Lincoln High School Statesman

The 2021 LHS wrestling team and managers at State 2021 in Rapid City last year.

Meet the wrestling managers

Allison Kolling, Staff Writer January 26, 2022

Behind every successful sports team, there are many people working behind the scenes to accomplish everything that is done. In this case, the LHS wrestling team has three managers, Hailey Cisar, Camdyn...

U.S. Bank Stadium has been the home of the Vikings for five years.

Vikings fire head coach and general manager

Carter Ericson, Staff Writer January 18, 2022

On Monday, Jan.12 the Minnesota Vikings announced that they fired head coach Mike Zimmer and general manager, Rick Spielman. This news was to be expected after the Vikings failed to reach the playoffs...

John Madden poses for a picture with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell back in 2010.

The death of an icon

Carter Ericson, Staff Writer January 7, 2022

On Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021, former American football coach and commentator John Madden passed away. Madden coached college football and in the NFL and he played a huge part in the success of the  NFL football...

This trophy will be awarded to one of the four teams playing in the championship game.

The College Football Playoffs are set

Carter Ericson, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

On Sunday, Dec. 5, the College Football Playoff selection committee announced the four teams that will be competing in this year’s Playoffs.  No. 1 ranked Alabama will play No. 4 Cincinnati in the...

The Patriots came up just short against the Tigers in their well fought basketball game Tuesday night, Dec. 14, 2021.

Time to hang up the cleats and put on the sneakers

Hannah Cisar, Feature Editor December 17, 2021

The LHS boys basketball team was supposed to tip off the season on Dec. 10, 2021; however, due to the snow storm causing the cancellation of all school activities, they were not able to compete against...

The patriots huddle up during a time-out halfway through the second quarter of their first game.

LHS girls basketball v. WHS 12/9/21

Joy Bilal, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

Ice hockey is one of the many sports featured in the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Detailing the 2022 Winter Olympics

Kate McCartney, Editor-in-Chief December 8, 2021

Over the course of the last two years, the world has been turned upside down; however, there is one event that has remained unchanged, its date not postponed or canceled. Since July 31, 2015, the XXIV...

In his five-year career at Oklahoma, Riley led the Sooners to three college football playoff appearances.

Lincoln Riley headed to coach at USC

Carter Ericson, Staff Writer December 6, 2021

On Sunday, Nov. 28, Lincoln Riley announced that he is leaving Oklahoma to become the head football coach at USC. In his five-year career at Oklahoma, Riley had a 55-10 record and led the Sooners to...

With the MLB locking down Dec. 1, 2021 for the first time since the 1989 season, fans and players will have to wait until the MLB addresses their financial problems before continuing the upcoming season.

MLB Lockdown

Gage Gohl, Sports Editor December 3, 2021

At 10:59 p.m. on Dec. 1, 2021, Major League Baseball announced that they will be going into a lockdown. A lockdown for the MLB means that no trading, training, practicing or competing will be allowed for...

Lloyd pictured playing against the Republic of Ireland on May 10, 2015 in San Jose, California.

End of an era

Avery Nelson, Staff Writer November 30, 2021

Two-time Olympic gold medalist and Fifa Women’s World Cup champion, Carli Lloyd, brought her international soccer career to an end on Oct. 26, 2021 with a 6-0 win over South Korea.  In the 65th minute...

Here is an example of the national letter of intent.

A step in the right direction

Carter Ericson, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

Senior year is full of many big moments for student-athletes, one of these moments could be committing to play a sport in college.  Recently many students have made this big choice, two student-athletes...

The Varsity volleyball team at the Monument this past weekend celebrating on the court.

7th seed takes 5th at State in Constellation bracket

Allison Kolling, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

This past weekend wrapped up the 2021 LHS Varsity Volleyball season in Rapid City. The season started in August, and the team ended with a record of 21-12.  Like any sports team, the girls were faced...

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