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Spartan Girls Basketball Continue Their Winning Ways

Spartan Girls Basketball Continue Their Winning Ways

CJ Bates, Sports Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

This last week the Lincoln East Girls Basketball team had one away game and two home games, taking on Southwest on Friday, February 9 at Southwest, Omaha Northwest on Saturday, February 10 at home, and Senior night on Tuesday, February 13, against Norfolk. On Friday, the Spartan girls took on Southwe...

Varsity Girls Basketball # 1 in the State

Varsity Girls Basketball # 1 in the State

CJ Bates, Sports Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

This last weekend the Lincoln East Girls Basketball team had two home games, taking on Omaha Burke on Friday, February 2, and North Platte on Saturday, February 3. On Friday, the Spartan girls took on Omaha Burke at home. The Spartans were consistent with the scoring throughout the game, scoring 35 point...

Pack the Pool

Pack the Pool

January 31, 2018


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The East varsity swim and dive team competed in their annual Pack the Pool on Tuesday, January 30.  The Spartans hosted Lincoln Northeast in their final dual meet of the season.  The boys claimed their second city title in two years with a 122-58 win over the Rockets.  Junior swimmer Alex Petty set...

East boys varsity basketball stays unbeaten, beats Links

East boys varsity basketball stays unbeaten, beats Links

Chelsie Caulfield, Sports Editor

January 23, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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