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[13 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

+3   By Kyla Miller
The beginning of last month marked the beginning of the 2014 Baseball season.  Now, halfway through the season, both Varsity and Junior Varsity are doing well.  The Varsity boys were 5-7, and the JV boys had won 6 by mid April.
On the 2014 Varsity team, there are only three juniors, including Chris Zweibel, Kai Friesen, and Brook Johnson.
“This season has gone pretty well overall so far, but there have been a few tough loses,” said Johnson, referring to their loses against Creighton Prep and Southeast.
Even though the …

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[13 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

+1   By: Ashley Springman
   The sun shone bright in Jenny Kortus’ eyes as she searched for the yellow ball floating in midair. Her back was fully extended, making a sharp “C” shape, as her shoulder and arms lay coiled in a tense ready position. Then snapping the top half of her body downward faster than a mouse trap, Kortus sends the ball sailing over the net at hyperspeed. Consider the opposing team, Southeast, was unable to react fast enough to Kortus’ match-point serve, she walked away, winning the match at …

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[13 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

0   Story and Photos by Kaitlin Roh
The East High track team has started the spring sport season off with a bang, hitting the ground running in all of their events–literally.  The women’s distance team has already broken a school record in the distance medley with Sora Hutchison running the 400, Rachel Dweikat running the 800, Lexi Altmaier running the 1200, and Alana Sesow running the 1600.  The record was from 1982, and was beaten by the Spartans by just over 24 seconds. Aside from this obvious accomplishment, the Spartan women …

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[10 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

+1    Story and Photo by Naila Muslic
At 6:30 pm yesterday on our very own Seacrest field, Lincoln East’s beloved Varsity LEGS showed Fremont who’s boss! Within the first 4 minutes there were at least 5 shots on goal with the first goal led by Carly Janike. Our LEGS kept the intensity high with crisp, clean passes and returns making this first half extremely successful and evidently a blast to watch!
With 15 minutes left in the first half, East showed no mercy. There was a good 5-0 lead- with goals by …

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[31 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Spartan Events: Week of March 31st

+2   East Events: Week of March 31, 2014
Events in blue signify that they take place at Lincoln East or are home events. Red events take place at a location other than Lincoln East/away. Green indicates championship or state events.

Monday, March 31:
5:00 P.M. Varsity Baseball vs. Lincoln Pius X @ Den Hartog Baseball Field

5:00 P.M. Reserve Baseball vs. Lincoln Southwest @ Lincoln Southwest
5:00 P.M. Girls JV Soccer vs. Lincoln Southeast @ Den Hartog Soccer Field
5:00 P.M. Boys JV Soccer vs. Lincoln Southeast @ Seacrest Field
7:00 P.M. JV Baseball vs. Lincoln Pius …

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[28 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Sports Canceled Due to Weather

+1   By: Elizabeth O’Doherty
  Rainy weather canceled many sports practices and tournaments today.  After a windy day, both track and boys  varsity golf meets are canceled.  Weather will begin to look up soon as we reach back up to the 60′s over the weekend.

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[27 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Kicking Towards Success

0   Story and Photo by: Sara Donovan
Tonight was a busy night for Lincoln East Spartan athletes.  The Reserve and Junior Varsity boys and girls teams all had soccer games tonight at Abbott Sporting Complex.  All four teams faced unique weather with wind gusts over 40 miles per hour throughout the 80 minute games.  The Junior Varsity girls and boys faced Grand Island, and both Spartan teams were victorious.  The boys beat Grand Island two to one while the the Girls won with a shutout, two to zero.  The Reserve teams …

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[21 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Talk of East: Nebraska Basketball

+1   By Karley Powell
For the first time in 16 years Nebraska has entered the NCAA tournament. At 11:40 the game began and  our world at East seemed to halt and rather then revolving around weekend plans, began revolving around the game. All eyes were on the screens at lunch where the game played, the final score was 60-74 Baylor.

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[21 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
March Madness Captivates Students

0   By Matt Reynoldson
 
The NCAA college basketball championship tournament, commonly known as March Madness, commenced with the main draw today. Millions filled out brackets, attempting to pick the winner of each of 67 games over seven rounds of single-elimination play. The tournament has been dubbed “March Madness” for its history of lower-seed upsets and crazy finishes.
This Madness has certainly captivated East students. Here, students in the commons watch a close game between Ohio State and Dayton, still clinging to the chance of filling out a perfect bracket and winning Warren …

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[18 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Spartan Events: March 17-20

Click for events at East March 17-20th, 2014.