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  • The Madrigal Dinner is this weekend in the commons. Break a leg!
  • The ACT test is Saturday, Dec. 14 at AHS.
  • AHS is hosting SWIBA auditions on Saturday, Dec. 14. Good luck to those auditioning!
  • There is a home archery meet on Saturday, Dec. 14. Good luck!
  • The speech team is participating in a tournament at Dowling Catholic this weekend. Break a leg!
  • The boys swim team hosts Sioux City West and South Sioux City on Thursday, Dec. 12. Good luck!
  • Varsity wrestling heads to Red Oak on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Good luck!
  • Good luck to the basketball teams against Clarinda on Tuesday, Dec. 10!
  • The 2018-19 Javelin is in!

2019-20 Boys Swimming Preview

2019-20 Boys Swimming Preview

Connor Church, Editor

November 26, 2019

The 2019-20 boys swimming season is here. Practice started on Monday, Nov. 11, and the boys are looking to improve from last season. There were three seniors on the team last year: Tyson Parker, Alec Muff, and Avery Andersen. Parker swam in the 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard butterfly, and the 200-yard...

Girls Swim Shows at State

Girls Swim Shows at State

Hana Holtz, Editor

November 11, 2019

The Atlantic swim team had their last contest of the season at the state meet on Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9. The meet was held in Marshalltown. The Trojan team qualified six events the previous weekend. Senior Anna Lowary qualified for state in the 200 and 500-yard freestyles. In the 200-yard prelims...

Six Events Qualify for State Swim

Six Events Qualify for State Swim

Hana Holtz, Editor

November 5, 2019

The Atlantic girls swim team went to Johnston on Saturday for the regional meet. Squads from around the state were present. Atlantic competed against teams that are two to three times bigger in size, as the Trojan girls swim team only has ten members. Individually, senior Anna Lowary qualified for state in two even...

The Lone Freshman: Alexes Reynolds

The Lone Freshman: Alexes Reynolds

Connor Church, Editor

November 1, 2019

Freshman Alexes Reynolds is a swimmer on the Trojan girls swim team. She is the only freshman on the team, which is comprised of ten girls from three different cities: Atlantic, Audubon, and Clarinda. "I've wanted to swim ever since I was little," Reynolds said. She has always had a love for swimming...

The Life of a Trojan Swimmer

The Life of a Trojan Swimmer

Da'Jai Wesson, Editor

September 25, 2019

Swimming is an activity enjoyed by people from all walks of life, whether it be for exercise, sport or entertainment. Debatably, the people who spend the most time in the pool are on the Atlantic swim team, as they wake up for 6 a.m. practice and then go straight to practice after school at 3:30 p.m. Bo...

Trojan Girls Swim Rallies Against CB Abraham Lincoln

Trojan Girls Swim Rallies Against CB Abraham Lincoln

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 19, 2019

Besides having two-a-day practices, the girls swim remained busy this week with a meet on Saturday and a dual on Tuesday.  The girls traveled to the Linn-Mar aquatic center on Saturday to take on some of the best teams in the state. Besides the host team, Atlantic competed against Cedar Falls, D...

Girls’ Swim Team Dives In

Girls’ Swim Team Dives In

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 7, 2019

With the 2019 swim season upon them, the Trojan girls’ swim team began their season last weekend in a triangular against Dowling Catholic and Pleasant Valley. Both teams are considered to be some of the top teams in the state. Last season, Dowling Catholic was the runner-up at the state swim meet. Pleasan...

Strong Start for Boys’ Swimming

Strong Start for Boys’ Swimming

Erin Wendt, Editor

December 13, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

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