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Lancer Media Sports Podcast: The COVID football season

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor May 6, 2021

On this episode of the Lancer Media Sports Podcast, I talk with senior football players Scott Hummel and Xander McClure. In arguably the toughest year to try and run a sports season, the Lancers were able...

The Lancers lineup on defense, as they await the Knights play on first down.

Even though fans are limited, this football season gives hope for the future

by Jason Byrd and Gio Fuentes March 26, 2021

After a lot of anticipation, a short season, and missing the first game against Oakdale (due to a covid positive test), LHS beat Middletown by a score of 29-19 on March 19. Senior running backs Xander...

The JV girls soccer team during halftime of their home game on March 11, 2021 against Brunswick.

Making connections and connecting passes: New captains lead JV girls soccer team

by Alyssa Pizer and Chloe Little March 24, 2021

As the players warm up, the stands begin to fill to a lesser capacity than all are used to. Led by their three captains: Alex Stuart, Anessa Davy, and Alyssa Pizer, the girls JV soccer team is reaching...

Packed stadium vs an empty one: does home-court advantage exist without fans?

Without fans, is there any home court advantage?

by Madeline Williamson, Gio Fuentes , Editor March 3, 2021

The crowds roar, fans pound their feet to the grounds and scream. The game is close, and the home team is about to take the lead. A player sinks a three-pointer. The crowd goes wild.  “The crowd...

#NationalSigningDay2021: Hailey Carr to play softball at Shenandoah University

#NationalSigningDay2021: Hailey Carr to play softball at Shenandoah University

by Erica Blockinger and Chloe Little February 17, 2021

On February 3, Hailey Carr signed to play Division III softball for the hornets at Shenandoah University. Although Carr looked at other schools, Shenandoah stood out to her the most.  “I didn’t...

Adam Everett signs to Salisbury

#NationalSigningDay2021: Adam Everett signs to play baseball at Salisbury University

by Erica Blockinger, Jessie Hernandez, and Dalton Markel February 17, 2021

On February 3, Adam Everett signed to play baseball at Salisbury University in Salisbury, Maryland. There were many reasons Everett chose to play baseball for the Sea Gulls. “I chose Salisbury...

Scott Hummel smiles under his mask as he signs to James Madison University.

#NationalSigningDay2021: Scott Hummel blocks his way to James Madison University

by Chris Perise, Editor February 12, 2021

On February 3,  Scott Hummel participated in National Signing Day and committed to play Division 1 football at James Madison University, in Harrisonburg, VA. He is an offensive lineman and is outstanding...

Matthew Cunningham signs his National Letter of Intent with his family.

#NationalSigningDay2021: Matthew Cunningham signs to play baseball at Mount St. Mary’s

by Jason Byrd, Patrick Crockett, and Nick Condrasky February 12, 2021

On February 3, Matthew Cunningham participated in National Signing Day and committed to play baseball at Mount St. Mary’s University.  One big reason Cunningham chose Mount St. Mary’s is that they...

Xander McClure carries the ball to lead his team home to victory against the opponents from Walkersville.

#NationalSigningDay2021: Xander McClure “roars” at the opportunity to sign to Slippery Rock

by Leah Bolger, Zachary Tilmont, and Gio Fuentes February 12, 2021

On February 3, star running back Xander McClure signed to play football at Slippery Rock University in Butler County, Pennsylvania. Slippery Rock is a NCAA Division II school and their official mascot...

Bailey Bennett poses with her parents after signing her National Letter of Intent.

#NationalSigningDay2021: Bailey Bennett signs to be a Spartan at York College

by Sammie Hoefs, Jamie Donohue, and Connor Bennett February 12, 2021

On February 3, Bailey Bennett committed to York College of Pennsylvania to continue playing soccer and further her academic career. York College was Bennett’s match, even though she received several...

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