76ers First to Have Paid Ad on NBA Jersey

76ers First to Have Paid Ad on NBA Jersey

May 18, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Sports

The Philadelphia 76ers have become the first team in the four major U.S. sports to sell an ad on a jersey. Earlier this year the NBA announced that teams will have individual company's logos on their jerseys starting in the 2017-18 season The 76ers announced Monday morning that ticket company StubHub...

Manchester Madness

May 18, 2016


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This Saturday there was a bomb threat in Manchester, England at the famous Manchester United Stadium, Old Trafford, prior to the Premier League fixture of Manchester United vs AFC Bournemouth.  It later turned out to be a dummy bomb and was discovered shortly before kick off.  The Sir Alex Ferguson S...

NBA Playoff Preview

May 18, 2016


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 The NBA playoffs began this April with some teams' seasons coming to an end while others still have hope of lifting the NBA Finals trophy.  The playoffs take the top eight teams from each conference, the West and the East.   The West was topped by the Golden State Warriors who broke the record fo...

Jordan Burroughs

May 16, 2016


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   Former Husker wrestler Jordan Burroughs has no intention of coming home without the gold this year.  He won in the 74 kg (163 lbs) division at the 2012 Olympic games, and will look to defend his title this summer in Brazil.  Burroughs had a storied career at Nebraska from 2006-11, whe...

NSAA Girls State Soccer Tournament

May 11, 2016


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On Wednesday, May 11th, the NSAA Girls State Soccer tournament fired up.  The final test to see which soccer teams have the best skills, defense, and team unity to take home the state championship trophy.   The first round match ups are (2) Lincoln Southwest vs. (7) Millard South, (6) Lincoln...

Lincoln Marathon 2016

Lincoln Marathon 2016

May 4, 2016


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On Sunday, May 1st, 2016, the annual Lincoln Marathon took its toll on any person who trained to tackle the course.   The Lincoln Marathon and half marathon are both hard races to take on.  The full marathon is 26.2 miles and the half marathon is 13.1 miles. There was a total of 10,000 men...

Seasonal Delays

Seasonal Delays

April 27, 2016


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Although we have all been told “April showers bring May flowers”, the athletes affected by these temperamental storms may disagree with the hope that rain brings. This spring season, the elements have continuously stood in the way of outdoor activities, causing the cancellation of two Varsity tr...

The Masters

April 21, 2016


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“It’s a tradition unlike any other,” says Jim Nantz regarding the Masters Tournament.  Every year in early April, a golf tournament known as “The Masters” rolls around with heavy anticipation.  Although some consider it to be just another golf tournament, this one is truly special.  The...

Regional Fires Keep LPS Students Inside

Regional Fires Keep LPS Students Inside

April 18, 2016


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On Wednesday, Lincoln Public Schools mandated that all Lincoln schools keep students inside due to unhealthy levels of smoke in the air from Midwest fires. Also, the athletic teams took a hit with the recent news, realizing that all tournaments and practices would be cancelled for Wednesday and Thursday. Track...

Yesterday’s Yori

April 18, 2016


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Connie Yori, former head Nebraska Women's Basketball coach , recently resigned on April 5th, 2016.  There is a lot of drama following her resignation because of the surrounding circumstances including allegations of mistreating her players.  She has been being investigated by NCAA officials for the...

Diving into Success

April 11, 2016


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Three Lincoln East Dive team members have competed in the HAC State Diving Meet held at the Bob Devaney Sports Center, Coached by Katie Walls. Placing fifth in the state was our very own Spartan Abbi Rouse. Rouse prepares for the season with gymnastics and being apart of Nebraska Diving Club, and prepares...

The Iconic “Photo Finish”

March 1, 2016


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James Dennis Alan, most commonly known as “Denny Hamlin” has recently gone down in Daytona 500 history for the closest race ever.  Hamlin is the driver for Joe Gibbs Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, he takes the wheel of a Toyota Camry number 11. Denny’s historic win was determined by...

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