Lincoln High School Statesman

Alabama vs Clemson round four: What happened to Bama’?

Alabama vs Clemson round four: What happened to Bama’?

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Sports

On Monday night, the number one ranked Alabama Crimson Tide faced off against the number two ranked Clemson Tigers in the College Football Playoffs (CFP) National Championship. With teams as talented as these two, it was bound to be a good game, right? Wrong! Let’s see where Alabama went wrong in the...

Patriots back at No. 1 after defeating the Bucks

Patriots back at No. 1 after defeating the Bucks

Caroline Sudbeck, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019


Filed under Sports

Last Saturday, the LHS boys basketball team headed South to Yankton to face off against the YHS Bucks who were previously seeded number one before their defeat at the hands of the Patriots. The win was more comfortable for LHS players and fans than previously anticipated. The YHS Bucks are notorious...

Top sports moments of 2018

Top sports moments of 2018

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

January 3, 2019


Filed under Sports

As 2019 begins, we look forward to new (and hopefully better) moments and memories. But for now, let’s rewind to some of the top sports moments of 2018, presented in no particular order: The Philly Special The Philadelphia Eagles were underdogs all season, especially heading into Super Bowl LII against the...

Girls Basketball 2018-2019 season preview

Girls Basketball 2018-2019 season preview

Lauren Teller, Opinion Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

The basketball season is about to be in full swing, as the Lady Pats are preparing for their first game this season, which will be held at home on Friday, Dec. 7 against the Watertown Arrows. The team had a strong 2017-18 season, placing third at state. This year, they hope to come back even stronge...

Patriots poised for postseason prosperity

Patriots poised for postseason prosperity

Johnathan Smith, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Sports

There are many things to hate about the winter. Icy roads, gloomy skies and car windows in need of scraping are on the horizon. Luckily, the LHS boys basketball team has arrived to save the Crazies from the snowy despair! After a long week of tryouts, the final roster for LHS was released. The 15 boys wh...

2018 Volleyball: more than winning

2018 Volleyball: more than winning

Elizabeth Boysen, Staff writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

The LHS volleyball team had a rough season this year with only eight wins compared to 20 losses, but that did not stop the team from having a good year. Winning was not everything to the team; what really mattered was each other. Even though the competition this year was tough, senior Ally Jamison felt the team ...

Open gyms prep Pats for promising season

Open gyms prep Pats for promising season

Johnathan Smith, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

Basketball season is upon us! Well, not officially. While the official season for LHS basketball has not yet begun, hopeful players have been taking to the court the past few weeks in order to work on their game and impress the coaching staff. Jeff Halseth, head coach for the LHS boys varsity bask...

College Football Playoffs: Cases for the top four

College Football Playoffs: Cases for the top four

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

As the College Football regular season begins to wind down, teams are making strong cases to be included in the College Football Playoffs (CFP). Here are legitimate cases for the top four teams in the CFP Rankings to hold their placement and to make the Playoffs.     1. Alabama Crimson Tide: At this moment, A...

LHS vs. WHS: forever rivals

LHS vs. WHS: forever rivals

Caleb Miller, Journalism Student

November 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

Glances are exchanged and recognized as the eyes of an LHS Patriot meets those of their opponents, but from them emerges one crowned rival, the WHS Warriors. From opposing ends of the gymnasium to Howard Wood Field, the conflict between two schools within just ten minutes of each other cannot be clearer...

Gymnastics is back and ready for business

Gymnastics is back and ready for business

Johana Brower, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Flipping, tumbling and flying through the air are just a few aspects of gymnastics, but there is more to the sport than just the flashy tricks and flips. There are the hard long practices and grueling meets along as well as club gymnastics on the offseason. “It is going to be good. In the beginning,...

Red Sox: Champions once again

Red Sox: Champions once again

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Sports

After a five-game massacre of the Los Angeles Dodgers in a best-of-seven series, the Boston Red Sox are World Series Champions. With its win last Sunday night, the Red Sox claimed its fourth World Series title of the century- the most of all current MLB teams. With flawless managing from first-y...

Tackling the argument for football

Tackling the argument for football

Hunter Hauck, Journalism Student

October 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

LHS linebacker Elliott Hackett, a victim of a football inflicted injury, advocates for high school football despite many appeals for its removal. Injuries in football have been one of the main arguments for the removal of the sport at a high school level in recent years; however, this argument h...