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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

Memorable East High Football Season ends with Regrettable Loss

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

The Boys (and Girls) of Fall

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

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...

JV Up Against Evanston

JV Up Against Evanston

Hannah Lewis, Entertainment Editor

October 21, 2015

Raise Your Voice to Raise Awareness

Raise Your Voice to Raise Awareness

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

East Athletes Head to College

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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