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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...

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 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 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...

Spring sports look a little different this year due to the current Covid-19 protocols in place, but they will continue with student and staff safety being prioritized.

What’s happening with spring sports?

Ava Bartels, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

Last spring, with the escalating severity of Covid-19, all spring sports were canceled just as they began to take off. Mandatory practices in March 2020 were abruptly cut short, while every student transferred...

Armstrong looks to become a key figure this season for the Lady Spartans basketball team after the loss of several seniors from last years state runners up team.

Spartan Comeback Athletes: Zoie Armstrong reflects on her recovery from a torn ACL

Camden Cohn, Sports Editor December 21, 2020

What do athletes Paul George, Peyton Manning, and Alex Smith all have in common? Well, besides being professional athletes, they have suffered serious injuries while playing the sports they love and have...

As their season is still being evaluated, East Swim and Dive team hopes to start after December 7th.

East Swim and Dive season is pushed until December 7th

Cady Blackstock, Staff Writer December 7, 2020

As winter approaches, Swim and Dive were supposed to start at Lincoln East High School. As of November 16th, winter sports were pushed back until December 7th, forcing East’s swim and dive season to...

The tennis team finished state runner's up to Lincoln Southwest.

Lincoln East fall sports finish strong, leaving a bright future for next season

Camden Cohn, Sports Editor November 20, 2020

With Lincoln East Football’s loss against Omaha Westside a few weeks ago in the quarterfinals of the State Playoffs, the fall sports season officially came to a close. Football, Cross Country, Volleyball,...

Lincoln Public Schools, in coordination with Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird's new Directed Health Measures, has delayed winter sports until at least December 7th.

New DHM delays winter sports in LPS until at least December 7

Camden Cohn, Sports Editor November 16, 2020

Friday the 13th; superstition in western culture labels this day as one of the unluckiest days of the year. For LPS athletes, that superstition became a reality as, under Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird’s...

Spartans prevail 42-0 over the Bulldogs in their first playoff game.

Lincoln East advances to quarterfinals in 42-0 win over North Platte

Camden Cohn, Sports Editor November 4, 2020

The Lincoln East Spartan football team began their postseason trek with a resounding 42-0 win against an upset driven North Platte Bulldogs team last Friday on a beautiful day at Seacrest Field in Lincoln,...

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