Super Bowl 50 took place 2,089 miles from EHS. Though no EHS alumni took the field on Sunday, alumnus Morris Bradshaw’s work in Super Bowls XI and XV brought the spirit of the NFL’s golden game to Edwardsville.
In an “initiative to recognizing schools and communities that contributed to Super... READ MORE »»
EHS's Golden Football is displayed in the front office along with a picture of Bradshaw.
When students returned to EHS on Tuesday, there was an abnormal amount of Iowa Hawkeye black and gold roaming the halls. Though four and a half hours separate Iowa City and Edwardsville, one could have mistaken EHS for a high school in the heart of Hawkeye Country. The reason for such unspoken spirit... READ MORE »»
Iowa commit AJ Epenesa lines up before the snap against O'Fallon.
The gym was packed Friday night at EHS as the boys pulled off a hard fought win against the Alton Redbirds adding to their now 13-3 season.
After falling to their Southwestern Conference rivals last season, the boys were looking for revenge and the hype surrounding the game gave them that chance.
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Junior Oliver Stephen high fives teammates before the game against Alton.
Tiger Ice Hockey has written a near perfect story this season, outscoring opponents 171-12 in MVCHA play thus far and at Friday’s practice the team learned that their story just got a little bit better.
After many years of nearly making it, the team has received a bid to the High School National... READ MORE »»
The team celebrates a goal against Bethalto on Jan. 4 on senior night.
This Saturday the dance team will host their first and only home competition of the season as they prepare to defend last year’s first place wins at EHS.
The competition is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. where 36 teams and their 150 different routines will compete be performed throughout the day.
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The Tiger dance team takes the field in the halftime performance during a football game against Collinsville this season.
He doesn’t have a secret service to protect him and he cannot travel on Air Force One to his many presidential meetings but Ike Bertels, senior class president of 2017, faces similar pressures that the United States’ very own president does.
Bertels has been the president of the 2017 class since his sophomore year at EHS while still participating in many different... Read More »
The morning is dull and warm as you walk up to the glass doors of the EHS entrance. Your nerves set in as you open them and enter the school. While passing girls with perfectly fixed hair and flawless makeup, or boys as tall as the lockers, you can’t help but think, “Where do I fit into all of this? Will I ever look like that or seem that cool?”
Starting as a... Read More »
Each and every senior graduating from high school has their “moment,” when they realize that they are about to move on to college. Reality strikes and the aftermath of having this epiphany is usually not a pretty sight.
We all say we’re so excited to leave EHS and to finally be done with living here. A lot of seniors are leaving Edwardsville behind to go to... Read More »
A lot of buildup surrounded the opening of Glen Carbon’s new Altitude Trampoline Park. After multiple launch date delays, the park is finally up and running; and it has lived up to its hype.
Altitude h... Read More »
Football season officially arrived at EHS with the annual Orange and Black Scrimmage on Friday. The scrimmage opened up the boys’ season, exciting many fans and members of Orange Rush.
Senior and... Read More »
EHS students rush together as the band begins to play their classic fight song. Freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors forget their biases, toss aside the stress of schoolwork and become unified as... Read More »
With hundreds in attendance, SIUE hosted their annual Shaw lecture series this Friday with speaker world renowned speaker Capt. Jim Lovell.
Capt. Lovell, known for his multiple flights to space, was... Read More »