The Lance

Senior Countdown 2019: Girls soccer pushes forward for their last 12 days

Colleen Avila, Alexis Duda, Fiona Rowan, Abby Rieland and Megan Reesman kick out their last 12 days.

by Bailey Bennett, Reporter

May 6, 2019

With 12 days left, senior members of the girls soccer team remembers their four years of being on the team. During this time, they accomplished many things and even made school history. Freshman and sophomore year the seniors had very memorable and successful seasons on both the junior varsity a...

Varsity girls basketball hosts senior sight: Photo of the Day 2/17/19

Linganore varsity played Winters Mill for their senior night.

by Julie Walker, Managing Editor

February 18, 2019

On February 15, girls varsity basketball held their senior night to congratulate their graduating players as they further their career. Seniors Shay Arneson, Nicole Escalante, Emily Byrnes, Fiona Rowan, Alexis Duda, and Gina DiGiovanni are all members of the Class of 2019. The Lancers played against...

Girls varsity basketball falls short to the Cadets despite a hard-fought game: Photo of the Day 1/19/19

Fiona Rowan dribbles the ball before passing to Shay Arneson.

by Alex Dembeck, Reporter

January 22, 2019

On January 18, girls varsity basketball game ended in a loss against the Frederick Cadets. Despite a hard-fought game from the Lancers, the girls fell short with a final score of 66-43. As the game began, the tension was high between the two teams after successful three-pointers from both sides, two...

#LanceroftheWeek: Alexis Duda wins the Triple Impact Competitor Scholarship

Senior Alexis Duda plays on the court against South Hagerstown.

by Grace Gaydosh and Alaina Burger

January 16, 2019

Senior Alexis Duda received the Triple Impact Competitor Scholarship from the Positive Coaching Alliance. It’s a $1,000 scholarship focusing on athletics, academics, and community service.    The Positive Coaching Alliance is a national organization that promotes positive reinforcement in coaching a...

Despite Rowan’s 21 point game, Lancers fall to Oakdale 45-33

Fiona Rowan drives down the court on a fast break.

by Alex Dembeck and Jason Byrd

December 19, 2018

On December 18, girls varsity basketball fell short to the Oakdale Bears with a final score of 45-33. As both teams stepped on the court, the energy was high, but Oakdale had the advantage. Within the first few seconds of the game, Oakdale was able to take control of the first quarter, leading 16-4. The...

Duda sisters, Ally and Alexis, will be defending their titles at the next world championships

Ally Duda mid-performance.

by Catie Jo Tansey, Reporter

April 26, 2018

Sophomore Ally Duda, and her sister, Alexis, 2016 graduate, are living the dream as world champion baton twirlers. Last summer, both of them traveled to Norway to compete in the world championship. They left the competition as first place champions with enormous trophies. They will be defending their ti...

Want to be a better athlete? Try coaching

Coach Matthew Gelhard steps in as a umpire for a scrimmage.

by Matthew Gelhard, Editor

April 25, 2018

Behind anyone that has ever played a sport, there was a coach to build their fundamental skills. These coaches become mentors and are big parts of a player's life, both during and after the season. They are with the players as they overcome devastating loss or enjoy the thrill of victory. High school ...

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