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Winter sports look to have a strong season

Winter sports look to have a strong season

by Kyle Brodt, Reporter

December 18, 2013

With winter comes snow, warm fires, the holidays, and…. LHS winter sports! Whether it is basketball, ice hockey, indoor track, or wrestling there is plenty to cheer for. Fans have had a pretty good look at all the winter sports teams since the season has started, but here’s an inside look. Basketball             There has b...

Cross country runs at the top of the pack at counties

Cross country runs at the top of the pack at counties

by Kelly Angeletti, Reporter

November 25, 2013

The boys and girls cross country teams ran competitively at the county race October 24. The boys team placed second out of nine teams. Our top five runners were senior Dan Beck (3rd), freshman Micah Hewitson (9th), senior Luke Kastel (20th), sophomore Brennan Henyon (26th) and senior Scott Coblentz...

E.J. Donahue commits to Maryland

E.J. Donahue commits to Maryland

by Amanda Tapscott, Reporter

November 19, 2013

Each fall, colleges begin the recruiting process for sports such as cross country, field hockey, football, soccer, and volleyball. For junior and senior athletes who plan to play in college, getting scouted is important, and for some athletes, an athletic scholarship is their only way to college. College...

Football causes annual rise in concussions

Football causes annual rise in concussions

by Kelly Angeletti, Reporter

November 19, 2013

When athletes participate in sports, there is always a risk for injury, but recently there has been more focus on the increasing number of concussions at the high school, college, and professional level. This is the case especially for football. In early November sophomore football player Daniel Ross...

Fall sports finish up season

Fall sports finish up season

by Kyle Brodt, Reporter

November 18, 2013

Revision 11/23/2013: Both the JV and Varsity Cheerleading squads placed first at the Frederick County Cheerleading Competition and are now the reigning Frederick County Champions. The Varsity squad advanced to the regional competition where they placed 4th and earned a bid to the State competition.   This fall has...

Why do athletes have superstitions?

Why do athletes have superstitions?

by Kyle Brodt, Reporter

October 29, 2013

Some of the most important things to athletes include their work ethic, their talent, and even their equipment, but there is one thing that could overpower all of these assets: superstitions. These pre-game rituals can make or break a player’s performance that day. Whether it’s eating a stack of...

What is the progress with Linganore soccer teams?

What is the progress with Linganore soccer teams?

by Brennan Nolan, Reporter

October 29, 2013

  What is the progress with Linganore soccer teams? The soccer teams’ regular season ended. As of October 17th, the boys’ Varsity record is 7-7 and the boys’ JV record is 7-5. The girls’ Varsity record is 9-1-2, and the girls’ JV record is undefeated. Boys’ Soccer The team beat Brunswick with ...

LHS fields an equestrian team? Yes!

LHS fields an equestrian team? Yes!

by Nicole Baye, Reporter

October 29, 2013

Equestrians seem to appear every four years in the Olympic competitions, but participants in the sport are practicing daily and competing year round. For students who are accustomed to cheering the football, volleyball, or soccer teams, equestrianism as a sport is usually unfamiliar. Students at LHS...

Unglorified sports: Volleyball and field hockey on track for state titles

Unglorified sports: Volleyball and field hockey on track for state titles

by Amanda Tapscott, Caitlin Denny, Erin Formulak, and Kelly Angeletti

October 2, 2013

Last year, the volleyball team made it to the regional finals with a record of 10 and 4 and the field hockey team made it to semi-finals with a record of 8 and 2. As of October 1st, the varsity volleyball team standings are 5-2, beating Westminster, FSK, Frederick, Oakdale, and Urbana but losing a c...

Shredding – The story behind local skateboarding and longboarding

Shredding – The story behind local skateboarding and longboarding

by Ryan Stark

September 15, 2013

Walk into just about any class, and you’re bound to see at least one person wearing Hurley, Element, LRG, or other popular clothing brands associated with skating, readily talking about whatever plans they have for skating in the near future, and comfortably using terms such as “Ollie” or “hardflip”....

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