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The Viking Saga

The Viking Saga

The Student News Site of East Lyme High School

The Viking Saga

The Viking Saga

The Viking Saga

The marching band led by Aiden Rodgers (right) and Rose Zhou (left) in competition

Rose Zhou: A Leader, Mentor and Voice of the ELHS Marching Band

ALEX SALERNO
February 4, 2023

Behind every good group, there is an even better leader. In marching band, the leader is called the drum major. They  lead rehearsals, conduct the band at events and are the main communicators between...

Levesque pitching in game at UConn on on March 27, 2022.

Exploring Athletics at a College Level

ALEX BROWN
February 4, 2023

Trystan Levesque Levesque is a first year student at the University of Rhode Island. He is majoring in health studies and is a left handed pitcher/utility at the Division I level for the URI baseball...

Iron Deficiency Causes Poor Performance in Athletes

Iron Deficiency Causes Poor Performance in Athletes

SOPHIA VANDERMAELEN
February 2, 2023

Iron deficiencies are one of the leading causes of poor performance in runners (Runners Connect). Even if it’s unheard of to you, iron deficiency can be an issue among all athletes. More athletes...

Keating Commits to Western New England University

Keating Commits to Western New England University

ALEX SALERNO
February 2, 2023

After four years of hard work and dedication to lacrosse, senior Jack Keating committed to the Western New England University in Springfield, Massachusetts. Here, he will continue his lacrosse career while...

New boys basketball coach Tim Strong coaching at Montville were we was previously head coach.

A New Era for the ELHS Boys’ Basketball Team

ALEX BROWN & ALEX SALERNO
December 19, 2022

Following the retirement of 8-year head coach Jeff Bernardi, new boys’ basketball head coach Tim Strong is looking to repeat the ECC championship success of last year. Coach Strong coached in Montville...

Mauri visiting UMass Dartmouth

Mauri’s Soccer Engine Keeps Running

TED BERGMAN
December 19, 2022

Nicknamed “The Train” by her middle school soccer coach, her fearless and unwaveringly determined play style is not for the faint of heart. Once she locks eyes with her downfield target, you can bet...

ELHS: Where Champions are Made

Alex Brown and Alex Salerno
December 9, 2022

Boy's Cross Country Class MM State Champions “It feels awesome to have won states. This has been a goal we’ve been working towards as a team for over a year now, and it’s really cool to have...

ELHS Swim Team Alumni Meet Fosters Sense of Community

Kennedy Holsapple
December 9, 2022

On Friday, Nov. 25, a swarm of swimmers streamed into ELHS’s aquatic center, gearing up for a meet full of diverse competitors, all with one thing in common: ELHS swim and dive. The swim team’s...

Students and parents wait in line to get
into ELHS sporting events.

New Cashless Online Ticket Paying System Upsets Some

Ted Bergman
December 9, 2022

Pull out your debit card, because EL’s athletic games have gone cashless. ELHS has adopted a system of online payments for athletic games through the digital ticketing website GoFan. Stamps, tear-off...

Freshman Olivia Hatt rides her horse Corduroy.

Horseback Riding More Popular Than you Think at ELHS

MAYA GARROW
December 6, 2022

Whether horseback riding was for practicality, leisure, or sport, people have enjoyed this out-of-the-ordinary activity for thousands of years. Today, while it may not be as appreciated as other team-based...

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