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Meet a Stud: Haley Rasmussen

Junior Haley Rasmussen sprints down the track during the 2018-19 seasons. The track season began on Monday, Feb. 17 for students not involved in a winter sport.

Brynna Ray, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Junior Haley Rasmussen has been involved in sports since a young age. She has participated in volleyball, basketball, dance, softball and track during her high school years. Rasmussen enjoys all of the sports she participates in. For her junior year, Rasmussen is involved in volleyball, basketball, and ...

Atlantic Volleyball Says Goodbye to Seniors

Chloe Davis, Emma Templeton, and Kenzie Waters pose with their roses on Senior Night. The three girls were involved in volleyball all four years of high school.

Malena Woodward, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

The volleyball seniors have packed away their knee pads and spandex. After their four years as Trojans, Emma Templeton, Chloe Davis, and Kenzie Waters are saying goodbye to the volleyball court.  Together the three seniors made some lifelong memories while competing in a sport they all enjoy, startin...

Volleyball Season Ends in Red Oak

Junior Haley Rasmussen sets the ball in the final match of the season against Red Oak. Rasmussen totaled 580 assists on the season.

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 28, 2019

In the first round of postseason play, Atlantic was matched up against Red Oak. The Tigers were ranked #3 in class 3A by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. The regional quarterfinal match was played in Red Oak on Wednesday. The two teams played twice earlier in the season, with Red Oak snatching b...

Atlantic Volleyball’s Last Tournament

Junior Haley Rasmussen bumps up the ball. Rasmussen plays setter and hit 1,000 career assists this weekend.

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 22, 2019

The Atlantic volleyball squad headed to Winterset bright and early Saturday morning to compete in the last tournament of the season. The girls took on East Mills, Gilbert, and Carlisle in pool play. Hot on a four-game winning streak, East Mills came into the tournament with a record of 20-6. They also w...

Three Sets to Atlantic

The front row crew of juniors Caroline Pellett and Haley Rasmussen, along with freshman Aubrey Guyer go up against Creston this season. Pellett and Guyer are hitters, while Rasmussen is the setter.

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 17, 2019

In their last home contest of the season, Atlantic played Shenandoah and Red Oak. It was also senior night, honoring the trio of Chloe Davis, Emma Templeton, and Kenzie Waters. The Shenandoah Fillies were 11-14 when they arrived in Atlantic. The matchup against Shenandoah was pretty even, as the Fi...

Trojan Volleyball Gets a Set on Denison

Senior Emma Templeton and freshman Aubrey Guyer come together at the net to put up a block. Templeton plays right-side hitter, while Guyer is a middle hitter.

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 10, 2019

Another team in Atlantic’s sights was Denison-Schleswig, after the Trojans upset the Creston Panthers just a week prior. The two squads clashed in Denison on Tuesday in a conference matchup. The Monarchs rolled into the match with a 12-15 record. The Trojan crew played Denison-Schleswig early in...

Volleyball Team Puts in Weekend Work

The Atlantic girls hug it out on the home court. The Trojans' record is 6-29.

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 9, 2019

Bright and early Saturday morning, the Trojan volleyball team headed to Neola to take on a slate full of teams. In round-robin play, the Trojans were stacked up against Red Oak, IKM-Manning, Lawton-Bronson, Westwood, and the home team.  The Red Oak Tigers came into the tournament as one of the Hawkey...

Atlantic Girls Take On Kuemper

Junior Caroline Pellett digs the ball while fellow junior Maycie Waters and freshman Aubrey Guyer stand by. Pellett is third on the team in the dig category.

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 8, 2019

The Trojan volleyball team hosted the Kuemper Catholic Knights on Thursday, just two days after they broke the eight-year conference curse against Creston. The Knights boasted a record of 23-2, their only losses coming from Spirit Lake and Harlan, which was a non-conference game. Kuemper Catholic was ranked #7 in class 3A by...

Gaining Varsity Volleyball Experience as a Freshman

The freshmen volleyball team huddles after an exciting point. Smith plays on the varsity and freshmen teams.

Connor Church, Editor

October 4, 2019

Aubrey Guyer and Abby Smith suit up for varsity volleyball as freshmen. In fact, Guyer starts. She is a middle hitter in the varsity lineup. Smith plays freshmen volleyball, along with subbing in for varsity. Her position is outside hitter. "I have played volleyball for three years," Smith explained....

The Eight-Year Streak Comes to an End

The volleyball girls come together for a pregame huddle. The girls had 67 kills between the two matches on Tuesday night.

Hana Holtz, Editor

October 3, 2019

The Trojan volleyball team was still searching for that precious, curse-breaking conference victory when they took on Creston and Lewis Central on Tuesday. On the home court, Atlantic played Creston first. Creston came to town with a record of 8-11. They had been victorious against a few conferen...

Trojans Fall to Saintes on the Road

Junior Maycie Waters serves the ball in the AHS gym. Waters plays on both the JV and varsity squads.

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 30, 2019

The conference grind continued on Thursday for the Trojan volleyball team when they played St. Albert. The Saintes were ranked #2 in class 1A, and held a record of 12-6.  Earlier in the season, Atlantic played St. Albert in tournament play. At the Trojan Invitational, St. Albert took the match in straigh...

Atlantic Volleyball Competes at Bondurant-Farrar Tourney

Junior Caroline Pellett gets ready to block at a home game this season. Pellett is second on her team for kills so far this season, with 64.

Hana Holtz, Editor

September 24, 2019

The Bondurant-Farrar tournament was the last of the new schedule additions for Atlantic volleyball in the 2019 season. Round-robin play resulted in a busy day of six matches. In the first match of the day, Atlantic took on Dallas Center-Grimes. The opposition was 10-2 coming into the tournament. The...

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