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The student news site of Atlantic High School

AHSneedle

The student news site of Atlantic High School

AHSneedle

Pictured above is the equipment used for archery.

Atlantic Archers Bring Home Two Trophies

Staff May 12, 2022

The Atlantic High School Archery Team brought home two second-place trophies from the National Archery in the Schools (NASP) Western National level competition in Sandy, Utah, April 29 and 30.  Atlantic...

WINNING- The archers pose for a picture. Before heading to state, the Archers walked the halls with pride while fellow students cheered them on.

Atlantic Archers’ Success at State

Josie Colton, Staff Writer March 10, 2022

The Atlantic High School archery team went to state March 5 and 6 in Des Moines at the state fairgrounds. The team had a strong season and went to the state tournament with high hopes for success.  AHS...

Pictured above is the equipment used for archery.

Aiming Towards Success

Taliya James February 25, 2022

The archery team traveled to Kansas City, MO on Feb. 18-20 for the Border Wars tournament. This tournament put nine different states head to head, and Atlantic came out victorious. The entire team took...

The girls swim team swims laps in the YMCA pool during the 2021-22 swim season. The team had seven members, which is the fewest number of participants it has had in years.

Just Keep Swimming

Eleanor McCalla February 18, 2022

The ache of your muscles as you slice through the water like a hot knife through cold butter: there’s no feeling quite like it. According to an AHS Needle story from 2013, the Atlantic High School...

Senior Malena Woodward does her handshake with her Claire Pellett before a game.

One Last Shot

Taliya James February 11, 2022

Sports are one of the many important aspects of high school. Some students' lives revolve around the sports they choose to play. When students reach their senior year of high school, they can sit back...

Coach Michael Greving and senior Eleanor Greving stand together during senior night. E. Grevings love for wrestling stemmed from her father.

Meet the Mat Manager

Taliya James February 4, 2022

What is your role as a manager during practice? We do a lot. There are so many things that we do that I do not know where to start. It is a fairly easy job as long as you get your tasks done efficiently....

The 2020 wrestling team breaks it down after Wrestle-Offs.

Time to Hit the Mats- Wrestling Season Commence!

Josie Colton November 9, 2021

The Trojan wrestling season is about to start! The boys wrestling team last season had 28 male wrestlers and 4 managers. The girls team only had 5 girls on the team and no managers. Last season the team...

Encountering new regulations, the girls basketball team stayed masked as often as they could. The girls were able to play all of their games this season despite COVID.

Girls Basketball: Season Update

Taliya James , Editor February 16, 2021

With spring sports approaching, the girl’s basketball team is onto districts. This gives the girls time to evaluate the season and celebrate their success. Coach Dan Vargason said, “I thought we had...

Freshman Jaice Larson prepares for the next play. Larson has been playing basketball since middle school and plans to continue throughout high school as well.

The Future of Trojan Basketball

Taliya James, Editor February 8, 2021

While students and spectators enjoy watching athletes play varsity, they might not typically think about the future of the team. The freshman class comes into the high school hoping to live up to the lasting...

Senior Mia Trotter wrestles her way through the Girls State Tournament, ending the day 2-2. Three girls from Atlantic represented our school at the tournament.

Wrapping Up Girls Wrestling

Taliya James, Editor February 2, 2021

With many new wrestlers this year, girl’s wrestling was a season for growth. The team was striving for success and came out stronger than before, with hopes to continue growing the program. Coach Tim...

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