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Olmos’ CCS Champs, Again: State Champ Next?

Olmos’ CCS Champs, Again: State Champ Next?

Daniel Ceja

February 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, February 4 2017, Haven Olmos cemented herself as a Lincoln High School legend when she won her third consecutive CCS Championship, a feat that has never been accomplished by any athlete from Lincoln High School. When Haven and her opponent, Stephanie Ruelas, stepped onto the mat at Oak Gr...

Shooting Back to the 60’s

Shooting Back to the 60’s

Alicia Gomez and Emalie Ortega

February 10, 2017


Filed under Lincoln News, Showcase, Sports

The 1965-66 boy's basketball team at Lincoln finished their season undefeated with a record of 29-0. On Friday, February 3, at 7pm, the team was honored at halftime. After 52 years, the state champions had reunited to celebrate their exceptional season. The archives from 1965: "Climaxing an ama...

SJSU Words to Action: Athletics and Activism

SJSU Words to Action: Athletics and Activism

Chau Le, Editor

January 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

Wearing newly-earned Olympic medals, Tommie Smith and John Carlos raised their black-gloved fists upward in an act meant to bring attention to the racial discrimination faced by African-Americans. This moment—now cemented in sports history—occurred half a century ago, but its message is still as...

Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Our All Time Rivals: San Jose High School

Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Our All Time Rivals: San Jose High School

Nancy Estrella, Reporter

January 25, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last season the varsity basketball girls came incredibly close to winning the CCS championship, but unfortunately they lost the second round. The question now is: will they win this year? The season started Tuesday, January 3rd. So far the girls are on a 1-4 record. Although it doesn't look like it's...

Boys Varsity Basketball Strikes Back in Third game

Boys Varsity Basketball Strikes Back in Third game

Jesse Ruiz and Fernando Serna

January 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Friday, January 20 the Lincoln Boys basketball team WON their first game of the season against their rival team, San Jose High by a score of 41-29. The Lions' record now stands 1-5 with 8 games still left in the season. In the first half of the game, the Lions built a good lead against the bulldogs....

PROFILE: Haven Olmos Strives To Pin Down State Championship

PROFILE: Haven Olmos Strives To Pin Down State Championship

Brandon Sullivan, Writer

December 23, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Olmos family has always been dominant on the wrestling mat. Whether it was Michelle in 2011, or Sarena Olmos in 2012, both have won CSS as individual champions in their weight class. The question now is can the Olmos legacy become even greater? Haven Olmos is on track to be state champion this ...

Lincoln Soccer Varsity Boys 2016-2017

Lincoln Soccer Varsity Boys 2016-2017

Nancy Estrella, Reporter

December 23, 2016


Filed under Sports

Soccer has begun! The boys started preseason with a tie on Nov. 28 against Gunderson, with a final score of 1-1. So far hey have played 8 out of 12 games and have won about half of them. Our varsity soccer boys won the CCS championship for the first time last season on Tuesday March 8th, 2016. They...

Winter Sports Preview: Boys Basketball

Alicia Gomez and Emalie Ortega

December 19, 2016


Filed under Lincoln News, Sports

The 2016-2017 boys basketball teams rosters have just been finalized and the preseason has already begun. Last season, the varsity team finished with a modest 8-14 record. The varsity team is adjusting to their new head coach after their former varsity head coach, Tariq Abdul-Wahad, decided to par...

Recap: Girls Varsity Basketball Lincoln vs. San Benito

Recap: Girls Varsity Basketball Lincoln vs. San Benito

Nancy Estrella, Reporter

December 5, 2016


Filed under Sports

On Tuesday, November 29 our Lady Lions Varsity Basketball team had their first home game of the preseason after moving leagues from C to B, making it more of a competitive environment for them. The Lions were ahead by 7 points by half time. The score was 18-11. In the 3rd quarter, a player f...

Good Year for Girls Varsity Volleyball 2016!

Good Year for Girls Varsity Volleyball 2016!

Marelyn Aguirre, Reporter`

November 30, 2016


Filed under Sports

This year, Lincoln's Varsity girls volleyball team had an exceptionally great year and made it all the way to CCS, which stands for Central Coast Section. CCS oversees sports in California high schools, and only the best teams/athletes are able compete.  The coach that led them through their victo...

Big Bone 2016: Bone Stays Home for 19th Straight Year!

Big Bone 2016: Bone Stays Home for 19th Straight Year!

Alicia Gomez, Brandon Sullivan, and Chau Le

November 28, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Thursday, November 24, Lincoln played San Jose High School in the annual Thanksgiving Day football game for a chance to take home the coveted Big Bone. Lincoln's hot streak had set a high bar for the varsity players tasked with defending the title—one that had not been lost to San Jose H...

Big Bone Rally 2016

Big Bone Rally 2016

Marco Huerta and Brandon Sullivan

November 23, 2016


Filed under Community, Lincoln News, Photo, Showcase, Sports

The Thanksgiving Big Bone Rally took place on Wednesday, November 23rd on the Don Bowden football field. Students of all grades came out to the football field to support the football team for the upcoming Big Bone game against San Jose High which will take place during Thanksgiving morning at Inde...

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