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Five Trojan Wrestlers Headed to State

Five Trojan Wrestlers Headed to State

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

February 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Wrestling

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Wrestling

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

“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


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Wrestling

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Wrestling

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Wrestling

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Wrestling

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. ...

Wrestling Team Remains Undefeated

Wrestling Team Remains Undefeated

Ashley Wendt, Lead Editor

January 5, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Wrestling

The Trojan wrestling team remains undefeated with a 16-0 dual record for the 2018-19 season after earning two wins over Harlan and Denison. The double dual held on Thursday, Jan. 3, was the first outing of the new year for the Trojans. Senior Kenny Jimerson said that the team felt they were prepared fo...

Trojans Bring Dual Record to 10-0

Trojans Bring Dual Record to 10-0

Erin Wendt, Editor

December 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Wrestling

Picking up three more dual victories on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at OA-BCIG, the Trojans’ dual record is now 10-0. The wrestlers faced off against the OA-BCIG Falcons, the Logan-Magnolia Panthers and the Woodbine Tigers. Competing against the host team of OA-BCIG, the Trojans secured eight pins from freshmen...

Atlantic-CAM Shows Success at Red Owens Holiday Classic

Atlantic-CAM Shows Success at Red Owens Holiday Classic

Erin Wendt, Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports Showcase, Wrestling

Three runner-up finishes for the Atlantic-CAM Trojans this weekend at the Southeast Polk Red Owens Holiday Classic. The team ended the night in fourth place out of 11 teams. Seniors Chase McLaren and Connor Pellett earned runner-up finishes along with junior Cale Roller. Ending the night in third plac...

Trojans Host First Home Dual

Trojans Host First Home Dual

Grace Barkley and Jenna Pelzer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Wrestling

The Atlantic-CAM wrestlers had two home dual victories on Thursday, Dec. 13. The Trojans snagged a 52-20 win against Lewis Central and a 57-18 win against Carroll Kuemper Catholic. Chase McLaren picked up his 172nd win in his first match of the night, setting a new school record for the Trojans. C. McL...

Wrestlers Face Tough Competition at Council Bluffs Classic

Wrestlers Face Tough Competition at Council Bluffs Classic

Erin Wendt, Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

The Atlantic-CAM Trojans made their way to the Council Bluffs Wrestling Classic on Dec. 7 and 8, leaving with two wrestlers earning top ten finishes, including a runner-up. The two-day tournament kicked off on Friday, Dec. 7 with weigh-ins starting at 11 a.m. Matches began at 1 p.m. with round-robin...

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