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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...

Elly Honnens driving the ball onto the fairway at Mahoney Golf Course on Thursday, September 21, 2023. This was the second hole of the day for her, starting the front nine off strong.

Girls Varsity Golf smokes Spartan Invite

Kaitlyn Peitzmeier, Staff Writer October 11, 2023

The Lincoln East Girls Golf Varsity and JV teams played Mahoney Golf Course on Thursday, September 21, 2023, for the Spartan Invite Tournament. Fifteen other schools attended; East’s biggest competitors...

Lincoln Easts Varsity Volleyball team going for the ball in the final minutes of the third set of thier game agaisnt the Northeast Rockets, Tuesday September 12, 2023. With twin scores in the twenties, and both teams vying for a win, Easts victory in the next three points secured them the set and won them the game.

East varsity volleyball defeats Northeast three to zero

Kylie Brown, Staff Writer, Editor September 20, 2023

On Tuesday, September 12, 2023, Lincoln East’s Varsity Volleyball team went up against and defeated the Northeast Rockets at Northeast High School. After a tense third and final set, East secured their...

Sophmore Samarth Sajeesh (left)  with his Dual Partner, senior Caden Haar at Woods Tennis Center, on September 13th 2023. Sajeesh serves the ball to the LHS players while Haar moves up to the net, preparing for when they return the ball.

Tough Love: East High Boys Varsity Tennis Wins Dual Against Lincoln High

Louis Hoffman, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

On Wednesday September 13, 2023, the Lincoln East Boys Varsity Tennis team won their dual against Lincoln High at Woods Tennis Center. Although the win was exciting, it is not surprising, as the East team...

Lincoln Easts Owen Laessig (4) eyes down Lincoln Southwests Landon Kelley (6) on Friday, September 8, at Seacrest Field. East beat Southwest with a score of 28-7.

Lincoln East Spartans prevail over Lincoln Southwest Silver Hawks in rival football game

Ava Chapin, Staff Writer, Editor September 19, 2023

The Lincoln East varsity football team went head-to-head with Lincoln Southwest on Friday, September 8, 2023, at Seacrest Field. With both teams entering with a 1-1 season record, the game was highly anticipated,...

The Lincoln East Baseball team ended a 46-year drought by capturing the state baseball title on Friday May 19th, 2023 at UNOs Tal Anderson Field. (L-R) Tanner Peterson, Landon Sandy (16) and Kai Burkey celebrate with Troy Peltz (2) after he threw out a runner at home to save the game in the bottom of the 7th inning.

10 inning dog fight leaves Lincoln East Baseball victorious

Hope Shortridge, Staff Writer, Co-Editor-In-Chief May 25, 2023

For the first time since 1977, a Class A Lincoln school captured the state title in baseball. On Friday May 19th, 2023 at 7:00pm, the number two seed going into the tournament, the Lincoln East Spartans,...

Football player Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest after making a tackle during “Monday Night Football” game. He was hospitalized, and is now making improvements, although his season is officially over.

Damar Hamlin and Kalen Cullan: How struggles shape athletes

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

On January 2, 2023, Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin was in the headlines of sports news - but not for favorable reasons. After unexpectedly collapsing during the Bills vs. Bengals “Monday Night Football”...

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