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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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Sports: Pandemic Edition

Haley Reeves, WEB Reporter October 8, 2020

Ames schools were on a two-week mandatory online schooling recently. Along with the closing of schools came the hold on sports. Can AHS sports survive this?  The ever-changing schedules, Covid-19 in...

(Photo taken by Olivia Sassman)
Junior Alexa Kopaska wears her mask as she prepares for a spike.

A Will to Play

Sophia Cordoba, Editor October 8, 2020

  Nearly 4 weeks ago on September 7th, students from around the Des Moines metro area gathered at Terrace Hill to raise their voice in protest. This gathering even brought in some of our very own...

The 2019-2020 Girl Up Group

The Gallant Efforts of Girl Up

Akshata Gandhe, Reporter October 25, 2019

As we approach the end of the first quarter, we all can agree that being at school has gotten a bit monotonous. What better of keeping yourself occupied than joining Ames High Girl Up! Girl Up is an initiative...

SASHA

SASHA

Akshata Gandhe , Profiles Editor April 18, 2019

92 seconds. That is how often a person is sexually assaulted in this country, be it a 12-year-old or a 50-year-old. Junior co-leaders of SASHA (Students against Sexual Harassment and Abuse) Victoria Kyvergya...

Students participate in Mental Health first aid training in February.

Freshmen strive to improve mental health

Lucas Bleyle, Co-Editor in Chief April 17, 2019

According to a study in the Archives of General Psychiatry half of all chronic mental illness begins by age 14; three-quarters by age 24, making high school a critical time to identify and treat mental...

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