“Who Are These Guys?”: Eastern

Photo by David Kastan | Varsity Views

Photo by David Kastan | Varsity Views

“Tis best to weigh the enemy more mighty than he seems.” -Bill Shakespeare

Good afternoon, Tiger Nation! School is back after almost a week off because of snow, and it’s time to get back in the swing of things around here. That includes getting ready for Tiger Basketball’s home game vs. Eastern tomorrow night. Let’s get to know the Eastern High School Eagles.

Mascot: Eagles

School Colors: Blue and White

Location: 12400 Old Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40243

Notable People Associated with Eastern:

Rajon Rondo | Rocky Widner | National Basketball Association

Before Rajon Rondo played at UK and won a title with the Boston Celtics, he attended Eastern High School up through his junior year. He transferred to Oak Hill Academy for his senior season. Rondo averaged 27.9 points, 10.0 rebounds and 7.5 assists in his junior season at Eastern. Rondo has been on tear lately for the Sacramento Kings and has had 6 triple doubles this season (the 2nd most in the league).

Coach: David Henley

Top players: Chance Moore (11), Javen Rushin (25)

Last year: 17-10 Record. Lost to Manual in the first round of the 7th Region tournament.

Last Game: Lost to Trinity 45-59 in the quarterfinals of the L.I.T.

Similar Opponents: Central (W, 65-53), Trinity (L, 45-59)

#BeatEastern

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About Cole Bollinger

Editor for WSTX Sports

Posted on January 25, 2016, in Tiger Basketball and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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