Islanders strong second half prevail over Spartans

Islanders strong second half prevail over Spartans

September 19, 2017


Filed under 2017-2018, Sports

Lincoln East started off by throwing an interception on their first drive of the game, and that seemed to be an omen for the night for the Spartans as the Islanders added two defensive touchdowns later in the game. The Spartans held tough in the first half. A 49 yard touchdown drive from junior QB De...

Lincoln East Varsity Softball Team Sweeps Columbus, improves to 13-1

Lincoln East Varsity Softball Team Sweeps Columbus, improves to 13-1

September 8, 2017


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Lincoln East Softball team swept a doubleheader against Columbus on Tuesday, September 5 at Doris Bair Softball Complex. The first game was a close, low scoring affair, but the Spartans were able to pull through with a win thanks in large part to senior Rachel Weber, who hit a walk off triple in t...

Lincoln East varsity softball team winning streak hits 10 games

Lincoln East varsity softball team winning streak hits 10 games

September 6, 2017


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Lincoln East Softball team had a busy week this last week, playing Beatrice on Monday, having their annual “Pink Night” against Lincoln High on Tuesday, and having a long ride up to Kearney on Thursday for a double header. On Monday, August 28, the lady Spartans took on Beatrice in a game that...

Spartans shutout by Bearcats in home opener

Spartans shutout by Bearcats in home opener

September 1, 2017


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It was a long night for the Lincoln East Spartans as they battled #9 Kearney on Seacrest Field, on Thursday, August 31. The Spartans couldn’t get anything going on offense, being shut out 17-0. Was it just Kearney’s sturdy defense or was it a Spartan offense that sputtered out? Kearney held East...

East varsity softball goes back to back in the LPS Invitational

East varsity softball goes back to back in the LPS Invitational

August 30, 2017


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The Lincoln East varsity softball team had a productive weekend in the LPS Invitational on Saturday, August 28 at Doris Bair Softball Complex in Lincoln. In pool one there was Gross, Norfolk, Lexington, and Lincoln East. The first game against Gross showed how much character and determination the g...

Spartan Sports Weekend Recap

Spartan Sports Weekend Recap

August 29, 2017


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The Lincoln East Spartans opened up football season with an away battle against the Norfolk Panthers on Friday, August 25. Early in the first quarter, the Spartans gave up a costly turnover that led to a Panther touchdown. Soon after the Spartans recovered a muffed punt in which they capitalized...

East High Spartans Softball Sweep Fremont

East High Spartans Softball Sweep Fremont

August 25, 2017


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The Lincoln East Softball team took a pair of wins in a double header against Fremont on Tuesday, August 22, at Doris Bair softball complex in Lincoln. The softball team has a reputation to keep up after making an appearance at state last year, going in as the wild card eighth seed and getting f...

2017 Lincoln East Blue White Scrimmage

2017 Lincoln East Blue White Scrimmage

August 25, 2017


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Lincoln East volleyball hosted their annual Blue and White scrimmage on Tuesday, August 22 in the South gym.  The 2017 varsity squad hit the court against the 2017 junior varsity squad.   Last season, the JV team beat varsity in two sets, but weren’t able to capitalize this time around.  The t...

The Battle at Morrison

The Battle at Morrison

May 16, 2017


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On Wednesday, May 10th at Morrison Stadium in Omaha, NE, the Lincoln East and Omaha Westside boys varsity soccer teams battled it out in the first round of the state tournament. It was an even and rough game throughout the beginning of the first half.  Lincoln East junior captain, John Hansen, had...

From Spartan to Jay: Kirsten Bernthal Booth

From Spartan to Jay: Kirsten Bernthal Booth

May 16, 2017


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Lincoln East alumna, Kirsten Bernthal Booth, has transitioned from Spartan student athlete to the head volleyball coach at Creighton University, where she has been coaching since 2002.  After graduating high school in 1992, Booth, now in the East Athletic Hall of Fame, set school records for assists...

LEGS Season Overview

LEGS Season Overview

May 10, 2017


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The Lincoln East girls soccer team, or formally known as LEGS, saw their season come to an end after a 2-0 loss to Omaha Westside in the A-5 District Final in Omaha on Thursday, May 4.   Coming into the season, East was working with a roster with a little bit of everything, 7 seniors, 11 juniors...

Spartan Golfer Steven Strasheim

Spartan Golfer Steven Strasheim

May 10, 2017


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Lincoln East varsity golfer, Steven Strasheim, has made a name for himself in his two seasons as a varsity golfer.  The sophomore has led the Spartans to two LPS championships and a 2016 district title.  Since his freshman year, Strasheim has lowered his scoring average while gaining confidence and...

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