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Football Preview: Lincoln East vs. Bellevue East

Senior Zach Clausen takes the snap in East’s game versus Southeast on Friday, September 14th at Seacrest Field.

Jeremiah Zimmerman, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018

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

East senior AJ Muthersbaugh attempts to catch a pass vs. Southeast on Friday, September 14th at Seacrest Field.  Southeast won the game 14-12.

Jeremiah Zimmerman, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018

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

Senior quarterback Devin Beckner throws a pass in game versus Lincoln Southwest on Friday, September 7th.  Southwest won the game 17-14.

Jeremiah Zimmerman, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

“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

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

Lincoln East vs. Lincoln Southwest Football Preview

The East defense lines up against the Northeast offensive line on Friday, August 31st at Seacrest Field.  East won the game 28-7.

Jeremiah Zimmerman, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018

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

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

Zach Clausen looks down field for an open receiver in East High’s season opener against Pius X at Seacrest Field on Aug. 23. Pius won the game 13-0.

Jeremiah Zimmerman, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

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

Molly Olson, Atley Carey and Erin Morgan in last year's blue and white scrimmage.

Colby Lyon, Sports Editor

August 27, 2018

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

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

Senior girls on the varsity soccer team poses for a photo on senior night

CJ Bates, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018

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

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

Elliot Alexander during the 100m hurdles event.

Kierstin Foote, A&E Editor

May 17, 2018

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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