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Boys varsity basketball season tip-off is a win: Photo of the Day 12/4/15

Boys varsity basketball season tip-off is a win: Photo of the Day 12/4/15

by Emily Reed, Reporter
December 4, 2015
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Sports

After a successful season last year, the pressure was on the boys varsity basketball team to perform as well as they did in years past. Not shockingly, the Lancers surpassed expectations when they emerged victorious against South Carroll scoring 74-56. Throughout the entire game, Lancers dominated the c...

Don’t change soccer rules: keep your head in the game

Don’t change soccer rules: keep your head in the game

by Kyle Walsh and Brennan Nolan
November 6, 2015
Filed under Features, Sports

Posts beginning in 2014 from the Concussion Legacy Foundation (CLF), an organization focused on preventing youth concussions and injury, suggest that youth soccer organizations should take heading out of the soccer program until high school. As a high school soccer player, I do not agree with this ...

After budget cuts, Linganore and Middletown field freshman sports

After budget cuts, Linganore and Middletown field freshman sports

by Abigail Montgomery, Editor
September 23, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

To balance the 2015-2016 budget, the Frederick County Board of Education made the decision on May 27, 2015 to eliminate freshman sports from Frederick County schools.  However, they also gave each high school the opportunity to choose whether or not the schools wanted to continue their freshman sports programs at t...

Band students get tribal: this year’s show reaches new heights

Band students get tribal: this year’s show reaches new heights

by Emily Seth, Reporter
September 15, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The 2015-2016 marching band show is going to be wild--literally. This year’s show, One Tribe, is based around an African theme. The band plays a piece called Tribal Effect, which is meant to show what people can do when they come together as one. “We haven’t done a show with an African theme since 2...

Frustration runs high during soccer game: Photo of the Day 9/11/15

Frustration runs high during soccer game: Photo of the Day 9/11/15

by Emily Reed, Reporter
September 12, 2015
Filed under Photo of the Day, Sports

A valiant effort was made by the boys varsity soccer team against South Carroll on September 10th. Unfortunately, the boys did not emerge victorious with a score of 2-0, South Carroll. Early in the match South Carroll managed to score 2 goals off of the Lancers. The Lancers rebounded and fiercely defend th...

Joe Calder: Most likely to…cheer you to victory

Joe Calder: Most likely to…cheer you to victory

by Olivia DuBro, Editor
June 29, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

This is the third story in Lancer Media’s 2015 Summer Series: Most Likely to… These feature stories highlight rising seniors who are becoming role models of Lancer Spirit. In August, the mention of a new school year receives eye rolls, heavy sighing, whining, and sarcasm, but students often f...

“Sweet Caroline,” athletic trainer, moves on to graduate program

“Sweet Caroline,” athletic trainer, moves on to graduate program

by Erin Formulak, Editor
May 15, 2015
Filed under Sports

Linganore has a very strong athletic program that’s made up of many talented players who put forth their best efforts during games and practices. Almost all of these players would know that sometimes putting forth a best effort can result in an injury, whether it’s big or small. In fact, it’s not...

Boys JV Lacrosse ends the season undefeated

Boys JV Lacrosse ends the season undefeated

by Ally Graziano, Reporter
May 14, 2015
Filed under Sports

The boys JV lacrosse team ended their season undefeated.  Coached by Dave Kenski and assisted by Joey Jenkins, not only did the 10 sophomores and 15 freshman win all of their games, but they beat each team by an average of 15 goals. Drew Tillman (freshman), Sam Honchalk (sophomore) and Jack Watsic...

Lancer softball is swinging to playoff success

Lancer softball is swinging to playoff success

by Caitlin Denny, Editor
May 8, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Lady Lancers secured the Number one seed in the 3A West, Section I bracket and have a first-round bye game. They will not play until the sectional quarterfinals. At the beginning of the softball season, the Lady Lancers made a list of goals they wished to accomplish over the course of the next...

Pick your favorite pre-game pics- Lacrosse vs. Baseball: Photo of the Day 5/3/15

Pick your favorite pre-game pics- Lacrosse vs. Baseball: Photo of the Day 5/3/15

by Olivia DuBro, Reporter
May 3, 2015
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Sports

As the temperature heats up, so does the rivalry between baseball and lacrosse. The players of each team argue that their sport is more difficult and requires more skill. It's a rivalry as vicious as Alabama vs. Auburn or the Yankees vs. the Red Sox. Social media forums have made the bitterness...

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