The Eastern men’s soccer team will take on District Rival Ballard tonight at Eastern at 7pm. Eastern enters the game 5-5-1 and is currently 1-0 in district play. Ballard enters the game with a 7-2 record and is also 1-0 in the district. Eastern comes in as an underdog against 13th ranked Ballard, but the winning team will take control of the race for district champion and a leg up in the postseason tournament.
The Eagles have been led in scoring this fall by senior Connor Noland who has scored 10 goals already this season. Connor is also pacing the team with 3 assists.
10 Questions with Connor Noland
Student Author: Senior Michael Surface
- Q: How long have you been playing soccer?
- A: Since I was three.
- Q: What position do you play?
- A: Midfield/Forward.
- Q: Who is your favorite athlete?
- A: Lionel Messi.
- Q: What are your plans for after high school?
- A: College soccer.
- Q: What is your favorite thing about soccer?
- A: Playing and competing with my teammates.
- Q: How much time a week do you invest into soccer?
- A: Anywhere between 20 and 25 hours per week.
- Q: What is your favorite food?
- A: Mashed potatoes.
- Q: What is the biggest win you had at Eastern?
- A: Beating KCD 2-0.
- Q: What is your favorite quote?
- A: “When you want to succeed as bad as you want breathe, then you’ll be successful.” – Eric Thomas
- Q: What will you remember most about Eastern?
- A: Going to football games.