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2019 Oracle March Madness trial

2019 Oracle March Madness trial

Max Nieman, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

To get in the spirit of March Madness, the Oracle sports section decided to run a few trials for brackets to see which ones would fare the best. The results were sub-par, to say the least. We included trials such as best uniforms, which mascot would win in a fight, win percentages of colors of each team,...

East High Track

Aleksey Betancur, Staff Photographer

April 5, 2019


Filed under 2018-2019, Photo Gallery, Sports

The Lincoln East track and field team competes at the Nebraska Wesleyan track on Thursday, March 28, 2019....

Collegebound: Wes Dreamer

Collegebound: Wes Dreamer

Colby Lyon, Sports Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

After careful consideration, Lincoln East’s Wes Dreamer has committed to Northwest Missouri State. Dreamer sees his transition to East as a preparation for college life. NMSU is a smaller college with a beautiful campus he loves. He’s spoken with a lot of his new coaches, and his new teammates as ...

New coaching staff brings new life to baseball program

New coaching staff brings new life to baseball program

Max Nieman, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

Baseball season is on the brink, and there is a lot of excitement surrounding the season as the Spartans welcome a brand new head coach. Mychal Lanik has agreed to take the reigns of the Lincoln East baseball program after former coach Scott Standish stepped down this fall. Standish had been the head...

Collegebound: Connor Riekenberg

Collegebound: Connor Riekenberg

Jeremiah Zimmerman, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

East High senior shooting guard Connor Riekenberg announced in September that he would be continuing his academic and basketball career at Nebraska Wesleyan University. “I liked the coaches and the style of play that they ran,” said Riekenberg. “And ultimately it was the school part too that helped...

Lincoln East Boys Golf looks to set the tone

Lincoln East Boys Golf looks to set the tone

Colby Lyon, Sports Editor

March 27, 2019


Filed under 2018-2019, Sports

On March 26th, the Lincoln East boys golf team competed in their annual triangular versus Pius X and Lincoln Southeast. Last year at this competition, Lincoln East fell short in the triangular in second place. In last year's state placings, the Spartans held 7th in state under the coaching of Chad Geiger....

Lincoln East boys basketball: season in review

Lincoln East boys basketball: season in review

Chelsie Caulfield, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2019


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

The Lincoln East boys basketball team began the season with completely new faces and little varsity experience. Following last year’s buzzer-beater loss to Omaha Bryan in the first round of state, the Spartans had to look forward to next season. After losing a strong senior class, including forward...

Lincoln East girls basketball: season in review

Lincoln East girls basketball: season in review

Chelsie Caulfield, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2019


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

The Lincoln East girls basketball team came into the season with high expectations and a lot of adjusting to do. After losing seniors Regan Sankey and Alli Roh, the girls needed to make up for the loss of height and leadership. Yet their team reloaded with plenty of underclassmen returners, and some...

National Signing Day

National Signing Day

Colby Lyon, Sports Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

Matt Meyers- Committed to play football at Nebraska Wesleyan University Brayden Sellon- Committed to play football at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln...

Gators stifle Spartans despite late run

Gators stifle Spartans despite late run

Chelsie Caulfield, Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2019


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

The seventh-ranked Lincoln East boys basketball team took on the unranked Lincoln North Star Gators on January 29 at Lincoln East High School.  This game was long awaited, as the game was delayed two weeks due to weather. “Having to wait hurt us a little bit, but the important preparation is right ...

Pin it to win it

Pin it to win it

Natalee Connatser, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

Once again, the boys Spartan wrestling team comes out on top in their most recent triangular against the Lincoln Northeast Rockets and the Lincoln High Links. The spectators, family, and friends all rushed to the stands on Wednesday night, creating an atmosphere of competitive angst, and excitement as...

East girls basketball midseason update

East girls basketball midseason update

Max Nieman, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

During the prolonged winter break, the Lincoln East girls participated in the Heartland Athletic Conference tournament, claiming the first game over Grand Island, but dropping the second to Southwest. Although the Spartans had more to play, the winter weather ended up being the downfall for the East...

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