The Eagle

East Meck takes a win over Myers Park basketball

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

Filed under Sports

   Last week the East varsity boys basketball team won a rivalry game against Myers Park beating them by six points.  The score was 61-55 and East won by a three pointer, shot in the last quarter. Star players Tireq Morrow and J...

49th annual Jim Hayes Wrestling tournament prepares Eagle’s Wrestling Team

Story by Miracle Okoro, Senior Staff Writer

December 12, 2016

Filed under Community, Sports

Saturday Dec. 3 marked the 49th annual Jim Hayes wrestling tournament-the longest lasting tournament in North Carolina. Wrestling teams from all over the city of Charlotte attended the tournament, to show off their talent and rec...

Varsity Football cut from Playoffs

Story by Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

Filed under Sports

East Meck’s football team was eliminated by Lake Norman 45-24 in the first round of the NCHSAA state playoffs Nov. 18. East was trailing Lake Norman in the first quarter 14-0. Lake Norman was pulling away in the second q...

Eagles basketball off to a solid start

Story by Noor Hanoosh, Editor-in-Cheif

December 2, 2016

Filed under Sports

The East Meck Eagles basketball team won against Harding University High at a non-conference home game on Monday night, 69-45. Senior Charvis Jones pulled the team into the lead scoring 4 three-pointers, 9 free throws, and 3 two-pointe...

Soccer team starts state playoffs with 3-1 win

Story by Kate Carroll, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

Filed under Sports

East Meck boys soccer defeated Northwest Guilford 3-1 in the first round of the state playoff tournament  Thursday. This was the first time the Eagles have participated in the state playoffs since 2008. The Eagles had a soli...

Soccer team rolls over Butler 3-1

Story by Andy Fialko, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016

Filed under Sports

East Meck’s boys soccer team continued their winning form Monday night with a 3-1 victory over Butler. The Eagles didn’t waste any time on the ball, as senior midfielder Michael Shepard-Moore netted in the third minute...

Football team wins shoulder pads in national contest

Story by Stephanie Suster, Staff Writer

October 1, 2016

Filed under Sports

Helmets. Jerseys. Footballs. East Meck’s football team has all of those, but thanks to a national FNF magazine and Russell Athletic contest the team now owns six pairs of Russell CarbonTek shoulder pads. The 2016-2017...

Eagles football starts season strong

Story by Elise Palmer, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016

Filed under Sports

#NewEast has been trending on Twitter, put as Instagram captions, and has even made it’s way onto lots of T-shirts. Why is this hashtag so important? In short, East Meck football. The hashtag represents the new reputation...

Soccer team secures fourth straight shutout

Story by Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

Filed under Sports

East Meck’s soccer team moved to 4-0 in the conference as they beat Garinger 2-1 Monday. At the end of the first half, the Eagles led 2-0 on the strength of goals made by Corey Shea and Rin Nung, with an assist by Jacob Spence....

Sports Blog: Jefferson eager to finish out career in Charlotte

Story by Anthony Patterson, Staff Writer

May 9, 2016

Filed under Sports

After a less than steller and injury filled season the big man nicknamed "Big Al" is up for a new contract from the Hornets or from another suitor in free agency. Al Jefferson arrived in Charlotte three seasons ago along with...