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East cheerleader looks forward to continuing career in college

July 18, 2016 by Michael Ivey, Editorial Intern Sports, High School

The Lincoln Way-East cheerleading team won the Illinois state championship back in 2014 and 2015. One of the fixtures on those teams was Abby Carlson, who graduated from East this past spring.

This fall, Carlson will...

Errors, walks propel LW East over West in summer state tournament

by James Sanchez, Assistant Editor Sports, High School

Lincoln-Way East coach Paul Babcock described East’s July 11 matchup against Lincoln-Way West with one word: sloppy.

There were eight errors along with a handful of passed balls and wild pitches between the two teams,...

Joliet Catholic stymies LW East’s bats to win 7-3

by James Sanchez, Assistant Editor Sports, High School

Lincoln-Way East head baseball coach Paul Babcock knows how hard the transition of Lincoln-Way North students to East will be, as his daughter is one of those transferring students.

Yet when it comes to sports, the...

10 Questions with Jake Pomykalski

Sports, High School

Jake Pomykalski is a senior at Lincoln-Way East High School and a member of the Griffins’ baseball team. Pomykalski will continue his baseball career at University of Illinois at Chicago next year.

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