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East varsity basketball senior Kobe Peck dribbles down the court during the Hawks victory over Hamilton 58-47.

Hawks Defeat Bulldogs on Senior Night

Colin Kunz March 8, 2022

STORY COLIN KUNZ | PHOTOGRAPHY NISSO SACHA East senior varsity basketball players Kobe Peck and Charlie Kenrich stepped up on senior night to defeat Hamilton with a final score of 58-47. Peck led the...

Four members of the East Academic Quiz Team wait to buzz-in with their answers during a match against the Mason Comets.

East Quiz Team Takes on Mason

Nisso Sacha February 28, 2022

STORY AND PHOTOGRAPHY NISSO SACHA The Lakota East Academic Quiz Team lost 45-64 to an undefeated Mason on Feb. 23. The team stayed competitive during the first two rounds of the match but fell during...

East senior Sarah Sewak takes a shot during the East v. Princeton game.

East Girls Basketball takes on the Princeton Vikings

Aurora Hutchings February 25, 2022

STORY AURORA HUTCHINGS | PHOTOGRAPHY NISSO SACHA On Wednesday Feb. 22, the East Girls Basketball team had a valiant loss to Princeton's Girls Basketball team with the end score being 69-25. The she-hawks...

East Boys Basketball Takes Down Princeton

East Boys Basketball Takes Down Princeton

Celina Blount February 11, 2022

STORY CELINA BLOUNT | PHOTOGRAPHY East senior basketball player Charlie Kenrich jumped up at the sound of the whistle signaling the tipoff, hitting the ball towards senior teammate Kobe Peck. The first...

East freshman Kaitlyn Pham takes a shot during the game versus Fairfield

East Beats Fairfield in Girls Freshman Basketball

Jaedyn Armbruster February 9, 2022

STORY JAEDYN ARMBRUSTER | PHOTOGRAPHY CARA RAIFORD East freshman girls basketball team jumped on an early lead to gain a 57-22 Greater Miami Conference (GMC) victory over Fairfield last week at East freshman...

Taking Down Narcolepsy

Taking Down Narcolepsy

Blake Furnish January 28, 2022

STORY BLAKE FURNISH | PHOTOGRAPHY CALEB VANATTA | INFOGRAPHIC MIA HILKOWITZ It’s match day. Every wrestler in the gym is getting prepared in their own way. Some are listening to hype music, others are...

East senior Nick Rabin carries the ball into the endzone in a game in 2021.

Rabins for the Win

Ben Stowe January 5, 2022

STORY BEN STOWE PHOTOGRAPHY RILEY HIGGINS INFOGRAPHIC MARY BARONE AND KAITLIN DWOMOH First-team All-Butler County defensive back, second-team Greater Miami Conference (GMC) running back, and a punt...

East senior Anna Dailey (front and center) waiting alongside her teammates for the music to begin at her first last competition of her high school career.

Dancing on the “Dailey”

Kalla Saineghi January 5, 2022

STORY KALLA  SAINEGHI PHOTOGRAPHY RILEY HIGGINS While practicing dance motions in her head for their upcoming dance competition East senior Anna Dailey sits in class and reflects, reminiscing on her...

Lakota East Marching Band Drum Major Jack Nomina conducts.

Retaking the Field

Zach Shultz November 25, 2021

STORY ZACH SHULTZ INFOGRAPHIC MARY BARONE PHOTOGRAPHY RILEY HIGGINS The first time I walked into Lucas Oil Stadium to perform was the afternoon of Oct. 25, 2019. I will never forget the feeling of performing...

Elementary players practice setting the ball.

Little Hawks on the Big Court

Mary Barone October 27, 2021

STORY  AND PHOTOGRAPHY MARY BARONE Amid the chaos of balls flying over the net and kids chasing one another, East girls’ varsity volleyball coach Jen Dreher prepares herself for the two-hour clinic...

East senior and Purdue commit Charlie Kenrich stiff-arms Moeller player in the first game of the season.

Boiler Up, Hammer Down

Ben Stowe October 21, 2021

STORY BEN STOWE PHOTOGRAPHY RILEY HIGGINS INFOGRAPHICS EVIE COLPI AND MARY BARONE The scoreboard reads 27-27 with less than eight minutes left in the fourth quarter. The East Thunderhawks possess the...

East junior Brad Reid squatting 225 lbs at Fitworks gym.

No Pain, No Gain

Evie Colpi May 28, 2021

STORY EVIE COLPI | PHOTOGRAPHY BEN STOWE The sign centered on the red brick building with large, bold, white letters reading “Fitworks Gym” gleamed in the sun as East junior, Brad Reid, opened the...

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