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Just a Yard Short

Just a Yard Short

East T-Birds rematch of state against the Sheridan Broncs
Murphie Dahill, Newspaper Editor November 20, 2023

As the Cheyenne east football team drove up to Laramie for a rematch against the Sheridan Broncs, hoping this year will be better than last. The T-Birds were second in State after losing to Sheriden before...

The Sound of Hundreds of Voices and Instruments

The Sound of Hundreds of Voices and Instruments

Landon Bosch February 22, 2018

The sound of hundreds of voices and instruments could be heard echoing in Evanston high school with January hosting Wyoming’s All-State band, orchestra, and choir. Representing East was 28 students that...

Senior Luke Macy shows his state DECA trophies to the camera. Macy and many other East DECA members will head to Atlanta in April to compete on the international level.

Thunderbird DECA Dominates at State Level

Steph Sommer, Senior Editor February 14, 2018

In early February, 38 East students boarded a bus to the Cheyenne’s Radisson Hotel. Each one was in his or her impeccable best - navy blue blazer, black skirt or dress pants, and hair in a professional...

Girls Swim to State

Girls Swim to State

McKenna Smith, Perspectives Editor December 7, 2017

Following months of tough practices, mental blocks and meets every weekend, the girls swim team went to the Wyoming Girls 4A State Swim and Dive. Led by Captains Kelly Farris, Briley Phipps and Maci Stewart,...

The Thunderbird Student Council represent in their East High Blue at the 63rd annual Wyoming State Student Council Convention.

Student Council Shines Their Light at WASC

Steph Sommer, Senior Editor December 1, 2017

If you walked into a room full of people dancing and screaming how would you feel? Probably overwhelmed. But for student council kids, it’s a welcoming sight. In November, the Thunderbird Student...

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

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...

Senior Kenzie Fagenbush passes the ball in the final match against Kelly Walsh, where the T-Birds suffered the loss of the 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...

Senior Seth Green raises his fists in victory at state wrestling in Casper.

State Champ Green Leads T-Birds to Strong Finish

Leanna Farley, Sports Editor March 10, 2017

It’s a dream. A dream that doesn’t very often come true. Most young athletes start their careers with the hopes and aspirations that someday, someway, they will be named champions. It’s what makes...

Cheyenne Easts Jazzy Espinoza (24) celebrates match point with teammates Duquense Moratzka, Makenzee Fagenbush and Clara Sanders, from left, to claim the Lady Thunderbirds third-straight Class 4A state championship Saturday evening at the Casper Events Center. East defeated Casper Kelly Walsh 3-0.

EHS Volleyball Makes History

Evie Brady, Co-Senior Editor November 15, 2016

The East High varsity girls’ volleyball team just made history by winning their third-straight Class 4A championship. EHS swept Kelly Walsh in the championship match, winning in three sets, with scores...

The East swimmers dumping the pool water from east into Gillette as per tradition and for good luck.

Girls Break Personal Records at State Swim

Kenna Smith, Features Assistant November 15, 2016

The Lady Thunderbirds swim team went up to Gillette and competed at the 4A Girls State Swim and Dive Championship meet. Over the two competition days, four swimmers made consolation finals and two divers...

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