Spartan Basketball Team Comes Up Short In Low-Scoring Affair

By Brandon Baker

The Greenbrier East Spartans hit the road for the first time this year after two thrilling, but heartbreaking losses at home to open the season.

Unfortunately for the Spartans, their first road trip to Graham, VA, did not yield any better results as they suffered a 51-36 loss in what was a low scoring, highly defensive contest.

Read more the in the Tuesday, December 26, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Big Third Quarter Leads To East Loss

By Brandon Baker

The stands were full, the intensity was high, and the long-time rivalry was back when the Greenbrier East Spartans (0-2) hosted the Woodrow Wilson Flying Eagles (1-0) on Friday, December 15.

The Eagles, who have former legendary head coach Dave Barksdale back on the sidelines as an assistant, won the first of two season matchups 78-64.

Read more in the Monday, December 18, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Spartans Basketball Team Loses Opener In Double Heartbreaking Fashion

By Brandon Baker

Bimbo Coles made his Greenbrier East Spartan coaching debut on Friday, December 8, when East hosted the Hurricane Redskins in front of a packed house at the Spartan gym in Fairlea.

Following an emotional tribute and moment of silence prior to tipoff for long-time fan Winfred Baker, who passed away last Saturday night, the Spartans suffered heartbreak on the court after relinquishing a 21-point lead and falling 77-75.

Read more in the Monday, December 11, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Lady Spartans Cruise To Season Opening Win

By Brandon Baker

The Class AAA 6th ranked Greenbrier East Lady Spartans (1-0) opened its 2017-18 campaign on Tuesday night, November 28, against the Independence Lady Patriots (0-1) at the Spartan gym in Fairlea.

The Lady Spartans should get extra special treatment this year as head coach and West Virginia Governor Jim Justice stepped down as the boys' coach to focus solely on the girls.

Read more in the Friday, December 1, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier East High School Spartans Football Season Comes To Much Needed End

By Brandon Baker

The Greenbrier East Spartans made the trek toward Huntington on the evening of Friday, November 3, to take on the powerful Spring Valley Timeberwovles (8-2).

East players and coaches knew an upset was unlikely as the Spartans took 29 total players on the trip, where Spring Valley has a handful of Division 1 recruits on their roster.

Read more in the Wednesday, November 8, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Lady Spartans' Soccer Coach Hudnall Believes GE Team Is 'All In To Win' State Tournament

By Brandon Baker

While driving around Lewisburg, fans may notice restaurants and businesses showing support for the Greenbrier East Lady Spartans on their signs along the road.

That's because East is traveling to Beckley today, Friday, November 3, to take on the Cabell Midland Knights in the first round of the West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission Class AAA State Soccer Tournament.

Read more in the Friday, November 3, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

East Picks Up Second Win

By Brandon Baker

The Greenbrier East Spartans used toughness, grit, and will to earn their second victory of 2017 when they defeated the Princeton Tigers 27-19 on senior night Friday, October 27.

The Spartans (2-7), who have come up short in numerous close games this year, finally held on at the end of a hard-fought contest.

Read more in the Monday, October 30, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Beyond Excitement Heading To States

By Brandon Baker

Of all the sports played at Greenbrier East year in and year out, it's the Lady Spartans soccer team that may be becoming the team that closest represents a powerhouse.

That is because, for the second time in the past three years, East will make their appearance in the state tournament next week.

Read more in the Thursday, October 26, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Girls's Soccer Team Back TO Regional Finals For Second Time In Two Years

By Brandon Baker

The Greenbrier East girls' soccer team is back in the regional finals after making the state tournament two years ago for the first time in school history.

The Spartans defeated the Woodrow Wilson Flying Eagles 2-0 on Tuesday, October 17, and followed that up with a 5-2 victory over the Princeton Tigers on Thursday, October 19.

Read more in the Tuesday, October 24, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

East's Spartans Fall To Parkersburg South

By Brandon Baker

The Greenbrier East Spartans (1-7) felt very strongly that their second win of this season was going to come at the expense of the Parkerburg South Patriots (3-5), but, unfortunately, a couple of early mishaps set the tone, and East suffered a 29-12 defeat on Friday, October 20.

Early in the first quarter, Spartan quarterback Kyle King, who also is the punter, was back ready to punt the ball away.

Read more in the Monday, October 23, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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