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Lady Raptors Fight to the End in 5A Playoffs

Lady Raptors Fight to the End in 5A Playoffs

Caleb Sewell, Sports Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 20th, the Eaglecrest Lady Raptors played the No. 20 Columbine Lady Rebels in the first round of the playoffs. The Raptors came into game as the No.45 seed with a 9-14 record, and they were fresh off of a win against the Cherokee Trail Cougars. They won that game 37-36. This game was differ...

Raptors Fly Over Raiders with Victory

Raptors Fly Over Raiders with Victory

Caleb Sewell, Sports Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The second round of the playoffs started off shaky for the Raptors. On Saturday, February 24th, the No. 16 Raptors faced off against the No.17 Rangeview Raiders in the second round of CHSAA’s 5A State Championship bracket. This was Coach Krapcha’s first playoff game here at the Nest and it was al...

Unified Basketball Competes All for One

Unified Basketball Competes All for One

Dustin Carlson, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

At Eaglecrest High School, the national program, Unified Sports has participated through many avenues. Here at Eaglecrest we have a few sports: track, flag football, and basketball. The term Unified reflects exactly what it stands for, being together. Kids who volunteered to play sports with the ILC parti...

Girls Swim Participates in A-League Competition

Leo Nibbe, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

Swimming is quite possibly one of the toughest sports to master. However, we just so happen to have some very talented swimmers here at EHS. This talent is demonstrated in the fact that many swimmers were able to make it to A-League Swim and Dive Competition. Swimming competitions are divided by events, an...

Three Eaglecrest Wrestlers Head to State

Three Eaglecrest Wrestlers Head to State

Fennon Sivley, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

With the support of their community, members of the Eaglecrest Boys Wrestling team proved to be ready to take on the 5A State Finals. Several members of the team made it to quarterfinals on Friday February 15th, but they ended up not making it past the preliminary portion of the compeition. The boys who made th...

Eaglecrest Cheer: Seventh in Nation

Makayla Rusk, Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

Here at Eaglecrest High School, students seriously take pride in displaying excellence. On February 10th and 11th, the Varsity Cheerleading team traveled to Orlando, Florida in hopes of being the best in the nation. The competition always starts with over fifty teams and goes all through the weekend...

Boys Wrestling Taps Out the Competition

Boys Wrestling Taps Out the Competition

Caleb Sewell, Sports Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Eaglecrest Boys wrestling has been on the rise in recent years. Under direction from Head Coach and EHS English teacher, Javier Quintana, they’ve been able to wrestle to new heights. Coach Quintana took over Eaglecrest wrestling three years ago. From then to now he has been able to see the program g...

Swim and Dive Wrap Up Their Season

Swim and Dive Wrap Up Their Season

Kayla Rusk, Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

The season for Eaglecrest Swim and Dive is nearly coming to an end as the teams have to embrace goodbyes to their loved seniors. Some of them will be crossing the finish line for their very last time or hitting the board for their final dive at the leagues meet held today, February 2, and tomorrow, Febru...

Girls that Swish Together, Win Together

Girls that Swish Together, Win Together

Richon Neal, Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

 February 3, the Eaglecrest Girls’ Basketball team will go head-to-head with the Arapahoe Girls’ Basketball team at Mullen High at 2pm. On Friday, January 19 the Eaglecrest Girls varsity team took on the Smoky Hill Buffaloes. Going into the game, the Eaglecrest girls were looking to start the second half o...

Boys Basketball Takes Flight

Boys Basketball Takes Flight

Lance Jozefkowicz, Reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Triumph, challenge, and victory. That was the scene at EHS on Wednesday January, 24 when the Raptors defeated the Cherokee Trail Cougars in a phenomenal 20 point home victory. And a well deserved victory at that. The Raptors and the Cougars both started off the game strong. Both teams went back and forth ...

Ladies Begin to Swim Into the Spectacular Season!

Ladies Begin to Swim Into the Spectacular Season!

Kayla Rusk, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The girl’s swim season began on November 30th with their first meet of the 2017 season. Ready, set, swim! The pressure begins as each girl is put under water to reach the other side faster than anyone else. It’s about technique and a determination that thrives for success. Every breath and every...

Raptor Basketball Gives Back

Raptor Basketball Gives Back

Fennon Sively, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

The Eaglecrest varsity basketball team gave two kids in the audience eagle-themed t-shirts during the last game against Rock Canyon. After the game finished, the kids had a chance to take photos with two players, Zion Ruckard and Xaiv’ion Jackson. Varsity head coach Jarris Krapcha said that having fan ap...