Lincoln High School Statesman

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...

Dodgers finally get another ring

The Los Angeles Dodgers faced off against the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2020 World Series
November 2, 2020

2020 has been a huge question mark in the sports world, but that did not stop the MLB from having a close to normal post-season. This year was the traditional postseason but it was played without fans...

Vikings struggles so far this season

The Vikings are off to a horrible start of 1-5
October 29, 2020

  Coming into the 2020-2021 NFL season, the Minnesota Vikings were set on one goal, making it back to the playoffs.  This seems like a very reasonable goal since they made it to the second...

Fantasy fanatics

According to Washington Post, an estimated 59.3 million people play fantasy football in the U.S. and Canada each year.
October 23, 2020

With the NFL season starting in early September, America’s most popular sports always have high expectations for the 17 week season. However, oftentimes it is not the football games that people look...

World series game one

Clayton Kershaw walks off the mound after his outstanding performance.
October 22, 2020

Mookie Betts and Clayton Kershaw led the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in the first game of the 2020 MLB World Series. The Tampa Bay Rays had an off night from both the...

Cowboys’ quarterback out: What happens next?

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) lifts his fist to cheers from fans as he is carted off the field after season ending ankle injury.
October 17, 2020

On Oct. 11 2020, Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback Dak Prescott suffered a compound fracture and a dislocation in the right ankle in their game against New York Giants which they managed to score a 37-34 win...

NBA Finals Update

The NBA finals kicked off on Wednesday September 30.
October 7, 2020

 The NBA finals is one of the most anticipated sporting events throughout the whole calendar year. This year's finals teams were surprising to viewers because most of the sports community thought the...

US Soccer mens national team looks to move forward with young talent

Young stars Christian Pulisic and Weston Mckennie walk off the field together after a CONCAF game
October 5, 2020

For decades the U.S. Men's National soccer team has had no success. The USMNT has made one World Cup final, which was in 1930, the first ever World Cup. After that the USMNT only qualified for two more...

LHS girls soccer suit up for the playoffs

Mali Van Meeteren advances the ball to a teammate during a game against the Bobcats.
October 2, 2020

As the LHS soccer team enters their ninth week of the season, the team is preparing for a tough matchup for their opening playoff game on Oct. 6, 2020. With a record of 5-6-1, the season has been challenging,...

2020 NBA finals preview

The 2020 NBA finals starts Wednesday, Sept. 30 as the Heat take on the Lakers.
September 28, 2020

With only two teams left, the NBA is getting closer and closer to naming a champion. Will we see a familiar face in LeBron James, crowned king once again or will a new apprentice arise? With an underdog...

NFL players are dropping like flies and it’s not because of COVID-19.

Saquon Barkley is seen being carried by trainers after suffering a torn ACL.
September 27, 2020

This past weekend the NFL was bombarded with a countless number of injuries, affecting 31 out of the 32 teams. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were the only team that recorded no injuries on Sunday. Some notable...

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