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Michael Rajnik signs to play baseball at Elizabethtown College

Michael Rajnik signs to play baseball at Elizabethtown College

by Grace Brooks and Emily Reed
February 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2017

Michael Rajnik, a center fielder and four-year varsity starter, signed his letter of intent to play baseball at Elizabethtown College. Rajnik has been playing baseball since he was five and his father, Mike Rajnik, put the baseball in his hand. “My father has always been my biggest supporter,” s...

Top 10 of 2016: Major sports events to remember

Top 10 of 2016: Major sports events to remember

by Kennedi Ambush, Editor
December 19, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Sports

It was a remarkable year for sports, including the Rio Olympics, a record-breaking World Series, and a March Madness ending with Villanova upsetting the national favorites. Here's a view of 2016 in sports. 10. Kentucky Derby  The 142nd Derby was held on May 7, in Louisville, Kentucky at Churchill Downs. This year th...

Easterday ready to dominate as a teacher and coach on the court

Easterday ready to dominate as a teacher and coach on the court

by Kennedi Ambush, Editor
December 13, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Sports

 Rachel Easterday is a 1996 LHS girls basketball state champion. Now she is a champion of LHS girls varsity basketball as their coach. In high school, she was a senior guard,  mainly a defensive player. She owned her role on the court, defending against the best players in Maryland. After s...

Matt Honchalk signs to Stockton University for lacrosse

Matt Honchalk signs to Stockton University for lacrosse

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief
November 17, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Sports

Senior close defender, Matt Honchalk, signs to continue playing lacrosse at Stockton University in New Jersey. Honchalk signed his letter of intent on November 14. Over the past three years, Honchalk has played for LAX factory a club team based in Frederick, Maryland. Previously, Honchalk had played for Zingos Lacrosse, a club te...

Will Pellicier commits to the Stockton Ospreys

Will Pellicier commits to the Stockton Ospreys

by Brandon Cooper, Reporter
November 17, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Sports

On November 14, eight athletes signed their letters of intent, including senior Will Pellicier. Pellicier will be attending Stockton College in New Jersey to play lacrosse. This season will be his third year on varsity as a midfielder. He has been playing lacrosse since sixth grade and works very hard o...

Ambush claws her way to the top and signs letter of intent in softball to Towson Univeristy

Ambush claws her way to the top and signs letter of intent in softball to Towson Univeristy

by Bridget Murphy, Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Sports

November 14, 2016 is a very important day to many athletes. Senior Kennedi Ambush officially committed to Towson University  to play softball by signing the National Letter of Intent. Ambush has been playing club softball since eighth grade and "always dreamed of playing softball in college." To...

JV Volleyball wrapped the season with a county championship

JV Volleyball wrapped the season with a county championship

by Kennedi Ambush, Editor
October 24, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Sports

The 2016 JV Volleyball team is currently 7-1 with their only loss to the undefeated North Hagerstown. They are coached by Lauren Schoelen, who is the new JV coach. She is a 2009 alumni and was a member of the volleyball team for all four years of high school. She then attended college at Frostburg S...

Miranda Keaton awarded with Army Impact Player of the Month

Miranda Keaton awarded with Army Impact Player of the Month

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief
October 24, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Sports

After breaking two school records, striker Miranda Keaton has been awarded with the Army Impact Player of the Month. Keaton is the first player in Frederick County to receive the honor and was chosen over ten other nominees. Coach Howard Putterman nominated Keaton for the award at the beginning of t...

Girls JV predicts strong soccer season

Girls JV predicts strong soccer season

by Bailey Davis, Reporter
September 28, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Sports

The JV Girls Soccer Team has kicked off the season playing exceptionally well through the first season games and scrimmages. This year, the first season game played was against Westminster, and the Lancers won 2-0. The second game was against South Carroll, which ended in a tie 0-0. They also tied ...

Varsity football prepares to tackle the tough season ahead

Varsity football prepares to tackle the tough season ahead

by Brandon Cooper, Reporter
September 20, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Sports

The football season did not begin with a win, as the varsity team had hoped.  Their opener was a tough loss against the Tuscarora Titans, 18-7. After week two the team is getting back on track to a winning season. With the pressure of keeping up the tradition of an undefeated regular season, the team...

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