Monday, January 31, 2011

Tryouts for Disney's "The Aristocats" begin today


Tryouts for the first East Middle School musical, "Disney's The Aristocats" begin today after school in the auditorium and will be held each day this week.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Seventh grade boys basketball sweeps Seneca

The seventh grade boys basketball teams defeated Seneca Tuesday night.

The B team won 59-10, led by Donovan Graham with 10 points, followed by Keenan Robinson 8, Dante Figueroa 8, and Justin Armstrong 6.

The A team rolled to a 51-25 victory led by Zach Hall with 17 points and Natal Bay with 13.

The team will conclude its season at home next Tuesday night.

Auditions for "Aristocats' scheduled

Auditions for the East Middle School production of the musical "Disney's The Aristocats" will be held after school (3:45 to 5 p.m.) Monday, January 31, through Friday, February 4, in the auditorium.

The EMS Roundabout interview with director Ms. Lara Stamper will be featured soon on this website.

Dodgeball tournament set for Feb. 18

The second annual East Middle School Dodgeball Tournament is set for Friday, Feb. 18, in the gymnasium.

Six people make up a team. The cost is just $30 per team or $5 per individual to play. The top four teams advance to the finals.

Those interested should contact Coach Kasey Pliler.

Eighth Grade A team beats Seneca 42-35

Antuan Jackson led a balanced scoring attack with 10 points as the East Middle School eighth grade basketball team defeated Seneca 42-35 Tuesday night.

The Eagles led by only two points, 14-12, at the end of the first quarter, but increased the advantage to 20-13 at halftime, and 32-24 after three quarters.

Others scoring for East were Jace Braker 8, Tamerik Branham 7, DeVaughn Simmons 7, Delshaun Garth 6, and Cameron Ball and Cory Ball with two points apiece.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Final scoring given for East 8th Grade B win

Final scoring for the eighth grade B game for Joplin East was

Jacob Crane 18
Zac Figueroa 13
Tyler Parker 6
Cory Ball 5
Cameron Ball 4
Harrison Marshall 2

Final score in eighth grade B game- 48-13

The eighth grade B team just polished off Seneca 48-13. We will have complete scoring for the game in a few moments.

Seventh grade up 45-6 after three quarters

The seventh grade has pulled out to a 39-point lead, 45-6, after three quarters.

Eighth grade is up 33-9.

Sariya Jones is standing in front of me

Sariya Jones is standing in front of me. She just moved.

Eighth grade leads 29-6 at halftime

Eighth grade leads 29-6 at halftime. Third quarter will start will start in another minute and a half.

Seventh grade leads 37-6 at halfitme

The seventh grade team has taken a 37-6 lead at halftime over Seneca. Vidoes of the game will be posted soon.

Eighth grade leads 17-2

East has taken a 17-2 lead at the end of the first quarter and started the second quarter with a bang, scoring the first three points.

The B games are starting

The team is in the final huddle before tipoff of the eighth grade B game with Seneca.

Starters for East are Jacob Crane, Tyler Parker, Ethan Crider, Zac Figueroa, and Cory Ball.

A free throw gives Seneca the initial lead 1-0. Cory Ball gave East its first lead with a two pointer. After a defensive rebond, Figueroa hit a two-pointer, followed by a steal and layup by Figueroa.
East leads 6-1.

Live blogging begins for East-Seneca basketball game

The EMS Journalism Club is live-blogging tonight's boys basketball games with Seneca. The B game will begin in about 10 minutes.

We will have live stories, updates, videos, and photos, as well as interviews and stories about some non-basketball stories that are happening at East.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Pep rally held for winter sports

EMS Roundabout Staff

Athletes who participated in the boys basketball, girls basketball, and wrestling programs were honored during a pep rally seventh hour Friday.

After an introduction from Principal Mr. Bud Sexson, the program featured performances by the seventh grade cheerleaders, eighth grade cheerleaders, and flag squad.

The pep rally concluded with the traditional awarding of the spirit stick. Those cheering the loudest and receiving the spirit stick were the eighth graders.

Photos will be posted shortly.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Guitar Club formed at East

Staff Writers

A Guitar Club has been formed this year at East Middle School. Members meet every Wednesday after school. Mr. Nick Moore, band teacher, sponsors the club.