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Lincoln East Head Coach Mychal Lanik speaks with Assistant Coach, Kirby Killion, on Mar. 29, 2021.

Lanik fuels Spartan’s turnaround

Jacob Bundy, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

When Mychal Lanik took over as head baseball coach at Lincoln East in late 2018, the program was in rough shape. The Spartans won just five games in 2018, hadn’t had a state tournament appearance...

The Lincoln East Varsity Baseball team huddles together on Opening day March 18th, 2022

Spring 2022 Sports Overview

Hope Shortridge, Staff Writer April 13, 2022

The Spring sports season has arrived and anticipation is growing with the full schedule ahead. Track and field, baseball, girls and boys soccer, girls tennis, and boys golf kicked off on Friday March 18th,...

Swimmers diving into the pool during the 100 fly on Tuesday, January 18th.

Spartan swimming makes another splash at Lincoln High on January 18th

Izzy Apel, Staff Writer February 1, 2022

The Lincoln East Swim team had yet another strong performance on January 18th during their duel with Lincoln High. The meet took place at Lincoln High School and both the boys and girls teams were victorious,...

Kaylee Denker rebounds a shot in the third quarter against Omaha Central on January 15th 2022.

Spartans fight hard to beat the Eagles, but ultimately fall short

Emery Erickson, Staff Writer January 26, 2022

Despite a good fight, Lincoln East falls short to the number two ranked team class A, Omaha Central. On Saturday January 15th, 2022, the Spartans lost 28-48 to the Eagles. Omaha Central’s height and...

The Lincoln East Unified Bowling team after their match on November 22nd at Hollywood Bowl.
Front row, L-R: Brenda Munroe, Sean Creglow, Eme Troy, Libby Kotik, Laura Jansen, Julia Upton, Ashley Bredthauer, Aubrey Wagner, Andrew Butcher
Back row, L-R: Hope Shortridge, Aiyana Gavin, Madelynn Upton, Branden Golliglee, Tyler Henry, Izzy Apel, Julian Scaggs, Daria Knezevic, Analise Breton, Amera Prenosil

East Unified Bowling Team: finding connections and opportunities within sports

Izzy Apel, Staff Writer December 7, 2021

One of the sports that often goes unnoticed at East is Unified Bowling. The Lincoln East Unified Bowling Team played their sixth game against Lincoln High on Monday November 22nd. The match took place...

Trophies from Class A state competitions displayed in the concourse

Successful fall sports in review

Hailey Anderson, Staff Writer December 1, 2021

This year at East, the student section seemed to be more present than ever at football and volleyball games, cheering loud and showing spartan pride. Although both sports had exceptional seasons, there...

Beginning of the season swim practice at East high school.

2021-2022 Winter sports preview

Anika Keese, Staff Writer December 1, 2021

With an immensely successful fall season of East athletics coming to an end, the winter athletic season kicked off on November 15th. The season’s sports include boys and girl’s basketball, swim and...

Noah Walters throws a pass in a game against Creighton Prep on Friday, Oct. 22 at Omaha Burke Stadium.

Spartans finish memorable 2021 campaign

Jacob Bundy, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

The Lincoln East Varsity Football Team’s explosive 2021 season came to an equally explosive end with a 59-42 loss to the Gretna Dragons Oct. 29 in the first round of the State Playoffs. The early...

Team celebrates with trophy after victory.

Lincoln East Girls Cross Country team claims fourth consecutive state title

Peyton Svehla, Writer November 15, 2021

On October 22, 2021, the Lincoln East girls cross country team demonstrated their “run as one” mentality when they won their fourth consecutive state title at the Kearney Country Club. Lincoln East...

The Lincoln East Varsity Softball team collected second place at the state tournament in Hastings, Nebraska on October 15th, 2021. 
Top (L-R) Sydney McReynolds, Campbell Petrick, Morgan Adams, Abby Schaaf, Kooper Barnes, Rhiannon Martin, Jordan Bussey, Kyndal Colón, Ruby Witherspoon, Hannah Warnke
Bottom (L-R) Madison Adams, Gabby Pace, Berkley Hattan, Amelia Kehn, Abby Pinkelman, Mya Zavala, Emilee Haggadone, and Sydney Walz

Lincoln East Varsity Softball reaches goal of state: Records and Runners up

Hope Shortridge, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

The Lincoln East Varsity Softball team had a stellar ‘21-’22 season, exemplified by its success at the state tournament in Hastings, Nebraska that took place October 13-15th, 2021. Despite losing their...

East Spartans Varsity Volleyball team, huddled around Head Coach Nicole Johnson during a time out in their game against Pius X, on Thursday, September 9, 2021. East Spartans lost the game 3-0 to the Pius X Thunderbolts.

East Varsity Volleyball loses game against Pius X

Jada Vogel, Writer September 20, 2021

The East varsity volleyball team went up against Pius X Thunderbolts last Thursday, September 9th. They put up a good fight, but in the end they lost 3-0. Spartans started out the game with the first...

(L-R) Hudson Davy (10), Isaac Graff (11), Joe Volkmer (12), Drew Arduser (11), Brayden Franks (12), Jordyn Wissing (10), Mia Murray (10), Brookelyn Rasmussen (10), Ella Herzberg (9), Peyton Svehla (10), Berlyn Schutz (11), Izzy Apel (11), at Papillion La Vista South on September 4th. Both girls and boys varisty teams take home first place plaques.

Lincoln East Cross Country Team Dominates Titan Classic

Peyton Svehla, Writer September 17, 2021

Lincoln East Cross Country team dominates Titan Classic Lincoln East boys and girls Cross Country dominated the Titan Classic hosted by Papillion La Vista South on Friday, September 10th. The meet took...

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