The Eagle

Soccer team starts state playoffs with 3-1 win

Story by Kate Carroll, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

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

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

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

#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

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

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...

Sports blog: Hornets look to close out series at home

Story by Anthony Patterson, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016

The Charlotte Hornets trailed the Miami Heat in the first round of the playoffs 2 games to none and have won 3 straight seeking to close the series at home on Friday night. After the first two games of the series both won...

Sports Blog: Panthers 2016-17 schedule released

Story by Anthony Patterson, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016

After coming off a defeat in Super Bowl 50 the Carolina Panthers are back on the prowl with the release of 2016-17 NFL schedule on Thursday. The NFC Champion Panthers begin the season in Denver just 214 days after the defeat...

Sports Blog: Hornets-Heat to play in round one of NBA Playoffs

Story by Anthony Patterson, Staff Writer

April 17, 2016

The buzz is back! The Charlotte Hornets are back in the NBA playoffs after a one-season hiatus. The Hornets finished with a regular season record of 48-34 which places them sixth in the Eastern Conference and matches them...

Sports Blog: Cam Newton: 2 sport athlete?

Story by Anthony Patterson, Staff Writer

April 17, 2016

From football to water polo? A picture has  been released of Cam Newton playing the aquatic sport best known as an Olympic event. Could Cam be the next great two-sport athlete? This picture was taken at the U.S. Water...