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Trojans Attend State Wrestling Tournament

Freshman Easton O'Brien raises his hand after winning his first match, 8-7. O'Brien went 1-2 for his first year at the State 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, junior Joe Weaver, and freshman Easton O’Brien.  In the 106 weight class, O’Brien went 1-2 ...

Trojans on Their Way to State

Senior Aybren Moore raises his arm in triumph. Moore qualified for State in the 113 pound weight class.

Dani Mathisen, Editor

February 19, 2020

As the end of the postseason approaches, four Atlantic-CAM wrestlers still have the chance to earn a State title. On Saturday, Feb. 15, seven Trojan wrestlers battled to finish first or second at 2A Districts, held in Atlantic, to advance onto State. Juniors Payton Fewson and Devin McKay were both...

Trojans Take On Regional Duals

Junior Joe Weaver goes against a Humboldt wrestler and gains another win. Weaver competes at the 126 weight class.

Dani Mathisen, Editor

February 14, 2020

While the postseason continues on, the Atlantic-CAM wrestlers competed in the varsity Regional team duals Tuesday, Feb. 11 in Atlantic. Although the Trojans put up a good fight, they fell to Humboldt 34-29 by one pin in the final round.  The Trojans first faced off against #26 Red Oak, winning 46-29. ...

Wrestlers Prepare for Districts

Junior Joe Weaver holds his opponent to the mat moments before securing his first place win and advancing to Districts.

Kylie Neal, Editor

February 11, 2020

Postseason wrestling is now underway. The Atlantic-CAM wrestlers finished second at 2A Sectionals. The meet was held in Adel on Saturday, Feb. 8. Freshman Easton O’Brien at 106 pounds, senior Aybren Moore at 113 pounds, and junior Joe Weaver at 126 pounds secured first-place wins. Runner-up places included...

Atlantic-CAM Wrestlers Finish Runner-Up

Freshman Jarrett Armstrong defeats his opponent on Saturday, Feb. 1.

Dani Mathisen, Editor

February 4, 2020

The Atlantic-CAM wrestlers traveled to St. Albert to compete in a triangular which also included Shenandoah in attendance on Thursday, Jan. 30. The Trojans swept the competition with scoring 82-0 against Shenandoah and 67-6 versus St. Albert.  The following Saturday, Feb. 1, the Trojans placed second at the...

Girls Wrestling Attends State Tournament

Sophomore Lexie Trotter pushes her rival to the mat. Trotter pinned her first-round opponent at State.

Hana Holtz, Editor

January 28, 2020

Three wrestlers attended the IWCOA girls State wrestling tournament on Friday, Jan. 24 and Saturday, Jan. 25. This is the first season for girls wrestling at AHS, and the second year there has been a State tournament for the sport in Iowa. The number of participants in the sport skyrocketed for the 2...

Runner-Up Finish for Trojan Wrestling

Junior Joe Weaver holds his opponent to the mat. Weaver won his bracket at the John J. Harris tournament.

Kylie Neal, Editor

January 27, 2020

The Trojan wrestlers traveled to Glenwood on Thursday, Jan. 23 for a triangular meet. Atlantic-CAM picked up two wins on the night, beating Clarinda 63-18 and the home team 45-28.  Following the triangular, the Trojans participated in the 65th annual John J. Harris tournament at Southwest Valley High ...

Interest in Girls Wrestling Grows Across Iowa

Sophomore Kenzie Hoffman takes on senior Maddy Fell in Red Oak earlier in the season.

Kenzie Hoffman, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

Waverly-Shell Rock High School will be hosting girls State wrestling for the second year. They are expecting to have over 400 girls participating.  This will be an unofficial State wrestling tournament. The number of girls in Iowa competing in wrestling went from 93 last year to 543 this year ac...

Atlantic Hosts the Rollin Dyer Tournament

Junior Joe Weaver makes moves during his match. Weaver finished runner-up in his weight class on Saturday.

Dani Mathisen, Editor

January 15, 2020

The Atlantic-CAM wrestlers hosted the 41st Annual Rollin Dyer Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 11. The Trojans went against a 14-team field which included schools such as Red Oak, Bondurant-Farrar, Sergeant Bluff-Luton, AHSTW, Humboldt, Glenwood and more.  Overall, the Trojans came in seventh place w...

Watchful Week of Wrestling

Sophomore Kadin Stutzman holds his opponent to the mat on Thursday night in Denison. Stutzman was one of the double winners on Thursday night.

Kylie Neal, Editor

January 10, 2020

The Atlantic-CAM wrestlers began the downhill stretch of the season this week at home. On Tuesday, Jan. 7 the Trojans took on Logan Magnolia, OA-BCIG, and Woodbine in a quadrangular meet.  The final scores of the night included a seven-point loss to Logan-Magnolia, and two wins. Atlantic-CAM toppe...

Winter Break Recap: Atlantic-CAM Wrestling

Senior Cale Roller practices his moves on assistant coach Connor Larson during practice. Roller has participated in wrestling throughout high school and has developed many skills.

Kylie Neal, Editor

January 7, 2020

While first semester came to an end on Friday, Dec. 20, the wrestling team kept at it, attending two meets over the winter break. At the Red Owens Holiday Classic, the Trojan wrestlers finished in third place. The meet was held on Saturday, Dec. 21 at Southeast Polk. Senior Aybren Moore secured a f...

Trojans Take Down Knights and Titans

Sophomore Kadin Stutzman shakes hands with an opponent before a match.

Kylie Neal, Editor

December 20, 2019

The Atlantic-CAM wrestlers’ hard work and commitment is paying off. After weeks of early morning and after school practices, the Trojans were able to add two more dual victories to the list on Thursday, Dec. 19 in Carroll. The Trojans defeated the Kuemper Knights with a score of 59-13, and 40-27 ...

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