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BIG THROW - Sophomore Tristan Dorscher upsets the number one seed with a huge throw and pin. Dorscher advanced tot he State tournament for the first time in his young career.

Images of AHS Wrestling

A collection of photos from the 2020-21 season by Eleanor Greving
March 7, 2021

The Eye of the Needle, Jan. 20, 2021

Teachers Survive Zombie Apocalypse; Learn About Ice Fishing; Breaking Band Stereotypes

Eleanor Greving back squats to build leg muscle. Mr. Larson wrote suggested lifts on the class whiteboard. Back squat and bench press were the most common lifts this period.

Weighting for Gains

Peek inside the room where AHS gets its buff on. Photos and captions by Caden Andersen and Jada Jensen.
Caden Anderson and Jada Jensen December 2, 2020

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

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

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...

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

Harvest: A Midwest Tradition

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...

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,...

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

The Wrecks Music — Review

The Wrecks performed at the Reverb Lounge along with the Technicolors and Vesperteen.
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...

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

Why Cross Country?

The endurance sport appeals to certain athletes.
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...

Bob Anderson focuses on the lesson in discrete mathematics class.

Bob Anderson: A Lifelong Learner

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,...

Trojan Volleyball Shows Improvement as Season Opens

Trojan Volleyball tallies four wins in early competitions.
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...

Senior Kyle Redinbaugh returns the ball after an attempted goal.

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

Kyle Redinbaugh reflects on the May 11 Denison game and his role as goal keeper.
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...

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

Boys’ Soccer vs. L.C. and Harlan

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...

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