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Pat Carson: A familiar face with a unfamiliar backstory

Pat Carson: A familiar face with a unfamiliar backstory

by Matthew Gelhard, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Spring 2017

Pat Carson is in the halls so often that most students probably think she is a staff member. Carson substitutes almost every day for many classes at LHS. She might be a familiar face around Linganore, but how many can boast a family connection?  I can. Pat Carson grew up in Chicago, with her mother an...

This is not a drill: The evolution of school violence and shootings

This is not a drill: The evolution of school violence and shootings

by Ethan Hart, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under News

Four months ago, I sat in the middle of the lunchroom, going through my Twitter and Snapchat. Suddenly, a friend of mine from Oakdale High School frantically texted me, “Someone’s about to shoot up our school.” Worriedly, I asked what was happening. She responded to me, “I left. My mom took m...

Lancer JV baseball comes up short against Walkersville: Photo of the Day 4/4/17

Lancer JV baseball comes up short against Walkersville: Photo of the Day 4/4/17

by Ethan Hart, Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2017

The Linganore JV Lancers baseball team lost a tough game April 3  away from home against Walkersville. The game was close the entire way, with Walkersville pulling ahead in the 5th inning and handing the Lancers their first loss of the season with a final score of 10-4. A back-and-forth battle for the first 4 inni...

Varsity boys lacrosse continues hot start with dominant win over Frederick: Photo of the day 3/28/17

Varsity boys lacrosse continues hot start with dominant win over Frederick: Photo of the day 3/28/17

by Ethan Hart, Reporter
March 29, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day

The varsity boys lacrosse team dominated the field against Frederick, winning 21-1 on Monday night. The final result was never in question, as the Lancers nearly held Frederick to a shutout. The Lancers lead the entire game, and held an extensive 16-0 lead at the half. Sitting at 3-0 a week into the season, the L...

Where’s the cow? Celebrate national FFA Week: Photo of the Day 2/23/17

Where’s the cow? Celebrate national FFA Week: Photo of the Day 2/23/17

by Matthew Gelhard, Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day

This week is National FFA week! Throughout this week, there is a contest to support the FFA. There is a stuffed cow placed somewhere in the school and students can find it to get a chance for a prize.  Students locate the cow, take a selfie with it, and post it on Twitter tagging @linganoreffa with a creative caption that...

JV boys basketball ends on a high note with a winning season: Photo of the Day 2/22/17

JV boys basketball ends on a high note with a winning season: Photo of the Day 2/22/17

by Christian Nolan, Reporter
February 22, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day

February 17 ended the boys JV basketball season with a huge win over Westminster: 63-30. Freshman Sean Lang (the third son in the LHS Lang dynasty) scored 12 points.  Christian Nolan scored 9 points, 3 for 4 from the foul line.  Bennett Formulak scored 7 points, hitting a 3-pointer. The boys...

Triple Threat: Noll Stieren to join two older brothers at Salisbury University

Triple Threat: Noll Stieren to join two older brothers at Salisbury University

by Ethan Hart, Reporter
February 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2017

For star defensive back Noll Stieren, football is a family affair. On February 1, Stieren signed his letter of intent to play football for the Salisbury University Seagulls. He will play along with his brothers Clark, a former Linganore quarterback-turned-defensive back at Salisbury, and Wade, who transfe...

Community Show: A piece of cake for Linganore FFA

Community Show: A piece of cake for Linganore FFA

by Emily Sherwood, Reporter
October 24, 2016
Filed under News

The 43rd annual LHS community show, from October 9th-11th, was a celebration of arts, crafts, food, and farming. From auctioning off cakes, to providing crafts and games for the kids, the FFA works hard to provide a show that will keep people coming back. On the first night of the community show,...

Linganore bands together for a cure to breast cancer

Linganore bands together for a cure to breast cancer

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter
October 20, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Breast cancer is the most common cancer, with more than 249,000 new cases expected for the year of 2016. It is increasingly important that doctors and scientists find a cure to this disease. Breast Cancer Awareness Month has occurred in October for the past 31 years. Since then, there have been numerous...

Photo of the Day 9/30/16: Students Vote for 2016 Homecoming Court

Photo of the Day 9/30/16: Students Vote for 2016 Homecoming Court

by Beau Cameron, Editor
September 30, 2016
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On September 30th, Linganore students submitted their votes for the 2016 Homecoming Prince and Princess of their grade. Each class has one Prince and one Princess, except the senior class. The seniors elect the Homecoming King and Queen and their Homecoming court. The 2016 nominees for each gra...

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