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Netflix Review: Cheer is everything I wanted

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

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 the "Start Episode" button for the newest documentary series Cheer, I wondered, would they show cheerleading for what ...

Bigger and better: Short homecoming parade needs improvement

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

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 at large and enthusiastic crowds. Fallati was part of the fun. This was her first year as a fres...

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

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

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 parade included floats created by the class councils of 2020, 2021, 2022 and the student gov...

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 the CMC Championship game at Hood next Tuesday night. The girls basketball team came short 54-42...

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

Varsity hits their first stunt sequence in their routine.

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 Westminster and Frederick Scott Key High School. JV also took first place at all three competitions. "I...

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

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

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. This year, the ladies are going for the gold and are compromising nothing to get it. At states in 2016, the la...

Chappell flips for varsity cheer

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

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, and horseback riding. Making varsity cheer is a hard task. “I started out as an alternate but the...

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

The girls get ready to take the floor at States.

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 teams and beat 18 at their last competition of the season. They lost by .5 to Arundel High School. ...

Class of 2016: “Cheers” to 33 days left of school

(From left to right) Seniors Kayla Harner, Aubrey Naill, Mariah Strawley, Bri Fay, Lauren Stutz, Kayla Sheehy, Karly Johnson, and Elena Guardia pose with a beloved cheer bow.

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2016

"Determined to achieve, seniors we believe!" Read more about the LHS Cheerleading teams. With just 33 days of school left, the cheerleaders have twisted, tucked, and tumbled on the Linganore field and gym for the last time. Seniors Kayla Sheehy, Bri Fay, Elena Guardia, Kayla Harner, Lauren Stutz, Au...

News for Wednesday, February 3, 2016

by Lancer Media

February 3, 2016

All Linganore band members: Our Community Concert has been rescheduled for tonight! All band members who played with the Concert Band at the Holiday Concert are expected to participate. The band will report at 6:00 pm tonight in concert uniform. See Mr. Lloyd with any questions. Congratulations to our mock tria...

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