EHS offensive tackle Donovan Jackson ended his recruitment Wednesday afternoon in a ceremony in the Hildebrand Athletic Center by selecting Ohio State from a group of finalists that included Stanford, Texas, Texas A&M, and Georgia. Jackson, ranked as one of the top offensive lineman in the 2021 class, helped lead the Knights to the SPC championship in November.
In other EHS athletic news, the Knights hosted St. Stephen's and St. Andrew's this weekend as the SPC winter season opened for the basketball and soccer teams. Both the varsity girls and boys soccer teams moved to 2-0 in SPC play with shutout win over the Spartans and Highlanders. The varsity girls basketball team defeated both St. Stephen's and St. Andrew's by a combined score of 101-32 while the varsity boys basketball team dropped both games to the Austin schools.
The EHS swimming and diving teams participated in the Cardinal Classic at Lamar High School this weekend where the girls and boys combined to finish 6th in the 14-team field. EHS divers Nicole Wotring and Sela Sanders placed 1st and 2nd in their competitions.