East Highlights

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  • February 14Boys to Men - Every Tuesday - 3:50-5:00 p.m. - Room 105

  • October 5GSA - Every Friday - 7:30-8:15 a.m. - Room 225

Versendaal and Cross choose colleges

Scott Gowan, Sports editor

May 12, 2017

Filed under Sports

From the classroom to the court, Alex Versendaal and Mardaeja Cross, class of 2017, have both been stand-out students and athletes. They will both sign their letters of intent to play college sports this week. Versendaal will...

Tennis team attempts to “slice” the conference tournament Friday

Liam Osborne, Digital Editor

May 11, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

This Friday, the boys' tennis team will be competing at the NIC-10 Conference tournament. Nine athletes from East will compete at three different location. One Singles, one doubles, and three doubles will all be at Jefferson High...

Volleyball holds second place in Conference for first time in history

Kyle Mattoon, Graphics Manager

May 9, 2017

Filed under Sports

The E-Rabs boys' volleyball team was fighting to tie Guilford for first place last Thursday night. The game went to three sets, Guilford winning the first, East winning the second, and Guilford came out with the win. Both teams...

Students “slam” the staff

Karlie Hanson, Editor-in-chief

May 3, 2017

Filed under Sports

On Tuesday, May 2, East students and staff faced off in a exhilarating basketball game at the seasonal pep assembly. The students took the victory with a score of 48-39. Photos by Karlie Hanson ...

E-Rab track team makes run this year

Kyle Mattoon, Graphics Manager

April 13, 2017

Filed under Sports

The E-Rab track team has had an amazing start to this new season. At the East St. Louis track meet, East placed third. For all the people who follow track, that is an amazing job for East. Senior Craig Stallings is one to...

East track and field make history

Evelyn Soto, People Editor

March 20, 2017

Filed under Sports

East's indoor track and field boys' 4x4 relay broke the the record for the NIC-10 on Thursday, March 15. “I was so excited when we beat the Conference record," said Cypret. "I didn't even know we beat it at first. I was...

East girls soccer team kicking their way through the season

Evelyn Soto, People Editor

March 17, 2017

Filed under Sports

East High’s girls’ soccer team is working their way up to this year’s season. New head coach Priscilla Rivas and assistant coach Griselda Mendoza are working on new strategies to help improve and strengthen both the JV...

East Baseball

Scott Gowan

March 17, 2017

Filed under Sports

This year for baseball should be one of the best since the 2012-13 season, when East won its last Regional and Sectional titles. At the end of the year last year, they were picked to win Conference this season, and they think...

Spring sports tryout information

Karlie Hanson and Karen Arias, Editor-in-chief and Opinions editor

March 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

Boys’ baseball tryouts were rescheduled to Wednesday, March 1 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. for juniors and seniors, and Thursday, March 2 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. for freshmen and sophomores. Arrive on time and bring a bat, glove and...

Girls basketball wins regional title

Julianna McCallum, Editor-in-cheif

February 28, 2017

Filed under Sports

This year, the girls' basketball team has outdone themselves, and taking the Regional title really tops the cake. With a 62-54 win against Belvidere North, the lady E-Rabs moved on to the Regional title game against number...

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