Camera: How To

Camera: How To

Humza Maqsood, Director of Multimedia May 13, 2022

Almost, if not everyone, has used a camera before. Whether it’s for a selfie, a landscape, or just recording a random memory, a camera is a fantastic way to immortalize history, or maybe just that funny...

Focused on Ice

Focused on Ice

Makaylah Lane March 21, 2022

Covid-19 has affected sports across the nation: preventing practices, games, competitions, nationals, etc. This includes ice skating for Ames High senior Paige Flory. “Figure skating has always been...

Girls Wrestling on the Rise

Girls Wrestling on the Rise

IGHSAU sanctions girls wrestling in the years to come.
Leola Almquist, Features Editor February 28, 2022

Ames High’s 2021 wrestling poster is taped throughout the classrooms, and it’s not the default row of senior boys. At a glance, there's a pile of students, but those students belong to the boy's team...

Genesee Diggins-Kennedy warms up her hops for a Wednesday night game.

Girls iBall: Will the Legacy Carry On?

Sophia Cordoba, Editor-in-Chief February 15, 2022

Christmas, New Years, Valentine’s Day.... there’s much to celebrate in the winter. However, many would argue that these days pale in comparison to the main event: iBall Season. Starting in December,...

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...

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