Lincoln High School Statesman

The fight for state

The fight for state

Caleb Miller, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Sports

Last Tuesday, March 12, LHS students woke up to news of impending snow and winter weather warnings heading for the west side of the state. With the Class AA Boys Basketball State Championship set to start two days later, the trip out to Rapid City became much more problematic. With wind, snow and blistering cold weather ...

The road to Rapid: Pats compete for postseason glory

The road to Rapid: Pats compete for postseason glory

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under Sports

Last Friday and Saturday night, the LHS girls and boys basketball teams claimed their spots in the State basketball tournament. With the number three seeded girls defeating the Huron High School Tigers on Friday, and the number one seeded boys defeating the Mitchell High School Kernels Saturday, b...

Mind over matter: How Fikse recovered from her concussion

Mind over matter: How Fikse recovered from her concussion

Molly Wetsch, Journalism Student

March 6, 2019


Filed under Sports

One of the most widely disputed issues in teenage and high school level sports is whether or not athletes should be more concerned about their ‘head health’ while playing a contact sport. Concussions can be unexpected and sometimes dangerous, and LHS sophomore Jaydyn Fikse experienced her own in De...

Crazie of the Month: Vanderloo

Crazie of the Month: Vanderloo

Somer Luitjens, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Sports

There is no doubt that the LHS basketball team draws a large crowd of Crazies because of their unbelievable record and intense atmosphere this season. No matter how many Crazies come and go throughout the season, the basketball team can always expect to see senior Daulton Vanderloo in the front row, rea...

Vonn’s lasting legacy

Vonn’s lasting legacy

Lauren Bickett, staff writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

  Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn has officially announced her retirement to skiing on an emotional post to her Instagram and Facebook due to the seriousness of her injuries. “Honestly, retiring isn’t what upsets me. Retiring without reaching my goal is what will stay with me foreve...

Super Bowl LIII: An uneventful part of the history books

Super Bowl LIII: An uneventful part of the history books

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Sports

Super Bowl LIII wrapped up Sunday night with yet another New England Patriots Super Bowl win. Wow… is anyone surprised? The Patriots’ victory over the Los Angeles Rams marked their sixth Super Bowl victory in franchise history, tying the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most ever. Although the Patriots...

Hitting the highlights: X Games Aspen

Hitting the highlights: X Games Aspen

Caleb Miller, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Sports

Despite finishing last week, the X Games in Aspen, Colorado brought us another reel of highlights for the 2019 winter sports season. Over the course of the four-day-long, 117,000 people rolled through to watch some of the world’s best athletes in winter sports compete. Out of those 21 events, the cr...

End the conversation: Brady is the G.O.A.T.

End the conversation: Brady is the G.O.A.T.

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Sports

After an unexpected victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Championship game two weeks ago, Brady has solidified his status as the G.O.A.T. (greatest of all time) in his respective sport. With Brady and the Patriots claiming the AFC Championship, they will now head to the Super Bowl for their 1...

Super Bowl 2019 Preview

Super Bowl 2019 Preview

Caleb Miller, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Sports

After 26 weeks of blood, sweat and tears, the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots are headed to Atlanta on Feb. 3 to battle it out and determine this year’s Super Bowl champion. This is the Patriots’ third Super Bowl appearance in a row and their 11th appearance in total. After the loss...

Go big blue and red

Go big blue and red

Elizabeth Boysen, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


Filed under Sports

  When someone goes to a football game, they know they will see about 12 girls down on the track shouting and stunting to support their team but a more underappreciated group is the basketball cheerleaders. People are going to see more from these amazing girls this basketball season. Sideline ...

The LHS gymnastics team is ‘flipping’ amazing

The LHS gymnastics team is ‘flipping’ amazing

Johana Brower, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Sports

The LHS gymnastics team has been hard at work for several months, perfecting their routines for vault, bars, beam and floor. These girls bend their bodies to the breaking point every day to complete maybe just one skill every few months. The phrase ‘practice makes perfect’ has been engraved in their mind...

Winter Olympians of 2018: where are they now?

Winter Olympians of 2018: where are they now?

Caleb Miller, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019


Filed under Sports

While winter sports might keep us glued to the TV during the Winter Olympics every four years, it seems as though immediately after the closing ceremony the athletes that were at one point celebrities quickly fade into the background. These are a few of the 2018 Olympians and what has kept them busy in ...