Football Preview: Lincoln East vs. Bellevue East

Football Preview: Lincoln East vs. Bellevue East

Jeremiah Zimmerman, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

This Thursday, the 1-3 Lincoln East Spartans will host the 0-5 Bellevue East Chieftains in East High’s homecoming game.  The Spartans come off a heartbreaking 14-12 loss against Lincoln Southwest, while the Chieftains follow a 61-0 loss versus Papillion-LaVista.  In 2017, East topped Bellevue East...

Heartbreaker for the Spartans in the battle of east Lincoln

Heartbreaker for the Spartans in the battle of east Lincoln

Jeremiah Zimmerman, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

In the battle of East Lincoln on Friday night at Seacrest Field, the Southeast Knights defeated the East Spartans 14-12. It was a defensive game throughout, leaving the scoreboard scoreless at the end of the first half. Both teams were still fighting to figure out each others’ gameplan. East scored...

Lincoln East vs. Lincoln Southeast Football Preview

Lincoln East vs. Lincoln Southeast Football Preview

Jeremiah Zimmerman, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under 2018-2019, Sports

“It’s gonna be a lot of just smash-mouth football right up the middle,"

East Tennis Preview

Max Nieman, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under 2018-2019, Sports

“So far we’ve been very pleased with the improvements being made.”

Lincoln East vs. Lincoln Southwest Football Preview

Lincoln East vs. Lincoln Southwest Football Preview

Jeremiah Zimmerman, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

The East Spartans have not faced the Southwest Silverhawks since the 2015 season when Lincoln East topped Lincoln Southwest 14-12.  On Friday, September 7th, the Spartans will once again take on the Silverhawks. “We’re not trying to treat it as anything special,” said senior quarterback Devin B...

East football back on track for the season

East football back on track for the season

Max Nieman, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

After a rough first week offensively for the Spartans, they found their footing in week 2 against the Northeast Rockets. Senior quarterback Devin Beckner led the Spartans on the way to a 28-7 victory on Friday afternoon. Head coach John Gingery exclaimed, “we wanted to eliminate our mistakes, the ...

East Spartans welcome new quarterback

East Spartans welcome new quarterback

Jeremiah Zimmerman, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

The East Spartans have a new quarterback, Zach Clausen.  Over the summer, it was announced that the 6-foot-6, 195-pound senior would be transferring to Lincoln East from Lincoln Lutheran.  Clausen says he transferred to East High “to have a better opportunity here and to try to take the East Spa...

Spartan Volleyball Preview

Spartan Volleyball Preview

Colby Lyon, Sports Editor

August 27, 2018


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

The Lincoln East varsity volleyball team is excited for the rest of the season following a preseason win against Omaha south and a tight loss with Wahoo. The team is full of star players and is ready to face any opponent that they come across. No one is more excited to play than junior Aleksey Betancur,...

Spartan Golf

Colby Lyon, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

With the first triangular of the year, the Spartans took on Southeast and Pius at Holmes Lake golf course in an effort to outplay the two squads. Number one seed Steve Strausheim lead the spartans on the 18 hole course. The weather definitely played a part in the second placing. Strong wind gusts and...

Varsity Girls Soccer Season Recap

Varsity Girls Soccer Season Recap

CJ Bates, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

The Lincoln East varsity girls soccer team (L.E.G.S.) wrapped up their 2018 campaign on May 3rd when they lost a close game in the girls championship district game to Omaha Westside. The East girls fell to Westside 2-1 and received the runner-up plaque. Overall, L.E.G.S. had good season with a rec...

Spartan Club: Trapshooting

CJ Bates, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

A club that not many people talk about around school is the trapshooting team. It might be considered a club, but it’s way more than that: a group of guys and girls who get together every Monday and Thursday for practice and have meets all day on Saturdays. For those of you who don’t know how trap...

Spartan Track&Field 2018

Spartan Track&Field 2018

Kierstin Foote, A&E Editor

May 17, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

The Spartan track and field athletes are off and running once again in the 2018 season, and there has been nothing short of success. To kick off the season, the Spartans took first at the Wesleyan Indoor meet which was a huge feat for the team, the girls team also took first at the Harold Scott Invit...

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