The Eagle

Threat of concussion alters high school football rules

Story by Jack Meltsner, Sports Editor

February 1, 2019

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...

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...