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Strong performance by Spartan Volleyball against Northeast

Annalee Ventling-Brown, Julia Holz, and Aleksey Betancur work together to score a point in the first set against Northeast.

Julia Ehlers, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

East High Volleyball was extremely successful last night, with the varsity, junior varsity, and reserve teams all winning their games against Lincoln Northeast.  The first set of the varsity game started out with some frantic saves, and a lot of back and forth scoring between East and Northeast. Aft...

Spartans Set Defensive Records in Battle with Northeast

Max Nieman, Sports Editor

September 13, 2019

Last Friday the Spartans faced an East Lincoln rival in Northeast. Defense, along with the rushing game played a key role in the Spartan victory. As the warm afternoon moved on quickly, East had a clear advantage over the opposing Rockets. This proved true in a 41-7 win, in favor of the Spartans.    The rushing game has b...

East Cross Country Kicks off Ambitious Season at Papio-South

Camden Cohn, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

    The Lincoln East boys and girls cross country teams started the season off with a bang last Saturday, September 7th, in the Titan Classic hosted by Papillion LaVista South. It was the first meet of the season as the girls looked to defend as State Champs, as the boys looked to impro...

East Loses in a Close 3-set Game at Southeast

East Loses in a Close 3-set Game at Southeast

Kamryn Snyder, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

This Tuesday, September 4th, East varsity volleyball went head to head with the Southeast Knights. The first set started off fairly slow for the Spartans, with Southeast leading by five points. However, East had some incredible blocks from the two starting middles, Julia Holz and Haley Sprackling. Thro...

Spartan Volleyball Kicks Season off with a Home Win

Spartan Volleyball Kicks Season off with a Home Win

Camden Cohn, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

The varsity volleyball team played their first home game last Thursday night in front of an enthusiastic Spartan crowd. It signalled the beginning of the fall sports season for East and expectations are high following the Spartans 3-1 win over Grand Island. The Spartans got off to a fast start in the ...

Lincoln East Volleyball Preview

Brooke Peltz looks to return a serve in the opening weeks of practice before the season kicks off.

Max Nieman, Sports Editor

August 30, 2019

The Spartan volleyball season is set to begin soon, along with this season comes a fair share of excitement. This team is experienced, as it is almost wholely made up of juniors, and seniors, East will hope to utilize this upperclassmen leadership this season. “I feel like through this summer we’v...

Bright future for Spartan tennis

The varsity tennis team hard at work during practice.

Camden Cohn, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

Fall sports are finally here, and that means that the boys tennis team is already practicing in full force for their first match of the season on August 29th. The 2019 team looks to build off of the success from a runner up finish in 2018 at the state tournament in Omaha.   When I asked varsity head coach Chris Stock ...

Spartans look to End Two Year State Drought

Max Nieman, Sports Editor

August 23, 2019

Softball season is right around the corner, and excitement is growing for a successful season. Last year the Spartans had a deep run in the district tournament before ultimately falling to Norfolk in the district final. However, that young team from 2018 is back with a vengeance, as this offseason ...

Spartan football preview

Spartan football preview

Max Nieman, Sports Editor

August 23, 2019

The fall sports season is underway, coming along with a brand new Spartan football team looking to get back into the mix of the top teams in the state. But this also calls to question the overall inexperience of the Spartan roster. “Well our offensive and defensive lines are all back, so that’s a goo...

2019 Oracle March Madness trial

The Virginia Cavaliers were named as the 2019 NCAA champion.

Max Nieman, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

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

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

Collegebound: Wes Dreamer

Spartan senior forward Wes Dreamer shoots a free throw against Kearney on December 7.

Colby Lyon, Sports Editor

March 28, 2019

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 ...

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