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  • JV wrestling heads to a tournament at Southeast Polk on Saturday, Dec. 14. Good luck!
  • The wrestling team takes on Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln this weekend. Good luck!
  • Good luck to the basketball teams on Friday, Dec. 13 as they take on Creston!
  • The Madrigal Dinner is this weekend in the commons. Break a leg!
  • The ACT test is Saturday, Dec. 14 at AHS.
  • AHS is hosting SWIBA auditions on Saturday, Dec. 14. Good luck to those auditioning!
  • There is a home archery meet on Saturday, Dec. 14. Good luck!
  • The speech team is participating in a tournament at Dowling Catholic this weekend. Break a leg!
  • The boys swim team hosts Sioux City West and South Sioux City on Thursday, Dec. 12. Good luck!
  • The 2018-19 Javelin is in!

Kicking Off Wrestling with a Win

Kicking Off Wrestling with a Win

Kylie Neal, Editor

December 9, 2019

The Trojan wrestlers swept the mat at their season opener, held on Thursday, Dec. 5 at the high school, with a home quadrangular win. The team came out on top against Audubon with a score of 72-6. They also beat Clarinda 70-6 and Griswold 78-6. Coach Tim Duff said, "I thought it was a good first nig...

Coming Up on Wrestling Season

Coming Up on Wrestling Season

Lexie Trotter, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

This wrestling season is coming up fast, and the first official practice is on Monday, Nov. 18. However, the wrestling room is already open to anyone and everyone on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays right after school. First-year coach Connor Larson said pre-season open mat gives wrestlers a chance to...

Wrestling and Weights Coach Welcomed at AHS

Wrestling and Weights Coach Welcomed at AHS

Lexie Trotter, Staff Writer

October 13, 2019

Connor Larson is the new weights teacher, eighth grade football coach, and high school wrestling coach for both the girls and boys. Larson went to Webster High School and later attended college at Grand View University.  Larson came to Atlantic when Coach Tim Duff told him he would like to have hi...

Girls Wrestling Becomes a Reality

Girls Wrestling Becomes a Reality

Dani Mathisen, Editor

September 20, 2019

Last wrestling season, there was much talk of a girls wrestling program coming to Atlantic High School but much uncertainty by many whether or not the rumors were true.  However, now moving into the next season, the program is a for sure thing and will be coached by head coach Tim Duff and new as...

Meet the 2019 State Wrestling Participants

Meet the 2019 State Wrestling Participants

Ashley Wendt

February 23, 2019

After a tough three days of competition, the troupe of five Atlantic wrestlers left the 2019 State wrestling tournament with two place-winners: seniors Chase McLaren (138) and Connor Pellett (152). McLaren made it to finals and finished in the runner-up position, while Pellett made it to the podium i...

Five Trojan Wrestlers Headed to State

Five Trojan Wrestlers Headed to State

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

February 13, 2019

The Atlantic-CAM Trojans will send five wrestlers to the State tournament after a successful day at the IHSAA 2A District 4 tournament on Saturday, Feb. 9. Of the five qualifiers, two are returnees: seniors Chase McLaren (138) and Connor Pellett (152). This will be McLaren’s fourth State appearance and Pel...

Trojans Advance Six to Districts

Trojans Advance Six to Districts

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

February 5, 2019

Six Trojan wrestlers will advance to districts after the conclusion of the sectional meet at OA-BCIG on Saturday, Feb. 2. Three champs and three runner-ups were joined by seven other place winners, but only the top two finishers move on. By a slim margin of only three points, the Trojans placed third ...

Girls Wrestling Grows in Popularity

Girls Wrestling Grows in Popularity

Dani Mathisen and Mia Trotter

January 30, 2019

“Coach Duff always says that (wrestling) turns boys into men. I guess maybe it will turn girls into women,” said senior wrestler Chase McLaren about the possibility of girls joining the AHS wrestling team. According to wrestling coach Tucker Weber, the idea of a girls wrestling team is discussed at...

Third Conference Title for Trojan Wrestling

Third Conference Title for Trojan Wrestling

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

January 29, 2019

History was made at the 2019 Hawkeye-10 Conference meet in Shenandoah on Saturday, Jan. 26. With 12 place winners, seven finalists, four individual champs and a team title, the Atlantic-CAM wrestling team had a lot to celebrate. A margin of 28.5 points separated the Trojans from second place Harlan Commun...

Atlantic-CAM Wins John J. Harris Tournament

Atlantic-CAM Wins John J. Harris Tournament

Erin Wendt, Lead Editor

January 23, 2019

The 64th annual John J. Harris Tournament in Corning, IA was held on Jan. 19. Scheduled as a two-day tournament, severe weather caused the change to a one-day tournament. The Atlantic-CAM Trojans had a successful day, winning the tournament for the first time since 2011 and having 12 place winners, in...

Atlantic-CAM Places Second at Loyd Shaffer Tournament

Atlantic-CAM Places Second at Loyd Shaffer Tournament

Caroline Pellett

January 15, 2019

The Atlantic-Cam wrestling team traveled to Marion, IA for the Loyd Shaffer Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 12. The wrestlers left after school on Friday and arrived later that night where they practiced and stayed overnight to avoid driving up early the next morning. Wrestling began at 10 a.m. on Saturday, but ...

Two Trojans Earn a Rollin Dyer Title

Two Trojans Earn a Rollin Dyer Title

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

January 8, 2019

The 40th annual Rollin Dyer Tournament was hosted by Atlantic-CAM on Saturday, Jan. 5. The Trojans left with two tournament champions: seniors Chase McLaren and Chase Mullinex. This was the fourth Rollin Dyer title for McLaren, who won it at 120 as a freshman, 126 as a sophomore and 132 as a junior. ...

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