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To Kneel or Not to Kneel

To Kneel or Not to Kneel

Avalon Skinner, Online Editor

January 25, 2018

What does the National Anthem really mean to you? Is it a symbol for nationalism and unconditional love for the USA? Or is the anthem a way of representing the freedom of speech and expression we enjoy as Americans? Over the last two years, America has erupted into a furious debate over the proper...

Memorable East High Football Season ends with Regrettable Loss

Senior Vance Nagy attempts to outrun a Natrona County Mustang during the semi final playoff game on November 3.

Staff

November 16, 2017

There is nothing wrong with declaring the 2017 football season as one of East High’s best. With a defense and offense both ranked in the top three in 4A, this year’s squad posted an 8-2 record heading into the 4A semi-final playoff game. There, waiting for the Thunderbirds, was last year’s state...

The Boys (and Girls) of Fall

Senior Tatum Hayes carries water jugs after refilling the Football teams bottles after the Homecoming game against East's rivals, Central.

Steph Sommer, Senior Editor

October 24, 2017

A seam opens in the offensive line. The running back lowers his shoulders and heads foor the gap. A linebacker spots the move and closes fast. Two bodies collide and the back stays down. The refs blow their whistles and call for the coaches. Two assistants and the trainer head for the downed athlete....

Fogg a Big Factor For the T-Birds

Sophomore Jake Fogg, #54, corrals the Rock Springs running back. Jake blocked a Tiger extra point kick to help seal the T-Bird win.

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...

JV Up Against Evanston

Lane Warren runs past evanston players for his first touchdown of the game.

Hannah Lewis, Entertainment Editor

October 21, 2015

Raise Your Voice to Raise Awareness

Led by their own referee, the T-Birds proudly sport pink in support of breast cancer awareness at the Evanston football game on October 15.

Evie Brady, Assistant Perspectives Editor

October 20, 2015

Okie Blanchard Stadium was expected to be a sea of blue on October 15 when the Evanston Red Devils’ football team rolled into town. Instead, the T-Birds switched out their blue for varying shades of pink. The East High Thunderbirds hoped, that by wearing pink at their game, they could raise awareness...

East Athletes Head to College

Dylan Hatanelas recently signed with Midland University to continue his tennis career.

Jessika Nelson, Sports Editor

April 17, 2015

There’s no doubt that East High has great athletes. This year’s class of 2015 is no different. Receiving a college athletic scholarship is the answer to every young athlete's dreams. In March three more Thunderbird athletes signed to play college sports. Dylan Hatanelas signed with Midland University...

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