The Eagle

Lady Eagles lose in tough match up against Providence

Story by Jacob Phillips, Online Editor

November 20, 2019

The East Meck girls varsity basketball team lost to Providence in their season opener Nov. 19 66-31. This was a game where the Lady Eagles were heavily outmatched. Providence finished 20-6 last year, and 10-2 in their confere...

Eagles fall in season opener

Story by Jacob Phillips, Online Editor

November 20, 2019

The East Meck boys varsity basketball team lost to Providence in their season opener Nov. 19 49-41. After an off-season of staff and personnel changes, there were more questions on the direction of the basketball program more ...

East loses in 2nd round of state tournament

Story by Jacob Phillips, Online Editor

November 14, 2019

The East Meck soccer team lost to Pinecrest 3-1 Nov. 9. The Eagles lost in the 2nd round of the state tournament after a first-round victory against Hoke County 5-2 Nov. 6. The game started off close and was tied up at halfti...

East Meck falls to Butler in season finale

Story by Jacob Phillips, Online Editor

November 13, 2019

The East Meck football team lost to Butler 49-16. The Eagles hosted Butler in their last game of the season and senior night. It was a disappointing showing for the Eagles as they were unable to send their seniors off with a w...

Soccer falls to Butler in shootout

Story by Jacob Phillips, Online Editor

November 6, 2019

The East Meck soccer team lost to Butler Oct. 30. The Eagles came out in the first half and scored a goal and held Butler scoreless, but after halftime Butler tied the game up causing it to go into Overtime. Then in Overtime East...

East struggles continue aginst Hickory Ridge

Story by Anthony Rodriguez, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

The East Meck football team took a tough loss to the Hickory Ridge Ragin’ Bulls Nov. 1. 37-0. The Eagles were able to hold the Ragin’ Bulls to just seven points in the first quarter and scoreless in the third. Unfortunately,...

Football loses in blowout against Myers Park

Story by Jacob Phillips, Online Editor

November 1, 2019

The East Meck football team lost to Myers Park Oct 25. 41-0. The Eagles entered the game looking to upset the undefeated Myers Park team and gain some momentum to finish off their season strong. Unfortunately, the Eagles were ...

Eagles come back and win on senior night

Story by Jacob Phillips, Online Editor

October 30, 2019

The East Meck soccer team defeated Hickory Ridge Oct.28 3-2. This was the Eagles’ final home game of the season and senior night.  The Eagles came out in the first half struggling allowing 2 goals and only scoring one on o...

East falls in rematch aginst Myers Park

Story by CaRon Lofton, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

The East Meck soccer team lost to Myers Park Oct.23 7-0. The Eagles looked to build on their previous two wins and gain momentum before the end of the season.This game proved to be as tough a match as anticipated. Myers Park came...

Lady Eagles end season in tough playoff loss

Story by Jacob Phillips, Online Editor

October 23, 2019

The East Meck volleyball team lost to Porter Ridge 3-0 Oct. 21 in the 1st round of the conference tournament. The Lady Eagles finished their season in a tough matchup that saw them play the 3rd best team in the conference.  ...

Sports in Brief

Story by CaRon Lofton, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

Jamir Long Football What song gets you in the zone before a game? “Man Now” - G Herbo. He talks about real-life things that people including myself have gone through. When did you start playing football? I started playing in 4th gra...