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Dillon Sonntag
Senior Dillon Sonntag has been a part of the journalism team as an editor for three years. Most of these stories consist of sporting activities. Sonntag said his favorite story he’s  written so far is “Meet the Freshman Basketball Team” when he was a sophomore. He enjoys journalism because of the “freedom to do whatever you want.”

Sonntag said he looks up to 2017 AHS graduate Kyle Nelson because he is “a positive role model, and he is always trying to make me a better person.” He also likes fellow senior Ben Renaud, who he claims to be his best friend. If Renaud or any of Sonntag’s friends had to describe him, Sonntag believes they would say an athletic and that he’s an “overall good guy to be around.” If he had to describe himself though, he would say, “I’m responsible and trustworthy.”

Sonntag is currently involved in track, football, and journalism. When not participating in extracurricular activities, he pictures a perfect afternoon as “sitting at home watching college football,” preferably the Iowa Hawkeyes. Although he prefers sitting at home watching sports, Sonntag still loves participating in them, saying, “I would never give up my athleticism.” Along with his athletics, he would never want to give up his bed.

If there was one food he had to eat for an entire year, it would be steak. Steak isn’t the only food he likes though. “Over the summer I baked some cookies,” Sonntag said. Other than cooking, another talent Sonntag wishes he could acquire is to “read people’s minds.”

Sonntag said, “My wallpaper (on phone) is a photo of me standing on the football field. It shows patriotism because of the flag in the background, and inspiring because of the angle and lighting it’s taken at. It’s a really cool pic.” The photo was taken by editor Taylor Hansen. One thing many people don’t know about Sonntag though is that “in 6th grade, my duplex got smoked out by my neighbor’s house fire.”


