Lincoln High School Statesman

Teachers go mad for March

Travis Auckerman poses with a basketball to show his love for March Madness,

Caroline Sudbeck, Entertainment Editor

March 29, 2019

For millions of individuals living in the U.S., entering the month of March also means entering into a March Madness basketball bracket competition. For teachers at LHS, this March came with the opportunity of entering one of the first ever March Madness bracket competitions at LHS. The winner o...

March Madness: Who will prevail?

By the time the Sweet Sixteen was set, all but one bracket was busted.

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

March 28, 2019

As we head into the second week of the NCAA Division 1 College Basketball Tournament, the stage is set for a team to start clicking and make a run at the title. The Sweet Sixteen will feature many of the favorites to win the title, such as the Duke Blue Devils, the Michigan State Spartans, the Gonzaga...

The road to Rapid: Pats compete for postseason glory

The LHS girls basketball team placed third at State last year and look to make a run at the title this season.

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019

Last Friday and Saturday night, the LHS girls and boys basketball teams claimed their spots in the State basketball tournament. With the number three seeded girls defeating the Huron High School Tigers on Friday, and the number one seeded boys defeating the Mitchell High School Kernels Saturday, b...

Mind over matter: How Fikse recovered from her concussion

Jaydyn Fikse and LHS basketball coach, Matt Daly at the basketball State qualifier. The LHS girls basketball team has received the honor of playing at the State Basketball Tournament.

Molly Wetsch, Journalism Student

March 6, 2019

One of the most widely disputed issues in teenage and high school level sports is whether or not athletes should be more concerned about their ‘head health’ while playing a contact sport. Concussions can be unexpected and sometimes dangerous, and LHS sophomore Jaydyn Fikse experienced her own in De...

Crazie of the Month: Vanderloo

Senior Daulton Vanderloo labels himself as a LHS Crazie and a certified beauty.

Somer Luitjens, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

There is no doubt that the LHS basketball team draws a large crowd of Crazies because of their unbelievable record and intense atmosphere this season. No matter how many Crazies come and go throughout the season, the basketball team can always expect to see senior Daulton Vanderloo in the front row, rea...

Go big blue and red

Varsity cheerleaders stand on the sideline

Elizabeth Boysen, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

  When someone goes to a football game, they know they will see about 12 girls down on the track shouting and stunting to support their team but a more underappreciated group is the basketball cheerleaders. People are going to see more from these amazing girls this basketball season. Sideline ...

Patriots back at No. 1 after defeating the Bucks

Junior Sam Fawcett brings the ball up the court as the point guard against one of the inter-city rivals, RHS.

Caroline Sudbeck, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019

Last Saturday, the LHS boys basketball team headed South to Yankton to face off against the YHS Bucks who were previously seeded number one before their defeat at the hands of the Patriots. The win was more comfortable for LHS players and fans than previously anticipated. The YHS Bucks are notorious...

Girls Basketball 2018-2019 season preview

The 2017-18 Girls Varsity Basketball team placed third at the state tournament held at the Denny Sanford Premier Center.

Lauren Teller, Opinion Editor

December 6, 2018

The basketball season is about to be in full swing, as the Lady Pats are preparing for their first game this season, which will be held at home on Friday, Dec. 7 against the Watertown Arrows. The team had a strong 2017-18 season, placing third at state. This year, they hope to come back even stronge...

Patriots poised for postseason prosperity

The Pats first game is this Friday at Watertown.

Johnathan Smith, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018

There are many things to hate about the winter. Icy roads, gloomy skies and car windows in need of scraping are on the horizon. Luckily, the LHS boys basketball team has arrived to save the Crazies from the snowy despair! After a long week of tryouts, the final roster for LHS was released. The 15 boys wh...