"The best way to predict your future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln High School Statesman

"The best way to predict your future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln High School Statesman

"The best way to predict your future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln High School Statesman

JJ McCarthy and Dallas Turner are both top 5 in betting odds to win Offensive and Defensive Rookie of the Year respectively

Vike’s Corner: The future

Cooper Schultz, Sports Editor May 21, 2024

The Minnesota Vikings had a disappointing season last year finishing with a record of 7-10. With the departure of Kirk Cousins and Danielle Hunter, questions about the Vikings’ future began to arise....

The Rose Bowl, home of the UCLA Bruins.

My dream NCAA conferences

James Plorde, Staff Writer May 20, 2024

With conference realignment drastically changing the landscape of college sports and TV contracts and NIL (the name, image and likeness of athletes) pumping more and more money into teams and players’...

LeBron, Curry and KD will be teaming up this summer to compete in the 2024 Paris Olympics.

McQueen is fading: appreciating greatness

Cooper Schultz, Sports Editor May 20, 2024

“Back to Iguodala, up for the layup, OH BLOCKED BY JAMES!”, “Curry from way downtown, BANG BANG!”, “Here is Durant moving on Tucker, he turns, he shoots, YES!” These iconic plays were made...

According to FanDuel, Caleb Williams is -10000 to be drafted first overall. In other words, if you bet $100 on him to go first overall, you would only profit $1.

2024 NFL Mock Draft

Cooper Schultz, Sports Editor April 22, 2024

Over 20 student-athletes from LHS will be continuing their sport in college. (Artwork by Clara Binstock)

College commits

Clara Binstock, Feature Editor April 9, 2024

LHS produces some of the most outstanding athletes, and this year’s long list of college commits reflects the quality that comes out of our school. As we say goodbye to the seniors, the programs on which...

Over the past two years in Minnesota, Cousins elevated his game significantly to become one of the most respected quarterbacks in the league, sadly however this also came with a price tag that the Vikings were not willing to pay.  “Minnesota will always hold a special place in the hearts of me and my family,” said Cousins.

Vike’s Corner: The departure of a legend

Joseph Tunge, Staff Writer March 27, 2024

“After significant and positive dialogue with Kirk and his representatives, we were unable to reach agreement on a contract that fits the short- and long-term visions for both Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota...

Cristiano Ronaldo sits at 623 Million Instagram followers, and Lionel Messi sits at 500 million, making these two the most followed accounts on Instagram.

Sportsmen or celebrities?

Ryan Calhoun, Staff Writer March 14, 2024

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are the first and second most followed individuals on Instagram respectively, the latter just having reached the 500 million benchmark on Feb.27. The unfathomable followings...

The LHS girls basketball teams never-give-up attitude shines through the losses they faced and also an inspiring journey of growth and personal development (Used with permission by Matt Daly).

Turning losses into lessons: Daly and the LHS girls basketball team

Faith Kpeayeh, Journalism Student March 11, 2024

Close your eyes and imagine a basketball team of young female athletes with little experience on the varsity court, trying to cover unfamiliar positions. With Matt Daly's unwavering belief and the player's...

The NBA Championship Trophy is seen prior to an event welcoming the Golden State Warriors to the White House to celebrate their 2022 NBA championship, Tuesday, January 17, 2023, in the East Room. (Official White House Photo by Hannah Foslien)More: Original public domain image from Flickr

Contenders vs pretenders using the 40-20 rule

James Plorde, Staff Writer March 4, 2024

Back in the day, Hall of Fame basketball coach Phil Jackson presented his 40-20 theory. The theory said that if a team can reach 40 wins before they reach 20 losses, then they are a true championship contender....

Patrick Mahomes solidified himself as one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time after winning his third Super Bowl and third Super Bowl MVP.

Chiefs shake off 49ers in Super Bowl LVIII

Cooper Schultz and Maddox Raph February 26, 2024

Super Bowl LVIII was everything a football fan could want and more. There was a balance of offense and defense, the star players were shining and an exciting ending occurred in overtime. Even if some fans...

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