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Boys and girls track swamp the competition at the Gator Invitational: Photo of the Day 5/1/19

Boys and girls track swamp the competition at the Gator Invitational: Photo of the Day 5/1/19

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Reporter

May 1, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Sports

On Saturday April 27, the boys and girls track and field teams competed at the Gator Invitational held at Reservoir High School in Columbia, MD. Despite the windy and chilly weather conditions, the boys team managed to place second in the meet with 50 points, coming right behind Huntingtown High Scho...

Girls soccer announces Lastova head coach for 2019 season

Girls soccer announces Lastova head coach for 2019 season

by Bailey Bennett, Reporter

April 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2019, Spring 2019

Four days before the first varsity girls soccer game of the 2018 season, head coach, Howard Putterman resigned. Putterman stepped down to take a position as an athletic director at Tuscarora High School. This announcement came as a shock. Putterman had been coaching LHS girls soccer for 10 years and ...

Lancer Media Madness: We have a bracket champion

Lancer Media Madness: We have a bracket champion

by Matthew Gelhard and Madeline Williamson

March 23, 2019


Filed under March Madness, Sports

March Madness is the time of year where people of all kinds come together to watch college basketball, a highly contested tournament that is filled with stories of devastating losses, thrill seeking contests, and heroic victories. Only few knew that only Virginia would be the final team to stand...

Lancer Media Madness 2019: Round 1

by Braden Weinel, Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Sports

Here's how the competitors see their advantages. Braden Weinel Braden selected the University of North Carolina to be this year's National Champions. He selected UNC because the coach, Roy Williams is an experienced tournament coach, leading the Tar Heels for 16 years, and he knows how to gui...

Lancer Media Madness: May the best Journalist win

Lancer Media Madness: May the best Journalist win

by Braden Weinel, Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2019

March is upon us, which can only mean one thing… basketball, basketball, and more basketball. Seven journalism students are competing to see who is the best at predicting this year’s Division 1 Men's College Basketball national tournament, or as most people know it, March Madness: Jacob Bolger, Ma...

AAF: the most exciting league you’ve never heard of

AAF: the most exciting league you’ve never heard of

by Erich Miller, Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Sports

Sad that the NFL season is over? Then you haven't heard of the new football league that is taking the world by storm. The Alliance of American Football league, or AAF, kicked of its inaugural season in 2019.  The league consists of eight teams competing in a ten-game regular season. The playoffs in ...

Boys indoor track repeats, takes home first state championship of the school year

Boys indoor track repeats, takes home first state championship of the school year

by Bailey Spore, Keifer Spore, and Jake Bolger

February 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2019

On February 19 the boys indoor track team dominated the 3A State Championship meet, bringing home the first title of this school year. In 2018, the boys squeezed out a one point victory for the state title. This year they didn't have to worry about that, as the team racked up 72.5 points, beating second pla...

Poor track conditions don’t stop boys track team from dominating regional meet: Photo of The Day 2/8/19

Poor track conditions don’t stop boys track team from dominating regional meet: Photo of The Day 2/8/19

by Bailey Spore and Elizabeth Rajnik

February 8, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Sports, Spring 2019

On February 7, the Maryland 3A West Regional Championship for indoor track and field was held at the 5th Regiment Armory in Baltimore. The Armory, a track often criticized by athletes, made the Regional Championship much more difficult for the competing athletes. Despite the handicap, boys won the meet and...

Girls swimming falls short on senior night

Girls swimming falls short on senior night

by Katie Roach, Reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On January 24 the swimming and diving team went up against Oakdale High School and came out with a score of girls 94-92 and boys 150-25. The girls put up a tough fight but fell just short at the end.  This meet was special because it was senior night. Seniors Taylor Koch, Grace Winpigler, and Kali Na...

U.S. soccer fans should be excited as they look toward 2026

U.S. soccer fans should be excited as they look toward 2026

by William Quansah and Warren Stewart

January 25, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The last couple of years have been tough for supporters of the U.S. Men’s national team(USMNT). Having been without a coach for almost a year, a lack of consistency in performances, and not being able to qualify for the World Cup in Russia Summer 2018, there’s been a decline in interest by the American public, and fans have become discouraged. Despite these setbac...

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