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Long tackles adversity, reaches goals

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017

Filed under Soaring Eagles, Sports

During this time of the year most seniors are focusing on their senior exit project, working to find scholarships, and preparing for graduation. And for almost all this is an exciting yet hectic time. Those who play sports ar...

College athletes deserve pay too?

Story by Jazmyne Irions, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Sports

   With sport seasons coming to an end many East Meck student-athletes are deciding what their next step in the future will be. East Meck has many talented athletes playing at the next level, they all might be playing at di...

Baseball team pitches victory

Story by Anaya Truss- Williams, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017

Filed under Sports

The East Meck Eagles flew past the North Meck Vikings, 14 to 4, on March 6th at the varsity baseball game at North Mecklenburg High School.   Leading hitters were shortstop Derrick Rabb with three hits, catcher Raphael P...

Wrestling Team Rising up to victory

Story by Miracle Okoro, Senior Staff writer

February 23, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

The wrestling team is heading for the top, as they win match after match defying their opposition and keeping their eyes set on victory. The team has been through a series of tournaments, and have only improved with each obstacle...

East Meck takes a win over Myers Park basketball

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

Filed under Sports

   Last week the East varsity boys basketball team won a rivalry game against Myers Park beating them by six points.  The score was 61-55 and East won by a three pointer, shot in the last quarter. Star players Tireq Morrow and J...

49th annual Jim Hayes Wrestling tournament prepares Eagle’s Wrestling Team

Story by Miracle Okoro, Senior Staff Writer

December 12, 2016

Filed under Community, Sports

Saturday Dec. 3 marked the 49th annual Jim Hayes wrestling tournament-the longest lasting tournament in North Carolina. Wrestling teams from all over the city of Charlotte attended the tournament, to show off their talent and rec...

Varsity Football cut from Playoffs

Story by Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

Filed under Sports

East Meck’s football team was eliminated by Lake Norman 45-24 in the first round of the NCHSAA state playoffs Nov. 18. East was trailing Lake Norman in the first quarter 14-0. Lake Norman was pulling away in the second q...

Eagles basketball off to a solid start

Story by Noor Hanoosh, Editor-in-Cheif

December 2, 2016

Filed under Sports

The East Meck Eagles basketball team won against Harding University High at a non-conference home game on Monday night, 69-45. Senior Charvis Jones pulled the team into the lead scoring 4 three-pointers, 9 free throws, and 3 two-pointe...

Soccer team starts state playoffs with 3-1 win

Story by Kate Carroll, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

Filed under Sports

East Meck boys soccer defeated Northwest Guilford 3-1 in the first round of the state playoff tournament  Thursday. This was the first time the Eagles have participated in the state playoffs since 2008. The Eagles had a soli...