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Varsity softball pitches their way into the post season: stopped by loss to Westminster

Varsity softball pitches their way into the post season: stopped by loss to Westminster

by Julie Walker, Reporter

May 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2018

The 2017-2018 season was more than successful for the  Lancers varsity softball team. They ended their regular season with a 14-2 record and amazing stats; although they lost in the post season.  The Lancers only lost to Walkersville High School and Governor Thomas Johnson High School in the regular...

Varsity baseball ends season with loss in semifinals

Varsity baseball ends season with loss in semifinals

by Matthew Gelhard, Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  The varsity baseball season came to an end on May 15th in the MPSSAA 3A West Regional Semifinals against the Govenor Thomas Johnson Patriots with a score of 4-0. This ending was not as far as the team was expecting to advance; however, what was accomplished this season can not be overlooked. The ...

Duda sisters, Ally and Alexis, will be defending their titles at the next world championships

Duda sisters, Ally and Alexis, will be defending their titles at the next world championships

by Catie Jo Tansey, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

Sophomore Ally Duda, and her sister, Alexis, 2016 graduate, are living the dream as world champion baton twirlers. Last summer, both of them traveled to Norway to compete in the world championship. They left the competition as first place champions with enormous trophies. They will be defending their ti...

Want to be a better athlete? Try coaching

Want to be a better athlete? Try coaching

by Matthew Gelhard, Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Behind anyone that has ever played a sport, there was a coach to build their fundamental skills. These coaches become mentors and are big parts of a player's life, both during and after the season. They are with the players as they overcome devastating loss or enjoy the thrill of victory. High school ...

Choices: Athletes must decide between multiple sports and club teams

Choices:  Athletes must decide between multiple sports and club teams

by Sammie Hoefs, Reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Imagine this: You’re 14 years old and you have to pick one sport to play until your 20’s. This is reality for many high school freshmen who have to choose to play club sports at a higher level for a chance to play in college and/or play for their high school team and represent their communities. ...

Lancer Media Sadness: Upsets

by Ethan Hart, Devin Barge, and Matthew Gelhard

March 22, 2018


Filed under March Madness 2018, Sports, Spring 2018

South remains: #5 Kentucky - vs - #9 Kansas State #7 Nevada - vs - #11 Loyola-Chicago East remains: #1 Villanova - vs - #5 West Virginia #2 Purdue - vs - #3 Texas Tech West remains: #3 Michigan - vs - #7 Texas A&M #4 Gonzaga - vs - #9 Florida State Midwest remains: #...

Lancer Media Madness: Key game analysis from our experts

Lancer Media Madness: Key game analysis from our experts

by Devin Barge, Matt Gelhard, and Ethan Hart

March 15, 2018


Filed under March Madness 2018, Sports

Welcome to the second edition of the Lancer Media Madness! For the length of the NCAA Tournament, we will be analyzing and predicting the big games, the upsets, and the sports phenomenon that is March Madness. Below we have our tournament analysis for 2018, all the way up to the championship game in ...

Sheehy, Toccalino & Tansey prepare with Twisters for cheer World Championship

Sheehy, Toccalino & Tansey prepare with Twisters for cheer World Championship

by Catie Jo Tansey, Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

We all love a good curse right? You may be familiar with some of the famous curses including, King Tut's curse, saying that whoever opens his tomb shall die, The Bermuda Triangle Curse: any traveler crossing through the Bermuda Triangle will go missing. A newer curse, The Madden Curse, states that t...

February Signing Day: Watsic signs to become a dual-sport Seahawk

February Signing Day: Watsic signs to become a dual-sport Seahawk

by Devin Barge, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Signing Day 2018, Sports

Jack Watsic is a two-sport varsity athlete and has signed to play both soccer and lacrosse at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Jack is a stand-out student athlete, both in the classroom and on the field. Watsic, for soccer, led the county in a assists, and for lacrosse, had the most goals in the posts...

February Signing Day: The Bullets sign a “high caliber player;” Cunningham signs to Gettysburg College

February Signing Day: The Bullets sign a “high caliber player;” Cunningham signs to Gettysburg College

by Devin Barge, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Signing Day 2018, Sports

Maddie Cunningham was the star senior goalkeeper in the girls varsity team and has been a huge asset to soccer in her high school career. She played a huge role in the girls’ 3A State Championship win in November. When the game came down to penalty kicks, she kept her composure as she made crucial s...

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