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Signing Day Event Hosts Large Group Headed to the Next Level!

Special thanks to Barb Trimble of Trim Photo and Video Solutions for the use of her photographs. Please visit her site at to see the full gallery of pictures from this event. Wednesday was a very special day for many senior Hawk athletes.  East Athletics recognized 28 Thunderhawks who have made and signed to […]

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Softball Splits a Pair of GMC Games

East 19 – Hamilton 1 (5 innings) On Monday the visiting Hawks scored 13 runs in the top of the first inning taking advantage of 7 hits and 7 free passes.  The key hits in the first were Madison Beckham’s rbi double, and Rachel Lewis’ grand slam homerun.  Cassidy Hudson had a perfect day at […]

Softball Comes Back vs Fairfield!

East defeated Fairfield 8-3 last Friday. The Hawks rallied from a 3-0 deficit to score 8 unanswered runs to defeat the Indians 8-3. East scored 5 runs in the 5th inning to take a 5-3.  After a leadoff single by Brianna Castner and a double by Rachel Lewis, East scored twice on a throwing error […]

Coach Castner Wins 500!

East Head coach Steve Castner hit a coaching milestone on Friday night against Centerville. Castner notched win #500 in his illustrious career as his Thunderhawks shut out the Elks 12-0. Castner has been at the helm of East Softball since the district split into two schools during the 1997-98 school year. Castner previously coached at […]

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Softball Remains Undefeated in GMC!

East 19 – Colerain 0 (5 innings) East scored 8 runs in the first and 7 runs in the second as they soundly defeated the Cardinals on Wednesday, April 12. Rachel Lewis lead the 18 hit attack with 2 homeruns, a 3-run shot in the 2nd and a grand slam in the 3rd as she […]

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Softball Remains Undefeated!

East knocked off Hamilton on Monday 13-1. Cali Hoffman (2-0) threw a 5-hitter and struck out 6 as the Hawks defeated Big Blue. The Hawks scored 8 in the first inning taking advantage of 3 Hamilton miscues with Sydney Larson delivering the big blow of the inning with a 2-run double. Rachel Lewis’s 3-run triple […]

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Softball Whips Aves to go to 4-0!

Kelsey Richardson (1-0) threw a 1-hitter and struck out 6 in her first varsity start to pick up the win as East shutout Sycamore at home 11-0 on Wednesday, March 29th. The Hawks scored single runs in each of the first 3 innings before erupting for 8 runs in the bottom of the 4th. East […]

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Softball off to 3-0 Start

East scored at least 3 runs in each of the first 4 innings to defeat the Middies 15-1 in their league opener on Monday. Rachel Lewis, Sydney Larson, and Cali Hoffman each had 3 hits for the Hawks and Cali Hoffman (1-0) picked up the win in the circle, giving up 3 hits and striking […]

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Softball Wins Two to Open Season

East opened their season in a twin bill this past weekend. In the first game, Lakota East found themselves down 3-0 after the top half of the first inning but they fought back and scored 5 unanswered runs for the 5-3 victory. Rachel Lewis got the scoring started in the 4th inning with a single, […]

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Softball Preseason Outlook

This season the Thunderhawks have a good mix of experience and young athletes. There are several positions up for grabs and plenty of quality players competing for those positions. Our schedule is built to test us and prepare us.  Whenever you have a situation like this, the player’s work ethic will determine what kind of […]


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    Congrats to Craig Ulland @CUllandLEHS on being named AD at @WeAreColerain ! Thank you for everything you have done for the Thunderhawks!

    About 56 minutes ago from Lakota East High's Twitter via Echofon