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#NationalSigningDay2020: Gagne signs to play soccer at RIT

Alison Gagne celebrates with her mother, Diane Gagne after she signs her National Letter of Intent to play soccer at Rochester Institute of Technology.

by Braden Weinel, Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2020

Alison Gagne is a senior captain for the girls soccer team and the backbone of the defensive line. On Wednesday, February 5 Gagne signed her National Letter of Intent to continue her soccer career at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. There she will be part of the Engineering Exploration pr...

#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...

Lancer Media interviews Katryna Perera, Education Reporter for the Frederick News Post

Lancer Media editors get advice from reporter Katryna Perera.

by Joshua Todd, Reporter

December 20, 2019

Katryna Perera loves visiting schools, attending Board of Education meetings, and reporting on test scores. That's because she believes "education is the backbone of society." On December 6, Education Reporter for the Frederick News Post Katryna Perera visited Lancer Media to discuss her career in jour...

Students want more locally grown fresh food

Kevin Aquino eats a cafeteria lunch.

by Peyton Johnson, Reporter

January 8, 2019

Frederick County Public Schools has spent the past year exploring the possibility of adding more locally grown fruits and vegetables to the lunch menu. Because this is such a big decision for the school district, Steve O’Brey, food procurement coordinator at FCPS, wants to ensure that they have enough ...

Students and staff take MSDE pilot climate survey: Photo of the Day 11/8/18

Jaylin Graziano finishes the  Maryland Climate survey.

by Rachel McCoy, Reporter

November 8, 2018

On November 8, most students and staff took the MSDE (Maryland State Department of Education) pilot survey. The survey was administered during an extended PREP period. The survey explored student and teacher responses to school climate questions.   Most of the school, grades 9 - 11, we're taking the survey at...

Lancer baseball puts up a good fight against Tuscarora: Photo of the day 4/12/18

Lancer varsity baseball huddles up after a quick inning.

by Ashley Martin, Reporter

April 13, 2018

The Linganore baseball team played Tuscarora April 11 at home. Unfortunately Lancers were issued their first lost 3-1, with their record updated to 2-2-1. Jacob Ference, scored the lone run on a two out RBI. Garrett Schwartzbeck had a single and a stolen base while Zach Willet took a 2 to 4 with a s...

Con Carriage Ride- A cruel and outdated method of transportation

Protesters seen standing at the pick up and drop off area for the carriage rides.

by Fiona Rowan, Guest Reporter

January 25, 2018

An animal rights group led by Michael and Stacy Boyer have been protesting against the Lambert Carriage Company seasonal rides in downtown Frederick. I agree that horse drawn carriages are a cruel and outdated way of transport in busy cities. Not only is it inhumane, but it's dangerous to the hors...

Pro Carriage Ride–Keep Frederick’s beloved tradition

by Katie Gallagher, Reporter

January 25, 2018

I do not agree with the recent protests against the horse drawn carriage rides in downtown Frederick. Horses have been used to transport humans for centuries. The earliest sort of horse drawn carriage dates back to 2000 BC that was used in Mesopotamia and called a chariot. Horse drawn carriages we...

Distinguished Graduates 2017: Arts & Humantities awardee Jason Fraley recognized for journalism accomplishments

Distinguished Graduates 2017: Arts & Humantities awardee Jason Fraley recognized for journalism accomplishments

by Nicholas Stephan and Lauren Hall

December 1, 2017

Class of 2003's Jason Fraley can name any Oscar nominee or winning film of any year from the 1940’s to the present. During the 2017 Distinguished Graduate assembly, Fraley received the Arts & Humanities award. Fraley works as an entertainment critic for WTOP. Fraley has been a journalist a...

Honoring our history, the right way

The totem under the stairway of LHS depicts a Native American warrior holding the Linganore shield.

by Beau Cameron, Co-editor-in-chief

September 29, 2017

When I went to my first Linganore football game, I loved The Tribe. I loved how excited the crowd got, the feeling of community and togetherness. However, that feeling didn’t come from the headdress. I understand that it is an important symbol, but if it can be taken as offensive, and its intention...

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