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Brian Church Takes on his First Semester as an Iowa Western Teacher

Brian Church talks about his first semester as the Design Technology teacher at Iowa Western.

Connor Church and Trey Cappel

December 12, 2017

Brian Church of Atlantic, Iowa, has begun teaching the Design Technology program at Iowa Western Community College. “I was unemployed after being laid off by Plastic Professionals, and I was looking for a job. I saw a job opportunity that was a change of pace and out of my comfort zone. I have always wa...

Harvest: A Midwest Tradition

Senior Cale Pellett poses on his  2016 S670 John Deere combine.

Braden Bean, Josh Rossell, and Matt St. John

November 22, 2017

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

Jackson Mullin and Cale Roller

November 16, 2017

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

WAY WITH WORDS- The Wrecks perform on stage. The Wrecks have been on tour since October and will play their last show in December.

Grace Clay

November 14, 2017

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?

Freshman Taylor Mccreedy and junior Ashley Wendt warm up at the state meet.

Kathryn Saluk and Pluma Pross

November 10, 2017

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 focuses on the lesson in discrete mathematics class.

October 4, 2017

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

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

Senior Kyle Redinbaugh returns the ball after an attempted goal.

Mariah Cook

May 19, 2017

The boys’ soccer team took three hard losses in a tough, three-game week. Their last loss, to Denison, was 0-7. Atlantic has never beaten Denison in soccer, which adds to the challenge for goal Kyle Redinbaugh. Redinbaugh said the “first half we played pretty good and then we just fell apart...

Boys’ Soccer vs. L.C. and Harlan

The boys get pumped up before the first out of three games in one week.

Mariah Cook

May 19, 2017

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

Senior Emily Hohenberger dives to try and block the ball from scoring.

Marcus Duranceau, Journalism Production

May 10, 2017

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

Cale Pellett

Mariah Cook

April 21, 2017

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

The Trojan huddle, before every game the boys talk about how they are going to play the game.

Mariah Cook

April 19, 2017

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...

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