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#LanceroftheWeek: Freshman Avery Robertson shines on the lacrosse field

#LanceroftheWeek: Freshman Avery Robertson shines on the lacrosse field

by Grace Gaydosh, Editor

July 23, 2018


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

Class of 2021 member Avery Robertson is a student athlete who deserves to be recognized. The only freshman on varsity lacrosse, Robertson has proven herself to be an exceptional player. Robertson has been playing lacrosse for seven years. Along with the Linganore team, she is also a part of the club t...

#LanceroftheWeek: Carter Holsinger jumps over the competition

#LanceroftheWeek: Carter Holsinger jumps over the competition

by Ethan Hart, Editor

July 16, 2018


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Spring 2018

  This week’s Lancer of the Week is Carter Holsinger. Holsinger is a member of the Class of 2020 and participates in many activities in and out of school. He is most known for being a 2-time state champion at pole vault in indoor and outdoor track and field. He also does gymnastics and is ...

#LanceroftheWeek: Mary Contardi prepares for her senior volleyball season

#LanceroftheWeek: Mary Contardi prepares for her senior volleyball season

by Catie Jo Tansey, Reporter

June 25, 2018


Filed under #Lancer of the Week

Mary Contardi, a rising senior, is excited to take on her last season of volleyball. She has been playing volleyball on the team for the past 3 years. She was a member on the JV team her freshman and sophomore years, and last year she played on varsity. Contardi is a crucial role to the team playi...

#LanceroftheWeek: Dane Shaw races past the competition

#LanceroftheWeek: Dane Shaw races past the competition

June 18, 2018


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

Dane Shaw is a rising freshman graduating from New Market Middle School and a member of the Class of 2022. He is a dedicated motocross racer and invests the majority of his time into the sport. "The adrenaline rush during a race is like an escape from reality," said Shaw. Shaw's favorite rider a...

Lancer of the Week: Alex Tran applies his knowledge at Johns Hopkins APL

Lancer of the Week: Alex Tran applies his knowledge at Johns Hopkins APL

by Sammie Hoefs, Reporter

May 25, 2018


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

During high school, Alex Tran has been a part of varsity tennis, FCPS all-county orchestra, and achieved a 4.0 GPA. His most significant accomplishment, though,  is his internship that will lead to his future career. Tran is involved in an internship (now a full-time summer job) at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics lab under the APL we...

Lancer of the Week: Olivia Weinel is the Queen of the court

Lancer of the Week: Olivia Weinel is the Queen of the court

by Kaycee Morris, Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Fall 2017, Showcase

Olivia Weinel, member of Class of 2018, is an outstanding athlete and student. Weinel plays for the varsity basketball team, has a 3.9 GPA, and was crowned 2017 Homecoming Queen. Weinel has been playing basketball for eight years. She played for the Germantown Lady Panthers club team for one year,...

Lancer of the Week: Maddie France sets volleyball record

Lancer of the Week: Maddie France sets volleyball record

by Grace Brooks, Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

On October 10, senior setter Maddie France, got her 1,500 career assist in her game against Tuscarora. A school  record. France started her high school volleyball career on JV but was pulled up to varsity during her freshman season and has been on varsity since. She has played volleyball for six ye...

Lancer of the Week: Drew Twillman “drives” his way to success

Lancer of the Week: Drew Twillman “drives” his way to success

by Tommy Moyer, Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Fall 2017, Sports

“Bingo!” That is what golfers Charlie Rasmussen, Vince Booth, and Drew Twillman say to each other after they hit a good shot. “I say 'Bingo' a lot when Drew is playing,” Rasmussen said. Twillman’s achievements in golf are lengthy. In his junior year, he won the CMC championship ...

Lancer of the Week: McFadden takes a swing at high school golf

Lancer of the Week: McFadden takes a swing at high school golf

by Jacob Bolger, Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under #Lancer of the Week

A member of the Class of 2019, Ryan McFadden, is an exceptional student athlete. He is one of the best golfers at Linganore and among the best in the state of Maryland. McFadden has been playing golf since 2011 and was introduced to the sport by his two older brothers, Kyle and Austin. He says both ...

Lancer of the Week: Michael Belmaggio runs towards his future

Lancer of the Week: Michael Belmaggio runs towards his future

by Bailey Davis, Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

A top runner since freshman year and ranked #3 in the entire state, Class of 2019 member Michael Belmaggio has proven to be a strong asset to Linganore’s team. He has been on the varsity track and field team since 9th grade and has given an exceptional performance in every event he’s run in. B...

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