The Eagle

Football wins first conference game over Independence

Story by Katey Lee, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

East Meck’s football team claimed a victory over Independence 27-7, on Thurs. September, 2017 at home. By halftime, East was tied 7-7 with Independence, but took the lead with two touchdowns in third quarter and maintained ...

Football takes close loss to Porter Ridge

Story by Robert Dodrill, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017

East Meck football lost to Porter Ridge 31-28 in a conference game Friday Sept. 22 at Porter Ridge. Making East 2-3 for the season. The game was close, starting with the Pirates leading 14 to 6 at the end of the first. The...

Eagles suffer 30-14 loss to Warriors in Patriotism Bowl

Story by Katey Le, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017

At the Patriotism Bowl last Friday, East Meck’s football team suffered a tough 30-14 loss against  Weddington. The Warriors jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first quarter and led the entire game. The Eagles struggled offensively...

Woods rushes 254 yards as East Meck defeats Berry

Story by Lucy Smithwick, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017

East Meck’s football team defeated Phillip O. Berry Academy 34-20, with tremendous effort from halfback Khalil Woods rushing 254 yards and scoring three touchdowns. During the first half, the Eagles and the Cardinals took...

Varsity Football cut from Playoffs

Story by Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

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...

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...