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Andrew Lyons, Kyle Wiegand, Adam Liston, Ethan Zelinsky, Dalton Markel, Danny Hester, and Tommy Ament pose for their team picture this season.

Small but mighty: Boys tennis competes with few players

by Dalton Markel, Reporter May 18, 2021

The boys tennis team is made up of seven players, three returning and four rookies with new coach Jennifer Wheat. A small team, but mighty, they have a record of 2-4 as of May 24.  On May 19, the team...

Within the arrow, Jessica Young holds up her school planner and calculator. This is  representing how many students are participating in distance learning: distantly!

How “distant” are you during distant learning?

by Jessica Young, Editor December 29, 2020

Winter blues may have us dreaming of doing our school work by the ocean, on a remote Florida beach, with nothing but blue sky and white sand. Even though we have the freedom and ability to travel and...

Sophomore Mikayla Moxley fights to keep her place in the 800 meter race.

Boys and girls track teams successfully adapt to new competition at Western Maryland Winter Classic

by Elizabeth Rajnik and Adam Liston January 19, 2020

On Friday, January 10, the boys and girls indoor track and field teams started the new year right with a successful outcome in the Western Maryland Winter Classic track meet held at Hagerstown Community...

Senior, Ethan Hart prepares to throw.

Indoor track and field teams surprise competition at the Smithsburg Invitational

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Editor December 24, 2019

On Friday, December 20, the boys and girls indoor track and field teams competed in the Smithsburg Invitational at Hagerstown Community College. The teams definitely had something to celebrate going into...

Ryan Miller takes a foul shot from the free throw line.

Eleven friends raise money to form New Market Stallions basketball rec team 

by Jessica Young, Reporter December 13, 2019

Eleven friends rotate on and off the court, encouraging each other and learning to play as a basketball team. While it may not always look like it on the court by all of the calling back and forth, some...

Soccer complex construction triggers complex reactions

by Jessica Young and Elizabeth Rajnik September 30, 2019

For many Mt. Airy residents, Bartholows Road is a major artery between the rural 4-county community to the urban heart of Frederick County. The two-lane road is bordered by large neighborhoods and open...

Double overtime begins after a hard fought first overtime.

Boys soccer loses in double overtime against the Knights: Photo of the Day 9/21/19

by Evan Gobien, Reporter September 23, 2019

On September 19, the Lancers lost to the Middletown Knights when the Knights scored a goal in double overtime. The game was intense and both teams put up a good fight, holding the regular game score to...

Bailey Bennett jumps on the ASMR trend by making her own video. Check it out on the Lancer Media SoundCloud page!

ASMR should mean “Awkward, Sickening, Miserable, Repulsive”

by Emily Webb, Managing Editor July 15, 2019

Crunch. Slurp. Smack. Shhh. Pop. Over the past decade, the Internet has given birth to many odd trends: planking, the Kylie Jenner lip challenge, the Pokemon Go craze, and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge....

Tabitha Knedeisen and Madie Beck face cast Hannah Bowie in Ceramics 2.

Ceramics students begin face casting project: Photo of the Day 5/30/19

by Bailey Bennett, Reporter May 30, 2019

On May 23, Mr. Christian Madenspacher's Ceramic 2 students began their face casting projects. The purpose of the project is to create an intricate piece using clay and a plaster cast. The first step...

Freshman, Mikayla Moxley, passes the baton to freshman, Gemma Davies, in the 4x400 relay.

Boys and girls track swamp the competition at the Gator Invitational: Photo of the Day 5/1/19

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Reporter May 1, 2019

On Saturday April 27, the boys and girls track and field teams competed at the Gator Invitational held at Reservoir High School in Columbia, MD. Despite the windy and chilly weather conditions, the boys...

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