Articles in the Sports Category
+1 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 …
+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!
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 …
+2 By Gunnar Dean
Dark skies and rainy clouds couldn’t deter the faithful today, as the East Intermural Flag Football began this Wednesday on the band field. The tournament will feature numerous teams fighting for pride, glory, and a year of bragging rights. Stay tuned in for the upcoming flag football games as we anxiously await to see what team will be crowned champion.
0 By Kaitlin Roh
This Friday marked the first home football game for the Spartans. Not only were fellow East students able to cheer their team to victory, but they were also able to tailgate before the game. Valentino’s and Raisin Canes sold food out of the staff parking lot, with lines stretching almost all the way to the opposite sidewalk. The dedication towards their team was rewarded, as the Spartans beat North Star, 21 to 2. Go East!
0 By Rachel Dweikat and Hibah Chughtai
The latest May issue needed some clarification in regards to the “Funky Fencing and More” story. Athletes, Jack Kruse and Rudy Longoria, were captioned as fencers. Instead, Jack Kruse is a lacrosse player and Rudy Longoria practices Tae Kwon Do. In addition, Emma Cooney’s fencing blurb was accidentally replaced by Rudy Longoria’s story. Here is Emma’s fencing story!
Fencer: Emma Cooney
Description of Sport: Fencing is the activity of fighting with swords. The origin of fencing lies in Spain, and was carried throughout the world …
+1 Words and Pictures by Jacob Friend
Time is running out to get rid of your old sports equipment! Bring any old sporting goods you have (footballs, basketballs, jerseys, shinguards, etc.) and place them in the bin in the commons. All donations will go to the after school program at Clinton Elementary School. With just a little effort on your part, you can make a kid’s a day!