IL Other News of the Week: (Week of Dec. 17, 2018)


Sophomore linebacker Jermaine Hamilton-Jordan of Lincoln Prep and senior running back David Wilson of East High School represented the district in the Simone Football Awards at Olathe West High School.

East Bears

The East Bears Wrestling team competed in The Battle at the Katy Trail in Sedalia, MO. This two-day tournament, hosted on the state fairgrounds, provided a lot of good wrestling experience for their young team. Each weight class had at least 32 wrestlers. Out of 32 wrestlers, Ku Lweh Say (120 lbs) placed 12th, Jasson Pineda (170 lbs) placed 13th, and LaDavion West (182 lbs) placed 14th.

Lincoln Blue Tigers

The Lincoln Prep Varsity Boys Basketball team pulled off a tough road win against Pembroke Hill Friday, Dec. 14 by a score of 67-60. The Blue Tigers used a 13-3 run in the 4th quarter to pull out the win.  They were paced by seniors Arthur Weston, Jr. (17 pts) and Antoin Burton (16 pts), while sophomore second-year starter Jaishon Jefferson added 13 points. Fellow sophomore Lee Allen, Jr. also provided a huge boost for Lincoln, as he added 7 points, 2 rebounds and 3 steals in just 10 minutes of action.

In the Interscholastic League JV Girls Tournament held at the IL Field House and Northeast High School, the Lincoln Prep Blue Tigers took first place, the Northeast Vikings placed second, and the Southeast Knights earned third place.