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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....

Mugg’s Shot

Avalon Skinner, Online Editor

March 12, 2018

Flying through the water for four years straight is the best decision Jackson Mugg ever made. Practicing twice a day for three months can be tiring, but anyone going after a state title makes it a lifestyle. That lifestyle choice rocketed Mugg to two state titles, in both the 200 and 500 freestyle...

Lady Thunderbird Volleyball Nearly Takes a Fourth Straight State Title

Lady Thunderbird Volleyball Nearly Takes a Fourth Straight State Title

Staff

November 16, 2017

When you spend the last three years dominating your opponents the way East High volleyball has dominated, you can expect a target on your back. Every team you play brings their “A” game, and you can expect nothing but their best. At the Wyoming 4A State Volleyball Tournament, the Lady Thunderbirds...

My Story for Everyone Else

My Story for Everyone Else

Rhiannon Thomalla and Evie Brady

May 5, 2017

(The following story is a compilation of the experiences of many members of the class of 2017.) All through high school you hear about the kids who go above and beyond the usual expectations. From star athletes to the academic overachievers, certain students just seem to get all the recognition. Week in ...

Strolling Into First

Strolling Into First

Steph Sommer, Features Editor

November 22, 2016

When most people hear the word parade they probably think of marching bands or classic cars cruising by, not an orchestra. Strolling Strings is here to change that. They can be heard from blocks away, with their Thunderbird blue violins playing in unison. People jump up every time, dancing and clapping alo...

Fogg a Big Factor For the T-Birds

Fogg a Big Factor For the T-Birds

Josh Ash, Assistant Sports Editor

November 20, 2015

Everyone dreams of the spotlight. Oh, for the chance to make a difference. To be special. Maybe, famous, for just a minute. On October 30, sophomore Jake Fogg got his chance. After bowling over the Rock Springs blocker, Jake got a hand on a Tiger extra point kick attempt and helped his T-Bird teammates...

Marler Breaks 20-Year-Old Cross Country Record

Marler Breaks 20-Year-Old Cross Country Record

Josh Ash, Assistant Editor

November 9, 2015

Freshman MacKenzie Marler displayed the result of her hard work and dedication in the SaberCat Invitational by knocking off the long-standing school record cross country time. "I've put in a lot of hard work," said Marler. "We practiced every day, five days a week, so that helped out." The record...

You Got Swatted!

You Got Swatted!

Rhiannon Thomalla, Assistant Editor

October 26, 2015

The Lady T-birds have been the talk of the town these past weeks as they’ve passed, set, and hit their way through 29 games with their eyes on the prize. As of right now, the T-birds have a season of 27-1, giving them the top seed going into regionals. The volleyball team has worked hard to achieve...

East Swimmers Sink to Cheyenne Central

East Swimmers Sink to Cheyenne Central

Jessika Nelson, Sports Editor

September 23, 2015

The East High Lady Thunderbird swim team fell short to their cross town rival Cheyenne Central during the dual at East High Friday September 18. The Lady Thunderbirds had few individual wins. Sophomore McKenna Smith won the 100 butterfly. Junior Jessika Nelson diving won diving with a score of 158. Easts...

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