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Head Cheer Coach Julie Phippen, Cheerleaders Gabby Porter and Amaurie McCullough, and Assistant Coach Kayla Mendenhall pose with the trophy. They won the spirit award at the John J. Wrestling Tournament.

Cheer For the Cheerleaders!

Claire Pellett, AHS Needle Lead Editor January 23, 2024

The AHS wrestling cheerleaders won the Spirit Award at the annual John J. Wrestling Tournament on Jan. 19th- Jan 20th. The award itself is measured based on the cheerleaders' spirit and sportsmanship....

Senior Cohen Bruce ready to get a two-point takedown.

Trojan Wrestling is in Full Swing

Anna Potts, Staff Writer December 14, 2023

The sport that is equally challenging mentally and physically, has a quadmister long season, and always keeps spectators on the edge of their seat: wrestling. Here at AHS, Trojans are proud to have a wrestling...

Eye of the Needle 12.23

May 11, 2023

In this weeks episode, we highlight some of our wrestlers and learn more about them. We even get to see some moves demonstrated with the help of Mason.

Senior Miles Mundorf squeezes tight for the pin.

Wrestling Season at AHS

Emma Rose, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

A lot of people like watching wrestling meets, but does everybody know what goes on behind the scenes? The AHS wrestling program has been going smoothly over the years but has undergone some changes that...

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...

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...

Junior Kadin Stutzman reaves a poster and treats after joining the 100 Win Club. Stutzman received his 100th win poster at a dual in CAM.

Many Pins Adds Up to 100 Wins

Reese DeArment and Lexi Reynolds January 21, 2021

Junior Kadin Stutzman obtained his 100th win on Jan. 2 at a wrestling tournament at Eddysville High School. At the time, Stutzman felt “normal.” But when the match ended, he said it felt “awesome.”...

Junior Kadin Stutzman wrestles a Glenwood opponent at last years Hawkeye-10 meet. Stutzman was one of the individual champion at the Joe Fitch tournament this year.

Trojan Wrestling Starts Season Strong

Molly McFadden, Editor December 7, 2020

The Atlantic-CAM Trojans kicked off their wrestling season with a home dual against the Underwood Eagles on Thursday, Dec. 3. The Trojans took the win with a score of 39-34. In an important match of the...

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

Freshman Easton OBrien raises his hand after winning his first match, 8-7. OBrien went 1-2 for his first year at the State tournament.

Trojans Attend State Wrestling Tournament

Kylie Neal, Editor February 26, 2020

The State wrestling tournament was held at the Wells Fargo Arena on Thursday, Feb. 20 through Saturday, Feb. 22. Four Trojan wrestlers made an appearance, including seniors Cale Roller and Aybren Moore,...

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