grinnell BGM fourth...

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