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BOYS CROSS COUNTRY REACH GOAL AT FIRST OUTING

The Thunderhawk men’s CC team had a goal of placing in the top 15 this year after placing 23rd at the OHSAA Early Season Invitational in 2018.  Lakota East delivered on that goal.  This year the Hawks placed 14th out of a strong 32 team field in their opening race for 2019. Sophomore Ashton Gibbs

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY HEAD COACH PREVIEW

The men’s team is losing their top 2 runners from last year to graduation but they are very young and talented this year.  Sophomore Ashton Gibbs is shaping up to lead the varsity team and should definitely be at least an individual Regional qualifier.  Seniors Ethan Swift and Nick Draginoff will contribute to the varsity

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY HEAD COACH PREVIEW

The women’s team returns 5 of their top 7 runners from last year that placed 5th at the State Championships (Kelsi Harris, Danielle Horter, Cali Reynolds, Hailey Wilson, Paxton Oberhaus).  They also add Carly Spletzer back into the mix who missed the post-season last year due to injury.  She will be among the team’s top

2019 FOOTBALL PREVIEW

The Thunderhawks return a veteran-laden team that will boast 39 seniors.  The Hawks went 4-1 the second half of the 2018 regular season and tied Fairfield for third in the GMC finishing 8-4 overall and 6-2 in the always-tough GMC. East qualified for the playoffs as a No. 7 seed and stunned No. 2 seed

BOYS GOLF 2019 COACHES PREVIEW

Our program is on quite a roll, as last year we finished 2nd at the STATE Tourney at OSU SCARLET G.C., and won our GMC Conference for a record 5th straight year.  While we are losing our top player in Kyle Schmidt (U of Dayton), we return 6-8 very solid players and 2 fabulous sophomores

GIRLS GOLF COACH 2019 PRESEASON OUTLOOK

I am really excited to get the 2019 season underway with the team that we have returning this year. We will have four returning starters that have grown tremendously over the off-season. We also have a very promising freshman class that will continue to grow in their golf games and begin to contribute to the

Boys Soccer 2019 Head Coach Preview

Lakota East boy’s soccer returns 15 lettermen from last year’s team. This fall the team has high expectations to compete with the top teams in the GMC, city of Cincinnati and state of Ohio. The Hawks will be lead by our 13 seniors Nate Collett, Nolan Earl, Matt Lillis, Pepe Cortez, Trevor Scott, Brady Shapiro,

Girls Soccer 2019 Head Coach Preview

The Hawks will be lead by 8 seniors this year who bring numerous collective years of Varsity experience to the table.  Fresh off a District Final appearance last year the Hawks will look to put together another strong performance in the always-challenging GMC.  Once again the out-of-conference schedule will feature numerous state-ranked opponents and will

GIRLS TENNIS 2019 PRESEASON COACHES OUTLOOK

We are very excited to bring on 2 freshmen and 1 sophomore to our team this year. We are expecting great things from these new additions. We also have 6 seniors and 1 Junior to round out our very diverse team. Megan Hoke will anchor our team at first singles. I expect my seniors to

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL HEAD COACH 2019 PREVIEW

The Lakota East Girls Volleyball Program is looking to take back the GMC title this year. The Hawks have multiple returning seniors, including outside hitter Sarah Norcom and middle blocker, Maddie Barone,  The team looks to come out strong early in the season and prepare to go undefeated in the GMC.