The student news site of Atlantic High School


The student news site of Atlantic High School


The student news site of Atlantic High School


FOCUS - Junior Hailey Huffman focuses on nocking her arrow to get the perfect shot. Huffman  made sure her stance was strong and her bow arm did not shake. Huffman shot 3D where she shot all the different animals at all different distances.

Archery Is On the Rise

Anna Potts, Editor February 23, 2024

Archery- in its tenth year at AHS, the sport is gaining numbers and more of its events are gaining publicity. On Feb. 25, Atlantic is hosting nine-time National Champion Robby Wessinger, a University of...

Archers prepare to shoot their arrows. The archery team is comprised of middle and high schoolers.

Archery Pre-Season News Brief

Mariah Hadley October 13, 2022

With archery season around the corner and tournaments coming up, archery members are getting their bows out and ready to compete.  Sophomore Conner Johnson said he is most excited for "My best year...

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...

Sophomore Dayna Dreager and senior Joseph Sonntag prepare to shoot at State Archery last year. Both Sonngtag and Dreager think the team is doing well this season, and they hope to continue improving.

Archery Meets Go virtual

Taliya James, Editor January 22, 2021

With practice four days a week and tournaments on weekends, the archery team is working hard this season. The team has competed in a few tournaments, mostly virtual this year, and has a few team scores...

Halle Copeland shoots at a home tournament from last year. Copeland said take into consideration stance, form, and where to aim before shooting an arrow.

An Archer’s Point of View

Taliya James, Editor December 18, 2020

Many do not truly know what goes through an archer’s head when they are standing on the line awaiting their turn to shoot. When standing seconds before a flight, an archer’s mind must be focused on...

Junior Kadin Stutzman wrestles at the Hawkey-10 tournament his sophomore year. Stutzman will be returning for his third season this year.

Winter Sports are Underway

Taliya James, Editor November 9, 2020

Senior Dustin Dreager aims his how at the State tournament. He competed in both the bullseye and 3D tournament.

The Arrow Points to Nationals

Molly McFadden, Editor March 10, 2020

Atlantic archery attended the State tournament this weekend in Des Moines. The event was held at the Iowa State Fair Grounds and Atlantic took 24 bullseye archers and 12 archers to the 3D tournament.  Placing...

Sophomore Tristan Mathisen zones in on the target. Mathisen shot a 225 at the bullseye tournament on Saturday.

Shooting Their Way to State

Molly McFadden, Editor February 26, 2020

Atlantic sent many archers to compete at Valley on Saturday, Feb. 22. They competed in both a regular bullseye and a 3D tournament. Leading the team at the 9th Annual Valley Shoot Out was senior Clayton...

Junior Joe Sonntag prepares to shoot his bow at archery practice. Sonntag shot a 265 at the Nodaway Valley meet.

Another Record in the Books

Molly McFadden, Editor February 19, 2020

Atlantic’s archery team broke the high school record on Saturday, Feb. 15 in Holstein. The high school team had an overall score of 3,389 at Holstein’s Ridge View tournament. With the new record, the...

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