The Eagle

NBA minor league makes major improvements

Story by Jack Meltsner, Sports Editor

May 23, 2019

From D to G, the NBA minor league is making great strides in terms of success and player development. At the start of the 2017-2018 NBA season, Commissioner Adam Silver announced a sponsorship deal between the NBA minor league...

Eagles win Reverse Homecoming game

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Editor-In-Chief

February 3, 2019

Friday night’s homecoming game will definitely be labeled as memorable. With a score of 66 to 46, the boys varsity basketball team dominated Garinger High. Although it wasn’t clear if the Eagles would win at the start...

Paying college athletes could prevent conflict for NCAA

Story by Jack Meltsner, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019

A student wakes up abruptly to the ringing of his alarm at four am. He sluggishly rises out of bed and reaches for his phone to disarm his alarm. He is scheduled to practice from four am to seven am, then has class from eight...

Weight room to see heavy renovations

Story by Jack Meltsner, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019

East Meck’s athletic facilities will get a major lift this fall. A new weight room is coming our way and will consist of state of the art equipment including 12 new squat racks, two new sets of dumbbells, new therapy bands,...

Threat of concussion alters high school football rules

Story by Jack Meltsner, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019

The quarterback drops back to pass, he quickly scans the field, eyeing a loose freight train of a defensive lineman who is barreling towards him. The 6’4” opponent launches himself and tackles the quarterback. Silence falls...