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Gallery: First-period pep rally honors Veterans Day and girls’ soccer

Gallery: First-period pep rally honors Veterans Day and girls’ soccer

by Julia Peigh, Watermark Editor

November 12, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

On Tuesday during first period there was a pep rally for the girls varsity soccer team. There was also recognition in honor of Veterans Day with the playing of taps by the marching band's trumpet section and a moment of silence.

Girls’ soccer by the numbers: Why they will win the state title

Girls’ soccer by the numbers: Why they will win the state title

by Kyle Brodt, Sports Editor

November 11, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As girls' soccer prepares for the Maryland 3A State Finals this Thursday, here are your Lady Lancers by the numbers. The girls ended the regular season with a record of 13-0 and have been able to extend that to 17-0 in the playoffs. This is already an impressive feat, but it becomes even more impressive...

Field Hockey headed to State Championship

Field Hockey headed to State Championship

by Kyle Brodt, Sports Editor

November 7, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday night, field hockey defeated Northern High with a score of 4-0 to move on to the Maryland 3A State Championship. Goals were scored by seniors Bailey Tregoning, Elizabeth Russo, and two by Sydney Cline. The Lancers were able to outshoot Northern 18-1. The Lancers have been able to dominate...

Football dominates on road to States

Football dominates on road to States

by Kyle Brodt, Sports Editor

October 31, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This season’s football team has risen from the ashes after last year’s disappointing loss in the Maryland 3A State Championship to Franklin High. The team is 9-0 as of Nov. 5 and has continually dominated their competition with a score differential of +274. Assistant Coach Mike Rich said this...

Shuller places in first horse show of the season

Shuller places in first horse show of the season

by Magena Straight, Reporter

October 31, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Linganore’s Equestrian club (team) participated for the first time in the homecoming parade on Saturday, October 21, 2014. The team has been an "off and on" club for the past four years. The team's first show was on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at Oatlands Stables. At the show, Senior Livia Shuller placed...

Golf wins Piedmont Division title

Golf wins Piedmont Division title

by Kyle Brodt, Sports Editor

October 16, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Linganore golf took home the MVAL Piedmont Division Title on Tuesday, October 14. The team finished with a score of 156, outscoring opponents North Hagerstown who shot a 165, and Middletown who shot a 169. The low scorer for Linganore was sophomore Cameron Smith with a 38 while senior Ryan Gilmartin...

Shutouts silence girls’ soccer opposition

Shutouts silence girls’ soccer opposition

by Kyle Brodt, Sports Editor

October 14, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Coming off of an impressive 11-1-2 record last season, the Lady Lancers were expected to do big things this year, and they haven’t disappointed. The girls’ are 12-0 and have been dominating their competition throughout the season with 10 shutouts, and have brought home a MVAL Piedmont Division Title....

Varsity volleyball team takes second place at Linganore Invitational

Varsity volleyball team takes second place at Linganore Invitational

by Olivia Goldstein, Editor

September 24, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, September 20, the girls varsity volleyball team hosted the Linganore Invitational, a 10-team tournament. The morning kicked off with Austin Dye's performance of the "Star Spangled Banner." The girls began the championship at 7 a.m. and played  until 8 p.m., claiming second place. The...

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...

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