"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

Throughout the wild card games, we saw the third-largest postseason comeback, a major upset and two huge favorites almost lose on their home field.

Wild-card week for the books

Ellen Merkley, Staff Writer January 25, 2023

The first weekend of the league's postseason lived up to its name, with no shortage of exciting games. The Jan. 14-16 wild-card weekend consisted of six games: Jaguars vs Chargers, Ravens vs Bengals, Bills...

The Buccaneers were trailing the Cowboys on Monday night at the beginning of the first half.

NFL wildcard round recap

Lucas Hiatt, Staff Writer January 25, 2023

The NFL Wildcard weekend has come to an end which sends the league one step closer to the Super Bowl. The AFC’s wildcard matchups ended up between the Los Angeles Chargers and the Jacksonville Jaguars....

Senior Mali Van Meeteren will be playing soccer for USD next fall.

Fall college commit: Mali Van Meeteren

Ariahna Wells, Staff Writer December 20, 2022

With the fall sports seasons coming to an end, it brings the question of what is next for the seniors completing their last game or meet. Some will “retire” from the sport that has consumed their thoughts...

The blueprint for the Augie Hockey Facility coming to Sioux Falls in the spring of 2023 is finalized.

Breaking the ice!

Caroline Hughes, Staff Writer November 29, 2022

Who would have thought that Augustana University would have to pay $40-million for less than an inch of ice? Augustana University, located in Sioux Falls, is in the process of building a new arena and...

Jazz Kutey is a 6 junior on the LHS volleyball team. Kutey and the team will be competing in the State volleyball this weekend in Sioux Falls.

Did someone say block party?

Zoe Larson, Staff Writer November 15, 2022

One of LHS’ very own athletes is making history this year by having the highest number of blocks in the entire state of South Dakota.  Standing at 6’1”, Jazz Kutey is a middle hitter for the...

Sports Promedia claims that, “After decades of competing for premium airtime with better-resourced men’s properties, the idea is simple: that female athletes now have a platform that is exclusively for them.”

A skip, sprint and leap towards fuller coverage

Elana Bishop, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

Carol Stiff is an American women's basketball executive, as well as vice president of programming and acquisitions at ESPN and president of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame's board of directors.  Over...

The LHS gymnastics girls hyping each other up before a big meet.

Is this the end of LHS gymnastics?

Katie Jensen, Staff Writer November 7, 2022

Every year the budget committee on the Sioux Falls City Council tries to cut or move two sports from schools. This year from LHS, one of the sports, like most years, is gymnastics.  Recently there...

According to a study done by Boston University, 21% of high school football players develop CTE.

Should football be in high school?

Daniel Valentine, Staff Writer October 25, 2022

High school football is well known for its sense of comradery and belonging. Football is also known for severe injuries. Many of the physical injuries that have occurred on the LHS football team have...

The girls league champions pose with their trophies after a hard fought game.

On the uprise in Sioux Falls: SDJRFB girls flag football

Emma Southwick, Entertainment Editor October 20, 2022

Established in 1969, the Sioux Falls Junior Football organization has helped kids learn more about the sport of football through both their flag football and tackle football programs. Since the beginning,...

Bone Squad posing after the tournament with their winning medals

2022 LHS volleyball tournament

Adeline Theophilus, Staff Writter October 18, 2022

The annual volleyball tournament, held by the Student Council, has been a tradition at LHS for many years. The week of Homecoming is always a busy week, and starts off on a Monday with the volleyball tournament....

The Minnesota Vikings game against the Detroit lions during week three of the 2022-23 NFL season.

NFL Football has returned: Recap of the first few weeks

Lucas Hiatt, Sports Editor September 27, 2022

One of the most exciting parts of every sports fan’s year is being able to watch their favorite football team back on live TV. However, this can also be a very disappointing display as many fans will...

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