View a gallery from the pep assembly held on Dec. 3, kicking off the 2013-2014 winter sports season.
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View a gallery from the annual Blue and Black basketball scrimmage that kicked off the annual 2013 basketball season.
Although there can still be some competition between them, freshman triplets Aidan, Bennett and Cristian Hense grow closer through swimming.
With winter sports coming around, athletes have to be prepared for the start of the season. Four athletes share how they train before the season starts.
Dead week, which spans the week beginning with Monday, Nov. 11, gives athletes a break between fall and winter sports. No sports except for football are allowed to practice or condition on school property this week.
The boys’ basketball team is on a five game winning streak after Tuesday’s win against Olathe East, while the girls’ basketball team lost to Olathe East in a hard fought game. Wrestling placed 3rd in the Sunflower League Meet, and swimming prepares for state.
Girls’ basketball placed 5th at the Topeka Tournament last weekend, while the boys’ beat Rockhurst, and swimming prepares for Regionals.
The Lancer boy’s basketball team will play St. James this Thursday, Dec. 6. The game is part of a tournament being hosted by Shawnee Mission East. Boys’ swimming had their first meet Saturday but suffered a bad loss as they were missing some of their top swimmers.
Though underage drinking is not a new problem to SM East, the recent spike in athletes with Minor in Possession (MIP) charges is causing administrative concern.
The Boys’ Swim Team had a strong performance at state while the bowling team struggled at their last meet. The wrestling team will be heading to state over the weekend taking a full line-up for the first time in school history.
Check out a Q&A with winter sports athletes Rae Ehly, Tyler Nelson, Jack Haverty and coach Ryan Oettmeier.
Weekly Update on all five of the winter sports.