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Softball team swings for the 2016 state champion fence

Softball team swings for the 2016 state champion fence

by Kennedi Ambush, Reporter
March 11, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

    Three out of the past four years, the softball team has made it to the state tournament, twice to the state championship, and once to the state semi-finals. In three state games, they have been defeated by the same team, Northern Calvert Patriots. They were defeated in the state cha...

Life after injury: What is the next step after your dreams don’t come true?

Life after injury: What is the next step after your dreams don’t come true?

by Alyse Montgomery, Reporter
March 11, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Imagine this.  Ever since you were little, you’ve dreamed of being a professional athlete.  After all the years of hard work, blood, sweat, and tears, you’ve finally made it.  You step out on the field and within a split second, your whole career is over.   One blow to the knee.  One tackle.  It...

Which is better, snowboarding or skiing?

Which is better, snowboarding or skiing?

by Bridget Murphy, Reporter
February 23, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

In the first Winter Olympics of 1936, skiing was a very popular sport. Snowboarding wasn’t added to the Olympics until 1998. The first professional snowboarder to win a gold medal in the Olympics for snowboarding was Canadian Ross Rebagliati. Snowboarding now has the icon of Shaun White. White s...

Dante Butler signs to Morgan State University

Dante Butler signs to Morgan State University

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief
February 11, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3, 2016, Dante Butler was one of 12 talented Linganore athletes to sign a National Letter of Intent to play a collegiate sport at a university. He was the only Lancer athlete to sign to Morgan State University. Next year, this six foot, 210 pound will play running back on the NCAA Division I university football team. Butler was approached ...

Wade Stieren officially signs to Clarion University football

Wade Stieren officially signs to Clarion University football

by Hugh Norko, Editor
February 10, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Attracted to Clarion for its biology department, the major he wants to study, and the warm welcome he received from the other players and the coaching staff, Free safety #3 Wade Stieren made a commitment on February 3rd to play football for the Golden Eagles. Stieren likes the friendliness of the environment and the support of coaching staff. ...

Hannah Hoefs signs to play soccer at University of Maryland

Hannah Hoefs signs to play soccer at University of Maryland

by Beau Cameron, Editor
February 10, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3, 2016, Hannah Hoefs was one of 12 athletes to commit to the athletics program of his/her future college. On National Signing Day, she took the first step towards her future in collegiate soccer by signing her letter of intent to the University of Maryland. Many members of Hoefs’ f...

New beginnings for soccer star: Elizabeth Coletti signs to Towson

New beginnings for soccer star: Elizabeth Coletti signs to Towson

by Devin Barge, Reporter
February 9, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3, 2016, striker Elizabeth Coletti made her official commitment to play Division 1 soccer at Towson University on National Signing Day. She was surrounded by her family, friends, and coaches. Towson University wasn't the only college who wanted this dynamic player for their girl's socc...

Musselman signs to Slippery Rock University football

Musselman signs to Slippery Rock University football

by Hannah Haught, Editor
February 9, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Among those who committed to colleges on National Signing Day,  varsity quarterback Nathaniel Musselman joined Slippery Rock University. Musselman has been playing football since he was six. "Ever since I was a little kid I’ve always dreamed of playing college football," he said. Musselma...

Tyler Fleagle signs to play football for West Point

Tyler Fleagle signs to play football for West Point

by Kennedi Ambush, Reporter
February 8, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3, 12 athletes gathered with their families, friends, coaches, and other students to sign their National Letters of Intent. One of those athletes was Tyler Fleagle. Fleagle committed to United States Military Academy West Point to continue his football career. Fleagle made first team all-coun...

Emma Roerty signs to play lacrosse for West Point

Emma Roerty signs to play lacrosse for West Point

by Emily Gorham and Amanda Anderson
February 8, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3, 2016, Emma Roerty officially committed to play lacrosse for the United States Military Academy, also known as West Point. She signed her letter of intent on National Signing Day, along with 11 other athletes who will be playing college sports at next year. Roerty has been playing la...

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