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Football wins first conference game over Independence

Story by Katey Lee, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

Filed under Sports

East Meck’s football team claimed a victory over Independence 27-7, on Thurs. September, 2017 at home. By halftime, East was tied 7-7 with Independence, but took the lead with two touchdowns in third quarter and maintained ...

Football takes close loss to Porter Ridge

Story by Robert Dodrill, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017

Filed under Sports

East Meck football lost to Porter Ridge 31-28 in a conference game Friday Sept. 22 at Porter Ridge. Making East 2-3 for the season. The game was close, starting with the Pirates leading 14 to 6 at the end of the first. The...

East Meck Soccer suffers loss to Independence

Story by Katey Le, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

Filed under Sports

East Meck’s soccer team endured a 0-4 loss against Independence High School at home, Thursday, Sept. 14.   During the game, the team’s striker, Luis Alanis-Arroyo, suffered an ankle injury. “I rolled my ankle ...

Eagles suffer 30-14 loss to Warriors in Patriotism Bowl

Story by Katey Le, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

Filed under Sports

At the Patriotism Bowl last Friday, East Meck’s football team suffered a tough 30-14 loss against  Weddington. The Warriors jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first quarter and led the entire game. The Eagles struggled offensively...

Girls tennis takes win over Butler

Story by Lucy Smithwick, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

Filed under Sports

The East Meck Lady Eagles tennis team edged the Butler Bulldogs at home Tuesday, Sept. 12, with a score of 5-4. This was the girls’ first win in seven but came against one of East Meck’s arch-rivals, making their overal...

Boys soccer looses to Hough

Story by Robert Dodrill, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017

Filed under Sports

East Meck boys soccer took an unexpected loss Thursday Sept. 7 against Hough High School in a non-conference game. East lost 7-0, that makes them 3-2 for the season. During the game they struggled to get things going and wer...

Woods rushes 254 yards as East Meck defeats Berry

Story by Lucy Smithwick, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017

Filed under Sports

East Meck’s football team defeated Phillip O. Berry Academy 34-20, with tremendous effort from halfback Khalil Woods rushing 254 yards and scoring three touchdowns. During the first half, the Eagles and the Cardinals took...

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...