The Eagle

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 ...

East Meck suffers loss to Olympic

Story by Jacob Phillips, Online Editor

September 17, 2019

The East Meck football team lost to Olympic Sept. 16 34-6. Coming off a big win against Phillip O. Berry, the Eagles looked to continue to exceed expectations, but they struggled right out of the gate.  The Eagles failed to st...

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...

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Courtside Commentary

November 27, 2018

Eagles lose to Garinger’s football team

Story by Jacob Phillips, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

East Meck football lost to the Garinger Wildcats Friday, October 5, 31-14. Garinger High has struggled in recent years, and this win was their win at home since 2011. The Eagles gave up 458 yards with 333 yards coming from the...

Eagles suffer loss against Independence Patriots

Story by Trekahry Gadson, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018

The East Mecklenburg varsity football team lost a tough game against the Independence Patriots. The Eagles lost 27-17, making their record 1-5. At halftime, Independence lead 14 to 3, and the Eagles were able to score in...

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...