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From Spartan to Jay: Kirsten Bernthal Booth

From Spartan to Jay: Kirsten Bernthal Booth

May 16, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Sports

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


Filed under 2016-2017, Sports

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...

Behind the Scenes: Student Managers

Behind the Scenes: Student Managers

April 27, 2017


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Student managers are a special addition to the sports teams at Lincoln East that help both coaches and athletes stay focused and be successful.  The student managers are passionate about the sport they manage, and take the time to attend practices and games, as well as record statistics and help with...

‘First Serve’ Francisco

‘First Serve’ Francisco

April 18, 2017


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The Lincoln East girls tennis team is filled with many talented players that are doing very well this season.  A well-known player on the team is senior, Ashley Francisco. Francisco has been playing tennis for about six or seven years.  She played when she was younger, but went away from it for ...

Athlete of the Meet: Maryah Godwin

Athlete of the Meet: Maryah Godwin

April 18, 2017


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The Lincoln East JV track team competed in a meet at Lincoln High on Thursday, March 30th.  All Lincoln Public Schools participated on the cold, spring day.   A transfer from Southwest, Maryah Godwin, is an up and coming athlete.  Godwin participates in hurdles and pole vault.  Hurdles has slowl...

Spartan Boys Varsity Soccer Shutout by Hawks

Spartan Boys Varsity Soccer Shutout by Hawks

April 18, 2017


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The Lincoln East boys varsity soccer team hosted Lincoln Southwest on Friday, April 14 at Seacrest Field.  After an hour and a half rain delay, the Spartans (6-4) looked for revenge against the Hawks (8-3) after losing 1-0 during the HAC tournament. "Our practice was very high tempo, and we focused...

HAC Soccer Tournament Review

HAC Soccer Tournament Review

April 12, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Sports

On Monday, April 3rd the annual Heartland Athletic Conference (HAC) tournament began for both Lincoln East Girls Soccer (L.E.G.S) as well as the Spartan boys. L.E.G.S opened the tournament with a matchup against Lincoln Northstar. The Spartans won 5-0 and advanced to play Lincoln Southwest in the next...

Spartan JV Girls Soccer Gets Shutout Win Over Knights

Spartan JV Girls Soccer Gets Shutout Win Over Knights

March 29, 2017


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The Lincoln East JV girls soccer team beat city rival Lincoln Southeast 7-0 on March 27 at Seacrest Field.  The Spartans dominated offensively as freshman forward Jillian Altmaier scored three goals, completing a hat trick.  Sophomore goalie Amanda Finnell added a strong performance in goal to secure...

First home game for the Lincoln East boys soccer team

First home game for the Lincoln East boys soccer team

March 28, 2017


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It was a cold and windy day for soccer on Thursday, March 23rd.  It was the Lincoln East boys soccer team first game at Seacrest for the 2017 season.  The Spartans won 5-0 on Thursday as Eli Brown and Johnny Hansen netted two goals apiece in the first half and Ben Luci scored a PK in the late minute...

Moving L(across)e the Midwest

Moving L(across)e the Midwest

March 21, 2017


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Is Lacrosse the future sport of the Midwest?  The sport is slowly making its way from the East Coast to the Great Plains as many people never expected.  Lacrosse is very popular on the east coast, and is even more popular than football.  Nebraska has always been known as a football state, but the p...

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