East Lyme Sprints into Esports

ELHS is part of new wave of high schools adopting Esports as a school program Sana Gupta For many East Lyme High School students, going to sports practices or games after school is part of their daily routines. However, up until now, the school has lacked an activity or group where others can experience the thrill and support that comes with the competition of being on a team. For this reason, ELHS is home to an Esports team, as of this school year. “Esports are competitive video games like League of Legends and Overwatch; usually (though not always) they are … Continue reading East Lyme Sprints into Esports

Lady Vikes: Absence of Attendees

ELHS sees generally smaller crowds at girls’ athletic events over boys’

By Amelia Anglin

The royal blue floor rumbles beneath the spectators and players as they anticipate the tip off of what is said to be the game of the year: East Lyme boys’ basketball vs. Waterford. A sea of black arms the East Lyme end of the “X,” while a solid blue wall of Waterford students face the opposite. The rivals’ faceoff received a crowd of 1500 (TheDay.com).
It is incredible that our school comes together as a student body in order to support each other, however this same amount of support is not even close when it comes to the girls sports teams at ELHS. So what was the hype like when the East Lyme girls’ basketball team played Waterford? Continue reading “Lady Vikes: Absence of Attendees”