Husker Football Recruiting and the “Calabraska” Movement

Husker Football Recruiting and the “Calabraska” Movement

February 10, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Sports

On Wednesday, February 1st, it was national signing day all around the country.  This day was one of the most coveted days of the year for college recruiters, as they finally see what talent they’ll be getting the upcoming.  High school athletes of any sport sign to continue their academic and at...

Super Bowl LI Recap

Super Bowl LI Recap

February 8, 2017


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Super Bowl LI was a night filled with commercials, pizza, chips, and glory as the New England Patriots won their 5th super bowl title against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, Feb. 5 in Houston, Texas. As Lady Gaga was tearing it up during the Super Bowl LI Halftime Show, some were leaving their house...

Photo Of The Day

Photo Of The Day

February 7, 2017


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Spartan Boys Swim and Dive Team Wins City

Spartan Boys Swim and Dive Team Wins City

February 7, 2017


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The Lincoln East boys swim and dive team closed out a tough dual against Northeast to win the boys city swimming title on Tuesday, January 31.  East won 100-91 with big performances from veteran swimmers Josh Roh, Aaron Janike, and Jared Murray. Head coach Ryan Rieker and his team know just how important...

Photo Of The Day

Photo Of The Day

February 1, 2017


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Sophomore Swimmer Ather Leads Spartans

Sophomore Swimmer Ather Leads Spartans

January 27, 2017


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Lincoln East sophomore swimmer Marusha Ather has propelled the Spartans to six dual meet wins, including a 118-52 win over Grand Island.  Ather has made a swift transition from Strasbourg, France to Lincoln, Nebraska.  Ather is ranked in the top ten statewide in three events, including the 200 IM (2...

East Girls Review

East Girls Review

January 27, 2017


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The East girls basketball team recently just suffered a loss at home to Millard West on Tuesday, January 24th.  Before the loss, they were ranked 3rd in the state, and had just knocked off the number one team in state, Millard South.  It was one of the best games of the year and it went down to the w...

Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day

January 27, 2017


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Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day

January 20, 2017


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Spartan Girls Basketball

Spartan Girls Basketball

January 20, 2017


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Lincoln East’s varsity girls basketball team has some big shoes to fill.  The 2016 NSAA Class-A state champions have adjusted to losing star point guard, Grace Barry, and are currently ranked 10th in Class-A with a 7-5 record.  The Spartans are coached by Dennis Prichard, in his 11th season at East.  ...

Maddie Green Reflects on Time Playing Golf

Maddie Green Reflects on Time Playing Golf

December 22, 2016


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Girls golf ended their season with an 11th finish place at state.  Out of the five members of the varsity squad, three spots were taken by seniors. This means that next year will most likely be a rebuilding year.  However, the team will have a solid leadership foundation with the two returning varsity...

Tennis Looking to Rebuild

Tennis Looking to Rebuild

December 22, 2016


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Boys tennis had an outstanding season this fall finishing with an overall record of 26-3 at state. Sophomore Connor Vandewege finished his season in third place. “This was a great season, there was never any dull moments or conflicts between us.” Says Vandewege.  Mason Williams finished second ...

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