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Varsity cheer team hits their stunts on the floor during Invitational.

Lancer Spotlight 10/12/21: Cheer hosts the Lancer Legacy Invitational

by Marissa DePalma, Editor October 12, 2021

On October 9, Linganore Cheerleading hosted the Lancer Legacy Invitational. The four high schools that participated were McDonough, Bel Air, South Carroll, and Westminster. Linganore Oakdale Urbana...

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...

The Netflix documentary Cheer shows viewers the hidden truth behind competitive cheerleading.

Netflix Review: Cheer is everything I wanted

by Madeline Hull January 23, 2020

I dislocated my shoulder stunting at Manchester Valley Stampede Invitational cheer competition. I spent the following week on the couch, icing my shoulder, scrolling through Netflix. As I clicked on...

Students on the senior class float wave to fans watching the 2019 homecoming parade.

Bigger and better: Short homecoming parade needs improvement

by Madeline Hull, Editor November 6, 2019

I'm jealous of another school's homecoming parade. My freshman friend Mazie Fallati showed me photos of Walkersville's homecoming parade. Picture this: Team after team of excited students throwing candy...

The Class of 2021 members show off their school spirit by decorating their float for the parade.

No place like home: New Market parade features themed floats and more

by Alexis Fowler and Jessica Young September 30, 2019

On September 28, Linganore held their infamous homecoming parade. The parade featured floats, the homecoming court, Student Government Class Councils, the marching band and supporters from the community! The...

News for February 14

by Lancer Media February 14, 2019

Last night our Boys Basketball Team defeated the Middletown Knights 63-57 with a record of 14-4 in the regular season. A big game will be on Friday night as they take on TJ. The winner will advance to...

Varsity hits their first stunt sequence in their routine.

Varsity cheer takes home their tenth consecutive Frederick County championship: Photo of the Day 10/30/18

by Grace Gaydosh, Managing Editor October 30, 2018

On October 29, Varsity cheerleading took first place at the 2018 Frederick County Championship, which was held at Governor Thomas Johnson High. They also placed first at their previous invitationals at...

Varsity cheer on sideline cheering football in the game against Middletown.

Third time’s a charm as cheer works to capture state title

by Grace Brooks, Editor October 30, 2017

Varsity cheer has experienced the pain and devastation of losing states by .5 for two years in a row. They perform through the exhaustion to hit every stunt, jump, and tumble and seem to come up short....

Alyssa Chappell (top middle) cheering at one of the basketball games.

Chappell flips for varsity cheer

by Taylor Holmes and Grace Gaydosh February 17, 2017

Class of 2020 member Alyssa Chappell is mainly known as the “freshman on varsity cheer.” However, Chappell is more than just a cheerleader. She is a stellar student who enjoys reading, gymnastics,...

The girls get ready to take the floor at States.

Varsity cheerleaders win second at states: Photo of the Day 11/11/16

by Grace Gaydosh, Reporter November 11, 2016

On November 10th, the varsity cheerleaders competed at the Maryland State Championship and won taking second place. The competition was held at Harford Community College. The team competed against 20 other...

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