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Spartan Sports Week in Review 4/30-5/5

The Lincoln East varsity baseball team faced off against Omaha North at Millard West on Friday, May 4.  East won 9-1.

Chelsie Caulfield, Sports Editor

May 11, 2018

This past week of Spartan athletics led to the conclusion of boys and girls soccer, as well as baseball.  Here is a recap of the action. Girls Soccer Entering the A-5 district on Tuesday, May 1, the Spartans faced off against Lincoln Northeast at Omaha Westside.  Before stoppage due to weather, ...

Spartan Baseball Falls to Gators; Remain Winless on Season

Senior Zane Busekist pitches against Lincoln North Star on April 10 at Densmore Field.

April 26, 2018

An unexpectedly rough season for the Lincoln East varsity baseball team continues as the Spartans fall to Lincoln North Star on April 10 at Densmore Field.  The Spartans looked to pick up their first win of the season, but couldn't escape mistakes late. The Spartans and Gators were scoreless throu...

Varsity boys soccer cruises to a win against Southeast

Gage Pohlmeier, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

Lincoln East (2-1) faced off against Lincoln Southeast (2-3) on Wednesday at Seacrest field. It was a partly cloudy beginning, but ended up being a dark and wet mess. The game was in Spartan control the whole time. Winning the match 8-0. Even though they were up 3-0 at half that didn’t stop them fr...

Emily Artz on her final swim season

Emily Artz on her final swim season

Kierstin Foote, A&E Editor

March 29, 2018

“For me, the season was exactly was I had hoped it would be”

Nebraska State Cheer and Dance

Competing squads at the Nebraska State Cheer and Dance competition.

Emily Bray, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018

The Lincoln East Spirit Squad, as well as many other cheer and dance teams across the state spent their Saturday competing in the Class A and B Nebraska State Cheer and Dance Championship in Grand Island on February 17th. Both the East State Cheer Team and the Apollonaires placed high in all of t...

Spartans on Top

Maxx Mayfield competes against Omaha Burke’s Joey Harrison in state final competition on February 18, 2017 at the Centurylink Center.

March 9, 2018

The Lincoln East varsity wrestling team looked to improve upon their state berth last year, winning their first title since 2004 with the help of Lincoln Southeast transfers Adam Kinnaman and Chance Fry. The two made the switch this season, joining the Spartans following strong state performances for the Knigh...

Spartan Boys Punch Their Ticket to State

Jordan Janssen blocks Lincoln High junior Morgan Perry III during the HAC tournament on December 29.

Gage Pohlmeier, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018

The second ranked Spartans punched their ticket to state on Monday, February 26, after defeating city rival Lincoln High 57-44. It’s their first state tournament berth since 2009. The past two years the Spartans have been denied a district finals win, losing to Norfolk both times. It wasn’t an e...

Spartan Girls Basketball Head Back to the Bank

The varsity girls basketball team posses for a picture after winning the A-4 district.

CJ Bates, Sports Writer

February 27, 2018

The Varsity Girls Basketball team is heading back to state for the third year in a row. The girls hosted the A-4 district against Omaha Central and Omaha Marian at Lincoln East on Tuesday, February 20 at 7:00 p.m, and the championship game on Thursday, February 22 at 7:00 p.m.   On Tuesday, t...

Spartans Dominate Huskies in A-3 District Semis

Senior Jordan Stoehr (0) looks for a pass against against Norfolk in the Spartans final regular season game on February 17.

Chelsie Caulfield, Sports Editor

February 27, 2018

The Spartans, ranked first in the A-3 district, beat the Huskies, ranked fourth, 75-41.

Spartan Girls Basketball Continue Their Winning Ways

Seniors, Mira Patel, Regan Sankey, Rachel Weber, and Alli Roh pose for a picture after a huge senior night win against Norfolk on Tuesday, February 13, at Lincoln East.

CJ Bates, Sports Writer

February 19, 2018

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

The Lincoln East Girls Varsity basketball team huddle together at the start of the Omaha Burke game on Friday, February 2, at East High School.

CJ Bates, Sports Writer

February 9, 2018

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

Spartan varsity swimming and diving competed in their annual Pack the Pool event on January 30, 2017.  The Spartans routed the Lincoln Northeast Rockets, boys winning 122-58, and girls winning 147-38.

January 31, 2018

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...

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