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Trojan Boys’ Season Comes to a Close

Trojan Boys’ Season Comes to a Close

Hana Holtz, Editor

May 29, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

District champion Nile Petersen and district runner-up Grant Sturm were the final representatives of the Trojan boys’ tennis team as they both qualified for the class 1A state singles tournament. Petersen repeated his qualification in this event and Sturm punched his ticket for the tournament in hi...

Atlantic Girls Hang Up Rackets

Atlantic Girls Hang Up Rackets

Molly McFadden and Hana Holtz

May 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Tennis

Girls’ tennis has come to a close for the Trojans after finishing their team season with a dual record of 3-9. The Atlantic girls grabbed wins against Harlan, Audubon, and Southwest Valley, which was the last dual of the season. The Trojans beat the Timberwolves 7-2, with every girl on the lineup g...

Team Play Ends for Trojan Boys’ Tennis

Team Play Ends for Trojan Boys’ Tennis

Hana Holtz, Editor

May 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Tennis

District play began shortly after 8 a.m. on Friday for the Atlantic boys’ tennis team. After a successful day on court, the boys challenged Norwalk in a dual for the preliminary sub-state match, in which they fell 1-5, ending their season. On Friday, the two Trojan doubles teams each won one match. Soph...

Falcons Outlast Trojan Tennis

Falcons Outlast Trojan Tennis

Hana Holtz, Editor

May 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

The Trojan boys’ tennis team travelled to Omaha to take on conference competitor St. Albert on Thursday. This was Atlantic’s first outing since the conference meet, where they placed 2nd. In the singles department, the bottom half of the lineup put the Trojans on the board against the Falcons. I...

Atlantic Finishes Runner Up at Conference Tennis Meet

Atlantic Finishes Runner Up at Conference Tennis Meet

Hana Holtz, Editor

May 1, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Tennis

Two runner-up finishes and two more placeholders propelled the Trojan boys’ tennis team to a second place finish at the conference meet on Monday. Last year, the Atlantic squad earned top-dog honors at the Hawkeye 10 tournament. This year, the Trojans replaced the majority of their lineup and almost snag...

Boys’ Tennis Improves Record

Boys’ Tennis Improves Record

Hana Holtz, Editor

April 29, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Tennis

The second half of a busy week for the Trojan boys’ tennis team yielded two dual wins. On Thursday night, Atlantic traveled to Red Oak, and on Friday, the boys hosted Lewis Central. On Thursday, the Trojan boys secured their fourth 9-0 sweep of the season. One highlight came from junior Jesse R...

Tennis Girls Earn Two Dual Wins

Tennis Girls Earn Two Dual Wins

Molly McFadden, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Tennis

The Trojans got their first dual wins of the season back to back, defeating Harlan and Audubon this week. Genevieve Martinez played #2 singles and #1 doubles both days, winning three out of her four matches. Martinez said, “We’ve been working hard at practice and we’ve had some good matches this week...

Trojan Boys Sweep Cyclones

Trojan Boys Sweep Cyclones

Hana Holtz, Editor

April 24, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Tennis

On the home court, the Atlantic boys’ tennis team rolled to 4-3 after sweeping all matches against the Harlan Cyclones on Monday. The winless Cyclones had been swept three times prior this season. One highlight came from junior Jesse Reid (#2), who edged his opponent in tiebreak, 7-1. Also, senior...

Cardinals Prove Tough for Trojan Boys

Cardinals Prove Tough for Trojan Boys

Hana Holtz, Editor

April 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

The undefeated Clarinda Cardinals hosted the 3-2 Atlantic Trojans on Thursday. The Cardinals were coming off a dominating 8-1 win over Southwest Valley, while Atlantic fell victim to Denison-Schleswig two nights prior. Hoping to bounce back, the boys hit the tennis courts. In singles, the boys claimed three singles v...

One Win, One Loss for Trojan Boys’ Tennis

One Win, One Loss for Trojan Boys’ Tennis

Hana Holtz, Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Tennis

The week began with a busy start for the Atlantic boys’ tennis team, as they hosted Creston on Monday night and travelled to Denison on Tuesday. On Monday, the Atlantic boys finally made up their Creston dual, after two postponements. Creston came to town winless, as they had lost in both of their previo...

Tennis Boys Snap Back

Tennis Boys Snap Back

Hana Holtz, Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Tennis

Despite suffering a season-opening loss to Kuemper Catholic, the Trojan boys’ tennis team announced their arrival at home against Shenandoah and Glenwood early this week. On the home court, the varsity squad snagged both duals to improve their record to 2-1. On Monday, the boys’ won four singles matc...

Girls’ Tennis Falls to Fillies

Girls’ Tennis Falls to Fillies

Molly McFadden, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Activities, Showcase, Sports, Tennis

Tennis players Hana Holtz (#1), Molly McFadden (#3) and Nellie Grooms (#4) were the high-scoring Trojans during the competition with Shenandoah Monday night. Although no Trojans won their matches, Holtz and McFadden each won two games and Grooms won one. After graduating Heather Freund (#1) and Ril...

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