The Eagle

Eagles win Reverse Homecoming game

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Editor-In-Chief

February 3, 2019

Filed under Community, Sports

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

Filed under Opinion, Sports

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

Filed under News, Sports

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

Filed under Sports

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...

Courtside Commentary

Courtside Commentary

November 27, 2018

Eagles lose to Garinger’s football team

Story by Staff Writer, Jacob Phillips

October 16, 2018

Filed under Sports

East Meck football lost to the Garinger Wildcats Friday, October 5, 31-14. Garinger High has struggled in recent years, and this win was their win at home since 2011. The Eagles gave up 458 yards with 333 yards coming from the...