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[25 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

0   By: Claire Smith
With college fast approaching many Spartan athletes are beginning to commit to continue their sports in college. Two of East’s athletes who have recently signed are Lexi Altmaier and Shelby Brown.
Lexi Altmaier will be running cross country for Creighton in Omaha. After her official visit, Lexi realized how much she enjoyed the coach and the team.
“All of the girls were really relatable and I could see myself at Creighton,” said Lexi.
Lexi’s great experience with sports at East is what prompted her decision to run in college. She …

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[25 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

0   By Patrick Clare
The University of Nebraska is known for being a football school.  It has always been our state’s favorite sport.  But times have changed at UNL, because now, Nebraskans care just as much about basketball as they do football.
It’s that time of year again when the hype returns to Nebraska Basketball.  However, this year, it’s bigger than it’s ever been.  Whether it’s the Pinnacle Bank Arena, Player of the Year candidate Terran Petteway, or our incredible coach Tim Miles, everyone has a reason to get excited.
To start the …

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[17 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Winter Sports Are Here

0   By: Claire Smith
Today marks the first day of winter sports tryouts. Tryouts will be held for girls and boys swimming and basketball as well as wrestling. For seniors like Emma Ebito and Kyle Brown it will be their last season as Spartans. Good luck to everyone participating today!

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[26 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Brothers Lead Spartans

0   By Patrick Clare
Bryson and Brandon Metcalf are captains, playmakers, and leaders of the Spartan football team this year.  Oh, and they are also brothers.  QB and Cornerback Brandon and WR and Cornerback Bryson have helped East to a 6-2 record thus far in the season.  The final regular season game was against Omaha Bryan Friday night in Omaha.  The Spartans won 49-7 , and will face Omaha Central at Seacrest on Halloween.

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[26 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Lincoln East Diffuses the Rockets

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Compiled by: Ashley Springman
On Thursday, October 23, the Lincoln East Junior Varsity and Varsity volleyball teams beat the Northeast Rockets. Although both games appeared to be close, the Spartans managed to pull through with yet another win by stepping up their defense, as shown in the photo with the East Junior Varsity players getting into position to block a hit from the Rockets, as well as their offense. Not only were the Spartans celebrating the wins tonight, but also a heartfelt Senior Night for players Lexie Duch, Anna Holmquist, Taylor …

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[16 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

+2   By Patrick Clare
Nebraska currently has had three Heisman Trophy winners.  They are Johnny Rodgers, Mike Rozier, and Eric Crouch.  However, by the end of this year, the Huskers could add a fourth person to that list: Ameer Abdullah.  Abdullah is, no question, one of the best players in college football this year.  As of October 5th, he is the nation’s leading rusher, right now with 878 rushing yards.  He also has 12 total touchdowns- 10 rushing and 2 receiving.    Even after a rough game against Michigan State, Abdullah was …

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[15 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
GO SPARTS! Homecoming Pep Rally Today!

0   By Kyla Miller
What is today?  Today is one of the most important days of the year for the East High Spartans.  It is Blue and White Day for spirit week, there was a homecoming pep rally, AND the homecoming game is tonight!

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[23 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Tri-Wizard Tournament

+2   Compiled by Bennett Widman
 
This Thursday, Student Council is hosting the 2nd annual Quidditch tournament.  Applications are due Wednesday so sign up as soon as possible!  The games and bake sale start on the band field at 5:30 and will end at around 8:30.  Make sure not to miss out on this great event!

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[20 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

0   Story by Jennifer Pitsch and Kyla Miller
Photo courtesy of Anna Holmquist

One of East High’s fan-favorite and most competitive sports has spiked interest among many this year! The sport is Varsity Volleyball and the girls are dominating this season so far.
With 12 girls on the team, they’ve played 7 games including a tournament at the Millard North Invite. Their best win was playing their rival Northstar. This season is off to a good start with the girls winning 5 out of the 7 games.
“As a team we’ve been doing really …

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[17 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
East Volleyball Takes on Grand Island

0   By: Anna Holmquist
Last night, the East High volleyball program took on Grand Island Senior High at home.  Freshman and Junior Varsity played at 5:30 while Reserve and Varsity played at 6:30.  Varsity took down the Islanders in five sets for the victory.