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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, Staff 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...

Kamryn Snyder (9), Aaliyah Bradford (1), and Brynn Carey (5) get ready to score on Tuesdays  game on September 7, 2021 in the Columbus, East, and North Star triangular. East defeats Columbus 2-1 and North Star 2-0.

Lincoln East Volleyball triumphs after winning games with Columbus, North Star

Cady Blackstock, Izzy Apel, Staff September 17, 2021

Lincoln East Varsity Volleyball challenged Columbus and Lincoln North Star in a triangular game on Tuesday, September 7th at East High School. The Spartans won against Columbus 2-1 and North Star 2-0. These...

Sophomore Mason Garcia hits a serve at the North Star vs East dual at Woods Tennis Center. Mason Garcia won his 5 Singles match 8-5 towards the beginning of the dual.

Spartan varsity boys tennis defeats Lincoln North Star

Brisa Odenthal, Editor September 17, 2021

The Spartan boys tennis team swept the competition during their dual against Lincoln North Star at Woods Tennis Center. The team left the September 3rd dual with wins in every match they played. From...

The Lincoln East Varsity softball team huddles at the LPS invite on Saturday August 28th 2021. (L-R) #19 3rd baseman Madison Adams (so), pitcher #10 Jordan Bussey (jr) and catcher Kyndal Colón (sr).

East Varsity Softball starting strong: seniors lead the way

Hope Shortridge, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

The Lincoln East Varsity Softball team is off to a great start, and their season is just underway. Through this point in the 2021-2022 season, they have won 19 of their 22 games. East Varsity has 9 seniors...

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, Editor-in-Chief 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, Editor 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...

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