Lincoln High School Statesman

2019 Metro All-Conference football team

2019 Metro All-Conference football team

Brita Quello, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

The 2019 Metro Athletic Conference All-Conference Football Team was recently announced, with LHS having seven First-Team players and two Honorable Mentions. RHS had the most players put for All-Conference at a total of 10 players, but LHS followed up in second with nine total players. The players make...

Offseason preparation leads lady Pats to fourth straight tennis title

Offseason preparation leads lady Pats to fourth straight tennis title

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

After an impressive performance claiming State a season ago, the LHS girls tennis team extended its State championship streak last weekend to four with yet another dominant showing from its players when it mattered most. This continued success over the other teams in the state has helped showcase the blu...

What to anticipate with top teams in the 19-20 NBA season

What to anticipate with top teams in the 19-20 NBA season

Kaden Fossum, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

       With the NBA season approaching in just the blink of an eye, there have been a lot of trades this off-season, for the better and the worse.. The era of duos is back, but which team will be dominant? And which team will have a turn-around season?       The first season tip off is Oct. 22,...

‘Super six’ lead Pats to first softball championship in over 10 years

‘Super six’ lead Pats to first softball championship in over 10 years

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

October 9, 2019

After a tough 7-6 loss at the hands of the RHS softball team in the championship last season, LHS avenged its loss with a 10-2 victory over the Rough Riders this season in the State championship. With valuable experience from the self-proclaimed “super six” seniors, Abbie and Annie Klatt, Jada M...

Inside LHS: Presidents Bowl 2019

Inside LHS: Presidents Bowl 2019

Anna Langseth, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

It is that time of year again! This year’s high school football season is just starting up and the schools of Sioux Falls are gearing up for the coveted Presidents Bowl on Sept. 14.  The games will begin at 3:30, when number 1 ranked RHS will face off against 5th ranked OGHS. At 7:00, LHS will ...

New Greeno statue strikes Sioux Falls bike trails

New Greeno statue strikes Sioux Falls bike trails

Anna Langseth, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Last Tuesday, the Sioux Falls City Council approved a location site for the Rich Greeno Memorial Statue. The life size bronze statue is to be placed between Tuthill and Paisley Park on the North side of the footbridge. It will stand at 5’8” on top of a pedestal. Bringing a statue to life is...

Mental health doesn’t care about your fantasy football team… And nor should it

Mental health doesn’t care about your fantasy football team… And nor should it

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

September 3, 2019

Recently, star NFL quarterback Andrew Luck made headlines by announcing his retirement from football at the age of 29. Luck made the decision to leave the Indianapolis Colts due to mental health reasons. This decision comes as a shock to many, as Luck had a promising career with multiple seasons over...

Pats continue athletic excellence on the path to sixth straight KELO Cup

Pats continue athletic excellence on the path to sixth straight KELO Cup

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

May 22, 2019

The LHS athletic teams have come together for one common goal over the past five years, the KELO Cup. With the school year wrapping up, that also means high school athletics are coming to a close. At this moment, LHS is atop the KELO Cup leaderboard and is looking to claim their sixth straight KELO Cup t...

LHS Track and Field looks to take 4-peat

LHS Track and Field looks to take 4-peat

Spencer Wasmund, Journalism Student

May 21, 2019

Coming off of another dominant track season, the LHS track and field team looks to make another run at the state title, already having won the title three years in a row dating back to 2016. There have been many dominating performances throughout the season, with the most recent being at the Metro Conference...

NBA playoffs: Can anyone beat the Warriors?

NBA playoffs: Can anyone beat the Warriors?

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

May 2, 2019

In the blink of an eye, the NBA regular season has ended and the playoffs are now in full swing with eight teams left in contention for the Larry O’Brien trophy. Here are the cases for the teams with the best odds of becoming champions and cementing their names in NBA history. The favorites to wi...

LHS goes viral

LHS goes viral

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

April 25, 2019

Before the four-day break for Easter weekend, the LHS track and field team headed to Fargo, ND without a clue in their minds that their trip would create a viral video viewed by millions of people worldwide. The meet produced a large amount of LHS winners in a variety of different events, but no...

Merkley: Jumping past expectations

Merkley: Jumping past expectations

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

April 12, 2019

Last Saturday at the Harrisburg Invite track and field meet, LHS junior Hunter Merkley broke one of LHS’ long-standing track and field records, as he broke the 35-year-old record for the long jump with a leap of 23 feet 0 inches. Merkley’s record-breaking jump surpassed former Patriot Bill Mattingly...