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Why do athletes have superstitions?

Why do athletes have superstitions?

by Kyle Brodt, Reporter
October 29, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Some of the most important things to athletes include their work ethic, their talent, and even their equipment, but there is one thing that could overpower all of these assets: superstitions. These pre-game rituals can make or break a player’s performance that day. Whether it’s eating a stack of...

What is the progress with Linganore soccer teams?

What is the progress with Linganore soccer teams?

by Brennan Nolan, Reporter
October 29, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports

  What is the progress with Linganore soccer teams? The soccer teams’ regular season ended. As of October 17th, the boys’ Varsity record is 7-7 and the boys’ JV record is 7-5. The girls’ Varsity record is 9-1-2, and the girls’ JV record is undefeated. Boys’ Soccer The team beat Brunswick with ...

LHS fields an equestrian team? Yes!

LHS fields an equestrian team? Yes!

by Nicole Baye, Reporter
October 29, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Equestrians seem to appear every four years in the Olympic competitions, but participants in the sport are practicing daily and competing year round. For students who are accustomed to cheering the football, volleyball, or soccer teams, equestrianism as a sport is usually unfamiliar. Students at LHS...

Unglorified sports: Volleyball and field hockey on track for state titles

Unglorified sports: Volleyball and field hockey on track for state titles

by Amanda Tapscott, Caitlin Denny, Erin Formulak, and Kelly Angeletti
October 2, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Last year, the volleyball team made it to the regional finals with a record of 10 and 4 and the field hockey team made it to semi-finals with a record of 8 and 2. As of October 1st, the varsity volleyball team standings are 5-2, beating Westminster, FSK, Frederick, Oakdale, and Urbana but losing a c...

Shredding – The story behind local skateboarding and longboarding

Shredding – The story behind local skateboarding and longboarding

by Ryan Stark
September 15, 2013
Filed under Culture Wars, Features, Lancer Media Blogs, Showcase, Sports, Video

Walk into just about any class, and you’re bound to see at least one person wearing Hurley, Element, LRG, or other popular clothing brands associated with skating, readily talking about whatever plans they have for skating in the near future, and comfortably using terms such as “Ollie” or “hardflip”....

Life lessons through sports

Life lessons through sports

by Erin Stewart, Kaycee Oland, and Nicole Baye
September 12, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Teens learn many life lessons through sports: problem solving, hard work and friendship. Experience with teen sports leads to a great ability to negotiate future careers and social interactions. Problem solving is more than a book of math problems. Sports help students to visualize success and handle...

Linganore appoints new head baseball coach

Linganore appoints new head baseball coach

by Kyle Brodt, Reporter
September 10, 2013
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

David Keiling will lead the Lancers as the new varsity baseball coach. Keiling played baseball and wrestled for Linganore, graduating in 2004. He went on to West Virginia University but did not play any sports in college. He has coached at Middletown High School for the past five years as an assistant...

Top 12 sports figures of 2012

Top 12 sports figures of 2012

by Luke Lafferty, Reporter
January 8, 2013
Filed under Sports

12. Anthony Davis (Kentucky/USA/New Orleans Hornets basketball)-Davis won a NCAA Basketball championship, and then became the only college player to represent the USA in the Olympics. He ended his incredible summer by being selected with the #1 pick in the NBA. Look for the unibrow to be making more h...

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