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Linganore soccer has new coach at the helm

Linganore soccer has new coach at the helm

by Kyle Brodt, Sports Editor

September 17, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With three decisive  wins against South Carroll 2-1, Catoctin 2-0, and South Hagerstown 6-0, Linganore soccer is looking to improve on a 7-6 record and a 2013 first round playoff loss, and the man to lead them is new head soccer coach Andres Moreno. He replaces longtime coach Josh Gilmore who took an...

Swagger generation ruining professional sports

Swagger generation ruining professional sports

by Kyle McFadden, Sports Editor

June 10, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

We live in a culture today that is filled with self-glory magnified by the power of social media and self-promotion. It’s so powerful that we think fame is a must have, like a high school diploma. We forget that it doesn’t matter what brand of clothes we wear, how much money we make or how many twitter...

Whatever happened to humility in sports?

Whatever happened to humility in sports?

by Kyle McFadden, Sports Editor

May 13, 2014


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“You have to demand things and believe you're worth more. And once you do demand them, you're usually going to get them. The players who first came in were very humble because we came from obscurity. Today's players, on the other hand, have a sense of entitlement,”-Sue Wicks What happened to humility in sports, l...

Softball wraps up dominant season, looks ahead to playoffs

Softball wraps up dominant season, looks ahead to playoffs

by Will Foreman, Community News Editor

May 6, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Coach Andrea Poffinberger and her team wrapped up another great regular season Tuesday where they gift-wrapped losses for most of their opponents.  Other than a tough game versus the Middletown Knights, varsity softball was undefeated. The Lady Lancers finished 16-1 and expecting to make a solid...

Ambition to win, boys baseball eyes first state championship

Ambition to win, boys baseball eyes first state championship

by Kyle McFadden, Sports Editor

April 29, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Heart, grind and hustle are just some of the words that define LHS baseball. The time to win is now as Coach Keiling's arrival marks a new era in LHS baseball.  He has lit the fire of determination to keep on winning. First-year head coach David Keiling has led the Lancers to a 15-1 start, clinching...

NCAA Student-athletes being paid? It’s a possibility

NCAA Student-athletes being paid? It’s a possibility

by Kyle McFadden, Sports Editor

April 21, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

College sports have seen major transformations over the last decade. Conference realignments, social media, merchandising and advertising have shaped athletes all over the nation. With these forces, college athletics are not “just a game.” Should college athletes be paid? The National Labor Relations...

Midseason report: boys lacrosse heating up

Midseason report: boys lacrosse heating up

by Will Foreman, Community News Editor

April 16, 2014


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Flashback to 2011 - “Kenski scored three times in the fourth quarter, including the game-winner with 4:59 remaining on an underhand rocket-shot that found net, and found the Lancers the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association 3A/4A title with a 13-12 win.” That year, Linganore boy...

County champion unified track team focuses on repeat title performance–and friendship

County champion unified track team focuses on repeat title performance–and friendship

by Angelica Burr, Reporter

April 16, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Linganore hosted their first meet Friday, April 11th. Although the team does not keep score, the athletes had strong performances and scored in many different events. Everyone was especially excited because there were seven teams participating, two coming from Carroll County. Mr. Robert Peters, FCPS...

Faced with a grueling schedule, tennis teams are “smashing”

Faced with a grueling schedule, tennis teams are “smashing”

by Andrea Huston, Reporter

April 16, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As of April 10th the girl’s tennis team record is 5-4 and the boy’s team record is 6-3. On April 10th both the girls and the boys won their matches 3-2 against Thomas Johnson. Winning for the girls:  first doubles Andrea Huston and Courtney Shrider, second doubles Sara Kubic and Caitlin Ku...

March Madness Bracket Challenge: Final Four Heats Up

March Madness Bracket Challenge: Final Four Heats Up

by Kyle McFadden, Sports Editor

April 1, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Nightmare after nightmare. The storyline of this year’s tournament has been upsets and Cinderella teams busting brackets all over the nation. Four teams are left standing heading into championship weekend. Here is what you can expect: Saturday, 6:09 pm, (1) Florida vs. (7) Connecticut Florida is rid...

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