Spartans Overmatched Against Beavers

By Brandon Baker

In a game that was moved up a day early due to Tropical Storm Florence, the Greenbrier East Spartans ran into a tropical storm known as the Bluefield Beavers.

The state's AA top tanked team, Bluefield was just too superior on both sides of the ball for East to handle as the Beavers cruised to an easy 62-7 victory.

Read more in the Monday, September 17, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier East JV Soccer Team Crushes Pikeview

By Brandon Hamilton

The Greenbrier East Spartans traveled to Pikeview last week to battle under the scorching sun. The JV soccer squad took to the field first and proved to be overwhelming to the Panthers.

A barrage of attacks by the JV offense started with Joseph Londeree #5 who also scored a second goal after halftime. Matthew Cook #7 knocked one in before Ian Hamilton #24 scored two quick goals.

Read more in the Monday, September 10, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Spartan Soccer Team Corners Highlanders

By Brandon Hamilton

The season's first home game was a success last week with a victory over Huntington. Lightning and a double rainbow made for a beautful display, but this caused the varsity game to be delayed and the JV game to be cut in half. 

Shortly into the first half varisty player Chase Circle #14 skillfully used his head to knock a corner kick over the defenders and into the goal Halftime left the Spartans up 2-0 after another corner kick  caused a penalty kick (Pk). Seth Baker #6 confidently placed the ball outside the goalie's reach for the East goal.

Read more in the Thursday, September 6, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Spartans Drop Game To Woodrew Wilson

By Brandon Baker

After a convincing 14-0 season opening win over James Monroe, Greenbrier County was buzzing with confidence that the Spartans may have a shot at a very good football season.

However, this past Friday, the Spartans had a chance to really show everyone what they are made of against the Woodrow Wilson Flying Eagles, but a slow start and an injury to quarterback Kyle King late in the first half left East on the wrong end of the scoreboard, 34-2.

Read more in the Wednesday, September 5, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Spartans Need To Move On After Loss

By Brandon Baker

Two rain cancellations on Monday, May 21, and Tuesday, May 22, delayed regional play for Spartans vs. Red Dragons. Greenbrier East was finally able to travel to St. Albans on Wednesday evening to face the Red Dragons in game one of a best-of-three regional series.

Once the second inning stated, however, the Spartans probably wished they had stayed in Greenbrier County and just got ready for game two.

Read more in the Thursday, May 24, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

GEHS Spartan Baseball Team Moving On To Regional Finals

By Brandon Baker

The Greenbrier East Spartans baseball team is going to the regional finals where they will face the St. Albans Red Dragons on Tuesday, May 22, at Spartan Yards in Fairlea. 

East (11-12) defeated Princeton 14-4, then got the best of the Riverside Warriors twice, 5-4 and then 7-3 to win their section.

Read more in the Thursday, May 17, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Graham Gives Dominating Pitching Performance During Regional Play

By Brandon Baker

One night after a 20-run, 23-hit performance in a five-inning mercy ruled game against Princeton, the Greenbrier East Lady Spartans offensive stat line looked like this on Thursday, May 3:

One run, three hits, zero team RBIs and one win.

Read more in the Thursday, May 10, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Spartans Cruise By Princeton In Sectionals

By Brandon Baker

The Greenbrier East Spartans cruised by the Princeton Tigers 14,4 on Monday, May 7, in the Region 3, Section 2, first round.

After a close start, East went on a tear as the game wore on to seal the victory in five innings.

Read more in the Tuesday, May 8, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Spartan Tennis Heading To State Tournaments

By Brandon Baker

For nine consecutive years, the Greenbrier East Spartans boys' and/or girls' teams have represented the high school in the state tennis tournament.

Five of those years only the girls' team attended, the boys' team participated for two of those season and both boys and girls traveled to the state tournament during the past two years.

Read more in the Monday, May 7, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Lady Spartans Lose Shocker To Woodrow Wilson In Sectional Play

By Brandon Baker

The Greenbrier East Lady Spartans have played great softball all year which they hoped would prepare them for the grueling times of postseason play.

Unfortunately for East, their first postseason experience of the year ended with a close 4-2 loss to the Woodrow Wilson Flying Eagles on Tuesday, May 1, at Spartan Field in the Region 3, Section 2 contest.

Read more in the Wednesday, May 2, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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