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Ames girls and coaches cradle their trophy.

Ames Cross Country Impresses at State

Leola Almquist, Features Editor November 13, 2021

7:15 AM on October 29, a school bus sat outside the entrance of the athletics complex on 24th street. It was pitch black, but the headlights illuminated the steps into the bus. One-fourth of the girls'...

Claire, Emily and Kiah finishing the last mile of their 24-hour challenge.

One Mile Per Hour, One Marathon Per Day

Sophia Cordoba, Editor June 28, 2021

It was 6 a.m. on a Sunday morning when senior cross country runners Kiah Snyder Claire Galvin, and Emily Poag set out for their first run of the day. Monday morning, over 24 hours later, their workout...

2021 State Track & Field Championships

May 27, 2021

STATE PLACE WINNERS Discus Corey Phillips - 3rd place - 171'04" #3 all time at Ames Gabriel Greenlee - 4th place - 169'11" #4 all time at Ames High Jump  Tate Zalasky - 4th place - T-4th all time...

Senior Tate Zalasky jumping 6´5´´ in the High Jump event

Ames Track and Field Takes on the Drake Relays

Erin Murphy and Leola Almquist April 28, 2021

Stands packed to full capacity, the spectators knew the worth their ticket held. Some of the best track and field athletes in the nation compete at the well known Drake Relays. A day is reserved for high...

More than Farming

More than Farming

Leola Almquist, Editor April 18, 2021

Agricultural classes arrived at Ames High with a sidekick: FFA. From a literal stance, FFA translates to Future Farmers of America. Farming, we think pigs, cows, corn, John Deere tractors; basic Iowa agriculture...

Photo from @kershner.ali on Instagram

Female Athletes – An Afterthought

Why this scandal shouldn’t have ever happened.
Haley Reeves, Editor In-Chief March 29, 2021

The NCAA’s blatant disrespect for the women's tournament, all during March, which is Women´s History Month and the month that International Women’s Day is in, is absurd.  By even giving them anything...

Left to Right: Casey Mumm (Sr.), Corey Phillips (Jr.), Keyshaun Brooks (Sr.), Lucas Lueth (So.), Tamin Lipsey (Jr.)

Boys Basketball takes on the State Tournament

Erin Murphy, Editor March 18, 2021

On Wednesday March 10th, the Ames High Boys Basketball team played their first game in the State Tournament. Marking a 13 game winning streak, Ames rose to the top beating Council Bluffs 53-31 advancing...

Ames Senior Leah Tietjens goes for a shot guarded by two  West players

The Perserverance of Ames High Girl’s Basketball

Erin Murphy, Editor, Reporter March 3, 2021

When you think of Ames High Athletics, the Girls Basketball Team may come to mind. Recently, senior Ashley Iiams reached the 1,000 career points mark after her 500th rebound in a game against Pella on...

An overhead view of the band on their October 3rd spectacular performance.

Marching On!

Sofia Mamakos, WEB reporter December 3, 2020

Before the sun had reached the horizon, and the cold September wind blew icy through the air, the Ames High Marching Band students and directors (who would much rather still be in bed), reluctantly trudged...

Pictured here: Sophomore Sydney Turk racing in her second mile

Making it to the State Meet

Erin Murphy, Editor, Reporter, photographer November 5, 2020

  Friday, October 30th, 2020 the State Cross Country meet was being held in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Ames High had a total of three runners qualify at the Districts meet in Southeast Polk on Oct. 21....

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