The East Vision

Wrestlers end their successful season

Becca Meyer-Rasmussen, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

“Extra hours after practice, early morning runs, giving up time with friends and family, and of course giving up food” John Shelton ‘20. Wrestlers have to go through an immense amount of stress in order to do well. They also ...

Jillian Brown commits to Northwestern

George Samra, Sports Editor

March 17, 2020

Junior Jillian Brown verbally committed to play basketball for the Northwestern University Wildcats in a tweet this afternoon. “I am extremely excited to announce my commitment to Northwestern University!” Brown’s tweet ...

Record-Breaking: A Story of High school Diver, Nick Merritt

Xanthe Vitaz, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

One, Merritt walks onto the diving-board for his last dive. Two, his feet are placed spread across the textured edge of the board. Three, eyes closed, deep breath in. Four, his feet leave the board as he performs his final dive. ...

If you like basketball; IBL might be the perfect opportunity for you to make friends and play basketball

Emma Israels, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

Many people want the opportunity to play a sport they love at a smaller time commitment, making the Intramural Basketball League (IBL) a perfect opportunity for East students. IBL gives students a chance to play basketball at whatever compe...

Beloved longtime East Swim coach, Butch Briggs, makes a true impact on swimmers

Lauren Bentley, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Since 1974, the East Grand Rapids swim team has had one person encouraging them through it all, their coach Butch Briggs. Butch has had a longstanding position as the swim coach, and not only leading the team to many victories but ...

Sport dress codes at East

Belle Gorsline, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

“Practice is sometimes really hard,” says Abby Willaims 20, “but all the girls on my teamwork really hard.” That’s what being an athlete means: consistently and determinedly working hard. Whether it’s sprinting to the...

Far-out sports make a come back

Belle Gorsline, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

It’s natural to recognize and applaud the athletes that participate in major sports. Typically, the most recognized athletes at any level are ones that participate in major sports, and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with t...

Sailing season comes to an end

Olivia Borgula, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

“One of my favorite memories was placing 3rd at the club 420 Junior Olympics with my sister Elizabeth Grin,” said Caroline Grin, a junior on the varsity sailing team this past year. After the duration of the two month seaso...

Boys water polo takes on Regionals

Norah Mclaughlin, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The East polo boys have finished up a fantastic season and are now leading into their postseason, after finishing second at their District tournament this past weekend there are high hopes for State. With a three-two conference rec...

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