Thunderbolt

Lady T-Bird Basketball Falls just Short of Fifth Title

Lady T-Bird Basketball Falls just Short of Fifth Title

Thunderbolt Staff

March 23, 2018

The Lady Thunderbird basketball team expects to win every year. Not everyone else always believes in them, but there is an expectation in the Thunderdome. While many probably didn’t give the 2017-2018 EHS edition much chance, the team chased their dreams all year and made it to the title game in...

Boys Basketball Stumbles at State

Boys Basketball Stumbles at State

Stephani Sommer, Senior Editor

March 23, 2018

Long practices. Tough games. Critical evaluations. Constant discussion on what they can do better. The East High boys basketball team has been following this regime since November. Why? The team set their sights on the 4A State Title. “The preparation is a long process,” said Coach Jeff Bailey....

A Dream Made Reality: The Fight for a State Championship

A Dream Made Reality: The Fight for a State Championship

Leanna Farley, Sports Editor

March 17, 2017

Since fourth grade, the 2016-17, Lady Thunderbirds varsity basketball seniors have been working towards a state championship. They’ve spent endless hours training and playing together to work towards their dream and, on Saturday, that dream was finally fulfilled. The Lady Thunderbirds were goin...

Boys Basketball Bounces Through the Season

Boys Basketball Bounces Through the Season

Leanna Farley, Sports Editor

March 14, 2017

The EHS varsity boys’ basketball team has had a lot of setbacks throughout their 2016-17 season, but with state this weekend, the boys are looking for redemption. With a 12-13 record and not much respect in the state rankings, the Thunderbirds have a lot of work to do if they want to see big w...

The Road to State

The Road to State

Leanna Farley, Sports Editor

March 10, 2017

As basketball season comes to a close for the Lady T-Birds, emotions are running high as the seniors’ high school basketball careers come to a close and state is looming on the horizon. Looking back on the EHS girls’ 2016-17 season, and their 23-4 record, one can get a glimpse of just how much ...

Girls BB Brings Home Third Place from State

Girls BB Brings Home Third Place from State

Jessika Nelson, Sports Editor

March 28, 2016

Every year begins with the same call - "Let's win State!" And every year, eight teams meet in Casper to battle their way to being named champion. The Lady Thunderbirds rolled into the state tournament on March 10-12 with high expectations and a clear call to win state. On Thursday, March 10, at Casper...

East Vs. Central Rivalry Basketball Game

East Vs. Central Rivalry Basketball Game

Evie Brady, Assistant Perspectives Editor

February 3, 2016

The East High varsity girls' basketball team dominated Central in this year's first rivalry game. The Lady T-Birds took control early and finished off the Indians 49-42. Throughout the first three quarters of the game both teams were neck and neck. In the fourth quarter, things seemed to take a turn...

Cheyenne Hosts Taco Johns Invitational

Cheyenne Hosts Taco Johns Invitational

Staff

January 7, 2016

Laramie County School District 1 is all set to host the annual Taco Johns Invitational. Over 100 basketball games will take place over the course of three days. All three Cheyenne high schools will host a full slate of games, and several games will take place at Laramie High School. Click on the link...

Girls Basketball Closes Season with Another Gillette Battle

Girls Basketball Closes Season with Another Gillette Battle

Alissa Gonzales, Assistant Photo Editor

March 18, 2015

The East High Lady Thunderbirds have clearly established that they belong in the top teams in the state. For the third year in a fow, the East girls lost in the state title game. Only Gillette can claim more success, and the Camels seem to be the one team that can upend the T-Birds.. The T-Birds su...

The student news site of Cheyenne East High School
Basketball