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Thanks to Haley Peterson (center) and others, the Spartans prevailed over the Titans 6-4 in a high scoring affair.

Spartans erupt for 6 goals in 6-4 victory over Papio South Titans in state quarterfinals

Camden Cohn, Sports Editor May 13, 2021

For 39 minutes, the crowd at Morrison Stadium in Omaha, Nebraska was restless as the 3rd seeded Lincoln East Spartans and 6th seeded Papillion LaVista South Titans were scoreless in the Class A girls soccer...

Senior Briley Hill scored 3 goals to spark a 6-2 Spartan victory and secure their ticket to the state tournament.

Spartans blow past the Storm, punch ticket to state following 6-2 victory

Camden Cohn, Sports Editor May 8, 2021

It was a night to remember for the Lincoln East girls soccer team in the A-3 District Final at Seacrest Field May 6th. With a win, the Spartans would punch their ticket to state, and after a loss from...

The 2020-2021 Spartan speech team.

Spartan Speech: A closer look at the East Speech and Debate team, what it means to its members

Devon Beechley, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

Since the school opened in 1967, the Spartan Speech and Debate team has been beating records and producing educated speakers into the world. Hot off the heels from their success at the State Speech competition,...

All of the choir performers from Elevation, Elegance, and Express pose for a picture at the end of the event.

Lincoln East choirs performed April 13th at Pinewood Bowl theater, allowing anyone to come for the first time since last school year

Isabella Villanueva, Social Media/ Feature Editor April 22, 2021

On April 13th at 6:30pm, Lincoln East Vocal Music had an amazing spring performance at Pinewood Bowl. This outdoor performance was able to be watched by any friends and family in person, which was an exciting...

Jenna Duensing in the blocks at the beginning of the girls 4x100m relay.

East Girls and Boys Track and Field secures great success at two back-to-back competitive meets

Kamryn Snyder, News & Opinion Editor April 20, 2021

On Friday, April 9th, the East Track and Field team traveled to Kearney to compete in the varsity Kearney Invitational meet. East came into the meet excited to compete against some of the toughest competition...

The Silverhawks handed the Spartans their first loss of the season on a rainy Wednesday at Seacrest Field

Silverhawks deal the shorthanded Spartans their first loss of the season in a shootout

Camden Cohn, Sports Editor April 8, 2021

On a rainy Wednesday at Seacrest Field in Lincoln, Nebraska, two top 5 and undefeated girls soccer teams took the pitch. Lincoln Southwest (#4 according to the Omaha World Herald and #2 according to the...

The end of the year, LPS Music Festival is set to be on May 1st, 2021! Many small musicians and bands are excited to show off their talents! Come join the fun and support our beloved musicians at East High School! Everyone is welcomed, just show up and show your music spirit!

Lincoln East High School to host the 2021 LPS Music Festival

Aden Buggi, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

As the world rises from a crisis, many restaurants, venues, and concerts are opening to the public. In the light of this, Lincoln Public Schools are preparing for the LPS Music Festival 2021. Any bands,...

Parking lots and hallways are more crowded as students return full time.

Students return to Spartan campus full time after a full year of remote learning

Devon Beechley, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

For an entire year, students in Lincoln have been learning on Zoom and using more of other online resources. But as students across the Lincoln return from spring break, the split schedule of zoom and...

Prom should be an unforgettable high school experience. What would happen if it gets taken away?

Prom: Is it happening?

Joel Bierbower, Staff Artist, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

There are many events students look forward to when they finally reach high school: sitting in the student section at games, getting a driver’s license, pep rallies, band, clubs, sports, spending time...

Some of the artists of the night; Beyonce (center), BTS (bottom center), Dua Lipa (left center), Megan Thee Stallion (top left), Billie Eilish (top center), Harry Styles (top right), Lil Baby (right center)

Highlights from the 63rd Grammy Awards

Faqeha Qureshi, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards were held Sunday, March 14th. Amidst a global pandemic, the ceremony still managed to bring a whole new feel of energy and excitement, all while following the Covid-19 social...

The Spartans punched their ticket to state for the first time since 2016 after defeating Lincoln Pius X.

Boys State Basketball Recap: Spartans make state tournament for first time since 2016

Camden Cohn, Sports Editor March 22, 2021

The Lincoln East boys basketball team, like the girls team, had many obstacles thrown at them throughout the season. There was the delayed start for the schools in Lancaster County, positive Covid-19 tests...

The Spartans were led by their seniors to a state quarterfinals appearance. 
(Left to Right): Haley Peterson, Ella Laessig, Zoie Armstrong, Olivia Kugler

Girls State Basketball Recap: Spartans finish a successful season with their 6th straight state tournament

Camden Cohn, Sports Editor March 19, 2021

The Boys and Girls State Basketball Tournaments took place the first two weeks of March in Lincoln, Nebraska and the Lincoln East Spartans were represented in both tournaments for the first time since...

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