Lincoln High School Statesman

LHS renowned chemistry teacher James Jarovski who is know as

Cult following of Jaws

Henry Haft, Satire Editor November 10, 2020

Whether you are a senior, a freshman just stepping into LHS or a middle schooler, I'm pretty sure you are well acquainted with the LHS chemistry teacher James Jarovski (Jaws) and his cult-like following....

The growing gap between liberals and conservatives, republicans and democrats, has been cause for differing attitudes towards the politics of today.

LHS: divided but not defeated

Veronica Iseminger, Staff Writer October 21, 2020

With the smell of dying leaves and political tension in the air, friends, families and neighbors alike have turned against each other, and you’d be mistaken to think that it would end at school. If anything,...

As graduation party season gets into full swing, seniors will have to decide how to host them in the time of COVID-19.

Drive-thru graduation parties offer a new option for seniors

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor May 19, 2020

As with many events, graduation parties for high school seniors have been canceled, postponed or forced online. Along with these options for graduation parties, some high school seniors have created a...

The 2019 LHS volleyball team will head to Rapid City for the State volleyball tournament.

Pats poised for State volleyball success

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor November 20, 2019

After finishing the regular season with a 13-9 record, the LHS volleyball team will head to Rapid City in hopes of claiming its first championship since 2011.  The lady Pats will kick off the State...

The LHS girls tennis team poses for pictures after claiming its fourth straight State title.

Offseason preparation leads lady Pats to fourth straight tennis title

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor October 16, 2019

After an impressive performance claiming State a season ago, the LHS girls tennis team extended its State championship streak last weekend to four with yet another dominant showing from its players when...


October 14, 2019

LHS Student Council has recently been recognized as a council of excellence.

LHS student council recognized for excellence

Caroline Sudbeck, Entertainment Editor May 21, 2019

LHS has a rich history of excellent performances in areas such as sports, theatre, band, etc., but another group that has recently been awarded for their excellence is the LHS student council. The...

The LHS Captain's Council is a new addition to the school this year.

LHS introduces the new Captain’s Council

Lauren Teller, Staff Writer May 21, 2019

“The happiest people I know are those who help others,” said LHS athletic director Joey Struwe. Struwe has recently selected a lineup of “captains,” students who have been selected by heads...

Junior Hunter Merkley broke the SD State record for Long Jump at 23 ft. 11 in.

LHS Track and Field looks to take 4-peat

Spencer Wasmund, Journalism Student May 21, 2019

Coming off of another dominant track season, the LHS track and field team looks to make another run at the state title, already having won the title three years in a row dating back to 2016. There have...

Lila Batcheller competing on stilts with her partner during last summer's

The way to fundraise: President’s Bowl 5k

Caroline Sudbeck, Entertainment Editor April 29, 2019

The annual President’s Bowl Fundraiser is kicking off this June 21st. Runners, walkers and fun-havers of all ages are invited to attend and help out with the important fundraising cause. Proceeds...

The LHS track and field coaches took home a victory at the Fargo, ND track meet before the Easter weekend.

LHS goes viral

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor April 25, 2019

Before the four-day break for Easter weekend, the LHS track and field team headed to Fargo, ND without a clue in their minds that their trip would create a viral video viewed by millions of people worldwide....

LHS junior Hunter Merkley runs up before attempting a jump at a meet.

Merkley: Jumping past expectations

Landon DeBoer, Sports Editor April 12, 2019

Last Saturday at the Harrisburg Invite track and field meet, LHS junior Hunter Merkley broke one of LHS’ long-standing track and field records, as he broke the 35-year-old record for the long jump with...

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