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

Lincoln High School Statesman

LHS Girls Basketball off to a good start

LHS Girls Basketball off to a good start

Somer Luitjens, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The LHS girls basketball team kicked off their season opener game with a win against the Sioux City Cardinals this Tuesday on Dec. 12. Right as the referee tossed the ball for the tip-off, it was obvious the game was going to be a close one. The first two minutes of the game remained scoreless unti...

Stanton to the Yankees

Stanton to the Yankees

Landon DeBoer, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The New York Yankees have added yet another slugger to their already stacked lineup. This Monday, the Yankees made a trade for the 2017 leader in home runs, Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins. The Marlins dealt away the star slugger to help continue their rebuilding phase. Starlin Castro, the Y...

LaMelo and LiAngelo heading to Lithuania

LaMelo and LiAngelo heading to Lithuania

Hunter Merkley, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

LaMelo and LiAngelo Ball, the two youngest Ball brothers, are headed overseas to play basketball. Last night the two of them signed with a Lithuanian based team named Vytautas. The Ball’s agent Harrison Gaines met with Vytautas’ GM Virginijus Seskus and a contract was signed in less than two hou...

Eagles flying with a broken wing

Eagles flying with a broken wing

Oliver lockwood-Powell, Sports Editor

December 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

For football fans all around the world, it is never easy to hear about an injury that takes a player out of the game for the rest of the season, especially if that player is one of the most popular players in the market. This Monday, Dec. 11, Carson Wentz was diagnosed with a torn ACL. Being an MVP c...

College Football Playoffs: Game times and teams

College Football Playoffs: Game times and teams

Landon DeBoer, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The regular college football regular season has come to a close, and each respected conference has crowned their champion. The fourth annual College Football Playoffs are set to kickoff as the best four teams in college football who make it yearly have been chosen by the College Football Playoffs commi...

Former MVP returns to Cavs

Former MVP returns to Cavs

Oliver Lockwood-Powell, Sports Editor

December 4, 2017


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The Cleveland Cavs have been nothing short of red-hot, winning 11-straight lead by one of the greatest of all-time LeBron James. During the majority of this streak, they have been without starting point guard Derrick Rose. Derrick Rose, who has been out a few weeks contemplating if he will continue h...

Giant problems in New York

Giant problems in New York

Hunter Merkley, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


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With the 2017-18 NFL season coming near an end, the NY Giants are still looking for answers. The 2-10 Giants have struggled throughout the season to score points and find their identity on offense. Not to mention the lack of leadership found in their head office and on the field. The combination of t...

Vikings hit their stride

Vikings hit their stride

Landon DeBoer, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


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As a diehard Detroit Lions fan, it pains me to say, but the Minnesota Vikings are probably the best team in the NFC, if not the entire NFL. The Vikings have hit their stride after Case Keenum came in to play quarterback for the injured Sam Bradford in week five of the NFL season. With stellar play...

Is LeBron still the king?

Is LeBron still the king?

Oliver Lockwood-Powell, Sports Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

At age 32, LeBron James is still going out every night and proving that he deserves to be labeled king. From thunderous dunks to great defensive stops, James has been on full display this season. Age is clearly a factor for everyone and it seems as if James is aging like wine. In most major statistical...

Superstitious or just super fake?

Superstitious or just super fake?

Carli Florey, Journalism Student

November 27, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

We've all heard of them before. People who wear the same mismatched socks before every game, or that one person who never washes their underwear that they wear under their uniform for every meet. Some believe it is what wins the game and here at LHS we have some very superstitious athletes that will do whatever ...

Vinatieri: Second place in all time scoring

Vinatieri: Second place in all time scoring

Landon DeBoer, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

South Dakota born, Indianapolis Colts kicker, Adam Vinatieri has moved into second place on the all time scoring list in the NFL. Two weeks ago, Vinatieri passed up retired kicker Gary Anderson on the all time scoring list. Vinatieri, who is 44-years-old, is from Yankton, South Dakota, he graduated from ...

Pulisic: the new star of MLS

Pulisic: the new star of MLS

Abbie Griffin, Entertainment Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Throughout the history of soccer, most South American and European Men's teams have been known to produce young superstars. Whether it was Maradona, Messi or Ronaldo, it seems as if the U.S. Men's team has not created any new Neymars. That has now changed. Christian Pulisic, who is just 19 years of...

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