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Head coach Dawn Staley holds the net after South Carolinas 87-75 win over Iowa. The womens basketball team maintained an unblemished record in the 2023-2024 season.

Women’s college basketball reaches new heights after March Madness

Kendra Riekenberg, Staff Writer, Editor April 19, 2024

Women’s sports are reaching a higher level of popularity than ever before, and March Madness this year is further proof of the impact that women’s college basketball has had. In years past, the women’s...

The Spartan girls defeat the Marian Crusaders in a tennis duel at Woods Tennis Center on Wednesday, April 3. Isabella Razdan, as pictured in the photo, gets ready to serve during her doubles match.

Spartan girls defeat Crusaders in tennis duel

Avari Wischhof, Staff Writer April 19, 2024

On Wednesday, April 3, the Spartan girls took on the Marian Crusaders in a tennis duel at Woods Tennis Center. East won the duel and maintained their undefeated streak for the season so far. The meet...

Junior captain MaKynlie Cade kicks the ball in city rivalry matchup vs. the Knights on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at 5pm at Seacrest Field. Cade led the Spartans to victory scoring one goal.

Lincoln East girls soccer defeats Southeast in city rivalry matchup

Hope Shortridge, Staff Writer, Co-Editor-In-Chief April 16, 2024

On Tuesday, April 9, 2024, the varsity Lincoln East girls soccer (LEGS) team met up with longtime city rival, the Southeast Knights. The highly anticipated match up, set at Seacrest Field at 5:00pm, would...

The Lincoln East girls basketball team huddles up right before tip off on January 23, 2024 vs. Lincoln Southeast. The Spartans ultimately lost 50-39.

Spartans fall to Knights in mental health awareness matchup

Hope Shortridge, Staff Writer, Co-Editor-In-Chief February 2, 2024

The battle of the “Eastside” was set for January 23, 2024 in the Lincoln East home gym. The Spartans girls and boys’ basketball teams were looking for big city-wide wins over the Southeast Knights,...

Lincoln East swim team celebrates their win against Lincoln Southwest High School on November 30, 2023. The Spartan boys defeated the Silverhawks 117-70 in the rival match up.

Spartan boys swim and dive defeats the Silverhawks 117-70

Claire Weibye, Staff Writer, Editor, Layout Editor December 13, 2023

On November 30, 2023, the Spartan boys Swim and Dive Team defeated the Lincoln Southwest Silverhawks, in the season opener and rival matchup. The boys team blew the Silverhawks out of the water, winning...

Lincoln Easts girls swim team takes a picture before their dual against Lincoln Southwest on Thursday, November 30th, 2023. The girls made sure to include everyone in the photo, no matter what grade or ability level.

Back in the swim of things: Lincoln East girls win dual against city rivals

Ella Herzberg, Staff Writer, Social Media Editor December 13, 2023

Lincoln East Swim and Dive made a splash at the Lincoln East vs. Lincoln Southwest dual at Lincoln Southwest on Thursday, November 30, 2023. East won the meet by 57.5 points (127.5 -70.5), doing something...

On October 21, 2023, Nebraska Huskers volleyball team played the Wisconsin Badgers at the Devaney Center. Fans were seen standing on their feet during the last set.

Husker volleyball fans go crazy for fifth set victory

Cyan Seymour, Staff Writer October 30, 2023

On Saturday, October 21, 2023, the top two teams in college volleyball competed against each other in a very tense and exciting game. Husker fans, whether in their living rooms or in The Devaney Center,...

Senior Jordyn Wissing (L) and sophomore Ella Herzberg (R) embrace assistant coach Andrew Willis after the state cross country race on October 20, 2023. Head coach Brian Kabourek witnesses the embrace.

East Girls Cross Country team wins sixth state championship title through consistency and team culture

Peyton Svehla, Staff Writer, Co-Editor-In-Chief October 28, 2023

After the Lincoln East Girls Cross Country team lost three seniors from their 2022 varsity team, the question of whether their shoes could be filled and the everyday culture sustained, was on the minds...

The Lincoln East softball team celebrates winning districts on October 5, 2023. They beat Elkhorn South 7-2, with 5 home runs leading them to victory.

Lincoln East fall sports are rolling into state competition

Kendra Riekenberg, Staff Writer, Editor October 23, 2023

The fall sports at Lincoln East are in full swing, with many of them moving into districts and state competition. Football, volleyball, cross country, softball, boys tennis, and girls golf have all fared...

Junior quarterback Jeter Worthley (13), passes the ball to Noah Burhoop (2) during the October 6th, 2023 game against Lincoln High. The Spartans were victorious 56-0.

East High plays against Lincoln High for their opponent’s homecoming game

October 16, 2023

The East High Spartans won against Lincoln High’s Links on October 6th,2023, at Seacrest Field for the Link’s homecoming game. Lincoln High’s dance was being held the same night, so the game was...

Framed shirts, team picture cutouts, and posters fill the walls of the East training room. Not only do these posters demonstrate the success of East teams, the represent the hard work of the trainers that kept these athletes healthy.

East training staff members are the unsung heroes of Spartan sports

Peyton Svehla, Staff Writer, Co-Editor-In-Chief October 12, 2023

When people think of highschool athletic practices, they often think of players scrimmaging against teammates, lifting in the weightroom, and repetitive drillwork. What’s easily forgotten is the training...

Current Spartans involved in athletics and activities that aided the Spartans to the NSAA cup victory for the 2022-2023 victory celebrate at Booster Blitz. This was the Spartans second straight title.

East soars athletically, wins second straight NSAA Cup

Hope Shortridge, Staff Writer, Co-Editor-In-Chief October 11, 2023

Lincoln East athletics have soared the past two years, with multiple sports finishing first or second in their respective state championship. Because of this, East has won the NSAA cup all-class division...

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