East boys varsity basketball stays unbeaten, beats Links

East boys varsity basketball stays unbeaten, beats Links

Chelsie Caulfield, Sports Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

The top ranked Lincoln East boys varsity basketball team faced off against Lincoln High on January 20 at Lincoln High School.  The Spartans started off slow, but quickly displayed why they are ranked #1, leading the Links 37-26 at halftime.  The Spartans won in blowout fashion 65-49, improving to 15-...

Basketball Update 1/10

Basketball Update 1/10

Gage Pohlmeier

January 23, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

The Lincoln East boys varsity basketball team is off to a hot 11-0 start with a number one ranking in Class A, according to the Lincoln Journal Star. The team is also fresh off of a HAC title. Defeating Lincoln North Star 60-35. The team is being led in scoring by Sam Griesel. He is averaging 17.7 p...

2017-2018 Boys Varsity Basketball Season

Emily Bray, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Lincoln East varsity boys basketball team have just recently begun their 2017-2018 basketball season. On November 30th at Fremont High School, they started off their season with a win of 64-41. Thus far we have played against Fremont, Pius, Kearney, Elkhorn South, Grand Island, and Omaha Westsid...

Spartan Boys Basketball Preview

Spartan Boys Basketball Preview

Chelsie Caulfield, Sports Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

The Lincoln East boys varsity basketball team looks to avenge a post season loss to Norfolk in the district final.  One win away from advancing to the State Tournament, the Spartans lost a chippy game to the eventual state champions, 63-51.  The Spartans finished the season 18-7, winning their second...

Spartan Girls Basketball Preview

Spartan Girls Basketball Preview

Chelsie Caulfield, Sports Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

The Lincoln East girls varsity basketball team hopes to return to state this season, and make a run at the championship.  The Spartans won the 2015 State Championship, finishing the season 23-5.  Last year the Spartans finished the season 19-7.  The Spartans beat Lincoln Southeast to win their dist...

Spartan Wrestling Preview

Spartan Wrestling Preview

Chelsie Caulfield, Sports Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

The Lincoln East varsity wrestling team looks to return to state competition this season.  Last year’s team qualified 13 of 14 wrestlers to state competition.  Sophomore Maxx Mayfield advanced to the state final before losing to Joey Harrison of Omaha Burke in a major decision.  East fought throug...

Lincoln East’s Sam Griesel Commits to USD

Lincoln East’s Sam Griesel Commits to USD

Gage Pohlmeier, Contributer

October 13, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

Sam Griesel’s trip to Vermillion, South Dakota, was his fourth and final official visit of the fall. Griesel ended his recruitment by committing to South Dakota on Monday. Griesel took visits to University of Nebraska at Omaha, North Dakota State, and finally USD. He also held offers from Drake,...

Lincoln East Varsity Softball District Games ‘Always a bridesmaid, never a bride’

Lincoln East Varsity Softball District Games ‘Always a bridesmaid, never a bride’

October 13, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

The Lincoln East varsity softball team failed to qualify for state, losing to Millard West last weekend. For the seniors on the softball team, this has become a normal occurrence. This is the third time the seniors have experienced a runner up plaque in their district games throughout their four years. L...

Spartans Softball have a busy week heading into Districts

Spartans Softball have a busy week heading into Districts

October 4, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

The Lincoln East Varsity Softball team had a busy last week to their regular season before districts on October 5th and 6th. The Spartans had their senior night on Tuesday, September 26 at Doris Bair Softball Complex against Northeast and against Southwest on Thursday, September 28 at Doris Bair, an...

**Spartans controlled by Omaha North

October 4, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

On Friday, September 29th Lincoln East traveled to play No. 2 Omaha North (6-0) for the Vikings’ homecoming night. Omaha North stomped out East early in the first half running to a 30-0 lead into halftime. Omaha North QB Houston Fogelstrom finished with 127 yards passing along with three touchdowns. T...

Lincoln East Varsity advances to 21-10 on the season

Lincoln East Varsity advances to 21-10 on the season

September 27, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

The Lincoln East Varsity Softball team had a busy week last week, playing games against Southeast and Grand Island during the week, and playing in a 5-team invitational over the weekend.  The Spartans had a split against Southeast on Tuesday, September 19, at Doris Bair Softball Complex in Lincoln...

Homecoming game for the books

Homecoming game for the books

September 27, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

Having a rough past couple games, the Spartans finally had a chance to prove they can win big and in style. The Spartans showed up to the game and took over the show, putting up a demanding 49-14 win against the Lincoln Northeast Rockets. Showing off an explosive offensive show, the Spartans put up 28 p...

The home of Spartan news