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Which is better, snowboarding or skiing?

Which is better, snowboarding or skiing?

by Bridget Murphy, Reporter

February 23, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In the first Winter Olympics of 1936, skiing was a very popular sport. Snowboarding wasn’t added to the Olympics until 1998. The first professional snowboarder to win a gold medal in the Olympics for snowboarding was Canadian Ross Rebagliati. Snowboarding now has the icon of Shaun White. White s...

Dante Butler signs to Morgan State University

Dante Butler signs to Morgan State University

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief

February 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3, 2016, Dante Butler was one of 12 talented Linganore athletes to sign a National Letter of Intent to play a collegiate sport at a university. He was the only Lancer athlete to sign to Morgan State University. Next year, this six foot, 210 pound will play running back on the NCAA Division I university football team. Butler was approached ...

Wade Stieren officially signs to Clarion University football

Wade Stieren officially signs to Clarion University football

by Hugh Norko, Editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Attracted to Clarion for its biology department, the major he wants to study, and the warm welcome he received from the other players and the coaching staff, Free safety #3 Wade Stieren made a commitment on February 3rd to play football for the Golden Eagles. Stieren likes the friendliness of the environment and the support of coaching staff. ...

Hannah Hoefs signs to play soccer at University of Maryland

Hannah Hoefs signs to play soccer at University of Maryland

by Beau Cameron, Editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3, 2016, Hannah Hoefs was one of 12 athletes to commit to the athletics program of his/her future college. On National Signing Day, she took the first step towards her future in collegiate soccer by signing her letter of intent to the University of Maryland. Many members of Hoefs’ f...

New beginnings for soccer star: Elizabeth Coletti signs to Towson

New beginnings for soccer star: Elizabeth Coletti signs to Towson

by Devin Barge, Reporter

February 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3, 2016, striker Elizabeth Coletti made her official commitment to play Division 1 soccer at Towson University on National Signing Day. She was surrounded by her family, friends, and coaches. Towson University wasn't the only college who wanted this dynamic player for their girl's socc...

Musselman signs to Slippery Rock University football

Musselman signs to Slippery Rock University football

by Hannah Haught, Editor

February 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Among those who committed to colleges on National Signing Day,  varsity quarterback Nathaniel Musselman joined Slippery Rock University. Musselman has been playing football since he was six. "Ever since I was a little kid I’ve always dreamed of playing college football," he said. Musselma...

Tyler Fleagle signs to play football for West Point

Tyler Fleagle signs to play football for West Point

by Kennedi Ambush, Reporter

February 8, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3, 12 athletes gathered with their families, friends, coaches, and other students to sign their National Letters of Intent. One of those athletes was Tyler Fleagle. Fleagle committed to United States Military Academy West Point to continue his football career. Fleagle made first team all-coun...

Emma Roerty signs to play lacrosse for West Point

Emma Roerty signs to play lacrosse for West Point

by Emily Gorham and Amanda Anderson

February 8, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3, 2016, Emma Roerty officially committed to play lacrosse for the United States Military Academy, also known as West Point. She signed her letter of intent on National Signing Day, along with 11 other athletes who will be playing college sports at next year. Roerty has been playing la...

Justin Knotts continues his football career at Holy Cross

Justin Knotts continues his football career at Holy Cross

by Grant Kastel, Reporter

February 8, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3 Justin Knotts signed his National Letter of Intent.  Knotts, who has been an athlete since he was six years old, now gets to play for a collegiate football team, The College of Holy Cross. The signing was bittersweet to Knotts. He is sad to leave behind the strong bond he has with his high school...

Hill signs to play soccer at Coastal Carolina University

Hill signs to play soccer at Coastal Carolina University

by Grace Weaver and Avery Apau

February 8, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3rd, 2016 twelve athletes signed their official National Letters of Intent to play their sport of choice. Montanna Hill, striker, was one of these talented athletes to sign. She chose to sign to Coastal Carolina University to play soccer. Throughout Hill’s career, she has scored 65 ...

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