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The Benefits

March 9, 2020

There is more to being a college athlete than playing a sport. As soon as you come to campus you have an instant group of friends that you will spend a lot of time with. Some students struggle to find a group of friends they fit in with, but being an athlete you are fortunate to be surrounded by some of you...

Your experience

March 9, 2020

Every athlete’s goal when they go to college is to succeed in their sport, but you have to get the minutes to do that. No one wants to sit on the sidelines. Look at it this way. Would you rather be a standout on the field for a college who wants you or struggle to get minutes from a big school, ...

Communication is key

March 9, 2020

When talking to a college coach the questions you ask can be crucial. Sometimes the questions can be difficult, but necessary. You need to be mentally strong to ask those questions as well as hear their honest opinions. Am I good enough to play for this University/College? What is your coaching...

Know your skill level

March 9, 2020

Parents tend to think their child is the best athlete on the field. However, you may need to get an honest unbiased assessment of your skill level. There are great ways to do that by talking to your coach, reaching out to college coaches, or even attending identification clinics. FC Frederick club...

#NationalSigningDay: Brooke Bennett kicks her goals all the way to Shepherd University

#NationalSigningDay: Brooke Bennett kicks her goals all the way to Shepherd University

by Maya Apau, Kayla Beam, and Danny Hester

February 10, 2020

On February 5, Brooke Bennett signed her National Letter of Intent to play Division II soccer at Shepherd University in West Virginia. Bennett and Alison Gagne  are the two female soccer players to sign this spring.  At Shepherd, she will join Dustin Keith who signed for football and Emily Cole who s...

Course Registration – It’s the most stressful time of the year: Photo Of The Day 2/5/20

Caroline Pellicier and Tabitha Reeder, Class of2020 at the assembly showing undergraduates course options of Horticulture and Pre-Vet.

by Maya Apau, Editor

February 5, 2020

“I’m so STRESSED! What classes should I sign up for?” said concerned Nazareth Guerrero, Class of 2021. On Thursday, January 30th, the first class registration assembly was held for the Class of 2021.This would be the first of several two-day assemblies for students in grades 9-11. The asse...

Six minutes on the mat: Wrestling grabs for repeat state performance

Sean Mullineaux wrestles his opponent to the ground in an intense match.

by Sierra Rossman and Frank Dickenson

January 23, 2020

Blood, sweat and spit: body against body on a mat.  The ancient sport of wrestling makes contestants and spectators squirm.  Despite the risk of serious injury that wrestling may put athletes in, the sport continues to grow in popularity on a national level.   The LHS wrestling team is no exce...

Boys and girls track teams compete at Counties: Photo of the day 1/22/20

Samuel Metzner competing in the 500 meter.

by Zack Hunsaker and Elizabeth Rajnik

January 22, 2020

On December 20 the Linganore boys and girls Indoor Track and Field teams competed in the Frederick County Championships at Hagerstown Community College.  The meet was originally supposed to take place on the 18th but due to possible inclement weather, it was rescheduled. Overall, the boys team finished...

Stevenson wins honorable mention for a cyanotype: Photo of the Day 12/05/19

Skylar Stevenson with her cyanotype.

by Delaney Cabe, Reporter

December 5, 2019

Ever heard of a cyanotype? Is it art? Is it photography? A cyanotype is a printing process that requires a photograph to be dipped in to two chemicals: feric ammonium citrate and potassium ferricyanide. Skylar Stevenson created a cyanotype in her photography class. Her cyanotype featured a pict...

NEHS/Mu Alpha Theta play games to start new term: Photo of the Day 11/13/19

NEHS and Mu Alpha Theta members are all having a blast playing different games.

by Matthew Strahlman, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Every year, the National English Honor Society (NEHS) and Mu Alpha Theta hold a game night for all of their members, old and new, which has always been a crowd pleaser for NEHS/Mu Alpha Theta member's experience, and is often the first event held after both inductions (as it was this year). Contin...

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