Lincoln High School Statesman

Road to LV

After the first round of the playoffs, only eight teams remain in the Divisional Round.
Photo credits: Sporting News.
By Gage Gohl, Sports Editor
January 14, 2021

With eight teams remaining in the NFL playoffs this season, the Divisional Playoff round will be kicking off Jan. 16 for the chase for Super Bowl LV. Los Angeles Rams: With already one upset victory...

Harden wants out of Houston

James Harden is begging to be traded.
In December, James Harden informed the Houston Rockets that he wants out of the organization.
January 13, 2021

News has circulated throughout the NBA that James Harden wants a trade out of the Houston Rockets organization. Over the last couple weeks, Harden has been extremely unhappy with the management of the...

Lonzo vs. Lamelo

This was just seconds before Lamelo Ball hit a three in his older brothers face.
January 12, 2021

On Friday, Jan. 8 the Charlotte Hornets and the New Orleans Pelicans faced off, and for the first time in Lamelo and Lonzo Ball's career the brothers played against each other. Both Lamelo Ball and Lonzo...

Clemson vs. Ohio State

Justin Fields getting cracked in the back by Clemson linebacker.
January 12, 2021

Ohio State Quarterback Justin Fields got banged up and still managed to take down Clemson. Going into this game Clemson was favored to win by seven points. Ohio State won this game by a score of 49-28. Clemson...

NCAA moves entire March Madness tournament to Indianapolis

The 2020 NCAA Basketball Tournament will be held entirely in Indiana.
January 12, 2021

   For many college basketball fanatics March is always the best month of the year. During the month of March there are games going on non-stop while 68 teams compete for a national championship in a...

Fighting together

Both Brandon Valley and LHS came together to play this game in honor of these two coaches.
Photo Credits: Vector Stock
January 11, 2021

On Tuesday, Dec. 22, the  LHS boy’s basketball team hosted the number one ranked team, Brandon Valley. Despite the competitiveness between these two schools in all of their athletics over the years,...

The end of an era

The New England Patriots have appeared in an NFL record 11 Super Bowls.
January 8, 2021

For the first time in 12 years, the NFL playoffs will not feature the New England Patriots. Under legendary coach Bill Belichick, the Patriots fell short of the postseason after a disappointing 7-9 season. The...

NBA 2020 offseason changes

Giannis Antetokounmpo resigned with the Milwaukee Bucks after many rumors that he would leave.
January 8, 2021

It seems like yesterday LeBron James was crowned king once again, winning the NBA championship and earning the Finals MVP award against the Miami Heat. But the start of the 2020-21 season is already upon...

Giannis Antetokounmpo signs five-year, $228.2 million supermax extension with Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo has committed to the Milwaukee Bucks after agreeing to sign a five-year contract extension with the team.
January 4, 2021

The Milwaukee Bucks have finally got rid of their biggest worry this offseason. Back-to-back NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo signed a five-year extension that includes an opt-out after the fourth season....

NBA draft recap

The NBA draft was hosted virtually this year via ESPN.
November 30, 2020

For many young adults, this is the biggest day of their life, fulfilling their lifelong dream of playing in the NBA.  The NBA draft was held virtually this year on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2020. The Minnesota...

Dreams come true on virtual draft day

#1 Overall pick Anthony Edwards gets selected to the Minnesota Timberwolves.
November 24, 2020

Last Wednesday, Nov. 18, the annual NBA draft was held virtually by commissioner Adam Silver. The NBA draft had previously been held in June, but due to COVID-19 pushing back the NBA season a few months...

Battle of the bubble

The Lakers won the NBA Championship in 2020. Anthony Davis and Lebron James led the team with their leadership and talents.
November 10, 2020

After a three month delay to the NBA season due to COVID-19, Sunday night, Oct. 11, the Los Angeles Lakers claimed their 17th NBA championship, tying the Boston Celtics for the most championships in NBA...

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