Lincoln High School Statesman

Unsanctioned softball

Unsanctioned softball

Elizabeth Boysen, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Sports

Football, soccer, basketball and volleyball are all easily recognized as school sports and have high numbers of students and parents attending their games, but not many people know that LHS also has a softball team. In South Dakota, softball is not a school sanctioned sport, meaning the school does not...

The Kaepernick controversy

The Kaepernick controversy

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

September 13, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Looking back to late August into early September 2016, no one believed that a simple, peaceful protest by now former San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback, Colin Kaepernick would cause such an uproar and escalate into what it is now. Kaepernick made a household name of himself, not just because of his play on...

Set, spike, study, surpass, student-athlete

Set, spike, study, surpass, student-athlete

Johana Brower

September 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

Waking up for morning workouts, going to a seven hour day of school, having three hour practices and staying up late to maintain a high GPA is the life of a student athlete. Playing a sport and being in high school is like a full time job for nine months out of the year. A trick to being a top-notch...

Minnesota Twins update

Minnesota Twins update

Oliver Lockwood-Powell, Sports Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

With the season a third of the way done, the Minnesota Twins sit at third in their division, with a record of 22-29. Although they are not sitting where they want to by the end of the year, they still have plenty of time on the table to mix things up and get ahead of the Cleveland Indians and Detroit T...

Finals predictions

Finals predictions

Oliver Lockwood-Powell, Sports Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

As the NBA season comes to a close, two teams remain: The Cleveland Cavaliers out of the Eastern Conference, along with the Golden State Warriors out of the Western Conference, will fight for the NBA championship this June. Through the entire NBA season, seeds have been turbulent in the West, while st...

Greatest team in SD history

Greatest team in SD history

Oliver Lockwood-Powell, Sports Editor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

For years and years, LHS has been victorious both athletically and academically. Adding to the resume: The greatest boys track team of all-time. This past weekend, the LHS boys track team brought home the hardware, not only winning the state title, but setting records and becoming the best team ever i...

Photo of the week 5/28 – 6/1

Photo of the week 5/28 – 6/1

Riley Rasmussen, Photographer

May 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

May Issue of Statesman

May Issue of Statesman

May 29, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Entertainment, Features, News, Satire, Sports

The Statesman has created a May issue that will only be available online. Here is the link to view it:            

Stanley Cup Final

Stanley Cup Final

Landon DeBoer, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

In their inaugural season, the Vegas Golden Knights are taking on the Washington Capitals in the Stanley Cup Final. With both teams looking to win their first Stanley Cup and cement their names in the history books, the competition is fierce. After a high scoring, 6-4 win for the Golden Knights in game one...

Olson amazes others with unique sports skills

Olson amazes others with unique sports skills

Emily Shank, Journalism Student

May 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

Reading through the paper, the same sports and athletes seem to be covered yet there are many athletes with unique talents that are overlooked. They are often underrated and do not get enough appreciation. They are not stereotypical, they do not want to become a societal robot. These students have hopp...

Who will get the KELO Cup?

Who will get the KELO Cup?

Kathryn Sweeter, Journalism Student

May 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

Every year the South Dakota high schools compete at state championships to hopefully earn a KELO Cup at the end of the year. This year, LHS is likely to receive the KELO Cup. The purpose of the KELO Cup is to recognize the champions of South Dakota high school sports. The award is given by KELOLAND Spo...

States now have the option to legalize sports betting

States now have the option to legalize sports betting

Taylor Ericson, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

On Monday, May 14, the Supreme court finalized the decision to allow states to legalize sports gambling if they so choose. This decision was a tremendous change from the law passed in 1992, stating that one can not gamble on different sporting events. This previous law caused many to become upset bec...