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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...

Big Bone Rally Preview

Big Bone Rally Preview

Jesse Ruiz, Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under Lincoln News, Showcase, Sports

The eventful Thanksgiving Big Bone game is coming up fast, so in honor of this day Lincoln will be holding a Big Bone rally on Wednesday, November 23rd at the football field. The entire school is invited to come out and support this year's varsity football players. Skits will be performed by all...

Sports Physicals: Good or Bad?

Sports Physicals: Good or Bad?

Daniel Perez, Reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

For Lincoln athletes, having a physical exam to participate in any sports at school is mandatory, so coaches are able to check how healthy the students are before putting them on the team and avoid serious illnesses or any issues when it's time to play any sport. But lately, a lot of students are...

Little Bone Recap: Lincoln VS. San Jose

Little Bone Recap: Lincoln VS. San Jose

Emalie Ortega and Alicia Gomez

November 16, 2016


Filed under Lincoln News, Showcase, Sports

On Thursday, November 10th the Lincoln Lions played longtime-rivals San Jose Bulldogs during an amazing game at Little Bone. Lincoln's victory for the Little Bone was indecisive before the game, but the Lions' JV team took home yet another win with a final score of 42-15! The Lions managed to scor...

Lincoln vs. Pioneer Football Recap

Lincoln vs. Pioneer Football Recap

Emalie Ortega and Nancy Estrella

November 10, 2016


Filed under Community, Showcase, Sports

  On Friday night of November 4, Lincoln had their last home game against Pioneer. Lincoln had been in a slump these past couple weeks and Friday's game was a tough loss for the lions, who fought until the very end. Unfortunately, they couldn't get the win. However, the season's not ov...

San Jose Earthquakes Fans are Ready to Rumble!

San Jose Earthquakes Fans are Ready to Rumble!

Daniel Perez, Reporter

November 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

Soccer is not the most widely-watched sport in the United States, unlike other countries such as Spain, England and Germany. In the past few years, however, soccer in the United States has taken off in popularity, especially in cities such as San Jose. But what are some of the things that make fans of...

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