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Spartans look to keep momentum against Gators

Spartans look to keep momentum against Gators

Max Nieman, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

The Spartans are looking forward to a cross city matchup with with the North Star Navigators. East rebounded with a solid win last week over Bellevue East, but there are many improvements to be made. One point head coach John Gingery brought up was “turnovers and penalties will be an emphasis this week....

East football bounces back against Chieftains

East football bounces back against Chieftains

Max Nieman, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under 2018-2019, Showcase, Sports

Lincoln East found a foothold once again on the season, after a 41-7 win over the Bellevue East Chieftains. The Spartans were off to a slow start with four turnovers, as well as two holding penalties erasing touchdowns. Head coach John Gingery was displeased with his teams mistake saying, “(there were)...

King of Queens

King of Queens

Chelsie Caulfield, Emily Bray, Maddie Abele, Editor-in-Chief, A&E Editor, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under 2018-2019, Homecoming, Showcase, Sports

One exciting part of the weeks leading up to homecoming night, is voting for the homecoming court, to select one king and queen from this year’s senior class to crown.  Seniors voted throughout the last week to select who they thought should represent their 2019 class. Six senior girls were nominated...

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...

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