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Week 11 Oracle Power Rankings: Girls & Boys Class A Basketball

February 17, 2020

Boys Class A Basketball: Key: ^District wild card points according to NSAA (top 7 host) 1. Millard North (18-2, *1, ^2) - The Mustangs will have undoubtedly the toughest close to the regular season out of any other team, putting them in a adequate position for the first overall seed if they can pull out some quality wins. This weekend wi...

East High’s Gatorade Cross Country Athlete of the Year

East High’s Gatorade Cross Country Athlete of the Year

Camden Cohn, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

There’s a Freshman in Lincoln, Nebraska that has been running for as long as she can remember. She goes to Lincoln East High School, and she helped the cross country team capture their second straight state title this past fall. She is the Nebraska Girls Cross Country Gatorade Player of the Year. She...

Week 10 Oracle Power Rankings: Girls & Boys Class A Basketball

February 5, 2020

Boys Class A Rankings: 1. Millard North (15-2, *2) - Two 17 point blowout wins, and a streak of 4 wins, the Mustagns reclaim the top spot in this week’s rankings. Recently re-ranked 5 star Hunter Sallis, along with sophomore phenom Jasen Green lead scoring with 20 ppg on the weekend each. Millard North will have an easier weekend with ...

Week 9 Oracle Power Rankings: Girls and Boys Class A Basketball

Max Nieman and Camden Cohn

February 5, 2020

Boys Class A Basketball: 1. Omaha South (12-2, *4) - Omaha South is building up a nice resume with 6 straight wins. Lead by dynamic trio Skyler Wilson, Tyrece Griggs, and Jadriane Saunders, all putting up impressive stats over 17 ppg, 4.5 rpg, and defensive efforts with each around 2-3 spg. The Packer’s excellent display of teamwork...

Spartans battle back to victory despite 19-point deficit to start 4th quarter.

Spartans battle back to victory despite 19-point deficit to start 4th quarter.

Max Nieman, Sports Editor

January 28, 2020

“We’re going to need to score a lot,” I jokingly said to my discouraged broadcasting team as the Spartan girls basketball team faced a 19 points deficit as the 3rd quarter closed out at Lincoln East High School this past Saturday. Little did I know that in the coming minutes I’d witness one...

Week 7 Oracle Power Rankings: Girls & Boys Class A Basketball

January 22, 2020

Boys Class A Rankings: 1. Lincoln Pius X (11-0, *1) - The Thunderbolts continue their winning ways after two close wins against other Lincoln teams, nearly dropping one to Lincoln Northeast after only leading by one after the 3rd quarter, and ultimately pulling away to win by 15. Pius looks to a more difficult week with a top 10 match...

Post Conference Tournament Oracle Power Rankings: Girls and Boys Class A Basketball

Max Nieman and Camden Cohn

January 10, 2020

  Boys Class A Rankings: 1. Lincoln Pius X (9-0, *4) - The last remaining unbeaten in Class A competition, the Thunderbolts are coming off of a nice run to win the HAC tournament over the prolonged winter break. Sam Hoiberg and Kolbe Rada lead Pius scoring 17 ppg each. This week the newly ranked number one faces a lighter schedule against...

Week 2 Oracle Power Rankings: Girls & Boys Class A Basketball

Max Nieman and Camden Cohn

December 20, 2019

Boys Class A Rankings: 1. Millard North (4-0,*1) - Hunter Sallis and Co. continued to assert their dominance with a 19 point win over Burke, Sallis leading the scoring with 34 points. This week they will face two .500 teams in Omaha North, and Lincoln East. 2. Bellevue West (4-0,*2) - Two solid wins this weekend for the Thunderbirds ...

Week 1 Oracle Power Rankings: Girls & Boys Class A Basketball

Max Nieman and Camden Cohn

December 12, 2019

Boys Class A Rankings: Millard North (2-0) - Undoubtedly the number one team coming into the 2019-2020 season lead by likely the biggest recruit to ever come out of Nebraska for basketball in Hunter Sallis, averaging 24 ppg, closely followed by junior Saint Thomas with 19 ppg. Accompanied by othe...

Basketball season opener

Basketball season opener

Natalee Connatser, Section Editor

December 11, 2019

Lincoln East Girls VS. Lincoln Southeast The Spartan's Varsity Girls Basketball season officially kicked off on Thursday night (12/5/19) with a victory against Lincoln Southeast. The opposing team played with passion, and their student section brought immense enthusiasm along with them. East senior, Ta...

Girls Cross Country Claim Back-to-Back State Titles

Girls Cross Country Claim Back-to-Back State Titles

Camden Cohn, Sports Writer

November 15, 2019

Throughout the 2019 cross country season, the Lincoln East Girls team looked like the favorites to repeat as state champions when the season came to a close in late October. They got out to a quick start with a 4-0 record after the first 4 meets of the season. Then a slight mishap at the UNK Invite in K...

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