The Eagle

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...

Eagles suffer loss against Independence Patriots

Story by Trekahry Gadson, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018

Filed under Sports

The East Mecklenburg varsity football team lost a tough game against the Independence Patriots. The Eagles lost 27-17, making their record 1-5. At halftime, Independence lead 14 to 3, and the Eagles were able to score in...

Eagles win to Butler’s soccer team

Story by Stephanie Suster, Opinion Editor

October 2, 2018

Filed under Sports

East Meck’s varsity boys’ soccer team played the Butler High School Bulldogs on Monday, Oct. 1 at Butler. The Eagles won 5-1, making their conference record 3-4. By halftime, East was winning 3-1 to the Bulldogs. By the...

Get the scoop on the revived lacrosse team

Story by Elise Palmer, Sports and Photography Editor

March 22, 2018

Filed under Sports

When lacrosse was last at East Meck, Mean Girls had just hit the box office, the first ever YouTube video was uploaded and iPhones didn’t exist. Seems like forever ago, right? Lacrosse has returned to East for the first t...

Wrestling team prepares for regional tournament

Story by Katey Le, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

Filed under Sports

East Meck’s wrestling team competed last Saturday on Jan. 27. They ended the tournament with ten athletes at the top, with freshman Jonah Muhammad weighing at 128 lbs. in first place. Coach Eric Sciutto expressed that this seaso...

Boys’ basketball carries on rough season

Story by Robert Dodrill, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018

Filed under Sports

The East Meck varsity boys’ basketball team is struggling this season. The team has played a total of 19 games and has only won one of those games. East’s only win was the first game of the season against Providence. The scor...

Courtside Commentary

Courtside Commentary

January 10, 2018

Wichman climbs to new heights, rocks competition

Story by Layna Hong, Managing Editor

January 10, 2018

Filed under Features, Sports, Student Life

When people think of athletics, they think of football, basketball, baseball and the other various sports that East Meck offers. However, when senior Emily Wichman thinks about athletics, her mind jumps straight to rock climbing....

Boys basketball starts solid record

Story by Lucy Smithwick, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

Filed under Sports

The East Meck boy’s Varsity Basketball team is starting out the season adequately with 1-1 record. The first game was a major win of 58-42 against the Providence panthers on Tues., Nov. 14. They had a lead throughout the ...