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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 ...

Staub officially signs to Shippensburg University football

Staub officially signs to Shippensburg University football

by Bridget Murphy, Reporter
February 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3, Jack Staub officially committed to play football at Shippensburg University. Staub has played football since 8th grade, and is prepared to move onto the next level of athletics. Staub said that he did not always plan to play college football. He wanted to play basketball. During his junio...

Daniel Ross commits to play lacrosse at West Point

Daniel Ross commits to play lacrosse at West Point

by Elena Guardia, Reporter
February 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3rd, 2016, surrounded by family, friends, coaches, and teammates, Daniel Ross signed his letter of intent to play lacrosse for Army. After verbally committing to West Point in the middle of his sophomore season, Ross could hardly wait for National Signing Day to finally come. Ross said,...

Matt DeMember signs to play football for Grove City College

Matt DeMember signs to play football for Grove City College

by Tory Spruill, Reporter
February 5, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 3, 2016, #78 Matt "Juicy" DeMember signed his National Letter of Intent to play football at Grove City College. He first saw the college while visiting his sister, Grace DeMember (Class of 2015), who is a Grove City student, and loved the school. In his senior year on the varsity footb...

Twelve sign to college athletics: three to play for West Point” Photo of the Day 2/4/2016

Twelve sign to college athletics: three to play for West Point” Photo of the Day 2/4/2016

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief
February 4, 2016
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Sports

On February 4, families, students, teachers, coaches and players gathered in the main gym to watch 12 seniors commit to the athletic programs at colleges around the country.  On National Signing Day, high school athletes officially make an agreement between themselves and the colleges.  Dante Butler,...

Swimming and diving team finds individual success

Swimming and diving team finds individual success

by Rose Fiore, Reporter
January 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys and girls swimming and diving team is rapidly growing in number. In their last two meets, they've lost to Middletown and Tuscarora; however, individual performances have been strong. The team and coach remain optimistic. Senior captain Michelle Carter said, “There was a big increase th...

My first growl: A Clemson cub eyes NCAA Football Championship victory

My first growl: A Clemson cub eyes NCAA Football Championship victory

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief
January 9, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

Ah, the College Football Playoff National Championship... Filled with ruthless tackles, booming fans, Hail Marys, and touchdown celebrations. This sporting event is the New Year's Eve ball drop of college sporting events. The 2016 championship game is between the Crimson Tide of University of...

Pros: Football, not too risky–play on

Pros: Football, not too risky–play on

by Sarah Molineu, reporter
January 6, 2016
Filed under Sports

I believe football is not as dangerous as the news and parents are making it seem. For example, ask parents why they don't let their children  play football and they will say the body collision and injury. Or watch the news updates on frequent deaths in high school football. Injuries happen in every sport,...

Lang becomes legacy as he scores his 1000th point in basketball

Lang becomes legacy as he scores his 1000th point in basketball

by Abigail Montgomery, Editor
December 14, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday, December 9, the boys varsity basketball team traveled to Middletown High School to take on the Knights.  The night ended with a victory for the Lancers, who won the game 82-57, but the night marked an even bigger accomplishment for one of Linganore's players. After four years playing on Lingan...

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