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Harvest: A Midwest Tradition

Harvest: A Midwest Tradition

Braden Bean, Josh Rossell, and Matt St. John

November 22, 2017


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase, The Gallery

A lot has changed throughout the history of Iowa, but one thing remains the same. Every fall, farmers all across the state fire up the combines and head out to field to harvest, and Cass county is no exception. From dawn till dusk you’ll be sure find combines in the field and semis on the road to the grain elevators....

Injuries Impact AHS Athletics

November 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, The Gallery

After tearing his ACL and meniscus during an AAU basketball game, Bradley Dennis became a part one of the 2 million high school athletes injured each year. Although Dennis’s injury was pretty serious, most are just simple ankle sprains according to the school trainer Andy Niemann. Niemann is the sch...

The Wrecks Music Review

The Wrecks Music Review

Grace Clay

November 14, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Showcase, The Gallery

OMAHA, NE -- At Reverb Lounge late at night on November 1, The Technicolors, Vesperteen, and The Wrecks had a shot at playing in the bar venue. The first to play were The Technicolors. They played a few songs like “Space Cadet” and “Tonight You Are Mine.” The next band to play was Vesperteen. They playe...

Why Cross Country?

Why Cross Country?

Katie Saluk and Pluma Pross

November 10, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, School News, Showcase, Sports, The Gallery

When you think of cross country, what comes to mind? Hard practices, tough coaching, running miles, and shin splits. Over 450,000 high school student-athletes participate in the sport, according to Trainingpeaks, a website devoted to endurance training. For the 2017-2018 school year, 18 girls and ...

Bob Anderson: A Lifelong Learner

Bob Anderson: A Lifelong Learner

October 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Gallery

Bob Anderson, 89, is a familiar face in the halls and classrooms of Atlantic High School.  Anderson began taking classes at AHS in 1990, following his retirement in 1986. He has taken Chemistry, Algebra, Algebra 2, Pre-calculous, Calculous, and is currently taking Discrete Mathematics. He especially...

Trojan Volleyball Shows Improvement as Season Opens

Cooper McDermott and Dillon Sonntag

August 28, 2017


Filed under Girls' Volleyball, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, The Gallery, Volleyball

The Trojans girls volleyball came away with 2 victories Tuesday night in their home opener. On Tuesday, Aug. 22, the volleyball team hosted their home opener. It was a four team tournament that consisted of Atlantic, Earlham, Cam and ACGC. First match the Trojans squared of against the Earlha...

Over View: Boys’ Soccer vs. Denison with Kyle Redinbaugh

Over View: Boys’ Soccer vs. Denison with Kyle Redinbaugh

Mariah Cook

May 19, 2017


Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, The Gallery

As the Boys’ Soccer team’s long and tough, three game week came to an end they took three hard losses. Their last loss being against Denison, 0-7. Atlantic has never beaten this team in soccer, goal Kyle Redinbaugh had some thoughts on not only this game but his soccer experience throughout li...

Boys’ Soccer vs. L.C. and Harlan

Boys’ Soccer vs. L.C. and Harlan

Mariah Cook

May 19, 2017


Filed under Activities, School News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, The Gallery

The  Atlantic boys’ soccer team has had a tough week with three losses, all home. Tuesday, May 9, the team played Lewis Central, where they took a 4-0 loss. Last year when the Trojans played LC they lost 1-4.  Lewis Central is ranked 8th in the state at this time. Senior Taylor Kirchner said the team struggl...

Girls’ Win First Soccer Game of the Season

Girls’ Win First Soccer Game of the Season

Marcus Duranceau, Journalism Production

May 10, 2017


Filed under Girls' Soccer, Sports, Sports Showcase, The Gallery, Uncategorized

The girl's soccer team tallied their first win of the season on Monday, April 24,  with a 3-0 victory at Missouri Valley. All three goals were scored by senior Danyelle Hass. “It felt great, getting the opportunities [to score] means our team is getting itself figured out. We have to get everyone in...

Boys Soccer vs. Glenwood

Boys Soccer vs. Glenwood

Mariah Cook

April 21, 2017


Filed under Activities, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, The Gallery, Uncategorized

On Thursday, the boys soccer team traveled to Glenwood to take on the rams. The rams have 3-4 seniors on their team, they also have a season record of 10-7. Last season the Trojans took the fall to the rams, 1-3. The first half of the game was a defensive battle, the ball was being played on our side a...

Boys Soccer vs. Carroll

Boys Soccer vs. Carroll

Mariah Cook

April 19, 2017


Filed under Activities, School News, Sports, Sports Showcase, The Gallery, Uncategorized

Tuesday April 11 the boys’ soccer team traveled to Carroll to play the Tigers. Carroll's record this year is 0-4 following last seasons 2-14 record. Last year the Trojans beat the Tigers 7-2. This season the Trojans came home with the win again but this time 7-3. The Trojans seven goals were made by senio...

Boys’ Soccer Scrimmage

Boys’ Soccer Scrimmage

Mariah Cook

March 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, The Gallery

Kicking off the soccer season, the boys will scrimmage West Central Valley on Tuesday March 28, in West Central Valley. Last year Atlantic beat this team during Substate in Stuart, 7-1. West Central Valley has ten returning seniors. Their last year’s team went 2-12. The boys will play in Stuart, with JV at 5:3...

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