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JV and Varsity girls soccer tie to the Bears on Youth Soccer Night: Photo of the Day 10/22/19

JV and Varsity girls soccer tie to the Bears on Youth Soccer Night: Photo of the Day 10/22/19

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Reporter

October 22, 2019

On September 17, girls soccer wrapped up the regular season with their last game against Oakdale. The stands were filled for both JV and varsity as a group of students from Mr. Roger Rich’s Management and Entrepreneurship class were challenged to create an event management project. Tabitha Knedeisen, ...

Put on a happy face and go see Joker

Put on a happy face and go see Joker

by Jacob Blue, Managing editor

October 22, 2019

“One may smile, and smile, and be a villain. ” - William Shakespeare in Hamlet What makes a character truly iconic? With a character like Hamlet, the interpretation of the character's motives and actions can be done a thousand times over and still convey a certain respect for the original source ...

Three stories, two teams, one goal: Conquer cancer

Three stories, two teams, one goal: Conquer cancer

by Sierra Rossman, Editor

October 21, 2019

If only we could bleach away cancer like we can bleach a t-shirt. On October 12, during a tied game, where varsity would go on to beat the Tuscarora Titans 1-0, fans from both schools focused on a more important contest, beating cancer. “There we were in a 0-0 game at halftime, but all of that...

Demon Slayer Season 1 creates a massive wave in the anime scene

Demon Slayer Season 1 creates a massive wave in the anime scene

by Thomas French, Editor

October 21, 2019

While some might be turned off by the mention of anime or manga, Demon Slayer feels like many other fantasy stories that western audiences are familiar with. Stories like Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings have a similar dark fantasy vibe. Even if someone isn't a big anime fan, they should give Demon Slayer a chance.

Crybabies: Everyone does it. Let loose and cry

Crybabies: Everyone does it. Let loose and cry

by Rachel McCoy, Editor

October 21, 2019

“I cry because I hold stress inside of me and then when it gets too overwhelming, I have to release it some way.” -- Junior Carolina Heister.  “The level of stress sports puts on my mental health plays a toll on how much I cry.” -- Junior Madeline Williamson. “When I am sleep deprived, m...

Field hockey seniors jump for joy on senior night: Photo of the Day 10/17/19

Field hockey seniors jump for joy on senior night: Photo of the Day 10/17/19

by Sierra Rossman, Editor

October 17, 2019

On October 15, the varsity field hockey seniors were honored in a sentimental senior night ceremony.  The game itself was played against Frederick High School and finished with a score of 5-0, the home team coming out on top. At the end of the game, the seniors were accompanied by their parents ...

Varsity cheer performs their way to the Grand Champion title: Photo of the Day 10/16/19

Varsity cheer performs their way to the Grand Champion title: Photo of the Day 10/16/19

by Grace Gaydosh, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2019

On October 14, Varsity cheer received first place and the title of Grand Champion at the Westminster Invitational. They received a 3-point deduction in a flip that the judges thought released too early as well as a .25 deduction for a bobble. Varsity went home with a final score of 119.95. JV also took home a first place trophy with a final score of 108.6--.15 points le...

Lancers take a huge fall to the Red Devils to end their perfect record

Lancers take a huge fall to the Red Devils to end their perfect record

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

Going 6-0 was going to be a tough task for the Lancers as they faced state champions in the Penns Grove Red Devils. And although the Lancers in theory could compete with the Red Devils, they were worn down by explosive plays and self-miscues as they fell to 5-1 in a 34-6 loss. The biggest takeaway...

Techies get to work on “It’s a Wonderful Life”: Photo of the Day 10/15/19

Techies get to work on “It’s a Wonderful Life”: Photo of the Day 10/15/19

by Thomas French, Editor

October 15, 2019

"If you put your whole self into it, you will be so proud of what you make," said Daniel Lake, assistant director,  at the beginning of tech rehearsals. On October 11, more than 25 students met after school for tech rehearsals. After a pep talk from Katie Galetti, the stage manager, and Daniel Lake,...

Poms senior night celebrates years of dedication to dance: Photo of the Day 10/14/19

Poms senior night celebrates years of dedication to dance: Photo of the Day 10/14/19

by Rachel McCoy, Editor

October 14, 2019

On October 11, the Poms and Dance team seniors danced one of their last performances on the football field. During half-time, the Poms team danced a 2.5-minute routine. The dance included many moves like ripples, Russians, a kick line and the spelling of 2020 at the end. The 2020 seniors this year...

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