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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.
 

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[11 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Storming the Field

+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.

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[10 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
We Came We Conquered: A Victorious Start to the Season

0   By Rachel Dweikat
Last night, September 8th, the Junior Varsity boys football team played their first game of the season against Lincoln High. The team dominated the field with a win of 55-0. The JV boys play their next game on Monday. Go Spartans!

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[6 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Booster Blitz

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!

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[21 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

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
Sport: Fencing
Description of Sport: Fencing is the activity of fighting with swords. The origin of fencing lies in Spain, and was carried throughout the world …

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[16 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Bring in your old sports equipment!

+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!

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[8 May 2014 | No Comment | ]

0   By Matt Reynoldson
 
From February up until late June each year, we can hardly go two weeks without a major sporting event taking place. Thanks to the World Cup, it will be mid-August this year, but the NBA and NHL Playoffs usually round out what sportscasters like to call “Championship Season.” But in April, the sports world is captivated by best-of-seven playoff series in basketball and hockey, with 16 teams in each sport vying for a championship.
Here’s what the brackets look like:

 
So far, two first-round playoff series have completed in the NBA, with …

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[24 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
In the Heat of the Season

0   By Rachel Dweikat
Time is running out on this year’s track season! Today, the 24th, is the varsity Harold Scott meet at Lincoln High. This meet marks the beginning of the end, being that there are only three more varsity meets before this season’s state championships. As the clock winds down, the Lincoln East track and field competitors are turning up their performances in anticipation of Districts (May 14). Lincoln East is in district A-3, a district that many track and field enthusiasts are naming “stacked”. The competitions will be …