Profile written by: Tyler Moen and Emma Templeton

Dillon Sonntag, Editor

May 11, 2018
Trojan Track Hosts District Qualifier (Story)
May 10, 2018
Busy Week Ends in a Win for Girls’ Soccer (Story)
May 08, 2018
Boys’ Golf Delivers Hawkeye Ten Title (Story)
May 01, 2018
Trojan Track Runs Well at Trojan Relays (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
Trojan Track Competes at Drake Relays (Story)
Apr 20, 2018
Trojan Boys’ Track Wins Tiger/Knight Co-Ed Meet (Story)
Apr 17, 2018
Trojan Girls’ Track Win Clarinda Relays (Story)
Apr 13, 2018
Boys’ Track Competes at Abraham Lincoln (Story)
Apr 11, 2018
Trojan Boys’ Track Wins Harlan Ken Carsten Relays (Story)
Mar 28, 2018
Trojan Boys win Monarch Relays (Story)
Feb 26, 2018
Trojans Fall Short in District Final (Story)
Feb 13, 2018
Trojans Defeat Panthers (Story)
Feb 12, 2018
Four Trojans are On to State (Story)
Feb 09, 2018
Trojans On the Road to Treynor (Story)
Feb 06, 2018
Trojans on the Road at Clarinda (Story)
Feb 05, 2018
Boy-Girl Doubleheader to Take Place in Creston (Story)
Feb 02, 2018
Trojans Host Abraham Lincoln (Story)
Jan 31, 2018
Trojans Take Down No. 9 Cyclones (Story)
Jan 29, 2018
Trojans Travel to Harlan (Story)
Jan 25, 2018
Cole Jipsen Scores First Varsity Points on Senior Night (Story)
Jan 22, 2018
Trojans Travel to Treynor (Story)
Jan 19, 2018
Trojans Host Cardinals For Senior Night (Story)
Jan 17, 2018
Trojans Fall To Knights With Badding’s 24 First Half Points (Story)
Jan 16, 2018
Trojans Host Knights (Story)
Jan 12, 2018
Trojans Travel To Lewis Central (Story)
Dec 01, 2017
Trojans Square Off Against St. Albert (Story)
Nov 03, 2017
McDermott Signs Letter Of Intent (Story)
Oct 19, 2017
Trojans ends year in Carroll with most wins in seven seasons (Story)
Sep 29, 2017
The Trojans fall to Kuemper Catholic (Story)
Sep 26, 2017
Trojan Volleyball takes home another tournament victory (Story)
Sep 12, 2017
Trojans Suffer First Loss of the Season (Story)
Sep 08, 2017
2-0 Trojans to Take on 1-Win Monarchs (Story)
Aug 31, 2017
Trojan Football Starts Season on the Right Foot (Story)
Aug 28, 2017
Trojan Volleyball Shows Improvement as Season Opens (Story)
May 24, 2017
Back-to-Back State Appearances for Boys’ Golf (Story)
May 17, 2017
Boys’ Golf Wins Sectionals At Denison (Story)
May 09, 2017
Trojans Win Carroll Tournament (Story)
Apr 24, 2017
Boys’ Golf Wins Denison Invitational (Story)
Apr 17, 2017
Trojans Take First Place At Fox Run Tournament (Story)
Apr 13, 2017
Trojans Win Mustang Invite (Story)
Apr 10, 2017
Boys’ Golf Wins First Home Meet (Story)
Apr 06, 2017
Boys’ Golf Loses to Kuemper (Story)
Mar 30, 2017
2017 Girls’ Golf Season is Underway (Story)
Feb 16, 2017
Iowa State Team Duals Results (Story)
Feb 14, 2017
Trojan Wrestlers Move On to State (Story)
Feb 02, 2017
Trojans Capture Hawkeye 10 Title (Story)
Jan 23, 2017
Key Pins Seal Win at Glenwood (Story)
Jan 13, 2017
In Case You Missed It – Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 (Story)
Nov 30, 2016
Atlantic JV faces Winterset (Story)
Nov 21, 2016
Girls’ Basketball Preview (Story)
Oct 14, 2016
Trojan XC Finishes Strong at H-10 Meet (Story)
Oct 13, 2016
Atlantic Hosts Triangular Tuesday Night (Story)
Sep 30, 2016
Girls’ XC at Shenandoah (Story)
Sep 28, 2016
Boys’ Cross Country Team Runs at Harlan (Story)
Sep 20, 2016
Boys’ XC at Carroll (Story)
Sep 15, 2016
Boys’ XC Takes Home First at Red Oak Meet (Story)
Aug 30, 2016
Girls XC Take Home Third (Story)
May 09, 2016
Girls H-10 Meet in Clarinda (Story)
Apr 28, 2016
Trojan Girls Track Compete at Glenwood (Story)
Apr 22, 2016
Girls Track Competes in Lewis Central (Story)
Apr 15, 2016
Boy’s Golf Defeated the Creston Panthers (Story)
Apr 15, 2016
Girl’s Track Places Third in Denison (Story)
Apr 08, 2016
Trojan Golfers Fight the Wind to Beat Panthers (Story)
Mar 30, 2016
Girls Compete at USD Track Meet (Story)
Mar 18, 2016
Track Boys Compete at ISU (Story)
Mar 01, 2016
Boys Track Practice in Full Swing (Story)
Feb 18, 2016
RECAP: Freshmen Boys’ Basketball vs. Carroll (Story)
Feb 16, 2016
“Spotlight” on the Future of AHS Football (Story)
Jan 28, 2016
RECAP: Freshmen Boy’s Basketball vs. Clarinda Cardinals (Story)
Jan 26, 2016
Freshmen Boy’s vs. Lewis Central Titans (Story)
Jan 13, 2016
RECAP: Freshmen Boy’s Basketball Against Denison (Story)
Jan 07, 2016
RECAP: Freshman Boys’ Basketball vs. Harlan (Story)
Dec 28, 2015
Freshmen Fall to Glenwood, Prevail Against Kuemper (Story)
Dec 17, 2015
Freshman Boys’ Basketball Flies by the Panthers (Story)
Dec 11, 2015
Meet the Freshman Basketball Team (Story)
Nov 28, 2015
Sports Profile on Freshman Matt Gearheart (Story)
Nov 25, 2015
RECAP: Atlantic GBB over Carroll 11.23.15 (Story)
Nov 18, 2015
Take a Look at the Freshman Boys’ Basketball Team (Story)
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